Tag: CPV Codes

How do I find government contracts?

Did you know the UK Government spends over £290 billion on procurement each year?
In this post we look at how to find the contracts the government advertise to source goods, works, and services.

Don’t Judge a Tender by its Title

Is it your job to find that golden opportunity hidden amongst hundreds of vaguely related tender notices?  How many tenders do you dismiss on title alone?  Well, you might just be missing […]

Seasonal CPV Codes and Festive Tender Notices

As most people start their Christmas holidays this week, or for those suffering from post-Christmas party sore heads, we will keep the procurement topics light and cheery. I have taken a typical Tenders […]

Official Journal of the European Union (OJEU)

Philippe Lebaube

The Official Journal of the European Union(OJEU) is the gazette of record for the European Union. It has been published in 22 official languages (23 when Irish is required) of the member states, every […]

Public sector tendering – lost in translation..?

Have you ever come across a tender that looks interesting but you just don’t have a clue what it’s talking about? Buyers, often with the best intentions, sometimes include terminology that is […]

CPV Codes – In principle brilliant, in practice, hopeless.

Common Procurement Vocabulary (CPV) codes were implemented in 1993 as a standard classification system for public tenders across Europe. The codes are eight digits long and each one has a corresponding description, […]

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