€100m cut to professional services

The state plans to slash more than €100 million off the annual €1 billion bill for professional services.

14th September, 2013
Paul Quinn: chief procurement officer for the Public Service. Photo: Maura Hickey

The state plans to slash more than €100 million off the annual €1 billion bill for professional services.

Paul Quinn, the state's new chief procurement officer for the Public Service, said he would be examining legal and insurance fees later this year, and he intended to shave the costs of other professional fees such as audit and banking after that.

He said that the state was hoping to achieve savings of 7.5 per cent from...

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