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

Large providers struggling as public finances tighten


Favourite Articles of 2016 – Suppliers Lose Money, Has Procurement Done A Great Job?

Serco and G4S suffer because of strong procurement


Asylum Seekers – Suppliers Lose Money, Has Procurement Done a Great Job?

G4S and Serco make big losses on accommodation contracts


Suppliers Who Fail To Deliver – a Public Procurement Dilemma (part 2)

What can be done during tendering to mitigate the risk?


Italy Has Largest Number of Enterprises Selected in Latest Round of Horizon 2020 Project

In the latest round, phase one, of the Horizon 2020 programme’s ‘SME Instrument’ which ended in June, Italian enterprises are way out front in terms of numbers of enterprises selected to benefit from a grant to assess feasibility of their ideas. SME Instrument will see small and medium-sized businesses across Europe benefit from the EU’s Horizon 2020…


Professor Gustavo Piga at the Porto e-Public Procurement Conference

How can procurement help heal the sick European economy?


European SMEs Suffer From ‘Fragmented’ Finance Rules

13 percent of small and medium-size enterprises in Europe struggle to get funding at all.


Turkey Joins EU Financing Programme for SMEs

Turkey becomes the fourth non-EU nation to join COSME programme for SMEs