Category: Good Practice

National Audit Office Best Practice Guidance (Part 5) – Clarify Commercial and Operational Balance

Roles, responsibilities and capability – an area the NAO perceives as generally weak in UK government


National Audit Office Best Practice Guidance (Part 4) – Tailor Capability to Risks & Opportunities

Many of the disasters of public procurement in recent years have been about contract management


National Audit Office Best Practice (Part3) – Properly Develop Commercial Strategy

Capability, resource ad time all important to develop strong strategies


National Audit Office Best Practice (Part 2) – Make Time To Develop Commercial Strategy

But do the politicians understand this?


Ever Considered an Alternative Approach to Traditional Tendering?

ESPO discusses the advantages of using frameworks in public sector buying


UK National Audit Office Report – Useful Guidance on Commercial Undertakings (Part 1)

Guidance for anyone involved in contracting and anyone who takes on contract management responsibilities


Sustainable Procurement In The City of London – An Impressive Approach

Natalie Evans explains the variety of initiatives


Eco-Innovation Observatory – Circular Economy Report

How the circular economy concept has evolved in EU member states


Promoting Respect for Human Rights in the Supply Chain (Part 2)

How can the buyer carry out due diligence properly


Promoting Respect for Human Rights in the Supply Chain – the Power of Public Purchasing

How public procurement practitioners can promote respect for human rights in the supply chain