To modernise EU public procurement, the European Commission launched a consultation paper in January 2011 on simplifying public sector contracts.
The focus is helping smaller firms to win more contracts, reducing red-tape and boosting cross-border sales. See their press release.
The UK Government believes public procurement should be made easier and is now asking for feedback to the OGC.
Now is your chance to have your say. Contact: 0845 000 4999 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
If you get a response, please post your findings here.