Partnerships and longer-term collaboration

  • Collaborative arrangements can cover a range of areas and are designed to promote co-operation that is beneficial to both parties.
  • Important in major development projects
  • The use of framework agreements can enable the establishment of good collaborative-type relationships while retaining the element of competition through the use of mini-competitions when awarding contracts.
  • In some cases the use of incentive contracts, where gains or losses are shared between the supplier and the contractor, can be beneficial

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