procurement

Government to overhaul procurement system

11/05/2021

The Government plans to overhaul public procurement and replace it with 'three simple, modern procedures' to give the public sector more scope to negotiate with potential suppliers to deliver innovative solutions.

Seven share £60m Welsh surfacing works

26/04/2021

Cyngor Gwynedd Council has appointed seven contractors to a framework worth up to £60m to provide surfacing and other works across north and mid-Wales.

Common pre-qualification standard 'to cut duplication'

14/04/2021

A new industry-wide system is ‘set to transform’ the pre-qualification process within the construction industry, its backers have said.

Public sector clients must 'act now' to support contractors

25/03/2020

The Cabinet Office has told public sector contracting authorities to pay suppliers immediately and consider 'advance payments if necessary'.

Comment: Changing the rules of procurement

23/08/2019

Our broken transport project procurement processes are stifling innovation – to thrive we urgently need change, argues Dan Harvey, executive director, UK transport at Ramboll.

Analysis: Current procurement practice is driving wrong behaviours

10/07/2018

The FiTZ INDEX findings reveal emphatic agreement that current practice is driving the wrong behaviours, and achieving the wrong results, Brian Fitzpatrick writes. 

Exclusive: Highways procurement survey - steps forward but still held back

10/07/2018

The latest Highways/FiTZ INDEX survey has revealed deep concerns about the nature of procurement, especially its ability to foster innovation, take on and share risk, bring in new entrants and support SMEs. However, there are signs the sector itself is ready to take steps to drive change.

The Long Read: The return of the integrator

05/07/2018

Tony Llewellyn, collaboration director at Resolex and visiting lecturer at the University of Westminster, discusses the shifting landscape of infrastructure delivery and how the sector can boost productivity and long-term value.

Highways England aims for alliance model on smart motorways

20/06/2018

Highways England is planning to adopt a full 10-year alliance model for its smart motorway programme, following a process of market engagement.

HE awards latest South West contract

22/03/2017

Highways England has awarded a new-style asset delivery contract to Ringway Infrastructure Services Limited as part of its  new delivery arrangements in the South West.

Hanson re-secures Dorset Highways contract

22/02/2017

Hanson Contracting has re-secured its strategic partnership contract with Dorset Highways for maintenance of the county’s road network in a deal worth more than £100m.

HMEP: Sector-wide approach to procuring highway services

22/07/2015

The Highways Maintenance Efficiency Programme (HMEP) has released a new suite of services that are designed to help the highways sector to procure services and maintain local roads more efficiently.

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