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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?


UK National Audit Office Report – Useful Guidance on Commercial Undertakings (Part 1)

Guidance for anyone involved in contracting and anyone who takes on contract management responsibilities


NAO Report on Commercial and Contract Management

National Audit Office report – interesting, informative and stimulating


Professional Services Contract Goes Wrong – PA Consulting & UKTI Criticised By UK’s Audit Office

Audit highlights confusion over what was being bought