Public procurement news stories from around Europe
Competition for tenders declining
Anti-Corruption Summit – was it a success?
We wrote here about the trade-offs that we see in public procurement. Whether it is the balance between “policy through procurement” initiatives and more basic value for money, or the trade-off between flexibility and anti-corruption based processes, many aspects of government buying require consideration of those factors. For each of the trade-offs, we are looking…
Incidences of fraud are rising in the UK and procurement is said to be the biggest source.
Nigerian arms fraud of $15 billion leads President to order senior arrests
Public Procurement Podcasts – Pedro Telles Talks to Stephan Litschig on Effect of Increased Audits on Corruption
Study — Does an increased audit risk affect corruption practices?
Recommendations to help stop corruption from taking place and limit the amount of money lost each year
Dilemmas highlighted at procurement research event
Transparency International corruption index report – Europe stagnates