Local Government Contracts and Procurement
Local Government Contracts and Procurement, 2nd edition will assist all those advising on or involved in tendering, selecting, negotiating and managing commercial contracts in local government. The book provides invaluable guidance and practical advice, starting with the principles of procurement, detailing the UK and EU constraints moving through to the process of procurement and negotiating the contract. Contractual principles are discussed and the work includes the contents of contracts for various local authority clients' departments with example clauses and hints on drafting techniques. Coverage in the second edition includes: consideration of two new European Procurement Directives which will become UK Regulations; updating of law and practice relating to municipal trading; changes to local authority procurement procedure; new TUPE Regulations; Building Schools for the Future initiative; updating of law and practice relating to housing; and complete rewrite of Case Study on Transport.