Best Value


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Best Value

A term of art referring to a UK government initiative that requires local authorities to ensure that their services meet the needs of their population in terms of quality, competitiveness, efficiency, continuous improvement and accountability.
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Finance Minister Edwina Hart, who was chairing the meeting, said she recognised that the Best Value system was "terribly bureaucratic" and that the initiative needed to be taken to reform it.
Probrand Group's head of new business development, Stephen Bushell, also said: "Since the Efficiency Review by Government, there has been considerable debate around best value best practice processes in procurement.
Value Colleges ranks the top three best values for 2015 as (1) Georgia Tech, (2) Texas A&M, and (3) Purdue University.
The TripIndex UK study compared the prices of a three-night Bank Holiday break in 20 cities, and revealed that Sheffield offers the best value for money, followed by Liverpool then Newcastle.
Americas Best Value Inn has closed 2010 with addition of 134 properties to its portfolio.
Recommendation: To help DOD effectively employ the best value tradeoff process, the Secretary of Defense should direct the Director of Defense Procurement and Acquisition Policy to work with the Defense Acquisition University to develop training elements, such as case studies or scenarios that focus on reaching tradeoff decisions, including consideration of price differentials, as it updates the source selection curriculum.
We do not believe that there would be a disproportionate impact on small or black and ethic minority firms of solicitors if Best Value Tendering is introduced.
However, over time these relationships may become so comfortable that the customer becomes reluctant to challenge the provider to deliver the best value available in the market for fear this will impinge on the "relationship.
YOU might wonder what value means when a top 10 best value colleges list includes Amherst College and its $29,000 + tuition.
The best value quality score is the product of a 70-percent weighted performance value and a 30-percent weighted price value.
BEST Value legislation, which is an important programme to review all key policing services within the force area, was started last year and will continue over a five-year period.
The new duty of Best Value, which comes into force on April 1 next year, is a process by which councils look to purchase services which offer the best quality and value for money.

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