Hot off the press! New Procurement Bill published

Hot on the heels of the Queen’s speech earlier this week, yesterday saw the publication of the long awaited Procurement Bill in the House of Lords ready for debate on 25 May.

Cabinet Office issues fresh guidance on Russian and Belarusian contracts – Procurement policy note 01/22

The Government has issued fresh procurement guidance in relation to contracts with suppliers from Russia and Belarus. Alison Walton, partner and head of procurement shares her insights.

Procurement case update – Urgency does not negate transparency and equal treatment

The case of R (Good Law Project and EveryDoctor) v Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, looked at the DHSC’s decision to …

Speed Read: Government Response to its consultation on Procurement Reforms

The Cabinet Office has released its eagerly anticipated response to its Green Paper on the reform of the UK’s public procurement regime. 

NEWS FLASH! New procurement thresholds just announced for 2022

The Government has announced the new procurement thresholds that will apply from 1 January 2022. 

New guidance from Europe on insolvent contractors under procurement rules

A helpful and practical interpretation from the Advocate General provides clarity on public procurement and Regulation 72 when a contractor goes insolvent.

Goodbye state aid. Hello to a streamlined new world

The UK government has announced new laws to replace EU rules on public-funded subsidies to private and third sector entities.
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Advice for contracting authorities as government gears up for procurement law reform

The Cabinet Office has set out advice and guidance for contracting authorities ahead of major reforms to procurement law.

Post-Brexit amends for UK procurement rules

Changes to UK procurement rules. Find out about legislation designed to secure access to UK markets post-Brexit.

Public Sector urged to get up to date with GPA and EU Trade & Co-Operation Agreement  

Alison Walton, Head of Public Procurement, reviews the latest procurement policy note (PPN 02/21) from the Cabinet Office which has urged all public sector bodies to familiarise themselves with new procurement provisions in international agreements.