The origins of the Virgin Rail scandal last month rapidly became lost in the recrimination and blame, as the Department for Transport attempt to apportion culpability and pundits discuss the role and capabilities of the civil service. When self-styled “tie-wearing adventurer” Richard Branson launched his legal challenge to the West Coast franchise decision two months … Read more
The Sustainable Procurement Bill passing through the Scottish Parliament aims to open up new public sector opportunities by making the public sector tender process more standardised and transparent. Complaints in the construction industry were a major driving force behind this bill. Industry leaders have been complaining that the existing construction tender rules were unfit for … Read more
This blog recaps the ‘Food Vision’ of London 2012. A great opportunity for British businesses as the games will be an event which helps to showcase the best of British food. The search for catering suppliers is under way, on www.CompeteFor.co.uk.