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29-01-2016

The Government launched an initiative in April 2014 (Circular 10/14) to assist Small and Medium Sized Enterprises (SME) in Public Sector Procurement. One of these measures requires Public Buyers to publish all award details over €25,000 (ex VAT) on the eTenders website on completion of the contract signing. This provision came into effect from...

07-01-2016

Minister of State with Special Responsibility for Public Procurement, Simon Harris T.D., and Minister for Business and Employment, Ged Nash, T.D., today (7 January 2016) launched the Office of Government Procurement’s Progress Report of the High Level Group on SME Access to Public Procurement.  The report was produced by the Office of...

04-01-2016

European Commission PUBLIC PROCUREMENT GUIDANCE FOR PRACTITIONERS

- on the avoidance of the most common errors in projects funded by the European Structural and Investment Funds

23-12-2015

The EU Commission has revised the Public Procurement Directive’s thresholds resulting in an increase in the thresholds for advertising in the Official Journal of the EU.

The thresholds apply from 1 January 2016.

The details are set out here....

10-12-2015

Simon Harris T.D., Minister of State with special responsibility for Public Procurement today (10 December 2015) announced a new two-year framework for the Provision of Accounting, Audit and Financial & Economic Services across the entire public service. The tender process for this service was conducted by the Office of Government...

10-12-2015

The OGP was awarded the Public Procurement Excellence Award at the National Procurement & Supply Chain Awards 2015.

04-12-2015

Launch of Electrical Goods Tender

Minister Harris encourages SMEs to register on eTenders and be alert to all new business opportunities

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