Efforts to boost the reputation of construction procurement in the UK are underway. Gurjit Degun reports.
Public sector tendering in the UK takes 53 days longer than the EU average and is delaying billions of pounds of spend, according to Spend Network.
The deal will create the world's biggest banana supplier, with plans to “broaden its geographic footprint and distribution channels” by expanding its global supply chain to improve product availability.
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A local authority has been allowed to proceed with the award of a £19 million contract to provide waste services after a supplier had claimed the evaluation process breached regulations.
Lord Woolman said that the government created a very tight deadline for any challenges having issued its decision letter immediately prior to a bank holiday weekend.
The adoption of a single standard for e-invoicing will help eliminate barriers to cross-border public procurement, says Michel Barnier, European commissioner for internal market and services.
Leeds City Council said it has been "left with no choice" to bring a bankruptcy action against the former chairman of a property developer to recover legal costs after a failed procurement challenge.
If disaster strikes, businesses must be able to look after their travelling employees, says Katrina Cliffe.
At the end of 2013 Nick Drewe decided to use his professional expertise to electronically source a ground floor extension and loft conversion for his house. Here are 10 things the process taught him.
With cross-border disputes on the increase, it is important to understand where, and under what law, disputes will be handled.
Parmalat Australia’s CPO Stephen Rowe tells Anna Scott about Australia’s unique market – and the key role played by procurement.
Investing in your staff and nurturing their abilities is the best way to secure procurement effectiveness – and recognition. Talented and engaged employees will make the difference, says Sigi Osagie.
Innovative thinking and insights are important tools, so free up your ingenuity, suggests Andrew Pring, and let your ‘inner voice’ have its say.