Public Contracts Regulations 2015: Implications and Opportunities for Social Enterprises — free new guide from Anthony Collins Solicitors

We’re early with this, but why wait? Here, in plenty of time for Social Enterprise Day 2015, and as a contribution to it, we have teamed up with our good friends at Anthony Collins Solicitors LLP to bring you, hot off the press, a new guide to the recently enacted Public Contracts Regulations 2015. Read on to find out more…

On the 26th February 2015 new laws came into force – the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (PCR 2015) – intended to streamline public procurement and make it more open to small and medium enterprises, social enterprises and third sector providers.

So if you have heard about PCR 2015 but haven’t yet had a chance to work out its implications you’ll be pleased to know that our good friends at Anthony Collins Solicitors LLP have kindly produced a guidance note for us all.

It is is intended for social enterprises that want to better understand PCR 2015, and in particular want to know how this legislation, along with the Public Services (Social Value) Act 2012, may help them maximise the opportunities offered by public sector contracting.

Download:    Public Contracts Regulations 2015: A Guide to the Implications and Opportunities for Social Enterprises.

 You can read our extensive archive of materials and resources on public contracting and social value here.

 You can read all our blog posts tagged social value here.

Also available on the Anthony Collins Solicitors website.

BSSEC gratefully acknowledges the Barrow Cadbury Trust’s financial support that has made the production of this and other recent resources possible.

Birmingham UK. Freelance research, evaluation and policy consultant specialising in social enterprise and the third sector. I maintain the BSSEC blog and website

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