Local Government

The Surrey CC marketplace "empowers communities". © Jack Taylor/Getty Images
Social Value Marketplace became a 'hub of innovation'
'Purposeful business' is needed to rebuild trust
Five ways to increase innovation in public procurement
"The public want a model of outsourcing that they trust," says Jonathan Bland ©Getty Images
Social enterprises preferred to deliver public services
UK risks being left behind in race to electrification
Manchester City Council has boosted the local economy through increased spending within the city by approximately 20%. © Getty Images
How Manchester increased local supplier participation
Dubai pilots use of recycled rubber for roads
Aberdeen City Council in breach of procurement law
Councils ‘dangerously dependent’ on key suppliers
The partnership will allow participating schools and local governments to buy goods through a single online platform ©Amazon
Amazon to provide YPO marketplace in £600m deal
Bexley council receives rebates from its suppliers for early payments ©123RF
London borough cracks down on late payments
The Carillion crisis has thrust outsourcing back into the spotlight ©PA Images
How to ensure public sector outsourcing works