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UK Politics Goes Into Meltdown – But Public Procurement Agenda Is Unchanged

A time of great uncertainty lies ahead


Procurement Fraud — In the News Again

Incidences of fraud are rising in the UK and procurement is said to be the biggest source.


Always Check Intellectual Property Issues in Professional Services Contracts

Or you could end up in a mess like Derby!


Procuring For Good – How The Social Value Act Is Used By UK Local Authorities

Very different approaches, and little measurement


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

Audit highlights confusion over what was being bought


Rip-Off Pricing on Generic Drugs – a Failure of Public Procurement?

Claims that the UK Health Service pays hugely inflated prices


The Garden Bridge and the Sunk Cost Fallacy in Government Projects

Don’t take past costs or effort into account when looking forward


Prime Minister Introduces Open Contracting Data Standard to UK Public Procurement

Implementing by October will be a challenge


Digital Outcomes and Specialist Framework – New Guidance from the UK’s Cabinet Office

1200 suppliers available – that brings some issues for buyers


Pinsent Masons on the Consequences of Brexit for Public Procurement

Might the UK end up with worst of both worlds?