This briefing by Burges Salmon and Institute for Government outlines the Government’s new Procurement Bill, and asks what the changes mean in practice for both the public and private sector.
Following the UK’s exit from the EU, the government has set out major reforms to the rules governing public sector buying in the new Procurement Bill.
The government’s new Procurement Bill proposes major reforms to the rules governing public sector buying with the aim of making a simpler and more transparent system. But what could these changes mean in practice for both the public and private sector?
In a recent expert briefing, co-hosted with the Institute for Government, Burges Salmon Partner Laura Wisdom was joined by members of the Cabinet Office, Ed Green, Deputy Director, Commercial Policy - International and Reform and Lindsay Maguire, Head of Engagement for Procurement Reform, along with Mark Leigh, Deputy Chief Commercial Officer at the Department for Work and Pensions. The expert panel discussed the Bill’s aims, key measures and whether it is the much-heralded regime transformation.
You can watch the full briefing below or listen to the audio recording here.