‘Bon Courage’ to SMEs bidding for GCloud 7 today! Now is the time to step up your marketing – government buyers won’t be able to find you on the GCloud if they don’t know you exist…
GDS have offered an early ‘welcome back’ for everyone from their holidays, with the news that the procurement for GCloud 7 will open at the end of August. In line with good practice, CCS & GDS have improved upon the tender process and propose a simplified procedure, in particular promising a single portal for upload. […]
I’m offering advice in Horsham on the 6th August as part of @e_nation’s ‘High Street Business Support’ initiative! Come and see me from 1400-1530 at Unit 60 of the Swan Walk Shopping Centre: enterprisenation.com/popups
It was reported yesterday that the Treasury has asked unprotected departments to draw up models which offer budgetary savings of 25 and 40% by 2020. Coming after the budgetary reductions of the last five years, this will be a driver of radical reform in public services. Businesses need to be asking themselves how they can […]
I’ve run a few workshops recently with clients on government and the consistent feedback was ‘wow, we didn’t realise it was so complicated’. In a nutshell, although departments are interested in government wide issues, they are only responsible for their domains. The exception is the Cabinet Office, which does have a government wide brief, but […]
I met some guys from a hosting company last week at an Enterprise Nation event and gave them some feedback: I found the purchase of web hosting/domain/email ridiculously complicated. Comparing relatively tiny price differences amongst providers on different terms was immensely frustrating. I think the first provider to offer simple and comprehensive packages and pricing […]
After about 20 years in and around the public sector I have decided to ‘fly solo’. I think I can help to ‘level the playing field’ and give small and medium size businesses the insight into the public sector that some big businesses already have.