Lack of clarity in the procurement process can cause all sorts of problems.
Ambiguity over when a contract starts or, indeed, whether has started at all, can lead to expensive claims.
That’s nothing new. But, the difficult economic climate we find ourselves in, due to the coronavirus, has brought the issue to the forefront. The implications of confused contracts are much greater.
- What’s the legal position on tenders?
- How can you ensure terms are clear and consistent?
- What should be included in a contract pack?
If you’re a contracting authority or a procurement specialist, you’ll want to avoid unnecessary claims.
If you’re a supplier, you’ll want to know what information to look out for if you win a contract.
In this 12 minute video, our Corporate and Commercial Partner, Emily Powell and Procurement Adviser Huw Thomas talk through the key principles.