The new Small Business Crown Representative, Emma Jones, sets out her priorities – and has something to ask of civil servants.
Douglas Macbeth welcomes the return of the government-supported Massive Open Online Course in contract management, of which he is Co-Academic Lead.
The MOOC is back! After the success of Civil Service Learning's first Massive Open Online Course, on contract management, they are running it again. Dave Martin explains why it's for everyone, not just those in commercial-specific roles.
As I think about changing roles and handing over to a successor, it is perhaps a time to reflect. Central Government spends approximately £45Bn per year ..... last year, this year, next year; that is a lot of money and …
Met Office CIO Charlie Ewen explains how improved market awareness and commercial know-how are cutting the cost of the weather services that we all rely on and ensuring they are always available when we need them.
Sir Jeremy Heywood looks at how the Civil Service is building its commercial capability, including through a new online course with a global reach.
Jane Kenny, a DWP provision manager in Jobcentre Plus, explains how she used the Civil Service Learning website to develop commercial skills she never knew she had.
Barry Spruce, a project manager in the Department of Health, writes how commercial skills awareness helped him identify learning and development that will in turn help make him and his team more effective and efficient.
Crown Commercial Services' Andie Beavan talks about her job helping SMEs improve government procurement.
Crown Commercial Service's Belinda Mather-Derrick introduces the SME roadshows that have been out and about, and explains how the new reforms will affect you.