Monthly Archives: June 2014

Where now for the EU Procurement Directives?

Thursday, June 5th, 2014

Public procurement is legally accountable for its decisions. Depending on the value of the specific purchase it will be subject to EU Procurement Directives. The existing Directives, harking back to 2006, could not be deemed to be a robust solution to effective procurement. The new Directives are complex, unproven and laden with potential bureaucracy. There […]

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3 questions you should ask at the Festival

Wednesday, June 4th, 2014

Here at Brian Farrington (one of the world’s first procurement consultancies :) ) we’ve been thinking about the International Festival for Business and how to make it truly a valuable event for visitors and buyers. Our focus is buying, and we thought asking the following three questions would be helpful to you when meeting potential suppliers, vendors contractors […]

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