Government shows leadership on industry skills development

Peter Silcock, Chief Executive, Civil Contractors New Zealand I attended a Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment workshop yesterday to provide contractor input into the draft strategy on Government Procurement, and the Ministry’s draft Construction Skills Action Plan. It was great to see procurement at the centre of this new Government plan – and it…

Hallmarks of procurement excellence

by Caroline Boot, managing director, Clever Buying and Plan A. It’s Plan A’s Monday morning business meeting where our team of bid writers from all over the country (as well as one in Australia and one in Europe) is busy planning and coordinating our latest week input on 31 current tenders. Those RFx documents have…