Blog 2 ISO Committee Japan
Day 2 of the ISO firefighters PPE meetings started with discussions on the 34 pages of comments made on the revision of the fire hood standard. As with the clothing discussions, there was passionate debate surrounding maintaining or increasing the levels of performance (protection). Whilst it is understood that these product standards provide the minimum … ContinuedRead more about Blog 2 ISO Committee Japan
Blog 1 – ISO Committee in Japan
ISO firefighters PPE meetings have officially started with a welcome from Deputy Chief Ono Osamu of the Tokyo Fire Department. The first meeting of the busy agenda concerned ISO 11999-3, the clothing part of the ensemble standard for PPE used by firefighters who are at risk of exposure to high levels of heat and/or to … ContinuedRead more about Blog 1 – ISO Committee in Japan
ISO Committee in Japan
With the next round of ISO ‘firefighters PPE’ meetings just around the corner,our National PPE Technical Advisor, Brett Egan-Briers explains what will be discussed and decided during the 4 days of meetings. The main topic for the meetings will be the revision of the ISO 11999 series of standards, which covers all elements of “PPE … ContinuedRead more about ISO Committee in Japan
Microsoft Price Increases
Microsoft has announced a 9% increase to its cloud services, effective from 1st April 2023 enrolments. This increase is based on exchange rate movement against the US dollar, and shall now be assessed twice a year. Crown Commercial Services have already negotiated some terms within the DTA21 MoU, that protects Public Sector customers from the … ContinuedRead more about Microsoft Price Increases
Designation of EN469:2020
Please be advised that BS EN 469:2020 has become the new designated standard for firefighters PPE, replacing BS EN 469:2005. It is important to note that this standard has been designated with restrictions, as can be seen in the link below. Your attention is drawn to the wording within the National Forward of the standard … ContinuedRead more about Designation of EN469:2020
Welcome to the team Steve Helps – here’s to a bright future with us!
As Stuart Errington the Sponsor for the Fleet category retires from County Durham and Darlington Fire and Rescue, the procurement Hub would like to extend our thanks for the support and tireless effort that Stuart has brought to the Fleet category and wish him all the best for the future. The Procurement Hub would like … ContinuedRead more about Welcome to the team Steve Helps – here’s to a bright future with us!
CTT Insights Paper – Inflation in Commercial Contracts
CTT Insights Paper – Inflation in Commercial Contracts Please find attached the latest guidance provided by the Cabinet Office regarding inflation information. Read more below.Read more about CTT Insights Paper – Inflation in Commercial Contracts
Update: Procurement Bill passes through House of Lords
The Government Commercial Function has announced that the Procurement Bill has passed through the House of Lords, signalling a major milestone for public sector procurement transformation. More information to follow from the Hub shortly…Read more about Update: Procurement Bill passes through House of Lords
FM & Construction Flexible Procurement & Commercial Standardisation Workshop
On behalf of Elli Nikolaou the National Category Lead for FM & Construction please see below details relating to the upcoming FM & Construction Flexible Procurement & Commercial Standardisation Workshop. FM & Construction Flexible Procurement & Commercial Standardisation Workshop – Tuesday 24th January 2023 (10:00am – 16:00pm) – Venue: DLA Piper LLP Offices – 160 Aldersgate Street, London, … ContinuedRead more about FM & Construction Flexible Procurement & Commercial Standardisation Workshop
CCS Webinar information: G-Cloud 13 What can I buy and how can I buy it?
On behalf of Sally Conquest, National ICT Category Lead, please see the information below: Crown Commercial are running sessions in the coming 6 months with regards to G-Cloud 13. Please do visit the link below to register your interest in attending one of these sessions! About this event: G-Cloud is for use by UK Public … ContinuedRead more about CCS Webinar information: G-Cloud 13 What can I buy and how can I buy it?