E&Y to vet Commonwealth Games budget

Ernst & Young have been appointed to ensure Glasgow’s 2014 Commonwealth
Games is within its budget, and that Scottish businesses are aware of contract
opportunities for the games.

News of the appointment follow an effort to seek a further £2.4m to allow
completion of the tendering process, The

A report before the council’s executive committee states that the city
council appointed E&Y to advise on a procurement strategy for this and other
2014 Games-related infrastructure projects ‘with a view to not only securing
efficiencies but also ensuring that Glasgow and Scottish-based businesses are
fully aware of the forthcoming procurement opportunities and are gearing up

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