Newswire Weekly – European Public Procurement Update

14 May 2017
This is our weekly European public procurement news roundup. We will be bringing you recent public sector stories and information from around Europe’s news portals, reporting on how more than a trillion Euros of taxpayer money is being spent. This will become part of a future initiative to...

Still Time to Enter for Procura+ Awards

Don’t forget entries close on March 31 2019 for the Sustainable, Circular and Innovative Public Procurement Awards -full details are here. The Procura+ Awards recognise sustainable and innovative public procurements and tender procedures which lead to real improvements in public goods, services,...

TI on the IMF and Anti-Corruption

The International Monetary Fund’s April 2019 edition of Fiscal Monitor is out and focuses on two broad themes: fiscal policy in a fast-changing global economy and curbing corruption. Corruption, which they describe as ‘the abuse of public office for private gain’ weakens key functions of...

Contracting Authorities Post Brexit with No Deal

Lexology outlines what an EU departure will mean for the UK without an exit deal. A range of outcomes remains possible, it says, and it is important for businesses to plan. It looks at the potential impact of a no-deal Brexit on public sector procurement law and explains how UK contracting...

Webinar on Delivering Better Energy Procurement for the NHS

‘The right medicine – reducing cost and carbon in the NHS’ is a live webinar on Thursday 16th May at 11am. Hosted by Inenco it will discuss how a better approach to energy management can help NHS organisations to deliver the Ten Point Efficiency Plan. Among other topics, industry experts will...

Disaster Recovery as a Service Report

Market intelligence firm SpendEdge has released a report on ‘Disaster Recovery as a Service’ covering market intelligence, procurement research, supply market forecasts, cost drivers, trends, and category management insights. Disaster recovery is relevant to all business but especially the...

More Protection for Whistle-Blowers on Breaches of EU Law

MEPs have approved new rules to strengthen the protection of whistle-blowers across the EU. The rules are intended to protect and encourage reporting of breaches of EU law, give whistle-blowers the choice of reporting either internally or externally, and safeguard them against reprisals from...