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Outsourcing agreements are normally long term, complex, high-value arrangements for services which are critically important to the customer’s...
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25th Sep
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THIS PRACTICE NOTE APPLIES TO OCCUPATIONAL AND PERSONAL PENSION SCHEMESThe nature of an outsourcingOutsourcing involves an organisation entering into...
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25th Sep
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This Practice Note provides guidance on how the Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations 2006, SI 2006/246 (TUPE 2006) apply to...
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THIS PRACTICE NOTE APPLIES TO OCCUPATIONAL AND PERSONAL PENSION SCHEMESAutomatic statutory transfer of terms and conditions of employmentIn a private...
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What is outsourcing?Outsourcing is an arrangement whereby one company provides services to another company that could be, or usually have been,...
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This Practice Note is designed to assist commercial practitioners acting on behalf of merchants or their subcontractors and considers:•the entities to...
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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...
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25th Sep
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This Practice Note explains the remedies of step-in rights, service credits, liquidated damages and termination, as these apply to IT outsourcing...
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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....
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The service level schedule is one of the most important in an outsourcing contract. It governs measurement of the supplier’s quality of service...
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This Practice Note sets out guidance upon the meaning, use and importance of commonly used terms in exclusion and limitation of liability clauses in...
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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...
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The services description schedule to an outsourcing agreement sets out the scope and extent of the services to be provided by the supplier to its...
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Outsourcing occurs when an organisation enters into an agreement with a third party, by which that third party assumes responsibility for providing...
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Transition is a key stage in the outsourcing process under which certain business functions are migrated to the new provider.This Practice Note...
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Intellectual property rights (IPR) can often become points of contention during outsourcing contract negotiations. Issues arise in relation to the...
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26th Sep
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These clauses are for use in relation to Precedent: Outsourcing agreement—long form when used in relation to the outsourcing of services by a...
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