Making risks more visible to make them part of regular conversation The recent Covid-19 pandemic took most people and organisations by surprise, including most of the UK public sector. "It's a black swan
When the government wants to pretend it's buying more from British small businessesIn 2015, Matt Hancock claimed the government would spend £1 in every £3 with Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) by 2020.
Dull old procurement has never been in the news so much, for so many of the wrong reasons. This post introduces a 'box set' of blogs examining the issues, particularly regarding public sector digital and SMEs