Covid-19 for Local Authorities, Arms Length Bodies and Government - 16th June 2020
Take a look at our Covid-19 on-demand training video, where key members of the team will be providing an update on current issues arising in relation to the pandemic including health and safety and how to get procurement going again.
This webinar took place on Tuesday 16 June 2020 and is now available on-demand.
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In this Covid-19 webinar key members of the team provide an update on current issues arising in relation to the pandemic.
Andrew Hopkin looks at some of the health and safety challenges presented by the reopening of premises and in particular:
- As premises re-open what are the key Covid-19 related health and safety considerations?
- What guidance is available and how should employers approach assessment of risk?
- In particular, what risks are presented by premises, equipment and operations?
- How to manage practical challenges such as reporting cases of infection, shared premises, use of PPE and continued homeworking for some.
- How will the employers keep Covid-19 health and safety risks under review and manage employees feedback and concerns?
- How to get procurement going again – dealing with a back log and how to keep standards high.
- What have we learnt about awarding emergency contracts?
- What has Covid-19 taught us about what we need in contracts?
- Can we run virtual procurements? How to ensure compliance with the regulations.
The webinar is available on-demand, with links shared on our LinkedIn page.
Louise works within the Government and Infrastructure team and specialises in Public Procurement matters on both high value transactional matters alongside procurement litigation and public sector commercial projects.
+44 (0)115 948 5615
Anja is a partner in Browne Jacobson’s government and infrastructure team and is a trusted advisor to numerous public sector clients. Anja is recognised for her experience in public procurement (litigious and non-litigious), outsourcing arrangements, complex governance structures, alternative service delivery models, and joint working between health and local government.
+44 (0)115 976 6589
Andrew Hopkin specialises in regulatory and health and safety law; advisor and advocate in criminal prosecutions, planning inquiries and inquests for public and private bodies.
+44 (0)115 976 6030