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November 24, 2020

Goodbye Defence Contracts Online, Hello Defence Sourcing Portal.

The Chief Commercial Officer of the Ministry of Defence has published details of planned changes to Defence Contracts Online. You can see his letter here.

November 18, 2020

High priorities in PPE lead to missed opportunities

The NAO has just published a report criticising the government for using a ‘high priority lane’ where suppliers that were known to MPs were prioritised

November 18, 2020

The European Procurement Report. An Assessment

The data analysis from our recent report, An Assessment of European Procurement Around Covid, shows that the C-19 pandemic has affected procurement data across Europe.

November 18, 2020

European Procurement Around Covid-Our Data Analysis

Procurement data often uses CPV or Common Procurement Vocabulary codes as a classification of different notices. In creating the Assessment of European Procurement Around Covid

November 18, 2020

Review All Open Covid Contracts Here

In October, we openly published all the contracts let by the UK public sector around Covid. In light of today’s report by the National Audit

November 17, 2020

European Government Procurement Report- A Review of Procedure Type

In our Assessment of European Procurement Around Covid report, we sought to determine the extent to which different countries relied on direct contract awards, those

November 9, 2020

New Covid Procurement Report Launches Today.

We are pleased today to launch our latest report, An Assessment of European Procurement Around Covid. The first wave of Covid-19 in Spring 2020, brought

November 5, 2020

Government Procurement Rises as UK Heads Back into Lockdown

Recently, we published a very important data set. All known government medical equipment and protective clothing contracts were published and can be found here. This

November 4, 2020

UK Soon To Join WTO’s Government Procurement Agreement

On the 7th October 2020, the WTO’s Government Procurement Act (GPA) members granted the UK the right to submit its GPA instrument of accession to

October 27, 2020

Finding Beneficiaries of Public Money

By Alex Yeung. Part 1: The Matching Process Linking entities is a common theme in procurement data, but it is a significant problem in the