The recently published Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) guidance provides practical advice on how to avoid bid rigging and cartel activity. The guidance warns that construction directors, managers and suppliers should be aware that bid rigging can take many forms, for example: bid rotation – agreeing to take turns to submit the lowest bid; bid suppression – one or more firms agree not to bid or withhold their bids; cover pricing – bidders arrange for or more bidders to submit an artificially high bid, which distorts the impression of what is a
The UK Competition Authority publishes guidance with practical advice for project directors and managers on how to avoid bid-rigging and cartel activity in the construction market
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