Managing public sector spending is so much more than just 'procurement' or 'sourcing', Proxima writes in this article, which examines the government's approach to commercial
The procurement profession advises other business areas on how to spend their money more wisely. Proxima details a scale for organisations to judge their procurement journey by
It took departments 119 days on average to publish details of contracts
A robot is either going to replace you, or help you to get better at your job, says Proxima. So what can you do?
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Proxima examines the concept of a shared value approach, and questions whether such an approach is viable in the long-run
As we enter Commercial Awareness Week, Proxima speaks with the Government Commercial Function's director of commercial and contract management capability
Figures show that spending on outside firms has risen to £1.5bn in 2017-18, up from a low of £346m in 2011-12
Plan addresses the "oft cited issue of pay disparity between internally and externally recruited senior civil servants"
Union says members have reported pay errors since ISS World took over support services contract in March