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Completing Tenders - Analysis of Contracts Finder

Completing Tenders - Analysis of Contracts Finder

By Dumitru Rotari. Original uploader was Bogdan salaj at ro.wikipedia - Transferred from ro.wikipedia; transferred to Commons by using CommonsHelper., CC BY 2.5,

When the new Contracts Finder was launched in February 2015, public sector buyers in England and Wales were required to publish all tenders opportunity notices worth over £25,000. Central government departments and its agencies are required to publish opportunities over £10,000.  The opportunities are in every category including construction, recruitment and ICT. Once the buyers have received bids and awarded a contract, buyers are required to publish details of the cont...

Why good procurement data does more than fight corruption

Why good procurement data does more than fight corruption

By National Renewable Energy Laboratory, U.S. Department of Energy - ; page 1, Public Domain,

Much of the focus of the Open Contracting Data Standard (OCDS) has rightly been on the capacity for open data to act as a mechanism for countering fraud, but effective use of the data standard has the capacity to improve operational procurement both within government and externally with its suppliers. Adhering to the standard greatly improves the ability to move, compare and analyse procurement data, it makes record keeping more effective and  strengthens the quality of data held on cont...

Winning Government Business - Breakfast Event

Winning Government Business - Breakfast Event


Open Opps helps find opportunities for your business to sell to government.

On the 8th of September, join us at Sussex Innovaton, Croydon for a free breakfast with John Fernau & Emma Jones.

John Fernau:

  • Former Head of Procurement for the Olympic Delivery Authority

    • Delivery of a huge range of procurements including  on and off park construction, park wide logistics and security, transport, security and other corporate professional services.

  • Former Commercial Direc...

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