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Clarity over the UK's future relationship with the European Investment Bank (EIB) and the status of EU workers should be obtained as early as possible during the Brexit negotiation process, a panel of infrastructure industry experts has said. 28 Mar 2017
The UK government has promised to build world-class digital infrastructure and provide for "innovation-friendly" regulation as a part of a broad new digital strategy it has published. 01 Mar 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This guide has been superseded.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 The guide below is out of date and is no longer updated.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...
The stiffening of a 'mystery shopper' scheme run by the UK government's Crown Commercial Service (CCS) will help improve procurement practices, to the benefit of both suppliers and those procuring within government, an expert has said. 22 Feb 2017
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
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