Content for #Strategy and Leadership

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 …
At the Startup Europe Summit, Allied for Startups worked with founders and startup community leaders across Europe to draft 11 actionable recommendations on what the next European Commission, Parliament and Council can do to improve policy making for startups in …
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 …
Scotland Excel’s Academy has boosted its accredited courses for 2019 after increased demand for more leadership and management courses. The Academy’s Strategic Organisational Development Manager said the Academy was designed initially to train public procurement specialists but they soon realised the team …
A guide to better industry communication to get the most out of your contracting outcomes It’s a well-known problem in the government contracting industry that the lines of communication between the government agencies and the suppliers bidding for …
Spoiler alert: it’s all about preparation. “If you had to identify, in one word, the reason why the human race has not achieved, and will never achieve, its full potential, that word would be ‘meetings.’ – Dave Barry, …
Peter Smith recently spent a stimulating morning at a round-table discussion with Demos, one of the more thoughtful political “think tanks” in the UK (cross-party from a political standpoint, innovative and research-driven). He writes: While the broad topic …
Understanding the government contracting landscape and current trends and legislation can be very helpful in planning and adjusting your focus to take advantage of emerging services and focus in the industry. The …
Independent spend management company, Jaggaer, and Promo PA Foundation, have released the results of a survey of public procurement across Italy. Based on 250 interviews with Italian public procurement organisations, it was designed to measure how digital purchasing has changed …