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European Public Procurement Events Calendar – What’s On?

What’s on in the European public procurement calendar




Public Procurement Podcasts – Interview on Outsourcing Healthcare Services

Dr Pedro Telles talks to Suvi Taponen MPA, Doctoral Researcher at Aalto University School of Business, in Finland.




Public Sector Procurement Collaboration – Please Complete Our Survey

Best Practices Exchange Research Project Kicks Off




Hot Gossip from our Chats in the Public Procurement Beer Garden

This weeks news stories for public spend around Europe




Crisis in the Procurement of Language Services: The Costs to the Public Sector

Lack of language skills is costing the UK economy £48 billion a year in lost export sales




This Week’s Tales from the Public Procurement Taberna

A roundup of stories from across the EU public sector




This Week’s Gossip from the Public Procurement Giardino della Birra

News updates on public sector procurement this week




Happy Christmas and Best Wishes for the Holiday Season from Spend Matters

Best wishes to all our readers




Know your RWIND – the reasonably well-informed and normally diligent tenderer

Important case law for public procurement people




Public and Private Sector Procurement – what are the real differences?

What are the differences between procurement in the public and the private sectors? That is something I have often been asked at conferences and events, and in private conversations, over the years. Sometimes the question is focused on differences in process, or the regulations and policy “rules” that govern procurement, or on the skills and…