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    January 2021
  • Radical changes to public tendering ahead?

    Alison Walton, Partner and Head of Public Procurement at Muckle LLP, explains the new Government proposals to reform public procurement law, but will they really make life easier for businesses bidding for public sector work?

    October 2020
  • Zero value tenders – are they valid?

    Whether you’re a contracting authority, a contractor or supplier, a new ruling has changed how proposed fees in bids should be assessed. Our public procurement experts explain.

    May 2020
  • UK’s OJEU replacement service confirmed

    Now the government has announced that its new ‘Find a Tender’ service which will replace the current OJEU, Alison Walton, partner and procurement law specialist, explains what contracting authorities and bidders need to know.

    March 2020
  • COVID-19 and the Public Sector

    In the light of the present COVID-19 restrictions and the likely impact on the economy and the impact it is already having on SMEs, …

  • Electronic signatures and contract informalities

    In these unprecedented times of social distancing and working from home, we’ve pulled together a list of FAQs so businesses can keep their operations running as smoothly as possible.

  • Bid Rigging – can you spot it?

    What are the bid rigging practices you should look out for? Our new in-house procurement expert Alison Walton talks us through what we should be aware of in commercial business.