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PPN 03/24:  Making The Common Assessment Standard the New Industry Benchmark

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PPN 03/24:  Making The Common Assessment Standard the New Industry Benchmark

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PPN 03/24:  Making The Common Assessment Standard the New Industry Benchmark

PPN 03/24:  Making The Common Assessment Standard the New Industry Benchmark

The construction sector is witnessing a notable shift in procurement practices for all contracting authorities. This is particularly noticeable as this article on PPN 03/24 follows closely on the coattails of our previous article surrounding PPN 03/23.  

Utilities Dynamic Market and Dynamic Market Notice : Everything You Need to Know

Utilities Dynamic Market and Dynamic Market Notice : Everything You Need to Know

The Procurement Act 2023 (expected to go-live in Oct 2024)…

The 5 qualities of a perfect supplier

The 5 qualities of a perfect supplier

What does the perfect supplier look like in the eyes…

Navigating the PPN 03/23 alongside the Common Assessment Standard:  Efficient, Compliant Procurement

Navigating the PPN 03/23 alongside the Common Assessment Standard:  Efficient, Compliant Procurement

PPN 03/23 revises procurement to streamline and standardise selection of suppliers. It aims to provide clarity to the pre-qualification process

Complexity in Natural Resources: The Benefits of a Unified Approach to Supplier Risk Management

Complexity in Natural Resources: The Benefits of a Unified Approach to Supplier Risk Management

Natural resources come from diverse and remote locations. Extracting, processing, and transporting them involves complex supply chains and many stakeholders.

The differences between Lieferkettengesetz (LKSG) and the Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence Directive (CSDDD).

The differences between Lieferkettengesetz (LKSG) and the Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence Directive (CSDDD).

Understanding the differences and similarities between these two pieces of…

The Evolution of Building Safety: The Building Safety Act, Amendments, and Aligning with Industry Standards

The Evolution of Building Safety: The Building Safety Act, Amendments, and Aligning with Industry Standards

Investigates the act's history, regulatory updates, and efforts of Build UK’s Common Assessment Standard (CAS) to align industry standards.

Best Practice for Navigating Evolving Risks in Global Supply Chains : Strategies for an Interconnected World

Best Practice for Navigating Evolving Risks in Global Supply Chains : Strategies for an Interconnected World

In an increasingly interconnected world, where commerce knows no borders and supply chains span continents, the business landscape can be full of opportunity, but also fraught with risk.  

Achilles Experience: Achilles supports FirstGroup to enhance existing supply chain risk and supplier management processes

Achilles Experience: Achilles supports FirstGroup to enhance existing supply chain risk and supplier management processes

FirstGroup is a leading private sector provider of public transport,…

Sustainable Mining in Risk Environments.

Sustainable Mining in Risk Environments.

The mining industry in Latin America has long been a…

How the Achilles Global Energy Network helps the Oil and Gas industry meet IOGP Guidelines

How the Achilles Global Energy Network helps the Oil and Gas industry meet IOGP Guidelines

Achilles Global Energy network provides a powerful and very effective…

White Paper: An introduction to Supply Chain Due Diligence Best Practice

White Paper: An introduction to Supply Chain Due Diligence Best Practice

Companies must now demonstrate a clear understanding of the impact…