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A study from Capgemini in conjunction with consortium partners Sogeti, IDC and Politecnico di Milano, highlights the status of Europe’s digital government transformation and looks at how far public sector organisations are taking the steps necessary to achieve shared eGovernment …
The European Commission has published its proposals for the Horizon Europe framework to succeed the Horizon 2020 project. The Horizon 2021-2027 research and innovation programme will be worth €100 billion and is expected to launch on 1 January 2021. We have …
This week Public Finance ran an opinion piece from Colin Cram, a public sector consultant specialising in procurement who has worked in the UK public sector for over 40 years. He discusses, at some length, how a digitally enabled UK …
December 18th at 14:00 CET (15.00 GMT). This is the second of two Webinars organised as part of the European Commission’s Helpdesk service on Green Public Procurement (GPP). This is a forum for stakeholders in public sector procurement to learn about …
Bloom, the Northeast firm that specialises in sourcing professional services providers for public sector projects, read more about its rapid growth here, is part of a business delegation going to Boston to explore opportunities to expand its services into …
There is an interesting case, from a public procurement and development agreement point of view: “Following the High Court’s ruling in October 2016, Faraday Development Ltd successfully argued at the Court of Appeal that the development agreement between West Berkshire …
In Voices for Transparency this week, articles and opinion from the anti-corruption movement curated by Transparency International, there is an interesting article called ‘Is business ready to crack open public contracts?’ It discusses the B20 (the voice of the international business …
The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) is holding a high-level conference on drones where top aviation and industry stakeholders discuss the future of drone regulations and the drone industry in Europe. “… the emphasis on safety comes just ahead of …
We attended the Healthcare Supplies Association (HCSA) annual conference, in Cardiff, this week. It has been running for many years and tackles all sorts of challenges for NHS procurement. This year it focused on grasping ‘opportunities to bring commercial ownership …
Following an article in HSJ, we wrote about NHS Workforce Shortage – Part of a Wider Trend, earlier this week on Spend Matters UK/Europe – which talked about challenges for procurement of public sector contingency labour, …