SFA says companies are losing out on contract procurement

first_img Almost 10,000 appointments cancelled in Saolta Hospital Group this week Twitter Pinterest Newsx Adverts Three factors driving Donegal housing market – Robinson Calls for maternity restrictions to be lifted at LUH Pinterest WhatsApp Facebook Twitter WhatsApp Almost two-thirds of Irish companies have not tendered for public contracts in the last three years, according to research by the Small Firms Association.The survey found that most companies think the emphasis on price rather than value makes it not worth their while to apply for contracts.The Small Firm’s Association wants an immediate overhaul of public procurement procedures to make it easier for Irish companies to win valuable contracts. It’s been an issue of contention in Donegal for some time that local companies are not getting contracts, and the work is instead going to companies across the border.SFA Director Patricia Callan says government policy in this area is at odds with the agenda of job creation……….[podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/11/sfa830.mp3[/podcast]center_img Previous articleHogan leaving back door open for new regulations – CanningNext articleShock as on and off field brawls spoil Tyrone County Final News Highland By News Highland – November 14, 2011 SFA says companies are losing out on contract procurement RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Google+ Google+ Guidelines for reopening of hospitality sector published LUH system challenged by however, work to reduce risk to patients ongoing – Dr Hamilton Facebook Business Matters Ep 45 – Boyd Robinson, Annette Houston & Michael Margeylast_img read more