Crossrail is one of the most significant infrastructure projects ever undertaken in the UK and is currently the largest construction project in Europe. The numbers involved are testimony to its size and complexity: 10,000 people working across 40 sites; a route running over 100km, 42km of new twin-bore tunnels requiring 250,000 tunnel segments of precast […]
The promotion and support of excellence in social services in Wales has for many years been the agenda of the Welsh Government. When the Social Services Improvement Agency (SSIA) was set up in 2006 it developed an Accord which placed effective commissioning at the heart of delivering sustainable social services.
The challenge: To implement authority sector-wide, streamlined, […]
In 2010 Westminster City Council, London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham and Royal Borough of Kensington & Chelsea planned to combine specific areas of service delivery in response to financial pressures facing local government.
The challenge: To create one e-procurement platform that could accommodate the widespread outsourcing of combined services for multiple local authorities.
Hanover is one of the UK’s leading providers of affordable housing and services for the over 55s. Founded in 1963, it manages approximately 19,000 properties in over 600 locations.
The sourcing challenge: While Hanover’s investment in housing and services for the over 55’s was good news for the aging population, the organization’s quick growth caused new pressures […]
The Countess of Chester Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is a 600- bedded District General Hospital which also comprises the 64-bedded Intermediate Care Service at Ellesmere Port Hospital. The Trust provides a comprehensive range of acute hospital services and some associated community services primarily to the population of West Cheshire and the Deeside area of North […]
The Post Office provides a wide range of products and services to the public. Through its UK-wide network of more than 11,000 post office branches, Post Office provides a local service to communities, including mail services, banking services, savings products, telephony, insurance and financial services, and bill payments.
The Challenge: To set up a strategic sourcing platform […]
The pan-government spend analysis project identifies massive savings for government.
The Requirement: Our remit is to provide procurement savings for the whole of the UK public sector by managing centralized contracts that provide value for money through aggregation and demand management. In alignment with this we also aim to deliver centralised procurement tools and strategies and […]
Improving collaboration, insight and influence with analytics and benchmarking
‘We are enabling procurement professionals with new intelligence for their organisation. The value being delivered is that it helps us step beyond a traditional NHS procurement role and enables us to improve our influence with senior stakeholders as well as increase our leverage with our supply base.’
Andy McMinn […]