On 26th March 2019 A&E departments in two London hospitals were saved from closure. Sites at Charing Cross and Ealing were spared after the Health Secretary Matt Hancock axed plans for steep cuts to funding for NHS services across the borough.
In a surprise announcement during questions in the Commons, Matt Hancock told MPs that the proposed closures would not go ahead much to the delight of locals who had protested the plans from the outset.
You have it on good authority, a tender is pending, it falls into your business remit and all sounds very promising. Stop! Have you asked yourself the following 20 questions? All bidders should undertake the bid no bid decision making process before expressing interest in a tender opportunity. Read on to find out what the 20 questions are.......
The Home Office delivered an ultimatum to 17,000 chief executives: open up on modern slavery or risk being named as being in breach of the law. This is an updated blog post, first published in October 2017. One year on, I track progress made. Read on to find out how procurement can play its part in making supply chains more transparent and ridding them of modern slavery.
"I need you to write a tender. Submissions in a week and the customers in Australia, here's the link" my client words "okay, I will take a look" I reply, positive as ever about a new challenge. My client, likes to push boundaries and expand into new markets and is especially keen on the NHS Australian market. But bidding for Australian business presents a challenge, mainly the time difference, presenting via Skype at 02:30 in the morning (UK time) is not to most people's liking.
At Naomi Clews Consultancy, we are all about saving money, securing business and developing skills. Many SME's are unaware that access to private and public tenders is FREE, so we created this quick FAQ guide to raise awareness.
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