The principles to tackle modern slavery in supply chains

It is estimated that about 25 million people across the globe are forced into modern slavery. The UK has developed the principles to tackle the scourge of contemporary slavery in global supply chains. The principles, developed in conjunction with the US, Australia,...

Overview of the Autumn Budget 2018

Delivering the Autumn Budget 2018 speech, Chancellor Philip Hammond won over small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) by introducing measures to support them and by levelling the playing field. Benefits for SMEs SMEs will benefit from the business rates cut, £675...

How Brexit will affect public procurement

The negotiations with the European Union are ongoing but, at the moment, the UK government has not reached a deal. This is worrying, as the formal separation from the EU is imminent, with much depending on the deal that the government can get, especially for public...