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February 3, 2020

Public procurement data needs a refresh

Government spends nearly £300bn a year with suppliers, but most of this data is only available to the buyers and their suppliers. This is fine

December 18, 2019

New OJEU Public Procurement Thresholds for 2020

The Government has recently updated the procurement thresholds for public sector procurement processes for 2020. We outline what this means for you and your business.

December 12, 2019

$13 trillion – the global market for public procurement

Public procurement is a major market in the world. National and local governments outsource by necessity because they lack the skills and scale to satisfy

December 12, 2019

Open contracts valued at $362.8bn per annum

Public procurement is a major market in the world, one $13 trillion USD in size. But how much of that is opened up to the

December 12, 2019

A free hand or a free market? How competitive is public procurement in Europe? Part three of a three part series

This article is the last of a three part series on competitive tendering in public procurement in Europe. We have already learned that European tendering

December 12, 2019

A free hand or a free market? How competitive is public procurement in Europe? Part two of a three part series

This article is the second part of a three part series on competitive tendering in public procurement in Europe. There is a correlation between competitive

December 12, 2019

A free hand or a free market? How competitive is public procurement in Europe? Part one of a three part series

In this series of articles, we will explore how competitive the overall public procurement tendering process is for European countries. The most value for money

December 12, 2019

Counting the human cost of supported accommodation

BBC Newsnight worked with Spend Network to report on supported accommodation for looked after children. This forms part of their series Britain’s Hidden Children’s Homes.

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