The NPC is the strategic procurement forum for the NHS and brings together senior figures from across the health service, industry and government to discuss purchasing, resourcing and supply issues. The Council meets quarterly and is chaired by the commercial director of the Department for Health (DH) and attended by the DH’s financial director and…
BIS the Czech counter-intelligence agency has gone public with sweeping allegations of corruption and graft in the Czech public sector, including claims that public procurement law is being widely flouted.
Some interesting Friday Facts and Figures from the “did you know?” page of the website of the Eu delegation to the USA? For instance, did you know that in 2011 EU-US trade was worth in excess of $600bn? http://tinyurl.com/7fct2av
European Commission President José Manuel Barroso welcomed the announcement, saying that Russia is the EU’s third largest trading partner and a very important market for EU exporters and investors. Russia’s WTO accession would bring a qualitative change to the current trade regime, Barroso said. http://tinyurl.com/9f5k7ju
Albeit on a relatively small way, here is one of the first green shoots… Lee Valley Regional Park Authority has a requirement for a variety of bicycles at the Lee Valley VeloPark. The Authority will own, fund and manage the VeloPark after the London 2012 Games and once legacy transformation works have been completed. The…
The ICC UK blog repeats wider ICC objections and attaches the letter written by ten ICC national chapters to the Commission in July. http://tinyurl.com/9zunlaq
The Plumber’s Merchant has been appointed to this UK wide framework in support of Fusion21’s planned maintenance obligations. http://tinyurl.com/cponhlf