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Covid-19 for Local Authorities, Arms Length Bodies and Government - 16th June 2020

16 June 2020

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?

Anja Beriro and Louise Bennett look at:

  • 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.

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Our speakers

Andy Hopkin

Andrew Hopkin

Partner

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.

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Anja Beriro

Anja Beriro

Partner

Anja Beriro specialises in local authority law, public sector procurements, commercial agreements, projects and shared services; clients: local authority and private sector bodies.

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Louise Bennett

Louise Bennett

Senior Associate

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.

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