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Ideas are just the start

Ideas are just the start

Direct Awards: Scottish Court Of Session Looks At The ‘Nitty Gritty’ Of Timescales For Bringing A Procurement Challenge

In a previous blog, we discussed the strict approach the UK courts are taking when enforcing the time limits for bringing a legal challenge against a procurement decision.  In many cases, the contracting authority will have published a contract notice, conducted a procurement process and written to unsuccessful bidders explaining why their tender was not chosen.  Even when all of those steps are followed, there can be some debate around whe

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LChalmers

Auto-Enrolment One Year On: A Happy Anniversary?

Today marks one year since the largest employers in the UK started enrolling eligible workers into qualifying pension schemes.

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LChalmers

RIDDOR: Simplifying Incident Reporting Requirements

From 1 October 2013 changes will be introduced to the Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations (RIDDOR) which will aim to simplify the mandatory reporting of workplace injuries.  The changes follow the UK Government’s independent review of health and safety legislation in 2011 and a public consultation which took place last year.

RIDDOR requires employers, and other people in control of work premises, to report all work related deaths as well as certain work-related accidents, diseases and dangerous occurrences (near-misses).

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