Project Compass has published a Brexit Briefing outlining the likely impact of the European referendum on public procurement in the UK.
Read the briefing here.
Project Compass Director Walter Menteth & Patron Angela Brady PPRIBA will be at ‘Buying Smart-Better Procurement’ in this years Construction Industry Summit 20-21/9.Walter will addressing how the G Cloud framework & European Single Procurement Document (ESPD) models provide the construction industry significant opportunities.
Further details here.
Read here the AJ report on one recent success that follows an initial representation to Project Compass by one of our supporters.
The Cambridge University agreed to cut the minimum turnover requirements in its biomedical campus contest and extend the deadline. This follows pressure from Project Compass and the RIBA and representations made to Mystery Shopper and the University.
Following this intervention Project Compass/RIBA intervention, the turnover threshold (previously min.£5m) was reduced to £3.5m. & the deadline for responding was also extended to 19 Aug. 2016, to allow practices previously excluded from the process time to prepare a submission.
Project Compass will help advise and support those seeking to challenge poor procurement practice.