14 Apr 2020

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, Parishil Patel QC of 39 Essex Chambers and Lucy James and Rebecca Rees of Trowers & Hamlins LLP will take you through the raft of Government procurement guidance that has been recently published including:

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



Parishil Patel QC, 39 Essex Chambers - View here

Lucy James & Rebecca Rees, Trowers & Hamlins LLP - View here


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Date and Time:

Tuesday 14th April 2020 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM

PLEASE NOTE: This webinar is hosted by Zoom. Please visit the Zoom website for their Terms & Conditions.