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Retail, Food & Hospitality Regulatory Update W/E 27th September

28 September 2020
Retail, Food & Hospitality Regulatory Update W/E 27th September. COVID-19 government guidance and announcements this week.

Important Updates

COVID-19 government guidance and announcements this week:

Social responsibility measures to apply to all government contracts: From 1 Jan 2021 government departments will use a social value model to assess and score suppliers on the wider positive benefits they bring by delivering the contract. The social value model will assess:

  • Supporting COVID-19 recovery, including helping local communities manage and recover from the impact of COVID;
  • Tackling economic inequality, including creating new businesses, jobs and skills, as well as increasing supply chain resilience;
  • Fighting climate change and reducing waste;
  • Driving equal opportunity, including reducing the disability employment gap and tackling workforce inequality, improving health and wellbeing and community integration. View >

 

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