Supply Side – Public Spend Forum Europe http://publicspendforumeurope.com opinion and news for procurement professionals and suppliers interested in European public sector procurement Sun, 25 Jun 2017 23:45:09 +0000 en-US hourly 1 UK’s National Audit Office Slams Nuclear Deal http://publicspendforumeurope.com/2017/06/26/uks-national-audit-office-slams-nuclear-deal/ http://publicspendforumeurope.com/2017/06/26/uks-national-audit-office-slams-nuclear-deal/#respond Sun, 25 Jun 2017 23:45:09 +0000 http://publicspendforumeurope.com/?p=6097 A poor value and high risk programme

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New Guide – Protecting Human Rights in the Supply Chain http://publicspendforumeurope.com/2017/06/15/new-guide-protecting-human-rights-in-the-supply-chain/ http://publicspendforumeurope.com/2017/06/15/new-guide-protecting-human-rights-in-the-supply-chain/#respond Wed, 14 Jun 2017 23:36:10 +0000 http://publicspendforumeurope.com/?p=6028 A must read for all public procurement practitioners

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Admiral Gilbeau Is Sentenced In Fat Leonard US Navy Corruption Case http://publicspendforumeurope.com/2017/05/25/admiral-gilbeau-is-sentenced-in-fat-leonard-us-navy-corruption-case/ http://publicspendforumeurope.com/2017/05/25/admiral-gilbeau-is-sentenced-in-fat-leonard-us-navy-corruption-case/#respond Wed, 24 May 2017 23:50:12 +0000 http://publicspendforumeurope.com/?p=5902 Bribes for awarding business went on for 20 years

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“Buy Local / National” Moves In Public Procurement Could Lead To Dangerous Protectionist Behaviour http://publicspendforumeurope.com/2017/05/23/buy-local-national-moves-in-public-procurement-could-lead-to-dangerous-protectionist-behaviour/ http://publicspendforumeurope.com/2017/05/23/buy-local-national-moves-in-public-procurement-could-lead-to-dangerous-protectionist-behaviour/#comments Tue, 23 May 2017 00:10:09 +0000 http://publicspendforumeurope.com/?p=5887 We need to stress the benefits of openness and value

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‘Mirror Mirror on the Wall’ – which country has the riskiest supply chain of them all? http://publicspendforumeurope.com/2017/05/22/mirror-mirror-on-the-wall-which-country-has-the-riskiest-supply-chain-of-them-all/ http://publicspendforumeurope.com/2017/05/22/mirror-mirror-on-the-wall-which-country-has-the-riskiest-supply-chain-of-them-all/#respond Sun, 21 May 2017 23:36:45 +0000 http://publicspendforumeurope.com/?p=5882 Which are the most robust or least resilient countries to supply chain risk?

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Are Suppliers Ripping Off the Tax Payer? And Are They To Blame for Government Projects Failures? http://publicspendforumeurope.com/2017/05/08/are-suppliers-ripping-off-the-government-arguments-from-our-procurement-pub-debate/ http://publicspendforumeurope.com/2017/05/08/are-suppliers-ripping-off-the-government-arguments-from-our-procurement-pub-debate/#comments Sun, 07 May 2017 23:34:48 +0000 http://publicspendforumeurope.com/?p=5698 Arguments 'for' the suppliers ripping off the Government in our Pub Debate

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HS2 Problems a Sign of Poor Contracting Strategy? http://publicspendforumeurope.com/2017/04/02/hs2/ http://publicspendforumeurope.com/2017/04/02/hs2/#comments Sun, 02 Apr 2017 06:27:06 +0000 http://publicspendforumeurope.com/?p=5627 Conflicts of interest cause programme chaos

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10 Surprising Things You Might Not Know About PBOs http://publicspendforumeurope.com/2017/03/22/10-surprising-things-you-might-not-know-about-pbos/ http://publicspendforumeurope.com/2017/03/22/10-surprising-things-you-might-not-know-about-pbos/#respond Wed, 22 Mar 2017 00:30:53 +0000 http://publicspendforumeurope.com/?p=5553 Things BPOs do you might not be aware of

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Checking The Financial Health of Suppliers – Mitie Proves It’s Not Easy http://publicspendforumeurope.com/2017/03/08/checking-the-financial-health-of-suppliers-mitie-proves-its-not-easy/ http://publicspendforumeurope.com/2017/03/08/checking-the-financial-health-of-suppliers-mitie-proves-its-not-easy/#comments Wed, 08 Mar 2017 00:16:18 +0000 http://publicspendforumeurope.com/?p=5449 Large providers struggling as public finances tighten

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Why Suppliers Bid For Public Sector Contracts (Part 2) http://publicspendforumeurope.com/2017/02/14/why-suppliers-bid-for-public-sector-contracts-part-2/ http://publicspendforumeurope.com/2017/02/14/why-suppliers-bid-for-public-sector-contracts-part-2/#comments Tue, 14 Feb 2017 00:21:09 +0000 http://publicspendforumeurope.com/?p=5304 Six factors firms consider before bidding

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