Public sector ignores Dept of Public Expenditure’s shortlist of PR companies approved for tenders

20th May, 2018

Public bodies have ignored a shortlist of public relations companies approved by the Department of Public Expenditure and Reform when hiring for new contracts.

Only one competition has run under the framework for government public relations contracts developed by the Office of Government Procurement (OGP), an office within the Department of Public Expenditure and Reform, last year. The framework agreement for the provision of public relations/communications services has been available for public bodies since October...

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