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Awarding Public Contracts Skilfully and Lawfully within the Procurement Rules

On-demand, 14th July 2021 until 17th November 2021

Incentive contracts - Edward Quigg, Quigg Golden

Incentive contracts - Edward Quigg, Quigg Golden How can incentive contracts help you secure VFM in new procurements? What can and should procures do?

Early involvement - Simon Taylor, Keating Chambers

Early involvement - Simon Taylor, Keating Chambers How do you control - and overcome - the problems with early contractor involvement, e.g. pre-market testing or specification writing, so you reap the benefits without conferring an advantage?

Contract phase - Rupert Sydenham, Hogan Lovells

Contract phase - Rupert Sydenham, Hogan Lovells What are tried, tested and verified methods for ensuring that social value is captured during the contract phase, in other words, that tenderers deliver on promises?

Future-proofing - Michael Mousdale, Browne Jacobson

Future-proofing - Michael Mousdale, Browne Jacobson What is a tangible methodology for future-proofing a new procurement - leveraging the available flexibilities and introducing compliant measures which give you an advantage?

Evaluation - Kate Gough, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer

Evaluation - Kate Gough, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer Using recent cases and real-life examples, how far can evaluators push their "margin of discretion"? Is consensus scoring essential? What happens if there is an impasse?

Reforms - Emily Heard, Bevan Brittan

Reforms - Emily Heard, Bevan Brittan What practically should procurers be doing to prepare for reform, including the Green Paper and the Health & Social Care White Paper?

Social Value - David Hansom, Clyde & Co

Social Value - David Hansom, Clyde & Co What are the practical strategies to demonstrate and evidence social value in a non-arbitrary way, and how can these be evaluated fairly and defensibly?

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