Which Regulations apply?

The Public Contracts Regulations 2015 apply to all procurement procedures commenced on or after 26 February 2015. Broadly speaking, the date that the procurement is first advertised will be the date that it is “commenced” for these purposes. For more detail, please see new regulation 118.

> Download Public Contracts Regulations 2015 guide

Invitation to Tender

We are currently updating our template invitation to tender to ensure that it complies with the Public Contracts Regulations 2015, which are in force for all procurements commenced on or after 26 February 2015. Please check back again soon.

In the meantime, you might like to download our handy User Guide to the Public Contracts Regulations 2015, which discusses the impact of the new regime on the evaluation stage and the setting of award criteria.

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