With such a huge focus on climate change and the upcoming COP26, and the growing importance of the Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) agenda, focus on sustainability generally has been amplified in all sectors and areas of society. Here, we consider the sustainable procurement duty placed on public bodies in relation to public procurement, and how the duty operates in practice.
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Parties often get so caught up in the excitement of entering into contractual relations with each other, that little consideration (or none) is given to the desired mechanisms to be used for when things go wrong or how they will otherwise exit from the arrangements. He we look at the importance of getting contracts right from the start.
Energy experts have identified the Cromarty Firth as a key focal point in the push for major investment and development of next generation wind power.
As part of the Scottish Government’s National Islands Plan, a commitment to addressing population decline among Scottish island communities, the Islands Bond has been proposed as a means of encouraging more young people and families to stay on, or move to, the islands.
On the 30th of June 2021 it was announced that a new Subsidy Control Bill had been introduced in the UK Parliament. This comes after a period of consultation undertaken by the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) on the proposals for a new subsidy control framework.