News on the topic of Procurement

Supplier representatives to cut costs for Government

‘Crown Representatives’ will ensure that Government receives the best value for money from its major suppliers, by ensuring that the Government acts as a single customer.

Wed, 13/04/2011

Government to save millions on ICT

Francis Maude today launched a strategy for cutting public spending on government information and communication technology (ICT) by millions of pounds. The Government ICT Strategy aims to cut duplication and waste in Government ICT.

Wed, 30/03/2011

New government spending controls to deliver billions more in savings

The Government has announced a new set of controls on government spending which are expected to save billions of pounds.

Wed, 02/03/2011

Government opens up contracts to small business

A radical package of measures to open up the way that Government does business and to make sure that small companies, charities and voluntary organisations are in the best possible position to compete for billions of pounds worth of contracts has been outlined by the Prime Minister today.

Fri, 11/02/2011

Review of Government direct communications and role of COI

Review of Government direct communication and the role of the COI calls for views of industry experts.

Thu, 13/01/2011

Government action to cut wasteful spending saves taxpayers over £1bn

The Government expects to save over £3 billion in one year as a result of the efficiency and reform measures introduced by the Coalition Government.

Thu, 16/12/2010

Cabinet Office announces Spending Review settlement

The Cabinet Office has announced that it will reduce its core resource budget by 35 per cent in real terms.

Wed, 20/10/2010

"No stone unturned" - Francis Maude unveils millions in efficiency savings

Francis Maude has promised to leave “no stone unturned” in the hunt for more efficiency savings at the centre of government, so it can address the deficit while protecting the front line.

Mon, 18/10/2010

Government Efficiency Review published

Sir Philip Green has published his review into Government efficiency. The review found that the Government has consistently failed to make the most of its scale, buying power and credit rating.

Mon, 11/10/2010

Top suppliers asked to contribute to Government’s efficiency drive

As part of the deficit reduction programme Francis Maude has met with the CEOs of the nineteen biggest Government suppliers to ask them what they can do to help cut the cost of the services they provide to government.

Thu, 08/07/2010

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