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Decisions, Decisions - Contract Award Suspended?

Decisions, Decisions - Contract Award Suspended?

In its recent judgment in the case of Aquila Heywood Ltd v Local Pensions Partnership Administration Ltd [2021] EWHC 114 (TCC), the Court found that t ...

Transforming public procurement – so long red tape, hello golden thread?

Transforming public procurement – so long red tape, hello golden thread?

On 15 December 2020, the Government published the eagerly anticipated Green Paper in relation to transforming Public Procurement.  This briefing summa ...

“Quality not quantity”; Procurement Briefing on publication of PPN 06/20 on Social Value

“Quality not quantity”; Procurement Briefing on publication of PPN 06/20 on Social Value

The Crown Commercial Service (CCS) has recently published its new Procurement Policy Note 'PPN 06/20' which provides a new model for the delivery of s ...

Procurement Briefing: Publication of new PPN 04/20

Procurement Briefing: Publication of new PPN 04/20

On 9 June 2020, the Cabinet Office published Procurement Policy Note 04/20: Recovery and Transition from Covid-19 (“PPN 04/20”).  

New Financial Thresholds for Procurement Published

New Financial Thresholds for Procurement Published

New procurement thresholds that come into effect on 1 January 2020 have been published by the European Commission.

Court of Appeal confirms application of the concessions regime

Court of Appeal confirms application of the concessions regime

In our briefing last October we detailed the High Court’s judgment in Ocean Outdoor UK Ltd v London Borough of Hammersmith & Fulham. The case was ...