There may be something in this, but there's no doubt that it's also a genuine attempt at brain-picking
by BHB chairman Peter Savill and CEO Greg Nicholls.
There is an amendment to prevent public authorities using the tendering process as a brain-picking
exercise, and an amendment to safeguard trade secrets of bidders.The report takes on board a landmark European Court of Justice ruling from September 2000 (C-225/98 - see European Report 2532), which legitimises "combating unemployment" as an award criteria.
And I regret that the time was too limited to allow you to complete the brain-picking
you had set out to do.
He said Universal Studios has been "brain-picking
" stores such as Toys `R' Us, Target, JC Penney and Sears on prices and marketing strategies.