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The UK body tasked with overseeing compliance with special regulations governing some defence contracts has asked to be given new powers to compel suppliers to share more information with them about those contracts. 02 Feb 2017
The UK government's new industrial strategy offers manufacturers the chance to shape their own future, in a move that will be welcomed by industry, an expert has said. 24 Jan 2017
The EU’s 2014 Public Procurement Directive softened the rules preventing companies from bidding for public contracts where they, or their directors, had been convicted of certain economic crimes.
The 2015 Public Contracts Regulations implement the EU's 2014 Public Sector Procurement Directive in England, Wales and Northern Ireland by essentially 'copying out' the articles of the EU directive
Under European Union rules it is illegal for EU countries to give financial help to some companies and not others in a way which would distort fair competition. This help is called state aid, and the rules barring it are enforced by the European Commission...
This guide was updated in December 2015
This guide is based on UK law. It was written and last reviewed in January 2010. It is part of a series of OUT-LAW guides on green IT . The UK Government's Sustainable Procurement Action Plan...
This guide has been superseded. Instead, please see our guide on Public procurement law: the basics . The guide below is out of date and is no longer updated. The rules affecting procurement of...
Recent comments made by a UK government minister should serve to remind public bodies that procurement law is "not a blocker to innovation", an expert has said. 17 Jan 2017
The independent National Infrastructure Commission (NIC) is to examine how new technology can best be harnessed to improve infrastructure productivity following a request by the UK Treasury. 28 Nov 2016
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