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Central government departments, local authorities and other public sector bodies in the UK have spent £2.6 billion via the Digital Marketplace in the past five years, according to new data published by the government. 29 Aug 2017
Competitive tendering for onshore electricity transmission infrastructure is "unlikely" to be introduced in the near future, given pressure on parliamentary time ahead of the UK's exit from the EU, energy market regulator Ofgem has said. 29 Jun 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This guide has been superseded.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 The guide below is out of date and is no longer updated.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...
Producers of financial instruments and structured deposits must identify in detail the target market for their products, including the losses a potential client can bear, according to guidelines finalised by the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA).... 06 Jun 2017
The UK government is pressing ahead with plans to set up a register of overseas companies and other entities that hold UK property, or bid for central government contracts. 07 Apr 2017
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