Legislation

Swiss reject tough law on supply chain due diligence
For now, the UK’s regulations for domestic security and defence procurement are unchanged ©Getty Images
'Business as usual' for public contracts
Contract for Change aims to provide a free, practical framework for positive societal impact ©Cultura RF/Getty Images
Three reasons to embrace social value
A construction contractor missed out on a tender because of past failures ©Getty Images
European Court finds contract exclusion justified
JLP has over 5,000 indirect suppliers, from trolleys to trucks – including these new biomethane-powered trucks being rolled out over the next 10 years ©John Lewis
Case study: a new system to manage indirect suppliers
Saudi overhauls public procurement law
Contracted and zero-hours workers in the UK will have greater protection ©Getty Images
Law: employment reforms affect worker contracts
Reports of rogue drones ruined Christmas for many, when Gatwick halted flights  ©Gatwick Airport
Drone legislation due for second reading
Being part of the GPA will open up public sector contracts to more foreign bidders ©REUTERS/Stock Adobe
Australia accepted into WTO public procurement club
“The impact of last year’s generic drug price increases should have served as a wake-up call to Government,” said PAC chair Meg Hillier. ©Tyler Olson/stock.adobe.com
MPs worried over post-Brexit drug supply
A third of public sector clothing suppliers, including those for the military, have not yet published a modern slavery statement, said a report ©MoD/Crown copyright 2018
'Real risk' of slavery in government supply chains
The future of the UK–Germany trading relationship after Brexit