Outsourcing

Outsourcing guidance:

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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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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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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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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This Practice Note on data protection and outsourcing provides guidance on: • the data protection regime under the General Data Protection Regulation, Regulation (EU)...

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This Practice Note explores issues and best practice relating to the sharing of personal data between controllers (including joint controllers and independent...

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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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BREXIT: The UK is leaving the EU on Exit Day (as defined in the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018). This has an impact on this Practice Note. For further guidance, see...

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

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Brexit impact—public procurement The UK public procurement regime derives from EU public procurement laws, and is therefore impacted by the UK’s withdrawal from the EU....

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