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Procurement again in the headlines and at the centre of legal and political controversy by Dr. John Rigby

April 17, 2013


Those keeping their eye on public procurement matters in the UK over the last few months will no doubt have been aware of the controversies surrounding the implementation of the new Health and Social Care legislation which seeks to increase competition in the provision of health services in the UK and which may, some believe, […]

Who should drive the procurement of innovation policy? by Dr. John Rigby

July 18, 2012


We have got to an interesting point now in the debate over the procurement of innovation. The major question for policy makers is who should be implementing this policy. As I said on the show the other week, pre-commercial procurement is at the moment relatively little used but it does form the basis for for […]

Procurement Insights welcomes Dr. John Rigby as a regular columnist to talk about leveraging public procurement to drive innovation

July 5, 2012


On June 28th I had the privilege of interviewing Dr. John Rigby who is one of the UK’s top experts and champions on leveraging public sector procurement as a tool to drive innovation. In the 30 minute segment titled “Public Procurement and Innovation: Towards a European Scheme,” Dr. Rigby provided an interesting perspective on what […]