Category: Supply Side

HS2 Problems a Sign of Poor Contracting Strategy?

Conflicts of interest cause programme chaos


10 Surprising Things You Might Not Know About PBOs

Things BPOs do you might not be aware of


Checking The Financial Health of Suppliers – Mitie Proves It’s Not Easy

Large providers struggling as public finances tighten


Why Suppliers Bid For Public Sector Contracts (Part 2)

Six factors firms consider before bidding


SSRO Consultation – Regulating Single-Source Defence Procurement

SSRO wants more power, but will they get it?


Analysis of Public Sector Procurement Reveals Growth in Tenders and Contract Awards

Highlights of the Tussell report on UK public sector spending activity 2016 over 2015


Risk Allocation In Government Contracts & Commercial Stupidity From Serco

Mistake by supplier costs £120 million


Rolls-Royce, Not the Other Rolls-Royce, Agrees to Corrupt Practice Penalty

Paying the penalty for a decade of bribes to officials worldwide to gain government contracts


Social Audits in the Supply Chain – ‘A Diagnostic Tool that Doesn’t Fix Things’

How effective are social audits in the supply chain? And how deep are their limitations?


Contracts with Fat Leonard and Endemic Corruption in the US Navy

Hundreds of staff implicated in scandal