Taking prompt advice is essential. This guide sets out the key information about public procurement challenges that bidders and contracting authorities need to know under the Public Contracts Regulations 2015.
- When tenders can be challenged
- Why a bidder may bring a challenge
- What a contracting authority should do if challenged
- What an unsuccessful bidder can claim
- Time limits for challenging a procurement award
- Lifting a suspension
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