Pre-procurement considerations

Pre-procurement considerations guidance:

Brexit impact—public procurement The UK public procurement regime derives from EU public procurement laws, and is therefore impacted by the UK’s withdrawal from the EU....

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Value is a key concern in the case of public procurement, as it is ultimately the taxpayer who funds public services. The law therefore places certain duties on public...

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The UK public procurement regime derives from EU procurement laws and is therefore impacted by Brexit. The EU public procurement framework consists of a package of...

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Brexit impact—public procurement The UK public procurement regime derives from EU public procurement laws, and is therefore impacted by the UK’s withdrawal from the EU....

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This Practice Note is a short introduction to the legal issues that arise when public bodies join together to buy goods and services. While there has recently been much...

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Brexit impact—public procurement The UK public procurement regime derives from EU public procurement laws, and is therefore impacted by the UK’s withdrawal from the EU....

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Brexit impact—public procurement The UK public procurement regime derives from EU public procurement laws, and is therefore impacted by the UK’s withdrawal from the EU....

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In a relatively short period of time the use of e-Procurement tools to award public contracts has become standard practice. Consequently, those working in the public...

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Forthcoming change: New thresholds come into effect on 1 January 2020 (LNB News 11/11/2019 24). They are noted below alongside the current thresholds. Brexit...

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Brexit impact—public procurement The UK public procurement regime derives from EU public procurement laws, and is therefore impacted by the UK’s withdrawal from the EU....

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Brexit impact—public procurement The UK public procurement regime derives from EU public procurement laws, and is therefore impacted by the UK’s withdrawal from the EU....

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FORTHCOMING CHANGE: From 1 September 2019 all central government departments, executive agencies and non-departmental public bodies tendering public contracts (including...

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Brexit impact—public procurement The UK public procurement regime derives from EU public procurement laws, and is therefore impacted by the UK’s withdrawal from the EU....

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Brexit impact—public procurement The UK public procurement regime derives from EU public procurement laws, and is therefore impacted by the UK’s withdrawal from the EU....

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Brexit impact—public procurement The UK public procurement regime derives from EU public procurement laws, and is therefore impacted by the UK’s withdrawal from the EU....

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Major projects frequently form part of a broader programme (for example, a corporate transformation programme) and project management disciplines need to be employed at...

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This Practice Note is part of a series of Practice Notes collating and summarising notable historic case law rulings and principles relating to public procurement law....

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Public procurement—the supply of goods, services and works to the public sector—is big business. Even in more austere recent times, the sums remain...

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A contracting authority procuring a public contract above a certain financial threshold must use one of the permitted procurement procedures set out in the Public...

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Public procurement is a buying process essentially similar to its private sector counterpart. However, procurement by contracting authorities in the public sector is...

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Brexit impact—public procurement The UK public procurement regime derives from EU public procurement laws, and is therefore impacted by the UK’s...

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The Public Services (Social Value) Act 2012 (PS(SV)A 2012) requires local authority procurers to consider how they can improve the social impact of services they provide...

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The engagement of stakeholders, often representing a wide variety of interests, is critical to the success of major procurement projects and investment programmes....

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The public increasingly hold organisations responsible for the impact of their suppliers' practices on the environment and local communities. Forward thinking and...

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The search for alternative service delivery models that will improve efficiency and effectiveness in the public sector is nothing new. However, the government’s deficit...

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The best value duty (BVD) was introduced by the Local Government Act 1999 (LGA 1999). That remains the governing legislation although it has been amended considerably,...

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Brexit impact—public procurement The UK public procurement regime derives from EU public procurement laws, and is therefore impacted by the UK’s withdrawal from the EU....

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STOP PRESS: We are reviewing this Practice Note in the light of the Court of Appeal decision in Faraday Development Ltd v West Berkshire Council, for...

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There are basically two types of consultants that are used in public procurement: • consultants with technical knowledge of what is being procured (such as architects,...

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What is a social impact bond? Social impact bonds (SIBs) were introduced as part of the Big Society initiative that was introduced by the Coalition Government when it...

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