Articles and Perspectives | Europe

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We have written a fair amount over the past few years on the Ukrainian public sector e-procurement system, ProZorro, from its inception, to its successes, to more recent controversy around its effectiveness. It was introduced to enhance transparency and address corruption in ...
Cheryl Dixon  Finalising his series on Procurement issues arising from last year’s hurricane season, as covered at the Caribbean Development Bank special conference, procurement coach and commentator Craig Brewin discusses the role of procurement and the lessons we can learn ...
Caribbean and Bermuda Territories Heads of Government Meeting June 2018  Craig Brewin continues his series on Procurement issues arising from last year’s hurricane season, as covered at the CDB special conference. The other parts in the series can be found here , here ...
Craig Brewin continues his series on Procurement issues arising from last year’s hurricane season, as covered at the CDB special conference Hurricane Maria . The others in the series can be found here , here and here . One of the issues that the Caribbean Development ...
PAHO Emergency Procurement Craig Brewin continues his series on Procurement issues arising from last year’s hurricane season, as covered at the Caribbean Development Bank special conference. Part 1 is here and Part 2 is here . Is the impact of a hurricane an unforeseeable ...
Jaoa Malta - World Bank Caribbean-based procurement professional, Craig Brewin , continues his series on Procurement issues arising from last year’s hurricane season, as covered at the CDB special conference. (Part 1 is here .) How important are procurement skills when ...
Caribbean Heads of Procurement Gather at the CDB Conference We are delighted to publish a series of guest posts from Craig Brewin , about the Procurement issues arising from last year’s hurricane season, as covered at the CDB (Caribbean Development Bank) special conference. ...
The contract for the technology within the new National Health Service “Future Operating Model” (FOM), the central procurement and supply chain structure that will lead on 11 common spend categories across the UK NHS, has been awarded. And the lucky winner is … DXC Technology. ...

Policies and Regulations

President Trump Revokes Entirety Of Fair Pay And Safe Workplaces Executive Order

Trump's revocation of Obama's controversial order impacts paycheck transparency rule, as well.
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Claiming Damages Resulting From An Unfavorable CPARS Rating

Firms may have a new weapon against unfair, biased, or inaccurate past performance reviews.
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Procurement Challenge – UK Government Pays Out £100 Million

The Nuclear Decommissioning Authority in the UK has not appealed a challenge and must now pay out £100 Million.
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Perspectives and Insights

Why Don't Small Businesses Sell To The Government?

Former White House procurement policy chief Steve Kelman dives into the details.
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Wrongheaded Push For Government Contracts Transparency

This new act will do nothing to improve value for taxpayers by reducing competition and raising costs.
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10 Surprising Things You May Not Know About Professional Buying Organisations (PBOs)

Think you know about PBOs and what they do in the procurement process? Here are ten interesting facts.
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