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Governance and duties in the time of COVID-19

When faced with financial difficulty, directors face additional duties and responsibilities. This article outlines the key considerations and practical points for directors to consider
23 March 2020

CCS issues guidance on public procurement for COVID-19-related requirements

This note provides guidance for central government, local authorities, NHS Trusts and CCGs and other contracting authorities on using the 'extreme urgency' exemption
20 March 2020

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Burges Salmon supports Institute for Government report, ‘Carillion: two years on’

The firm’s Public Sector team has worked with the Institute for Government on its latest report on the government’s Outsourcing Playbook in the wake of the Carillion collapse
19 March 2020

Local Government Pension Scheme: Reform of the rules on exit credits announced

MHCLG has published a partial response to its consultation on the Local Valuation Cycle and the Management of Employer Risk

09 March 2020

Public Procurement: Court of Appeal considers Concession Contract Regulations

The Court of Appeal has handed down its judgment in the case of Ocean Outdoor UK Limited v The London Borough of Hammersmith & Fulham
18 October 2019

A to Z of construction disputes: Avoidance and resolution – Part 2: N to Z

This two-part article explains some of the key concepts that anyone involved in the construction industry needs to know in order to avoid or resolve construction disputes
28 May 2019

A to Z of construction disputes: Avoidance and resolution – Part 1: A to M

This two-part article explains some of the key concepts that anyone involved in the construction industry needs to know in order to avoid or resolve construction disputes
14 May 2019

Optimising The Procurement Process For Authorities and Utilities

Burges Salmon, has supported the Civil Engineering Contractors Association (CECA), in publishing its guide recommending how to make procurement processes more effective and efficient.
10 April 2019

Cabinet Office launches consultation on social value in procurement

The Cabinet Office continues to promote the social value agenda launching a consultation on how government should take account of social value in the award of central government contracts.
12 March 2019

Funding the UK’s infrastructure ambitions in a ‘post-PFI’ world

Many projects in the UK Infrastructure and Projects Authority's pipeline are dependent on private finance. In the absence of PFI/PF2, what other funding structures will help ensure delivery?
08 February 2019

Public procurement: Court of Appeal gives guidance on Development Agreements

The Court of Appeal has given judgment in the case of Faraday Development Ltd v West Berkshire Council, providing guidance on the application of procurement law to Development Agreements.
27 November 2018

Public procurement: will the evaluation of social value become compulsory?

The UK government has announced changes to extend the scope of the Public Services (Social Value) Act 2012, designed to rebuild trust after the collapse of Carillion.
13 July 2018
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