Tenders: Righting wrongs?

James Falle and Catherine Haugh consider when authorities can or must allow bidders to correct errors in their tenders ‘If a genuinely competitive tender contains a simple clerical error, and that tender is excluded from the competition as a result of that minor error, ultimately the public (and the public purse) will suffer.’Imagine this scenario: …
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