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EU Keeps an Eye on Italy, France and others for ‘Excessive Imbalances’ in Spending

Italy and France in ‘excessive imbalance’ category for violation of EU rules on economic stability




“Working With Small Suppliers Is Good for the Public Sector”

SMEs are a good contribution to the public sector economy — not everyone thinks so




Serbian and Bulgarian SMEs To Bloom After New EU Funding Plans

EU announces two separate plans to benefit SMEs in both Serbia and Bulgaria




Funding Boost for European Small Businesses

2015 Work Programme has agenda to remove regulatory barriers to investment and increase access to finance for SMEs




Greece – An Uncertain Future for the Euro and a Tangled Web for Suppliers

Suppliers and buyers need to start thinking about implications of Greece euro pullout




2015 Challenges for Public Procurement – Austerity

Government budget pressures bring challenges and opportunities for procurement




World Economy in its Worst Shape for Two Years

What will this mean for public procurement?




Public Sector Austerity – Are the Good Times Over for Suppliers?

The good times may be over for suppliers to public organisations, as we continue to see public sector austerity biting hard. Most procurement professionals, for most of our careers, have been in a situation where our organisations were likely to spend more with suppliers next year than this year. That’s simply because global economic growth…




PP Files reveal 60 percent of Romanian public procurements hit by complaints

Journalism project highlights flaws and irregularities in Romanian public sector procurement




The European Economy – running into deflationary headwinds?

Recent economic indicators don’t look good for much of Europe