Outsourcing

Outsourcing guidance:

Definitions for Anti-bribery clause—for public sector contracts Commencement Date means the date on which this Agreement is signed by both Parties; Default means any...

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Produced in partnership with Michael Winder of Brabners LLP STOP PRESS: The General Data Protection Regulation, Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (the GDPR) introduces substantial...

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Benchmarking is the process by which the services of an existing outsourcing supplier are compared to the same or similar services of other suppliers. A customer may want...

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Schedule—Benchmarking 1 Introduction 1.1 This Schedule describes the processes and procedure for benchmarking the Supplier’s services. 1.2 In this Schedule, the following...

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It is important for a business to have appropriate measures in place to ensure that it can continue to operate in the event of a disruption or disaster. In the vast...

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Produced in partnership with Ginevra Gatrell of Gunnercooke LLP 1 Interpretation 1.1 The following definitions and rules of interpretation apply in this Schedule: Broadly...

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Special provisions normally apply to ensure a minimum level of pension protection for employees whose employment compulsorily transfers from central government to private...

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This Practice Note considers the following key issues in relation to outsourcing charging models: • Initial considerations • Fixed price model • Time and materials • Pay...

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Agreement for [insert full agreement title as per the front page of the contract document, ie 'Agreement for the supply of IT services'] (the Agreement) SECTION 1:...

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This Practice Note summarises the law, guidance and practice relating to the variation of contracts and deeds. It explains how a contract or deed can be varied in...

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Customer responsibilities are obligations placed on the customer in an outsourcing or other services agreement which are necessary for the supplier to be able to perform...

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A data centre is a facility that houses computer and communications equipment. This Practice Note covers the following key issues: • security • data • technology •...

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Brexit: On 31 January 2020, the UK ceased to be an EU Member State and entered an implementation period, during which it continues to be subject to EU law. During this...

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Brexit: On 31 January 2020, the UK ceased to be an EU Member State and entered an implementation period, during which it continues to be subject to EU law. During this...

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Due diligence is the name given to the process by which the factual and legal background to a transaction is collated and assessed. Whereas in M&A transactions due...

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Definitions for Anti-discrimination clause—for public sector contracts Equality Law means the Equality Act 2010 (EqA 2010), any statutory code issued under it and any...

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BREXIT: As of exit day (31 January 2020) the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK has entered an...

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1 Freedom of Information 1.1 In this Agreement, the terms ‘Information’[, ‘Environmental Information’] and ‘Request for Information’ shall have the meanings set out in...

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Outsourcing agreements usually last for a number of years and require close collaboration between the supplier and the customer throughout the term. Robust governance and...

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Definitions for Health and safety clause for public sector contracts Authority’s Premises means either or both of: (a) premises owned, controlled or occupied by the...

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Produced in partnership with Michael Winder of Brabners LLP 1 Human Rights 1.1 The Supplier shall, and shall use reasonable endeavours to procure that its staff, agents...

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Most outsourcing contracts will contain a range of mechanisms intended to incentivise suppliers by either punishing poor performance, or rewarding performance that...

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Produced in partnership with Alistair Mitton and Imogen Armstrong of Womble Bond Dickinson These clauses are for use in relation to Precedent: Outsourcing agreement—long...

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Intellectual property rights (IPR) can often become points of contention during outsourcing contract negotiations. Issues arise in relation to the ownership and licensing...

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This Agreement is made on [insert date] (the Commencement Date) between the following parties (each a party and together the parties): Parties 1 [insert supplier name] a...

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This Practice Note considers the following key issues specific to multinational or offshore outsourcing arrangements: • initial considerations • deal structures • payment...

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