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Commercial Awareness Week 2024 – 22nd to 26th April
Commercial Awareness Week 2024 – 22nd to 26th April
11/04/2024
Commercial Awareness Week is an initiative aimed at enhancing understanding and promoting commercial thinking within the public sector. During this we …
 NHS Commercial Solutions Shortlisted for two National Go Awards
NHS Commercial Solutions Shortlisted for two National Go Awards
09/04/2024
NHS Commercial Solutions is delighted to announce that we have been shortlisted for two National Go Awards! Our submissions included: • Patient …
PPN 03/24: Standard Selection Questionnaire (SQ)
PPN 03/24: Standard Selection Questionnaire (SQ)
02/04/2024
PPN 03/24, titled “Standard Selection Questionnaire (SQ),” was issued by the UK Government on March 27, 2024. Here are the key points …
PPN 02/24 Improving Transparency of AI use in Procurement
PPN 02/24 Improving Transparency of AI use in Procurement
26/03/2024
PPN 02/24, titled “Improving Transparency of AI use in Procurement,” was issued by the UK Government on March 25, 2024. Here are the …
Published - Government response to consultations on draft regulations for Procurement Act 2023
Published - Government response to consultations on draft regulations for Procurement Act 2023
22/03/2024
Following the publication of the response document, it has been noted by various law firms that whilst there may be some amendments and updates to the …
Can procurers help promote employability in their local area?
Can procurers help promote employability in their local area?
21/03/2024
Social Value is a big discussion topic at the moment with NHS England implementing policy notices to ensure that this is embedded into the NHS Procure …
Phase 5 of the Public Sector Low Carbon Skills Fund
Phase 5 of the Public Sector Low Carbon Skills Fund
20/03/2024
The Phase 5 of the Public Sector Low Carbon Skills Fund has been announced for the financial year 2024 to 2025. Here are the key details: 1. Objectiv …
PPN 01/24 Carbon Reduction Contract Schedule
PPN 01/24 Carbon Reduction Contract Schedule
19/03/2024
PPN 01/24 is a recent procurement policy note issued by the UK Government. It specifically targets carbon emissions and …
NHS Commercial Solutions is first NHS procurement collaborative to affiliate with Electronics Watch
NHS Commercial Solutions is first NHS procurement collaborative to affiliate with Electronics Watch
15/03/2024
NHS Commercial Solutions is delighted to announce that it has affiliated to Electronics Watch, as part of our continuing commitment to take positive a …
Environment Secretary Appoints Will Quince as Independent Advisor for Public Sector Food Procurement
Environment Secretary Appoints Will Quince as Independent Advisor for Public Sector Food Procurement
14/03/2024
On Monday, March 11, Environment Secretary Steve Barclay announced the appointment of Will Quince MP as an independent advisor. Quince’s role is …