- December 6, 2013 11:22 AM
It's what every careers book on the shelf warns you about, and it's the situation that every job candidate runs over and over again through her mind: "What happens if, during my video conference interview for a big job, I show up as a talking cat?"
- December 6, 2013 7:47 AM
One of the aspects of the interplay between competition and public procurement that is receiving increasing attention concerns the impact of the transparency created by procurement rules on effective competition for public contracts and, beyond that, on the risk of cartelisation of procurement markets. Even if there can be some disagreement concerning the degree to which the increased transparency derived from public procurement rules facilitates collusion (or bid rigging), it seems unquestionable that reducing the costs of exchanging information and simplifying the monitoring of competitors’ tendering behavior does support successful bid rigging strategies.