Category Archives: Business and Finance

Lessons in procurement from Wales

Eighteen months since the creation of the National Procurement Service in Wales, Director Sue Moffatt discusses the challenges of making major changes to how public procurement is delivered. Transformation of public procurement...

EU procurement reform

The European Commission’s Marta Laszuk discusses the scope of the EU’s procurement reform package. Introducing new public procurement processes across Europe has been a work in progress since February 2014 when the...

Fostering innovative partnerships

The Central Procurement Directorate’s Des Armstrong wants to foster innovation partnerships in procurement between the public sector and its suppliers. Public procurement expenditure is a key feature of the Northern Ireland economy....