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UK government seeks data host partner

The UK government is looking for a joint venture partner to host government data in a new data centre environment. 23 Jul 2014

Prospective government suppliers have new pre-qualification questionnaire to fill out

A new 'pre-qualification questionnaire' (PQQ) will have to be completed by prospective UK government suppliers. 21 Jul 2014

Out-Law Guides

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    Businesses and outsourcing suppliers often face problems that cause commercial harm but are not serious enough to merit using contractual remedies, which are usually confined to damages claims or contract termination. 

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    This guide provides an overview of the role and potential liability of directors of foreign invested enterprises (FIEs) in China. 

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    This guide is based on UK law. It was last updated in March 2013.

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    This guide is based on UK law. It was last updated in February 2008 The trend in outsourcing continues to grow – both in the number and value of outsourcing transactions and in the variety of...

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    This guide is based on UK law. It was last updated in February 2008. IT consultancy services continue to be in great demand. A consultancy services agreement may be appropriate: for work which aris...

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