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public matters newsletter - August 2015

12 August 2015

In this month's edition the team look at:

  • a case of evaluation gone wrong – lessons learned from assessment of tenders
  • devolution - the game changer? A look at the Cities and Local Government Devolution Bill 2015
  • the cost case to end all cost cases - or was it! Coventry and other v Lawrence and others
  • new procurement guidance for EU grant recipients
  • changing a cost budget: it's not that easy!
  • a look at the Trade Union Bill - consultation.

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Brexit resources

Build back better and gender mainstreaming in public procurement

In the course of dealing with Covid-19 many leaders have talked about ‘build back better’ and inclusivity should be at the heart of it.

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Legal updates

Government launches independent review of administrative law led by Lord Edward Faulks QC

We have been invited to submit evidence to assist the panel in considering options for reform of judicial review principles and procedures - contribute to the development of our response.

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Legal updates

Considering whether to insource or outsource services

This article summarises the key elements of the Institute for Government’s report.

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Legal updates

VAT reform proposals for the public sector - government departments, NHS and some other public bodies

The Treasury is looking to simplify and extend VAT recovery for ‘section 41’ organisations, the consultation remains open until 18 November 2020.

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