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Public Procurement Review Service

Have you ever had a concern about a public sector contract? Have you experienced late payment by the public sector? Maybe the Cabinet Office can help. The Public Procurement Review Service is the new name for the successful Mystery Shopper scheme that allows suppliers to raise concerns anonymously about public sector procurement. It has helped

CECA: Shock Drop In Contractors’ Workloads Raises Fears For UK Economy

Civils contractors experienced a shock drop in their workloads in the last quarter of 2018, according to a survey published today. Members of the Civil Engineering Contractors Association (CECA) reported that after two consecutive quarters of growth, workloads fell in 2018 Q4, according to 3 per cent of British firms, on balance. CECA’s Workload Trends

Can Engineering Companies Really Afford To Ignore Apprenticeships?

2019 is shaping up to be a truly exciting year for apprenticeships. Already it’s been a great start, with the launch of the new apprenticeship ‘Fire It Up’ campaign in January – which focuses on changing the ‘not-for-me’ mindset towards apprenticeships and is making a significant splash across TV, billboards, digital and social channels. Thousands