Invitation to participate in Next Generation Procurement Physical Forensics Services Dynamic Purchasing System now live

BlueLight Commercial in collaboration with the Forensic Capability Network, and the Transforming Forensics Programme, are delighted to announce the publication of an invitation to participate in the creation of the Next Generation Procurement Physical Forensics Services Dynamic Purchasing System (DPS), which will be in place for a seven year period. This procurement will deliver a… Read more »

YPO launches Control and Restraint Equipment framework

Laura Megson, Category Buyer for Social Care & Emergency Services at YPO, explains the Control and Restraint Equipment framework (ref: 1073) Financial and staffing challenges within the public sector are resulting in continued pressure to be more efficient in everything we do. Procurement and operational teams are tasked with delivering value for money while responding… Read more »

How to build resilience and strengthen the cyber procurement process in the blue light sector

Words: Elizabeth Giugno, Head of Category – Cyber Security, Crown Commercial Service (CCS) In recent years the blue light sector has become under increasing pressure to deliver effective and efficient services that guarantee public safety. But while many new technologies can enhance the way the sector operates, they can often introduce new vulnerabilities, such as… Read more »

This winter, why not benefit when you buy?

Jan Culshaw, Category Manager for Payment Solutions at Crown Commercial Service explains how greater use of procurement cards can save the blue light sector time and money this winter. The usual winter pressures, combined with the Coronavirus pandemic, means the pressure on the police and emergency services is growing day by day. More than ever… Read more »