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Awarding Public Contracts Skilfully and Lawfully within the Procurement Rules

On-demand, 22nd September 2020 until 17th November 2020

David Hansom - Q&A session

David Hansom - Q&A session 2020 A Q&A session around bunching covering, narrowing the competition, tie break situations, feedback from the potential market.

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?

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?

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?

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 - Kerri Crossen, Philip Lee

Urgency - Kerri Crossen, Philip Lee How do you procure for urgency as justified by Covid? How sustainable is the Covid justification as we get further into the pandemic?

Social value - Anna-Marie Curran, A&L Goodbody

Social value - Anna-Marie Curran, A&L Goodbody Supported by legally robust examples that work, how do you attribute cost to social value objectives such as climate change, population health and wellbeing?

Feedback - Mary Dunne, Maples Group

Feedback - Mary Dunne, Maples Group 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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