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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.

Low tenders (NTS3) - Emily Heard, Bevan Brittan

Low tenders (NTS3) - Emily Heard, Bevan Brittan If you know a tender is low because of previous experience and have written to the tenderer but to no avail, how do you disqualify because of price?

Low tenders (NTS2) - Emily Heard, Bevan Brittan

Low tenders (NTS2) - Emily Heard, Bevan Brittan If you know a tender is low because of previous experience and have written to the tenderer but to no avail, how do you disqualify because of price?

Low tenders (NTS1) - Emily Heard, Bevan Brittan

Low tenders (NTS1) - Emily Heard, Bevan Brittan If you know a tender is low because of previous experience and have written to the tenderer but to no avail, how do you disqualify because of price?

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?

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 - Gordon Downie, Shepherd and Wedderburn

Modifications - Gordon Downie, Shepherd and Wedderburn 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?

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?

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?

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