A debate has been raging all day with regard to the application of OJEU procurement rules in the UK public sector.
We see no contradiction between best in class procurement practices driven by self interest in the private sector, and the requirements of OJEU.
Surely no procurement organisation wants to issue a tender until a sound strategy has been developed. Surely a strategy will always be based on sound demand analysis and market testing which reaches out to all qualified suppliers regardless of where they are based.
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