Articles - DAC Beachcroft

Articles by Tim Dennis

COVID-19: Procurement Policy Notes on supporting suppliers

COVID-19: Procurement Policy Notes on supporting suppliers

Contracting authorities are actively encouraged to have a procurement strategy that allows small and medium sized enterprises to access public contrac ...

COVID-19: The impact on procurement over the next coming months

COVID-19: The impact on procurement over the next coming months

As we are in the midst of what has been described as the worst public health crisis for this generation, NHS Procurement teams and suppliers of produc ...

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.

Procurement Challenges - The (indemnity) cost of not engaging sensibly around disclosure

Procurement Challenges - The (indemnity) cost of not engaging sensibly around disclosure

In a recent judgment relating to specific disclosure, the Court re-emphasised its expectations that: (a) Contracting Authorities in procurement cases ...

Introduction to Procurement Challenges - A Webinar

Introduction to Procurement Challenges - A Webinar

Tim Dennis, Senior Associate, hosts a webinar “Introduction to Procurement Challenges". 

Procurement Alert: Court refuses to lift automatic suspension where other health services could be affected

Procurement Alert: Court refuses to lift automatic suspension where other health services could be affected

Recently, the Court refused to lift an automatic suspension in a procurement challenge brought by two NHS Trusts against a Council on the basis that d ...

New procurement case confirms that evaluation is a serious business!

New procurement case confirms that evaluation is a serious business!

Contracting Authorities and their evaluators are reminded once again of how important it is to ensure that the evaluation stage in a procurement proce ...

The new procurement rules: One year on

The new procurement rules: One year on

The Public Contracts Regulations 2015 came into force just over a year ago – so what impact have they had and are we seeing huge differences in the wa ...