UK Government Publishes Response to Transforming Public Procurement Green Paper Consultation

In December 2021, the UK Government published its response to the consultation process that followed its 2020 Green Paper on transforming public procurement in the UK. The consultation received over six hundred submissions, demonstrating strong interest and engagement from bidding and procurement stakeholders alike. The subsequent government response shows broad support for a number of key proposals which will change the way

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£153m 4-year Safety Improvement Works Framework

Published date – 17th January 2022 1st Stage Deadline date – Friday 18th February 2022 2nd Stage Commencement – April 2022 2nd Stage Deadline – May 2022 Buyer Overview Guinness is one of the leading providers of social housing and affordable home ownership in England. Guinness currently own and manage around 65,000 homes spanning most parts of the country. Around

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The Civil Engineering Sector – A Presidential View

Civil engineering is extremely important within any large-scale project. Surveyors play an integral role in land development – generally being the first people to scout and measure the land. Afterwards, civil engineers and architects use these measurements to understand the area. This helps them design the structures correctly and safely. Alongside them would be commercial colleagues who ensure that construction

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Sustainable Housebuilding: Using Timber Frame and MMC

The UK Government has set the target for housebuilding to reach 300,000 homes per year. This provides suppliers with a number of issues, none more so than to provide a balance of affordable homes, whilst doing so sustainably. Timber frames and Modern Methods of Construction (MMC) provide a sustainable solution for developers to construct houses in a controlled environment. Benefits

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£40m Roads Maintenance Framework

Published Date – Friday 3rd December 2021 Deadline Date – Monday 10th January 2022 Buyer Overview Renfrewshire Council, a local authority established under the Local Government etc. (Scotland) Act 1994 and having its principal address at Renfrewshire House, Cotton Street, Paisley, PA1 1JB, is one of 32 council areas of Scotland. Their Corporate Procurement Unit works to develop Contracts and

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£835m Major Building Works Contracts

Published date – Wednesday 1st December 2021 Stage 1 Deadline – Monday 31st January 2022 Stage 2 Deadline – Monday 11th April 2022 Buyer Overview The London Borough of Southwark Council was created in 1965 to replace the councils of the Metropolitan Borough of Southwark, the Metropolitan Borough of Camberwell and the Metropolitan Borough of Bermondsey. Opportunity Overview The Council

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Events: In Person, Virtual or Hybrid?

The past 18 months have seen a huge change in how events are hosted due to Covid-19 and the climate emergency. The implementation of new technology and using systems already in place to a fuller capacity has had a huge impact on the way businesses operate. In this article, we will discuss how in person events have changed, along with

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5-year £210m Refurbishment Works Framework

Published date – Friday 19th November 1st Stage Deadline date – Wednesday 22nd December 2021 2nd Stage Deadline date – Tuesday 8th March 2022 Buyer Overview Catalyst Housing Group (CHG) are one of the UK’s leading housing associations, a member of the G15 group, with over 34,000 homes in London and the Home Counties. CHG pride themselves on providing housing

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AM Bid Turnover Hits £1million for First Time

AM Bid, UK-leading bid and tender specialist, is pleased to report it has exceeded forecasts in recording a £1 million turnover for the first time in its seven-year history. Following a year of continued regrowth and building back from the initial impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic outbreak, the business saw revenues up 43% on the previous year (£739,429) to sit

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£40m 4-year Highways Structure Management Opportunity

Published date – Friday 12th November 2021 Deadline date – Thursday 16th December 2021 Opportunity Overview Worcester County Council (WCC) require a high quality, cost-effective highways and transportation professional services to the people served by WCC. This will consist of the Core Service, an annual highway structures management service, with the potential for Associated Services, which are other services to

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