Finalists

Thank you to all who showed an interest in the National Government Opportunities (GO) Excellence in Public Procurement Awards 2013/14. The standard of the submissions received was highly impressive, each presenting a unique account of the excellent and innovative work which is carried out every day in procurement across the UK.

The finalists in each category have been decided.  All entries were reviewed by a panel of 11 judges made up of experts in UK procurement including Crown Representative for the VCSE sector, Michael O’Toole.

 

The finalists in the National GO Awards 2013/14 are:

 

GO Sustainability or Corporate Social Responsibility Initiative of the Year Award

  • Cartrefi Conwy
  • Harrow Council
  • London Borough of Enfield
  • NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde / Brookfield Multiplex Construction
  • NHS Supply Chain
  • Scottish Procurement
  • Staffordshire County Council
  • Welsh Government – Value Wales Policy Team

 

GO Best Supplier Engagement Initiative of the Year Award

  • Birmingham City Council
  • Cherwell District Council
  • NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde / Brookfield Multiplex Construction
  • Ready for Business
  • Renfrewshire Council – Corporate Procurement Unit
  • Scape
  • University of the West of England, Bristol City Council and the West of England PIP
  • Salisbury NHS Foundation Trust
  • West London Alliance – Children’s Services

 

GO Best Customer Engagement Initiative of the Year Award

  • Blackwood Housing Association
  • Cheshire West and Chester Council
  • Government Procurement Service / London Borough of Camden
  • Lincolnshire County Council
  • Liverpool City Council – Adult Services Commissioning Team
  • North of England NHS Commercial Procurement Collaborative
  • Red Kite Community Housing
  • University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust

 

GO Best Service Award

Tracker Advance

 

 

 

  • 3SC
  • Capita Resourcing Ltd
  • Carers Emergency Response Service
  • Croydon PBC
  • Maindec Computer Solutions Ltd
  • New Hope Worcester
  • PageOne Communications / Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust
  • Warwickshire Community Recycling Partnership

 

GO / John F McClelland Collaborative Procurement Initiative of the Year Award – Health and Social Care organisations

Delta eSourcing

 

 

 

  • NHS London Procurement Partnership and C&IFT
  • Croydon Care Solutions / London Borough of Croydon
  • Central Midlands CSU (formerly Healthcare Commissioning Services)
  • NHS Blood and Transplant
  • NHS Shared Business Services
  • Peninsula Purchasing and Supply Alliance
  • Scotland Excel Strategic Procurement – Social Care Team – Telecare
  • University Hospital of North Staffordshire NHS Trust

 

GO / John F McClelland Collaborative Procurement Initiative of the Year Award – Other organisations

Delta eSourcing

 

 

 

  • Coventry, Solihull and Warwickshire Shared Procurement Service
  • UK Shared Business Services Ltd
  • Transport for Greater Manchester
  • Transport for London – Transforming London’s Highways Management
  • Warwickshire County Council
  • Welsh Government
  • West London Alliance – Brent, Ealing and Hounslow Councils
  • West London Alliance – Children’s Services

 

GO Procurement Innovation or Initiative of the Year Award – Health and Social Care Organisations

  • Children’s Commissioning Consortium Cymru
  • Lincolnshire County Council / Lincolnshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
  • Liverpool City Council
  • NHS Lanarkshire
  • St George’s Healthcare NHS Trust
  • North Lincolnshire Council
  • West London Alliance – Children’s Services

 

GO Procurement Innovation or Initiative of the Year Award – Other organisations

  • DairyLink UK Ltd
  • Fusion21
  • Leicester City Council
  • London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham
  • London Borough of Newham
  • London Energy Project
  • Transport for Greater Manchester
  • Warwickshire Community Recycling Partnership

 

GO Team of the Year Award

PASS

 

 

 

  • East Staffordshire Borough Council
  • London Boroughs of Enfield and Waltham Forest – Shared Procurement Service
  • NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde / Brookfield Multiplex Construction
  • North East Procurement Service
  • Renfrewshire Council – Corporate Procurement Unit
  • Scottish Government Procurement Capability Team
  • South Devon Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
  • Stoke-on-Trent City Council

 

GO Procurement Leadership of the Year Award

BiP Solutions

 

 

 

  • Children and Family Court Advisory Support Service
  • Fabrick Housing Group
  • London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham
  • Renfrewshire Council – Corporate Procurement Unit
  • Scape
  • South Wales Police
  • Transport for Greater Manchester

 

Please note that the recipient of the coveted GO Lifetime Achievement Award will be announced at the National GO Awards 2013/14.

 

Each finalist will receive a discounted place of £95 to attend the Awards ceremony held on 25 April at the The Midland Hotel, Manchester. Additional places are also available to finalists at rate of £95. Should any GO Awards finalists wish to book additional places, they can do so while reserving their discounted place.

Non-finalists are also welcome to attend. The National GO Awards 2013/14 is a fantastic opportunity for you to celebrate the achievements of procurement professionals in the UK and network with delegates from the public and private sector alike.

To book your place, please click here.

 

Finalists Certificate Presentation

Please join us at the Keynote Arena at Procurex Live North 2013, taking place at Old Trafford, Manchester, where we will be presenting all finalists with their certificates. This informal celebration will enable you to network with other finalists and hear from influential Keynote participants including representatives from Government Procurement Service, the Cabinet Office and APSE.