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High Court judge gives procurement litigants reprieve on claim form timescales

Companies that take issue with the way public bodies tender for or award contracts have up to seven days to serve a claim form after it has been issued, a High Court judge has confirmed. 27 Mar 2015

Budget 2015: 'competitive tendering' proposed for onshore electricity transmission infrastructure

Introducing a competitive tendering process for the construction of cables, pylons, substations and other onshore electricity transmission infrastructure could drive down the costs of these necessary projects, the UK government has said. 19 Mar 2015

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Budget 2015: local business rate retention rights will increase cities' ability to invest, says expert

Giving certain UK cities the right to retain increases in business rates revenue could ultimately encourage city-specific infrastructure plans and create more opportunities for private and overseas investment, an expert has said. 18 Mar 2015

New guidance for public bodies on the use of pre qualification questionnaires in procurements

Public bodies should use the government's standardised pre-qualification questionnaire (PQQ) when conducting procurements for large value contracts, the UK government has said in new guidance it has issued. 05 Mar 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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