Is construction ready for electronic procurement? – Daily Commercial News

December 15 in Daily News by eisc No Comments

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Is construction ready for electronic procurement?

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Can innovation really be the raison d’etre of every NHS employee as David … – The Guardian

December 11 in Daily News by eisc No Comments

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The GuardianCan innovation really be the raison d’etre of every NHS employee as David …The GuardianShe also described the European tender process as “problematic and difficult for people”.

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Greater transparency on government procurement is good for business

December 8 in Daily News by eisc No Comments

We have been increasing transparency around government procurement so everyone can see what contracts there are and, each time, we are finding more opportunities.

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Calls for Scottish procurement model to be adopted in England

December 6 in Daily News by eisc No Comments

The Infrastructure Forum’s Social Infrastructure working group has made key recommendations to the government ahead of  the autumn statement given yesterday.

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AUTUMN STATEMENT: Procurement for new-look PFI plan to be centralised | Official CIPS Magazine – Supply Management

December 6 in Daily News by eisc No Comments

Departments will be encouraged to establish centralised procurement units to carry out purchasing for public-private funded projects while government considers creating a single cross-government unit to handle procurement for large-scale public-private funded projects, HM Treasury has announced.

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Deadline Imminent – Suppliers Get Involved – Meet the Buyers – Marine sector

December 3 in Daily News by eisc No Comments

Suppliers get involved – UKTI / BMF Meet the Buyer has gone from strength to strength and is now back for its 13th consecutive year. 


The event is designed to be a showcase of innovation to aid buyers and suppliers of marine equipment to network in one place, saving on travel costs and time out of the office.

In January 2012 seventeen buyers, representing a mixture of shipyards and distributors, from as far afield as Dubai, France, Germany, Finland and Italy attended the UKTI Meet the Buyer, meeting 60 UK supplier companies. In all there were 425 pre arranged meetings.


Buyers attending to date include:

Antaris Boats, Aquatec
Aqua Yachts, Brazil
Baltic Yachts
Bavaria Yachtbau
Broom Yachts
Canados International
CNB Lagoon
Horizon Yachts
Linssen Yachts
Makma Marine, Aquatec
Maril Boats, Aquatec
Monte Carlo Yachts
Nautor Swan
Oyster Marine
Real Powerboats, Brazil
San Lorenzo
Ta Yang Yachts


The cost for attending the event is £125 ex vat for BMF members and £165 ex vat for non members. For this price Suppliers can meet with as many Buyers as they wish as long as the schedule allows and meetings are allocated on a first come, first served basis. The event is ONLY open to UK marine equipment and service companies.
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Cabinet office reveals £84bn procurement pipelines

November 30 in Daily News by eisc No Comments

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The government has unveiled details of future projects and contracts in a bid to help business plan ahead, including a multi-billion pound professional services workstream.


With four new industry sectors added to the procurement pipelines, the value of available opportunities up to 2014/2015 now stands at £84bn.

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German’s photovoltaic in the UK

October 3 in Cross-border procurement, Events, General, Green procurement, Innovation by toni No Comments

I recently had the chance to present alongside a specialist from the Department of Energy and Climate Change from the British Government as well as a specialist from the Renewable Energy Association.
A great little event where we presented to a delegation of businesses and trade association specialising in Solar energy coming from Berlin.
The Germans are very well developed in the solar panel field.

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The UK is not that bad

March 28 in Innovation by toni No Comments

I should know, I do not feel homesick at all. Actually I very often feel lucky to be on this side of the English Channel…In terms of procurement the UK is a shining light in more areas than one compared to the other European Union Countries. 

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