there is always the concern that adopting new approaches may just create a new set of problems and solve none, not helped by the recognition that we are often moving out of our 'comfort zones'. Working through the following may help and give confidence.
Efficiency gains of £500 million have been claimed by the housing association sector between 2003 and 2006 and the Audit Commission and the Housing Corporation are conducting a joint study to assess how different methods of procurement can contribut
The procurement of asset management services gives registered providers the opportunity to engage with stakeholders in the development of a service that meets the needs of residents and the provider. The procurement process has 4 phases: scoping, procurement, mobilisation and contract delivery.
Maintenance contracts are often established for long periods and it is vital to get them right. The starting point in procuring the contract and contractor you want is deciding on your objectives. Achieving them then depends on planning the process and identifying the potential problems that may arise along the way.