Addleshaw Goddard

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Opening public procurement to SMEs? — 16 December 2013

The government has just published ‘Small Business: GREAT Ambition’, which sets out the measures it intends to enact to make access to public procurement easier for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs).

This briefing focuses on the proposed ban on PQQs for low-value contracts. The other proposed measures are listed at the end of this briefing.

An important function of the PQQ is to ensure bidders have the right ability to perform the contract…

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