Forgotten your password
Local authorities have three weeks to find alternative providers for thousands of elderly and vulnerable people after a major care services company pulled out of the market.
A major care services provider is winding up all its contracts with local authorities after regulators warned it was about to go bust.
A huge procurement deal to promote the latest technology is being hailed as a way to transform the delivery of social services and bring their spiralling costs under control.
Victoria Brambini explains how local authorities can empower their supply chains through fair payment.
Virgin Care has been identified as the preferred bidder for the delivery of 0-19 public health services in Lancashire after a legal challenge forced a reevaluation of the bid.
The latest Highways/FiTZ INDEX survey has revealed deep concerns within the highways sector about the nature of procurement. Dominic Browne reports on the findings.
Councils are concentrating more than half their total spend with their top five suppliers, new research has revealed.
Lancashire County Council has agreed to re-evaluate its tendering process for public health services after a court ordered the council to set aside its agreement with Virgin Care.
Local authorities have been urged to protect supply chain retention monies belonging to small and medium enterprises in their supply chains.
Paul Smith urges councils to consider Dynamic Purchasing Systems (DPSs) as a pioneering approach to procurement and outlines the five top reasons for considering the use of a DPS.