Category: Public procurement

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March 30, 2020

Tackling Covid-19 with open procurement data

  To help public sector buyers around the world combat the Covid-19 emergency, we have built our supplier search tool (http://openopps.com/covid-19).  Our free service allows

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

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.

December 12, 2019

‘Data that Cares’, a report into the Adult Health and Social Care market using our data

We are pleased to announce the release of the FCC/IPPR report ‘Data that Cares’! This is a report into the Adult Health and Social Care

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