Procurement has never been more important in the UK than it is right now. With the public sector facing the biggest financial squeeze in its history, many authorities are already struggling to achieve vital savings.
Happold Consulting works with a large number of public sector organisations. We provide a comprehensive range of procurement services to help achieve significant improvements in service delivery.
In the UK the public sector spends over £150 billion every year on procuring and commissioning the goods and services they need, with local authorities accounting for more than £50 billion. Properly planned and executed procurement solutions are, therefore, essential for tax payers to get value for money from this vast spend.
UK central government, through the efforts of the Efficiency and Reform Group, is delivering significant cashable gains. However, opportunities remain for improved procurements across the wider public sector, including in local government.
Our team possess wide ranging experience of all stages of procurement and we work closely with clients to identify their objectives and develop a comprehensive procurement strategy. We assist with all stages of procurement, including:
Our strategic approach to procurement, combined with a deep knowledge of the built environment, is unique and enables our clients to achieve immediate and continual improvements.