Bill Crothers

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Name: Bill Crothers
First reported Jul 13 2014 - Updated Jul 14 2014 - 1 reports

Markham celebrates 1-year countdown to Toronto 2015 Pan Am Games

The crowd is rather small but the support for the Pan Am Games is high.About 100 people are wandering a backstreet of Markham, where an unfinished aquatics facility sits and Pachi the mascot shakes hands and has its picture taken.Vendors are shilling ... [Published YorkRegion.com - Jul 13 2014]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 1 reports

The Cabinet Office Mystery Shopper fights the good procurement fight

The UK’s  Cabinet Office has published a report on the last three years of the “Mystery Shopper” service, which enables firms (suppliers and prospective suppliers) to complain about UK public sector procurement practices. I’m sure Francis Maude, the “Minister ... [Published Spend Matters - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated Jul 08 2014 - 1 reports

Treasury still to fully sign off Universal Credit business case

Issue raised in PAC hearing on the role of the centre of governmentA House of Commons Public Accounts Committee hearing yesterday about the role of the centre in government turned into a discussion about the Treasury's role in the business case for Universal ... [Published Government Computing - Jul 08 2014]
First reported Jun 30 2014 - Updated Jun 30 2014 - 1 reports

Government to become 'more thoughtful' procurement customer

:40 Written by Steve MaloneThere was an encouraging message amid the fanfare surrounding the UK government's latest figures from its efficiency and reform programme.The £14.3bn of savings achieved last year came on top of almost £20bn trimmed from government ... [Published Govtoday - Jun 30 2014]
First reported Jun 23 2014 - Updated Jun 23 2014 - 1 reports

UK Government has trouble at ‘t IT mill; Departments blame Maude, Maude blames Departments

Two major UK government departments are having such serious problems with their IT systems, that their Ministers have complained at Cabinet level. They’re blaming IT procurement policies forced through by Francis Maude, his Chief Procurement Officer Bill ... [Published Spend Matters - Jun 23 2014]
First reported Jun 16 2014 - Updated Jun 16 2014 - 1 reports

National Audit Office chief Amyas Morse recognised in Queen’s Birthday Honours

☛  Want the latest procurement and supply chain news delivered straight to your inbox?  Sign up for the Supply Management Daily16 June 2014 | Gurjit DegunAmyas Morse, head of the National Audit Office , has been recognised for his services to Parliament ... [Published Supply Management - Jun 16 2014]
First reported May 06 2014 - Updated May 06 2014 - 1 reports

Principles on government contract transparency to be developed

The commitment to develop the principles was agreed on at a meeting of UK government representatives and business groups, including the Confederation of British Industry (CBI), held last week."The government and the CBI have agreed to develop a joint ... [Published Out-Law.com - May 06 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 23 2014 - 1 reports

NHS contracting has been a disaster | Colin Leys

In his first speech earlier this month, the new head of NHS England, Simon Stevens, said NHS staff need to welcome "the critical role of the third sector, and the innovation value of new providers" – a key policy he pushed when he was adviser to Tony ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Feb 12 2014 - Updated Feb 12 2014 - 1 reports

UK watchdog takes another bite out of failing outsourcer G4S

Commercial outsourcers fail and fail again. Privatisation hurtles on. The Public Accounts Committee has been interrogating executives and civil servants about the degradation of asylum housing in England. Stephen Small spends a lot of his time trying ... [Published open Democracy News Analysis - - Feb 12 2014]

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...ocurements, and manage contracts, as well as build strong relationships with our suppliers," Crothers said in the Cabinet Office's latest statement. "the support of the cbi and industry in working with us to deliver these improvements is very positive and warmly welcomed."

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Markham celebrates 1-year countdown to Toronto ... [Published YorkRegion.com - Jul 13 2014]
The Cabinet Office Mystery Shopper fights the g... [Published Spend Matters - Jul 11 2014]
Treasury still to fully sign off Universal Cred... [Published Government Computing - Jul 08 2014]
Government to become 'more thoughtful' procurem... [Published Govtoday - Jun 30 2014]
UK Government has trouble at ‘t IT mill; Depart... [Published Spend Matters - Jun 23 2014]
National Audit Office chief Amyas Morse recogni... [Published Supply Management - Jun 16 2014]
Principles on government contract transparency ... [Published Out-Law.com - May 06 2014]
NHS contracting has been a disaster | Colin Leys [Published Guardian.co.uk - Apr 22 2014]
UK watchdog takes another bite out of failing o... [Published open Democracy News Analysis - - Feb 12 2014]
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