Category Archives: Business and Finance

Percent for Art

agendaNi explores the Percent for Art initiative launched by former Finance Minister Máirtín Ó Muilleoir prior to the collapse of the Assembly. Recognising the role art can play in transforming spaces across...

Powering sustainable procurement

Following its commendation at the recent National Government Opportunities (GO) Excellence in Public Procurement Awards, agendaNi speaks to Rodney Smyth, Specialist Procurement Manager within Business Services Organisation’s (BSO) Procurement and Logistics Service,...

CPD infrastructure action plan

Des Armstrong, Director of the Central Procurement Directorate (CPD) outlines the central issues that CPD has put forward in its infrastructure action plan aiming to improve effectiveness in securing the right infrastructure...

Collaborative procurement

Categories of savings from 1 April 2014 to 31 March 2016  Electricity – £7,023,614 Security services – £1,437,481 Biomass – £17,812 Natural Gas – £316,400 Repair of office furniture – £52,190 Banking...