Webinar: Practical procurement advice and tips in the time of Covid-19
Concentrating on practical approaches to the procurement issues prompted by the current Covid-19 outbreak, Lucy James and Rebecca Rees of Trowers & Hamlins LLP and Parishil Patel QC of 39 Essex Chambers examined the raft of Government procurement guidance that has been recently published.
PPN01/20 – How flexible is your procurement?
- Justification of urgency
- Regulation 72 variations
- Other flexibilities – what is possible anyway?
Ongoing procurements: how to adopt and adapt to remote working and keep procurements on track
PPN02/20 – how to help and protect your supply-chain, looking at pre- and prompt-payment
- Who is a “supplier at risk”?
- BEIS business support requirements
- PPN03/20 – Use of Procurement Cards
Business as Usual: key messages from the Courts
The webinar recording can be found here.