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Council expected to pay damages after conducting flawed procurement process

Milton Keynes Council is expected to have to pay damages to a business that lost out on a contract the local authority tendered, the High Court in London has said. 31 Jul 2015

High Court orders ‘unsatisfactory’ public contract award to be set aside

The procurement process through which an English council awarded a contract for asbestos removal contained “a number of manifest errors” and breaches of equality and transparency requirements, and should therefore be set aside, the High Court has ruled. 21 Jul 2015

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'Tough sentences' for ex-council workers shows need for corporate hospitality controls, says expert

Companies must ensure that they have proper controls on corporate hospitality in place to avoid falling foul of anti-bribery laws, particularly if they are dealing with the public sector, an expert has said. 19 Jun 2015

Industry doubts over UK government meeting 2016 BIM target increasing – survey

Doubts among infrastructure professionals that the UK will meet government targets for the use of building information modelling (BIM) software on projects are increasing, according to a survey conducted by Pinsent Masons, the law firm behind Out-Law.com.... 22 May 2015

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Our EU & Competition team of highly experienced and dedicated specialists works exclusively on EU/competition law matters. We provide innovative, business-orientated solutions to clients, while operating within the ever-increasingly complex confines of UK and EU Competition law and regulation. The Group is lauded for being "very client focused and well aware of how to speak to the business community"
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