Public matters - March 2019
This month includes procurement, local government frameworks, and state aid post-Brexit.
Welcome to our Public Matters Newsletter.
This month we have:
Managing robust public procurement exercises
Victoria Searle looks at the further guidance issued by the Cabinet Office in relation to applying exclusions in public procurement, managing conflicts of interest and whistleblowing.
Procurement evaluation criteria: key tips to getting it right
Over the last six months we have advised on a number of procurements under the Public Contracts Regulations 2015. In this article Peter Ware provides some key tips on how to get the procurement evaluation criteria right.
Local government frameworks: who is in the frame?
Frameworks account for a huge amount of the UK’s procurement activities. Micheal Mousdale looks a two issues that frequently arise, and a recent case that provides some clarity.
State aid in a post-Brexit world: the CMA’s role
As the 29 March Brexit deadline draws closer, Alex Kynoch discusses the Competition and Markets Authority’s role as the UK state aid enforcement agency.
Watch our webinar recording: CQC and health & care regulatory update
Carl May-Smith looking at some of the most recent developments relating to the CQC and other areas of regulation affecting health & care providers.
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