New Cabinet Office guidance regarding social value

The Government recently published a Procurement Policy Note (PPN 06/20) detailing its new model for delivering social value in procurement. It was designed by a joint team from the Cabinet Office and the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS), who...

Important temporary changes to Public Sector Procurement rules

The government has introduced two key public procurement changes that have been implemented with respect to COVID-19. I am writing to you to explain (as briefly as possibly), what these policies may mean for you, and what relief – but also opportunities – may be...

START DIRECT(ly)

A successful Bid Qualification service is fundamental to the submission of bids. Unfortunately, the S.C.O.T.S.M.A.N does not work well when qualifying public sector bids. In light of this, NewBusiness.Dev has developed their own methodology called START...

EuropeAid and Brexit

Recently one of our customers contacted us regarding a contract notice published on the OJEU. The customer was interested in bidding for a contract funded by EuropeAid. A potential barrier to entry was noted at the end of the contract notice, with the following...

NEWBUSINESS.DEV – THE NEXT STAGE IN THE EVOLUTION OF OUR COMPANY

DeNové LLP was established in 2006 when we spun out of the management and technology consulting division of Deutsche Telekom AG – Detecon. We initially established DeNové as a consultancy to assist major companies in the bidding process for large technology...

PUBLIC PROCUREMENT UPDATE

Guidance relating to Public-sector procurement after a no-deal Brexit has been updated, as recent as the 25th of September, on this website. If the UK were to leave the EU with a deal, the current public procurement regulations will continue to apply, unamended, for...