HSE faces EU fines over procurement

At the weekend, the Independent published a story about HSE recruitment: HSE facing huge EU fines over tender delays

Alan Kelly faces questions in row over a state tender

The Minister for the Environment Alan Kelly has come under scrutiny and has “serious questions to answer” according to Anti-Austerity Alliance TD Paul Murphy, over his meeting last December with Labour TD Brendan Ryan and Task Community Care, a company that was the successful bidder in a state tender.

Purchasing power: Paul Quinn, the State’s Chief Procurement Officer

Paul Quinn manages the biggest business in Ireland yet few people know his name or indeed what he looks like.

Subjective selection in tendering is the road to chaos

Knowing how the system works is the key to improved procurement results for SMEs, says Tony Corrigan, CEO, TenderScout.

The five minute CIO: Tony Corrigan

Collaboration and communication help to avoid expensive mistakes in IT projects, without sacrificing the ability to change as the work progresses, says Tony Corrigan, strategic consultant and founder of online platform TenderScout, which helps SMEs win public sector contracts...

The TenderScout Report 2013 is released today

The value of the Irish public sector procurement market in 2013 was €12 Billion. It is the single biggest market opportunity for Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs).

Technopath share tips with the Sunday Business Post

In the Sunday Business Post on Feb 4th, one of our clients, Techno-path, has provided 10 tips for winning public sector contracts.

Irish Independent report on TenderScout research into 28pc of public tenders going abroad

Today’s Irish Independent and Irish Times quote TenderScout research noting that domestic businesses missed out on almost €3.5 billion worth of business in the €12 billion government tender market in 2013, as 28 per cent of public tenders went to companies outside the state, according to TenderScout.

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