Category: Good Practice

Sound Advice On Procuring Consultancy Services

Procuring consultancy services is complex especially if there is only a requirement every few years.


Sustainable Public Procurement – A Global Study of Progress

Report tracks the global progress of SPP, barriers, needs, opportunities and innovations.


NAO on Commercial & Contract Management – Ensure Shared Understanding (of the Contract)

We will take a look at number 10 of the UK National Audit Office insights


NAO on Commercial & Contract Management – Keep Up Competitive Tension

Another useful “insight” for buyers and contracting authorities


NAO on Commercial & Contract Management – Properly Evaluate Bids

Tender evaluation processes is often seen as a basic or mechanical process. It isn’t.


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