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Guidance to public authorities on awarding low value contracts
On 24 July 2006 the European Commission published guidance on how public authorities should award fairly contracts which are of low value. While these contracts do not fall within the EU's public procurement regime, the Commission advises that they should nevertheless be awarded in a transparent and non-discriminatory manner where there is a potential for cross-border interest in the contracts.
UK
28 Jul 2006
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Shake up of competition in the municipal waste sector
The Office of Fair Trading (OFT) and The Office of Government Commerce (OGC) have collaborated in the production of two reports which signal a forthcoming shake up of competition in the municipal waste sector.
UK
1 Jun 2006
3
A guide to the Public Sector Procurement rules
The public sector procurement rules were revised from 31 January 2006 as a result of the introduction of the Public Contracts Regulations 2006.
UK
27 Mar 2006
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New Procurement Rules come into force
The UK regime governing procurement by public bodies and by utilities has today been overhauled by the introduction of two new sets of regulations – The Public Contracts Regulations 2006 and The Utilities Contracts Regulations 2006.
UK
10 Feb 2006
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Government triples UK merger fees
The Department of Trade and Industry has announced major increases to UK merger control fees. The increases follow a consultation exercise run last year.
UK
11 Jan 2006
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UK to improve bidders’ ability to challenge faulty procurements
The UK’s Office of Government Commerce has launched a consultation on proposed changes to the procurement rules, which are designed to improve a disgruntled bidder’s options for challenging a defective procurement procedure.
UK
15 Sep 2005
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PPRS comes under the competition spotlight
The OFT announced on 13 September 2005 that it is to carry out a "market study" into the Pharmaceutical Price Regulation Scheme (PPRS).
UK
14 Sep 2005
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New procurement rules – have your say
The Office of Government Commerce (OGC) is currently consulting on the implementation of new procurement rules in the UK. These rules will govern how NHS bodies run their procurement exercises. In particular they set out detailed rules for the running of framework agreements.
UK
21 Jul 2005
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New procurement rules - consultation launched
The Office of Government Commerce (OGC) has launched a consultation on proposed new regulations governing procurements by public sector bodies and utilities.
UK
30 Jun 2005
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