A tender for all our needs
Councils can make tendering simpler, quicker and cheaper by working together to harmonise the process, believes Ray Hatchard
Changes in local authority tendering processes may be inevitable now that many councils are actively collaborating and planning to ‘merge’ services. Government directives regarding significant budgetary cuts will now place more responsibility on even fewer local authority staff and, as a result, innovation will be more important than ever.
A nightmare process
Tendering for parking services can often be a complex process, but it is nevertheless designed to open up opportunities for...