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The Carillion debacle: more procurement expertise required
Why are many local authorities being left with ineffective checks on the financial position of contractors? Richard Brooks explains.
Blackpool Council has applied to Ofwat for a water and sewerage licence, making it the first local authority to move towards managing its own water supply.
Angelica Hymers outlines her top tips on how public bodies can avoid granting contracts to potentially unstable contractors.
Ray Hart asks whether local authorities are paying too much for SEND and HNL provision in Further Education, and shares his advice on how to tackle overcharging.
Jos Creese argues it may be time to reassess the boundaries and expectations for public/private partnerships in the wake of the demise of Carillion.
Some councils are paying up to seven times more for paper than other authorities, an investigation by the MP for South Thanet has revealed.
Councils could face up to £1bn in late payment penalties, according to new report into local government payment practices.
Former convenor of Edinburgh council’s transport committee has said councils should not take on large public procurement projects like the city’s tram network.
The Scape National Construction framework has nearly £1bn of public sector projects in the pipeline since its launch six months ago.