Category: Good Practice

NAO on Commercial & Contract Management – Be An Intelligent Client

We need real intelligence: link between costs and specifications, overall supplier cost structures, market issues, the supplier’s own situation.


New Green Procurement Newsletter – Out Now

European Commission News Alert on green public procurement (GPP) is now available online


NAO on Commercial & Contract Management – Be An Attractive Client

Public bodies must think about the supplier’s perspective


Market Engagement Best Practice Report from the SPP Regions

Market Engagement Best Practice Report – a new publication from the SPP regions project


Public Versus Private Sector Procurement: A Research Agenda?

Craven and Butler comment and suggest further work


Happy Holidays and Useful Reading …

A selection of papers and reports for you to consider


NAO On Commercial And Contract Management – Organisational Capability

Governance, tools and tech covered under this heading


Human Rights And Business Report – Government Guidance Confusing For Buyers

UK government lacks commitment, could do more in own supply chain


EU Catalogue – ICT Standards for Public Procurement

A new platform streamlining EU public procurement guidelines and regulations


Brexit Negotiations – Letting the Other Side “Win”

Having both parties feel good about the outcome is desirable in negotiations