Construction firms fined for breaking competition law by bid rigging

13 April 2023      Ashley Shelbrooke, HEPA and Project Specialist

Last year the CMA provisionally found evidence of illegal cartels in the construction industry.

The CMA has now fined 10 construction firms a total of nearly £60 million for illegally colluding to rig bids for demolition and asbestos removal contracts involving both public and private sector projects.  The CMA has also secured the disqualification of 3 directors of firms involved in the unlawful conduct.  You can find out more via the CMA’s press release here.

Resources to combat bid rigging

In collaboration with the CMA, HEPA ran a time to talk exploring the dangers of bid rigging in December 2021.  You can find all of the resources shared by the CMA here.

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