The Cabinet Office has launched new plans to overhaul procurement rules, making it easier for smaller businesses to win government contracts.

The government has not been transparent about suppliers and services when it scrambled to award £18 billion worth of coronavirus contracts.

The Centre for Policy Studies has set out nine ideas which would deliver £30 billion a year to the Treasury without impacting frontline services.

Under new measures, businesses seeking to win government work must set out how they will also deliver social value priorities.

The new Artificial Intelligence Dynamic Purchasing System, from CCS, offers a route to buy artificial intelligence services in the public sector.

London boroughs have agreed a new pan-London partnership to secure emergency supplies of PPE for crucial local services.

A new report warns that politicians have ‘consistently overstated’ the extent of savings achieved through outsourcing services.

The Crown Commercial Service has awarded its latest vehicle hire agreement - with a focus on boosting car share solutions.

The first new Freeports will be established after we leave the EU, to ensure towns and cities benefit from Brexit trade opportunities.

The longstanding strategic partnership between Southampton City Council and Capita has come to an end.

Oliver Dowden has warned that public sector organisations must pay their suppliers on time and set an example for the private sector.

Thousands of small businesses have won the chance to bid to supply cloud computing services to government bodies.

Council leaders have said that more than a billion pounds of taxpayers’ money has been saved by councils sharing services.

The government has launched a new marketplace for innovation, providing a smarter way for public sector customers to access the very latest tech.

Amazon has been awarded 36 public sector contracts worth £660 million since 2015.


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