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Crown Travel Services tender: the third way

The lot structure of the new central government tender is inevitable in a procurement-led world

Royal Family spends ?4.5 million on travel

Royal Family spends ?4.5 million on travel

Almost 3,000 official trips undertaken during the year by Royals

osborne autumn statement (2)

Chart of the week: Government budgets 2015-16

See what government departments will have to spend in the 2015-16 financial year

Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne

Spending Round: ?5bn more sought in efficiency savings

Chancellor looking for total savings of ?11bn


HRG to manage FCO?s travel globally

Award extends existing HRG position with FCO


Ministerial car spend down 44%

Secretary of State for Transport Justine Greening says that the amount of ministerial car spend for 2010/11 was ?3.8m, down from ?6.7m the previous year.

Maude says procurement spend down ?1 billion

Maude says procurement spend down ?1 billion

Cabinet Office Minister claims Government has already saved ?3.75 million through eradicating waste.

The Word from Whitehall: partnership pitfalls

Our mystery buyer cautions his colleagues to be more respectful of their suppliers

Managing the unknown

Managing the unknown

The recent riots underline the importance of devising a travel strategy which doesn’t break the budget if the unexpected happens.

Savings accounts

Savings accounts

The travel management company(ies) successful in the latest tender will be expected to deliver cost savings quickly so time to look for the low-hanging fruit