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Social value - Iain Steel, TLT

Social value - Iain Steel, TLT Supported by legally robust examples that work, how do you attribute cost to social value objectives such as climate change, population health and wellbeing?

Bunching - David Hansom, Clyde & Co

Bunching - David Hansom, Clyde & Co When evaluating and scoring a tender, what can you do to eliminate 'bunching' and marginal score differentiation and so decrease the likelihood of a challenge?

Urgency - Kate Gough, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer

Urgency - Kate Gough, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer How do you procure for urgency under Reg 32/72, as justified by Covid? How sustainable is the Covid justification as we get further into the pandemic?p

Banter and bias - Maura Connolly, Eugene F. Collins

Banter and bias - Maura Connolly, Eugene F. Collins Is it ever advisable to resolve concerns around banter or unconscious bias informally? Are you always giving a hostage to fortune in the event full-blown claim for discrimination or harassment?

Modifications - Kerry Teahan, Carson McDowell

Modifications - Kerry Teahan, Carson McDowell After contract placement, how do you rescue the situation if a modification is substantial but you can't change contractor for economic and technical reasons?

Exclusion - Ciara Kennedy-Loest, Hogan Lovells

Exclusion - Ciara Kennedy-Loest, Hogan Lovells When can you be confident in applying the mandatory and discretionary exclusion grounds, particularly "prior contract breaches" and corruption convictions?

Exclusion - Ciara Kennedy-Loest, Hogan Lovells

Exclusion - Ciara Kennedy-Loest, Hogan Lovells When can you be confident in applying the mandatory and discretionary exclusion grounds, particularly "prior contract breaches" and corruption convictions?

Long-term absence - Jennifer Cashman, Ronan Daly Jermyn

Long-term absence - Jennifer Cashman, Ronan Daly Jermyn Weighing up the risk-based pros and cons, at what point do you dismiss if sick certs are arriving every month, giving no indication of a return to work, and there is no engagement with the company doctor?

Modifications - Bradley Martin, DWF

Modifications - Bradley Martin, DWF After contract placement, how do you rescue the situation if a modification is substantial but you can't change contractor for economic and technical reasons?

Feedback - Michael Mousdale, Browne Jacobson

Feedback - Michael Mousdale, Browne Jacobson Weighing up all the practical scenarios, how much of the winning bid should you divulge, especially around ‘added value’ which could be a competitive advantage?

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