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Local councils and elected mayors in England and Wales will be given the power to extend Sunday trading hours in their high streets and city centres from this autumn, the UK government has announced. 10 Feb 2016
The European Commission has awarded contracts to a number of suppliers of cloud-based services ahead of moving some of its systems to the cloud later this year. 09 Feb 2016
Until relatively recently companies doing business in Shanghai had very little choice about where to refer disputes for arbitration.
The EU’s 2014 Public Procurement Directive softened the rules preventing companies from bidding for public contracts where they, or their directors, had been convicted of certain economic crimes.
The 2015 Public Contracts Regulations implement the EU's 2014 Public Sector Procurement Directive in England, Wales and Northern Ireland by essentially 'copying out' the articles of the EU directive
Anti-competitive agreements are prohibited by European and domestic competition law. This means any anti-competitive provisions in commercial agreements are void and unenforceable which could lead to the entire agreement being unenforceable.
Organisations are increasingly looking to work in collaboration or partnership with third parties. This may be to achieve operational aims, such as a step change in service delivery, or to reduce costs or achieve efficiencies.
Major changes to rules on the procurement of public sector or utility concession contracts across the UK are to be implemented in April after separate initiatives by the UK and Scottish governments were taken forward this week. 05 Feb 2016
Measures designed to ensure that the Green Investment Bank (GIB) will continue to invest only in those projects that meet one of five 'green purposes' even after its part-privatisation have been announced by the UK government. 04 Feb 2016
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