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Architects blast council over tender’s 70:30 weighting of cost over experience


RIBA could quite easily endeavour to draw a line in the sand on this issue and stipulate a 30/70 cost quality threshold as a minimum standard. 100% qualitative assesment, having a fixed price or fixed 'price range' is also possible. An equally important question however might be why does the UK procure so much via PQQ processes only fit for the publics purchase of lavatory rolls, when there are multiple other well established flexible ways to commission under EU Direcfive 2014/24/EU & The Public Contract regulations 2015. Particularly given there are routes specific for architectural services. We are being taken for mugs - supplying lavatory rolls. Hate phone typing....

Posted date

5 July, 2018

Posted time

7:24 pm