Monthly Archives: August 2016

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Follow-up survey of Welsh local authorities’ procurement practices

This short report is based upon a survey of local authorities in Wales that was carried out in the first quarter of 2016. The local authorities which responded are listed at Annex 1. The survey was conducted using the Freedom of Information Act (the questions are listed at Annex 2). Download this document as PDF

23 August 2016|Surveys - Wales|

Follow-up report on procurement practices in English local authorities

In September 2014 the Specialist Engineering Contractors’ (SEC) Group published a report titled: Payment Practices and Pre-Qualification in Public Sector Construction. This was based upon a survey of public bodies (local authorities, health trusts, police and fire services) using the Freedom of Information Act. Download this document as PDF

23 August 2016|Surveys - UK|

Leading Construction Body Calls on PM to Activate Productivity Action Plan

The Specialist Engineering Contractors’ (SEC) Group has written to the Prime Minister seeking confirmation that construction is within the remit of the new Economic and Industrial Strategy Cabinet Committee. SEC Group – which represents the construction industry’s engineering sector – has also asked the Prime Minister to consider targeted and measureable action plans to raise ...

15 August 2016|Press Statements|