Government introduces new public procurement guidelines for small firms

New public procurement guidelines outlined by the Government today aim to make it easier for small businesses to bid for work across the public sector.

17th April, 2014
ISME welcomed the changes

New public procurement guidelines outlined by the Government today aim to make it easier for small businesses to bid for work across the public sector.

The new guidelines promote the setting of “relevant and proportionate financial capacity, turnover and insurance levels for tendering firms and the sub-dividing of larger contracts into lots, where possible, to enable SMEs to bid for opportunities”.

The Irish Small & Medium Enterprises Association (ISME) welcomed the changes, but...

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