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The chief executive of the ACCA (Association of Chartered Certified Accountants), the global professional accounting body, has said that what we need now, following the scramble from governments around the world to buy PPE and other essential items, are new …
Supply Management writes this week that the UK government is undertaking an audit of personal protective equipment (PPE) and will be pursuing suppliers to recoup money where they did not meet requirements, ie., were not fit for purpose, not delivered, …
The European Investment Fund (EIF) is partnering with the European Commission to announce €300 million of investments into the EU space sector, supporting ground-breaking innovation in the industry. The innovation and growth of European smaller and medium-sized space technology companies …
Hundreds of suppliers and government buyers participated in our global Barriers to Entry study – and at this Symposium, we will release the results and hear directly from government leaders on how agencies are working to bring in …
The head of the UK’s armed forces has suggested that as many as 30,000 “robot soldiers” could be fighting alongside humans in the near future as the British army is forced to modernise. General Sir Nick Carter is reported to have said that an armed …
UK public sector buyers will be required to publish notices for procurements to the new UK e-notification service Find a Tender (FTS) from 11pm on Dec. 31, 2020. In a Procurement Policy Note (PPN), the Cabinet Office said public sector buyers must …
So you want to become a government contractor? Let’s start with the long pole in the tent: If you want to win government contracts, you must first be registered in the System for Award Management …
A Whitehall spending watchdog report ‘will do little to quell concerns about cronyism in UK government procurement’- says OpenDemocracy. It would appear that more than £10 billion of contracts were awarded by the UK government without competition during the sourcing …
Penny Wise PPE Protection aims to make mask storage safer and to lower the risk of cross-contamination. Penny Wise provides medical professionals, frontline workers, and families with a copper-infused polyester bag to store N-95 respirators and/or other …
UK Defence Secretary has announced that vital warships providing supplies and technical support to the Royal Navy’s aircraft carriers will made by British-led teams. A competition to build three Fleet Solid Support warships – which will launch in Spring 2021 …