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Public matters newsletter - March 2015

1 March 2015

A wide range of articles featured in this month's newsletter:

  • Stephen looks at procurement - variations to existing agreements
  • Ros has provided a case law update on no recourse families
  • Emma discusses the new Public Contracts Regulations 2015
  • Megan reviews the Data Protection Act 1998
  • Sarah looks at access to justice, and
  • Angela looks at the subject of devolution and the evolution of combined authorities.

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28Jun

Optimus Education: Operating an Efficient Trust - Manchester The Lowry, Manchester

This free event will allow you to build your network, ask questions of our expert speakers, and improve your trust processes. With a choice of nine workshops, you can create a bespoke experience to suit the needs of your academy. Bring multiple team members to ensure you get the most out of the day.

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28Jun

Understanding the three major changes to Keeping Children Safe in Education 2022 ON24 webinar platform

This webinar is suitable for senior leaders in education settings, including CEOs, COOs and CFOs, head teachers and principals, directors and heads of HR, designated safeguarding leads, governors and Trustees.

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Press releases

Browne Jacobson dealmakers advise LDC on significant investment in global advertising partner

Browne Jacobson have successfully advised leading mid-market private equity firm LDC on its investment into global programmatic advertising company, Blis. The transaction will support Blis’ international growth strategy.

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Legal updates

Welsh Human Rights Bill: A parting of the ways?

The Welsh Government has published a report setting out a blueprint for devolution of justice and policing in Wales that pulls no punches in making the case for taking greater control from Westminster.

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Legal updates

The Procurement Bill - selection, exclusion, conflict of interests and debarment

On 11 May 2022, the UK Government introduced the Procurement Bill which seeks to reform the existing rules on public procurement. The Bill underwent its second reading on 25 May 2022 and we can expect the Act to come into force some time next year. This article will take you through some of the proposed changes on selection, exclusion, conflict of interests and debarment in the procurement process.

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Legal updates

The Liberty Protection Safeguards – how can we help?

The Liberty Protection Safeguards (LPS) were introduced in the Mental Capacity (Amendment) Act 2019 and will replace the Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DoLS) system. The LPS framework aims to deliver improved outcomes for people who are or who need to be deprived of their liberty.

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