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National Grid investment connects sectors and power stations

Last updated on March 9th, 2020

Feb 18, 2020

  The utilities sector is currently going through a period of radical transformation. The technologies and infrastructure the sector requires has made the world of procurement that supports it a ...

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HS2 gets the green light

Feb 14, 2020

Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced the go-ahead for the High Speed Rail project this week, despite acknowledging the increases in cost and delays in delivery time. The project has been ...

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What is a framework agreement?

Last updated on March 9th, 2020

Feb 10, 2020

In the world of procurement, a framework agreement is a form of procurement used to create an “umbrella” agreement with supplier(s). This framework sets out the terms and ...

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Scotland budget announcement 2020/21

Feb 07, 2020

The Scotland budget was announced on 6 February by the Minister for Public Finance, Kate Forbes MSP, live in Holyrood. The budget comes a month earlier than the UK budget, which ...

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Tracker ‘Spotlight on Infrastructure and Utilities Market: Trends and analysis’ now available

Last updated on February 7th, 2020

Jan 22, 2020

Some £50Bn of investment in utilities infrastructure sits in the National Infrastructure and Construction Pipeline, with 95 utilities projects and programmes either ongoing or yet to come on stream. The ...

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