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What is the impact of the UK’s withdrawal from the EU on public procurement laws?The UK public procurement regime is derived from EU public...
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What is happening with public procurement reform post Brexit?Review and reform of the domestic public procurement regime, and associated areas of...
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2nd Aug
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If a supplier awarded a public contract ceases trading shortly after award, can the contract be awarded to another bidder in the original tender...
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What is the impact of a no-deal Brexit on public procurement?In conducting our research we have focussed on public procurement under the Public...
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Has an insurance company ever challenged a regulated public procurement process?The following case provides an interesting example of an insurance...
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Where can I find the EU financial thresholds relating to public procurement and how often are they revised?The EU Procurement Directives provide that...
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Is there a general, implied or common law obligation on a bidder in a tender exercise to act in good faith or with candour when submitting a bid?In...
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What guidance is available for handling tied bids in public procurement?The answer to this Q&A relates to an above threshold procurement exercise...
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What are the rules on referring to brands within technical specifications in the context of a public procurement exercise for equipment installation...
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If a bidder’s tender has been rejected (and reasons provided at the point of rejection), does the contracting authority still have to send a...
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If a charity wishes to procure goods or services using a Crown Commercial Service contract, does it have to apply the public procurement rules and...
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In a public procurement exercise under the Public Contracts Regulations 2015, SI 2015/102, on what grounds can a bidder be excluded or eliminated for...
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Can a contracting authority change the procedure adopted for a public procurement exercise (eg from open to negotiated procedure) once the procurement...
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