Monthly Archives: September 2016

Improving Procurement Performance

Wednesday, September 21st, 2016

The Australian National Audit Office (ANAO) published, in September 2016, a report related to offshore processing centres in Nauru and Papua New Guinea. It is very timely and informative for the UK Government, given the Brexit outcome. The Australian Government was anxious to avoid asylum seekers risking their lives on boat journeys to Australia, hence […]

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Brexit Negotiation

Monday, July 11th, 2016

BREXIT NEGOTIATION So! The decision has been made by the electorate. Brexit prevails and negotiation is required with the EU. The media is inundated with doom and gloom, some of it aimed at the UK Government not having the negotiation experience to undertake the negotiations. There has been talk about New Zealand sending hundreds of […]

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BREXIT – PROCUREMENT – WHAT NEXT?

Friday, June 24th, 2016

BREXIT – PROCUREMENT – WHAT NEXT? The Nation has spoken! In our article dated 20/06/2016 we pointed out that there were implications for procurement. Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty now applies. At paragraph 1 it states that ‘Any Member State may decide to withdraw from the Union in accordance with its own constitutional requirements.’ […]

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BREXIT – PROCUREMENT IMPLICATIONS

Monday, June 20th, 2016

BREXIT – PROCUREMENT IMPLICATIONS We are all sated with Brexit and Remain. The whole process hasn’t lacked media exposure. We haven’t seen anything aimed at the impact the final decision will have on procurement. Let us assume the verdict is to leave the EU. There is an argument that this will rid procurement of the […]

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