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NAO on Commercial & Contract Management – Ensure Shared Understanding (of the Contract)

We will take a look at number 10 of the UK National Audit Office insights


NAO on Commercial & Contract Management – Keep Up Competitive Tension

Another useful “insight” for buyers and contracting authorities


NAO on Commercial & Contract Management – Properly Evaluate Bids

Tender evaluation processes is often seen as a basic or mechanical process. It isn’t.


NAO on Commercial & Contract Management – Be An Intelligent Client

We need real intelligence: link between costs and specifications, overall supplier cost structures, market issues, the supplier’s own situation.


NAO on Commercial & Contract Management – Be An Attractive Client

Public bodies must think about the supplier’s perspective


NAO On Commercial And Contract Management – Organisational Capability

Governance, tools and tech covered under this heading


National Audit Office Best Practice Guidance (Part 5) – Clarify Commercial and Operational Balance

Roles, responsibilities and capability – an area the NAO perceives as generally weak in UK government


National Audit Office Best Practice Guidance (Part 4) – Tailor Capability to Risks & Opportunities

Many of the disasters of public procurement in recent years have been about contract management


National Audit Office Best Practice (Part3) – Properly Develop Commercial Strategy

Capability, resource ad time all important to develop strong strategies


National Audit Office Best Practice (Part 2) – Make Time To Develop Commercial Strategy

But do the politicians understand this?