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Highways Procurement Survey

A recent UK Highways/ FiTZ INDEX survey has revealed that the majority of respondents (54.3%) disagreed or strongly disagreed that ‘procurement in the highways sector is fair for non-Tier One suppliers and for new entrants.’ It paints a worrying picture of the nature of procurement in the...


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Violations of Public Procurement Law – Slovakia

A Let’s Stop Corruption Foundation think tank pointed out a non-transparent procurement in the Slovakian ministry’s St Michal Hospital. It involved a tender for the purchase of the complex medical equipment and for catering for patients and employees. The Public Procurement Office has confirmed...




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Procurement Innovation – What Does It Really Mean?

We know that “Procurement Innovation” is something that is dear to the hearts of many Public Spend Forum readers and indeed many working on both the buy and supply sides of the public procurement world, across many countries. But as this has become a hot topic, it has also led to some confusion...


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Start-Up Solution Helps Suppliers Find and Win Public Contracts

Newly announced, Tenderlake is a UK start-up of 2016 with a SaaS solution that leverages Artificial Intelligence to help organisations find and win more public tenders. It scouts websites and marketing materials, then finds customers with open opportunities to supply the products and services...


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Start-Up Solution Helps Suppliers Find and Win Public Contracts

Newly announced, Tenderlake is a UK start-up of 2016 with a SaaS solution that leverages Artificial Intelligence to help organisations find and win more public tenders. It scours websites and marketing materials, then finds customers with open opportunities to supply the products and services...


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Public Sector Organisations in Changing Approach to Delivering Services Online

GOSS, web and digital platform company, has produced its third Public Sector Digital Self-Service Survey covering 2017-18. It is one of the UK’s largest surveys of its kind. The 200-plus individuals (of CEOs, IT managers, procurers and purchasers) from 179 Public Sector organisations...

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Social Value Act Should Be Extended To Cover More Spend

A new report ‘Our Money Our Future’ by former MP and author of the Public Services (Social Value) Act 2012, Chris White, and Social Enterprise UK, claims the UK Government should extend the Social Value Act to include more public spending. Currently the Act ‘shapes’ around £25bn of public sector...

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Webinar Recording: Modernizing IT Through Agile Share-in-Savings Contracts

To watch the full video, scroll down! Governments at all levels are grappling with the need to invest in new technologies and modernize their legacy systems. But lack of resources and capital investment dollars can often prevent that from happening. Vendors are ready to take risks and put more ...

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