How your IT can contribute to your carbon net zero targets

In this blog Jason Liggins, Crown Hosting at Crown Commercial Service explains how you can save money and the environment

Spark: The Technology Innovation Marketplace

The Crown Commercial Service's Ron Whitehead discusses how Spark will work, how it has been designed, as well as its desired outcomes

Streamlining procurement to ensure success

The procurement process can be complicated and time-consuming. David Willett looks at streamlining the lengthy, daunting public sector procurement process

Government remains firm on SME spend target

Emma Jones, SME Crown Representative, outlines the work underway to ensure government spend with SMEs keeps rising

£2.6bn spend on IT for public sector

Dan Saxby explains what has enabled the current sea change in government technology spend - and what the future might hold

Procurement contingency plans beginning to form

The Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply expand upon the findings of its recent survey, which looks at business supplier trends amid Brexit talks

Delivering software and growing digital

Niall Quinn of the CCS discusses the aims, objectives and impact of the Digital Outcomes and Specialists 2 framework, and the growing importance of digital

The Crown Commercial Service: GB Interview

Government Business poses some questions to Malcolm Harrison, chief executive of the Crown Commercial Service

Think procurement is just a process?

David Noble, CEO of the Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply, analyses where the procurement industry is heading

The government is open for business

Emma Jones looks at what the public sector is doing to get more business for small and medium sized enterprises

Time for procurement to lead the way

Procurement professionals have an important post-Brexit role to play in dictating future commercial success, says CIPS's David Noble

Buying with your head above the Clouds

The G-Cloud framework was first launched in 2012 to encourage the uptake of Cloud based solutions for the public sector. Government Business analyses its latest iteration, G-Cloud 7.

Jonathan Askin, a partner at Brachers, analyses the changes effecting commercial, contractual and public procurement law matters in the latest Public Contracts Regulations

Back in December, the Public Accounts Committee warned that the Government had become too dependent on a handful of ‘quasi-monopoly’ private sector contractors. Tim Colman of the Federation of Small Businesses provides an insight into future legislative developments and what SMEs want

The campaign to open up public procurement to small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) and micro firms looks set to continue for the foreseeable future. Tim Colman of the Federation of Small Businesses provides an insight into future legislative developments and what SMEs want


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