Content for #Best Practices

‘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 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 …
The European Committee of the Regions (CoR) and the Council of European Municipalities are conducting a consultation on the 2014 Directives on Public Procurement. The Directives introduced a number of changes in the European legal framework for public procurement. They introduced new procedures to reduce …
According to new research from SAS, procurement fraud is widespread in the UK and the country lags behind many countries in its detection capabilities, being far more reliant on ineffective manual detection techniques than other nations. “A quarter of businesses (24 …
Some tips for how to use time in a person year for contracts Not all government contracting work is able to be initially measured by the number of products a company will supply — for those offering services …
Following the UK Government’s published guide, the Outsourcing Playbook, party-independent think tank, Reform, says expertise in procurement should be improved with more training for those tasked with doing deals often involving very large amounts of taxpayers’ money – rather than …
Registration for the ‘Circular Cities – Innovating to tackle plastic waste’ event at Scotland House (Brussels) on 16 May is now open. The conference is during #EUGreenWeek. Join others from EU institutions, cities, industry, civil society, academia and H2020 stakeholders for …
How Agile project management practices can save the government contracting industry by allowing agencies to stay ahead of their problems We can feel it every time we respond to a 200 page RFP or insist contracts can accommodate …
Online sustainable responsible business portal FOOTPRINT reports this week that France has set up a National Council for Collective Catering (CNRC) to ensure that at least half the food bought by the public sector in the country will be “organic, …
Procure 2 Innovate Project (P2I) connects competence centres for innovation procurement across Europe. Newly created Procurement Transformation Institute (PTI) has interviewed Ingrid de Doncker, founder of PTI (Ireland), on the Irish context of Innovation procurement, the role of the newly established Institute …