Interesting case law – Dublin Airport Authority and contract challenges

The Irish Supreme court has dismissed an appeal by the Dublin Airport Authority (DAA), who wanted to lift the suspension of contract award following a challenge from an unhappy bidder. OCS One Complete Solution challenged the decision by DAA to award a contract for site services (including cleaning, porterage and portering, passenger accompaniment, security, passenger…


EU Commission fact sheets on eProcurement benefits

The EU fact sheets on eProcurement benefits – useful information but the benefits appear to be overstated in our view.


Defence procurement – will spending rise again across Europe?

Defence procurement – will spending rise again across Europe? Current issues and conflicts may mean recent decline in defence spending will be reversed.


Public procurement success – follow rules or be creative?

Public procurement success – follow rules or be creative? Should professionals in public procurement focus on a governance role or look to be commercially creative?


eProcurement firm Proactis acquires Intelligent Capture Ltd.

UK based eProcurement firm Proactis acquires Intelligent Capture Ltd and develops network and e-invoicing product, Activate.


The Four Faces of Government Procurement

Relevant to everyone who works in procurement no matter their level or current role


German economic sentiment declines, Serco struggles

Economic outlook uncertain as fears about Ukraine grow; meanwhile outsourcing firm Serco announces poor 1st half results.


New eProcurement system for Kenya to “stop corruption”

Kenya’s new eProcurement system is launched by President, hopes to reduce corruption, achieve better value for money and increase transparency


Innovation via procurement – Europe can learn from US approach

Public procurement in the US defense & intelligence sectors has encouraged innovation, benefiting the economy. How can Europe learn from that?


BravoSolution Real World Sourcing briefing – Procurement Skills and Careers

September 17th at the Don Restaurant in the City of London. Relevant to private and public sector procurement professionals.