Monthly Archives: December 2011

contract and vendor management

Tuesday, December 20th, 2011

Contract management requires the application of a wide range of knowledge and skills in very specific circumstances. A structured process is absolutely necessary to facilitate establishing facts, forming relationships and reporting salient information to stakeholders. Our recent research into facets of contract management led us to researching a dispute between South West Water Services Ltd […]

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A Time to Reconsider Price Indexation

Tuesday, December 6th, 2011

The economic climate dictates that, it is time for procurement departments to re-examine their approach to the use of price indexation formulae. Our informal research shows that in the UK there is an extensive use of the Retail Price Index (RPI) and Consumer Price Index (CPI). These are produced by the Office for National Statistics. […]

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appealing contract award

Tuesday, December 6th, 2011

This update is aimed at those in the public sector who summarily dismiss the private sector organisations who have been unsuccessful with their tenders. It is also designed to help private sector organisations who are very unhappy at the manner in which they are brushed off by some public sector buyers.  In the Court of […]

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