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Your guide to the new Procurement Act 2023 – APMP UK Event

Why attend?

The UKs departure from the EU caused the need for our own procurement legislation, separate from the OJEU. Providing an opportunity to reform how the government buys, the Procurement Act reached Royal Ascent in October 2023. Pledging that the Act will become effective in October 2024, the government is now working to determine how the Act will be implemented.

With the first series of knowledge drops released, APMP UK is holding a panel discussion on the Act and what it could mean for the bidding community. Pulling together experts from across bidding, capture, commercial, legal, procurement and SMEs, we will discuss the contents of the Act and draw views on what it could mean for anyone who bids into the public sector.

Attendees of the event will:

  • Receive highlights of the Procurement Act 2023 and where to find unbiased information
  • Gain an understanding of the different avenues that the Act could take in the future
  • Understand the implications of the potential applications of the Act on public procurement bidding
  • Get a sense of what to do next to prepare for the Act becoming effective in October.


5.00pmRefreshments and networking
5.30pmPanel Discussion
6.30pmAudience Q&A


Clarkslegal LLP

Founded over 100 years ago, Clarkslegal is a leading law firm providing innovative solutions to complex legal challenges for both businesses and individuals across the UK and internationally. Our public procurement team makes up one of a number of specialist departments within the firm. The team advises a wide range of bidders, from PLCs with large professional bid teams to small owner-managed businesses, across industries including IT, construction, health and social care and more.

The new Procurement Act is the biggest shake up to procurement law we have seen in nearly two decades, and its implementation is bound to cause uncertainty in the bidding world. We’re looking forward to working with bidders to help them get ready for the new Act and understand what it means for them, to maximise their chances of success in future tenders. Where things don’t go to plan, we can help bidders navigate their rights and options are for challenging the outcome.

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