Buyers face uncertain future

Clark, Lindsay
October 2010
Supply Management;10/28/2010, Vol. 15 Issue 21, p07
The article reports on the challenges face by Great Britain's central buyers posed by the spending review such as job losses. John Collington, Efficiency and Reform Group's (ERG) procurement director, says that he would start to see the head count reduction numbers from the business plans of each individual department. Chancellor George Osborne has revealed that the central government administration budgets would be cut as part of a public sector push to reduce the deficit and spending.


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