Coronavirus and procurement: urgent awards and ensuring service continuity

Our specialist procurement team advises the HE sector on a range of issues, including those arising from the Covid-19 coronavirus outbreak.  To assist those HE clients that are contracting authorities we’ve set out some thoughts on the latest guidance on urgent contract awards and extensions

A second Procurement Policy Note from the Cabinet Office asking contracting authorities to take immediate action sets out information and guidance on payment of suppliers to ensure service continuity during and after the current coronavirus outbreak.  We’ve explained more about the Cabinet Office guidance and issues arising from it here.

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