The First World War commemorations on the Western Isles, led by the Gaelic Arts Agency will be given a funding boost of £10,000 First Minister announced. read more ..
The London Universities Purchasing Consortium (LUPC) has become a founder member of Electronics Watch in a bid to stimulate social change. read more ..
The Department for Transport is giving extra funding to 9 transport schemes building on their success in encouraging more sustainable travel choices. We've got a breakdown of schemes that will receive funding.
Public sector procurement across the EU has been given a single standard, after the Council of the European Union gave final approval to a directive.
Singleton, the government’s digital commercial programme director, claimed that on average, the government saw savings of about 50 per cent – with some examples of savings much higher than this.
Kent County Council (KCC) has saved around £16m under a new transformative procurement department, according to its head of procurement.
Speaking in a Sedex Global Responsibility Conference panel debate about “megatrends” for the future of sustainability, Sally Uren, chief executive at Forum for the Future, identified government inaction as a continuing theme.
The Scottish Government is working with island communities to boost economic returns on unrivalled natural, cultural and economic assets, the first minister said ahead of a cabinet announcement.
International services and outsourcing provider Serco has purchased the UNIT4 Agresso Local Government ERP Platform to underpin business services at Lincolnshire County Council.
Under Manchester City Council’s clean city fund, areas of Manchester are to be transformed into wildlife havens or vibrant centres under new projects funded by an airport windfall.
A £23m recovery centre for wounded, injured and sick serving military personnel, veterans and their families has been opened. The NSRC is the first in the region and is one of several specialist centres supporting the recovery of service personnel with life-changing injuries or illnesses.
People in Rossall and Anchorsholme in Lancashire will be better protected from the risk of flooding thanks to £85m of government funding towards two new major sea defences.
The procurement of goods and services in 12 key emerging markets will nearly triple to £452bn by 2030 – but if the UK's market share remains as it is, it will only capture £11bn of this rapid growth.
All the latest contract wins and partnerships from the past week.
According to a team of scientists who have been analysing clinical data over a period of four years, the government has wasted over half a billion pounds accumulating two anti-flu drugs that have not been proven to stop the spread of infection.
G4S is now free to win UK government work after previously being banned for overcharging the MoJ over electronic tagging, announced Francis Maude.
Losing bidders of Britain’s £7bn contract to decommission nuclear sites have called on the government for clarification as they decide whether to launch legal action, sources have suggested.