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Bids invited for £250m Materials Supply and Associated Services Framework

Procurement organisation and social enterprise Fusion21 has announced the renewal of its national Materials Supply and Associated Services Framework, worth up to £250 million over four years, and is now inviting bids from interested suppliers providing regional or national coverage. ...

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Projects struggle to attract bidders as uncertainty lingers

The latest UK Construction Market Report from international property and construction consultancy, Gleeds, reveals contractors are remaining selective about taking on new work, with almost 90 per cent saying they or their supply chain had declined a tender in the previous ...

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ISS appointed to CCS Healthcare Soft FM framework

ISS has been named as a supplier on Crown Commercial Service’s (CCS) RM6331 Healthcare Soft FM Framework, with ISS Mediclean Limited listed against four lots covering various soft FM services. The RM6331 framework enables ISS to provide soft FM services ...

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Sodexo secures place on CCS Healthcare framework

Sodexo Health & Care has landed a place on the Crown Commercial Service’s (CCS) RM6331 Healthcare Soft Facilities Management Services framework. The appointment is for a period of three years with an option to extend for an additional year. This ...

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CCS marks 10th anniversary having saved £3.8bn of taxpayers money in the last year alone

The Government’s procurement department, the Crown Commercial Service (CCS) has saved over £3.8 billion of taxpayer money in the last year alone, as the agency celebrates its 10th anniversary this year. CCS centralises government procurement, allowing thousands of public sector ...

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New industry benchmark for public procurement is launched

The Cabinet Office has issued Procurement Policy Note (PPN) 03/24, replacing PPN 03/23 and introducing updates to the Selection Questionnaire (SQ) and accompanying statutory guidance for use in public procurement. This development signals a pivotal shift in procurement practices, mandating ...

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Foodbuy welcomes new commercial director of hospitality

Compass Group UK & Ireland’s procurement division, Foodbuy, has appointed Carl Howells as its new Commercial Director. With an impressive track record and extensive experience in the field, Howells brings a fresh perspective and strategic vision to its team. In ...

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NHS SBS one stop procurement shop opens online

Corporate services provider, NHS Shared Business Services (NHS SBS), has launched a new online portal to make it quicker and easier to access its portfolio of framework agreements when contracting authorities want to buy goods or services. Free to access, ...

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Mitie awarded place on CCS soft FM services framework

Mitie has been appointed to the Crown Commercial Service’s (CCS) Healthcare Soft Facilities Management Framework agreement to support the delivery of FM services to the NHS and other healthcare organisations including NHS Hospital Trusts, Community Health Trusts, Mental Health Trusts ...

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Bids invited for £80m Lifts Framework

Procurement organisation and social enterprise, Fusion21, has announced the fourth generation of its Lifts Framework and is now inviting bids from interested contractors and consultants of any size, providing local, regional or national coverage. The framework, worth up to £80 ...

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