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public matters newsletter, June 2013

28 June 2013

In this first issue, we cover a number of topics which are of use to lawyers and other professionals working in local government, the police and fire services. In particular we look at the Duty of Disclosure in public procurement disputes, Cabinet Office advice notes and guidance, our work on childrens services, a state aid update and a general news round-up. Additionally we have a question and answer piece, focussing on the new procurement directive.

Please feel free to contact Peter Ware or any of the other contributors to the newsletter, if you would like to discuss any of the issues covered.

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Legal updates

A pragmatic and common sense approach to Housing Disrepair during COVID-19?

The resolution of disrepair issues will not always be straightforward in the new world in which we find ourselves. The Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government has therefore released Guidance for Landlords and Tenants.

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Legal updates

Cabinet Office advice for contractual behaviour which is impacted by the Covid-19 emergency

On the 7th May 2020, the Cabinet Office released its guidance on responsible contractual behaviour for both public and private sectors relating to the performance and enforcement of contracts which have been “materially impacted” by the coronavirus.

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COVID-19 for local authorities, arms length bodies and government - 19th May 2020

We are pleased to invite you to our on-demand Covid-19 webinar, where a number of key members of the team, and guest speaker Rose Grogan from 39 Essex, will be providing an update on current issues including the impact of Covid-19 on the NHS, local authorities and Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) and the wellbeing of all employees over the pandemic.

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Legal updates

Deal prospects for 2020: challenges and opportunities

How will the current extraordinary events impact the transactional market? The COVID-19 crisis has certainly created enormous challenges for the deal market.

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The content on this page is provided for the purposes of general interest and information. It contains only brief summaries of aspects of the subject matter and does not provide comprehensive statements of the law. It does not constitute legal advice and does not provide a substitute for it.

Peter Ware

Peter Ware

Partner and Head of Government Sector

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