Bloom contributes to “The Times Future of Procurement”

Bloom contributes to “The Times Future of Procurement”

Jun 20, 2018

“Bloom is helping customers and suppliers become 55 per cent faster at delivering projects compared with 2014-15, reducing unnecessary costs and speeding up the delivery of benefits for customers and payments to suppliers.” Bloom and our CEO, David Shields, feature in The Times Future of Procurement supplement today. David Shields explains the reasons why he […]

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Bloom executive team news

Bloom executive team news

Jun 12, 2018

We are pleased to share some changes to our executive team at Bloom. David Shields has been appointed as the new group CEO of Bloom and V4 Services. Formerly MD of Government Procurement Services (now Crown Commercial Service) David has managed numerous large scale transformation programmes and commercial strategies across the public and private sectors. […]

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Updated privacy policy

Updated privacy policy

May 29, 2018

At Bloom, we respect your privacy and are committed to protecting your personal data, so we’ve created this privacy notice to tell you how we look after your personal data when you visit the Bloom website, (regardless of where you visit it from) and tell you about your privacy rights and how the law protects […]

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The pilot in 2014 showed that the NEPRO solution could assist the Council to achieve our aims of supporting local business while freeing up valuable time for us to concentrate on high value strategic projects.

Abi LindsaySenior Procurement & Contracts ManagerCumbria County Council

Working with Bloom to access the NEPRO solution has ensured we realise all the expected benefits from a neutral vendor approach in procuring and managing specialist professional services. They are a true partner and are continually looking to improve the way we work and ultimately the services provided by the suppliers.

Darren KnowdChief Procurement OfficerDurham County Council

Bloom was essential in the recent hiring of a consultant for a governance project within oneSource. Through the NEPRO solution, I was able to hire a consultant within 2 weeks of posting my project requirements. I was provided with proposals from a range of experienced and relevant suppliers and received valued support from Bloom throughout the process.

Jane WestManaging DirectoroneSource

Working with Bloom means we get access to the best choice of small and large suppliers, especially supporting local Cornish Small and Medium Enterprises suppliers. Working with a dynamic and competitive supply chain gives us flexibility, greater supplier choice and access to the latest thinking. Overall that delivers better value for money for the tax payer.

Kieran ToppingService Director – Commercial ServicesCornwall Council

I chose to work with Bloom as I liked the idea of outcome-based projects. It’s so much more efficient, as it’s a compliant process without the need to go through the OJEU process as it’s still competitive. Bloom has many suppliers already available but we can add suppliers whenever we want. Having someone who can help by providing a second opinion; a neutral point of view has been valuable to us.

Ariana BeattyVFM Commercial Contract & Risk Management ManagerUniversity of Sussex

Through Bloom we were able to engage with Cardiff Council efficiently and help them access social care services they urgently needed in a compliant way.

Sarah PopeManaging DirectorRT Group

Due to their robust and wide-reaching supply chain, Bloom is able to identify and access even the most niche suppliers. Bloom was able to provide a speedy and robust solution that would not have occurred to us.

Hassan IqbalStrategic Business PartneroneSource

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