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The UK government will invest £246 million in battery technology as part of plans to give homes and businesses more control over their energy use and support new energy technologies. 24 Jul 2017
The UK's highest court is due to hear an appeal early this week against Scottish government plans to introduce a minimum price per unit of alcohol (MUP) sold in the country. 24 Jul 2017
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.
Many private sector organisations are using competitive tenders to procure goods and services or award significant contracts. Competitive tenders can be used to maintain a competitive edge and drive a better commercial deal.
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.
This guide was last updated in August 2015.
This guide is based on UK law. This was updated in April 2013.
The economic, ethical and social implications of artificial intelligence (AI) are to be assessed by a UK parliamentary committee. 20 Jul 2017
Alternative reports have emerged in Germany about what the basis for a legal challenge brought against legislation passed in Germany to ratify the planned new Unified Patent Court (UPC) system in Europe is, an expert has said. 20 Jul 2017
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