All Insights https://www.osborneclarke.com/ en Thu, 18 Apr 2024 23:50:41 +0100 Thu, 18 Apr 2024 10:09:07 +0100 Smart Power | UK energy market strategy in 2025, repowering and ethical supply chains https://www.osborneclarke.com/insights/smart-power-uk-energy-market-strategy-2025-repowering-and-ethical-supply-chains &lt;[CDATA[<img src='https://oc-static.poweredbyproctors.co.uk/public/images/wp/21/09/10/energy2.jpg?VersionId=jGBwKqQ29zeZ3ANCRA0g2CbBxxZfuUnS' /><br /><p><strong>Welcome to the latest edition of Smart Power, Osborne Clarke's specialist service for asset managers within the green energy sector.</strong></p>]]&gt; Thu, 18 Apr 2024 10:09:07 +0100 All Insights EU strengthens its arsenal in fight against environmental crime https://www.osborneclarke.com/insights/eu-strengthens-its-arsenal-fight-against-environmental-crime &lt;[CDATA[<img src='https://oc-static.poweredbyproctors.co.uk/public/images/22/03/16/OC-IS_010.jpg?VersionId=X6cyEJ1XgnOPivlTQEB4JYyRFzSCaGaU' /><br /><p><strong>Revised legislation brings in 'qualified' offences to criminalise serious environmental damage and replaces the 2008 law</strong>&nbsp;</p>]]&gt; Tue, 16 Apr 2024 14:59:31 +0100 All Insights Setting sail globally: launching internationally in an interconnected world https://www.osborneclarke.com/insights/setting-sail-globally-launching-internationally-interconnected-world &lt;[CDATA[<img src='https://oc-static.poweredbyproctors.co.uk/public/images/24/04/10/3d-view-planet-earth.jpg?VersionId=cM23G49hBcASfJteDbyvmY40GxOQKXsv' /><br /><p><strong>Launching a business internationally can be a game-changer but comes with its own set of challenges and considerations</strong></p>]]&gt; Wed, 10 Apr 2024 15:42:37 +0100 All Insights UK government unveils draft procurement regulations for public sector bids https://www.osborneclarke.com/insights/uk-government-unveils-draft-procurement-regulations-public-sector-bids &lt;[CDATA[<img src='https://oc-static.poweredbyproctors.co.uk/public/images/22/03/16/OC-IS_014.jpg?VersionId=1Tib4fKv.Nqk2w1K5VvdlIwCYl9oKOlf' /><br /><p><strong>Authorities and suppliers will need to keep an eye on information published about procurements and resulting contracts</strong></p>]]&gt; Thu, 04 Apr 2024 11:17:51 +0100 All Insights What happens to the project company at the expiry of UK PFI contracts? https://www.osborneclarke.com/insights/what-happens-project-company-expiry-uk-pfi-contracts &lt;[CDATA[<img src='https://oc-static.poweredbyproctors.co.uk/public/images/22/03/16/OC-IS_012.jpg?VersionId=DOPO7JT0G9CbAApZAM_JwAFZt.YjKolj' /><br /><p><strong>Directors of the special purpose vehicles created for PFI projects should be aware of the steps they need to take ahead of project expiry</strong></p>]]&gt; Thu, 28 Mar 2024 12:17:06 +0000 All Insights Health and safety | UK Regulatory Outlook March 2024 https://www.osborneclarke.com/insights/Regulatory-Outlook-March-2024-health-safety &lt;[CDATA[<img src='https://oc-static.poweredbyproctors.co.uk/public/images/23/01/25/Reg-Outlook-1000px_Jan-2023_Health-insight.png?VersionId=yr0A5NIHwNVfyh1XKArSQYwtypcWgZOT' /><br /><p><strong>Building Safety Act update: transition period coming to an end | New Occupational Health Taskforce | RIDDOR review</strong></p>]]&gt; Wed, 27 Mar 2024 10:09:13 +0000 All Insights Government publishes second consultation on electricity market arrangements in Great Britain https://www.osborneclarke.com/insights/government-publishes-second-consultation-electricity-market-arrangements-great-britain &lt;[CDATA[<img src='https://oc-static.poweredbyproctors.co.uk/public/images/22/03/16/OC-IS_014.jpg?VersionId=1Tib4fKv.Nqk2w1K5VvdlIwCYl9oKOlf' /><br /><p><strong>Direction of market reform becomes clear as focus of consultation narrows to four key challenges</strong></p>]]&gt; Mon, 18 Mar 2024 10:48:44 +0000 All Insights Spring Budget 2024: Unprecedented boost for UK offshore wind sector? https://www.osborneclarke.com/insights/spring-budget-2024-unprecedented-boost-uk-offshore-wind-sector &lt;[CDATA[<img src='https://oc-static.poweredbyproctors.co.uk/public/images/21/12/22/E%26U_solar_power.jpg?VersionId=9mtKccLYvGP6VqKq8zwG3T7BFCfixYps' /><br /><p><strong>Chancellor confirms the total subsidy as the CfD AR6 budget is announced</strong></p>]]&gt; Fri, 08 Mar 2024 15:09:54 +0000 All Insights The UK Procurement Act 2023 brings new rules for frameworks and dynamic markets https://www.osborneclarke.com/insights/uk-procurement-act-2023-brings-new-rules-frameworks-and-dynamic-markets &lt;[CDATA[<img src='https://oc-static.poweredbyproctors.co.uk/public/images/22/03/16/OC-IS_022.jpg?VersionId=txqsSQcC_sRPe3rt52na9FkaLtw2_mvy' /><br /><p><strong>The changes that are set to be introduced later this year could prove useful for both suppliers and authorities</strong></p>]]&gt; Mon, 04 Mar 2024 11:37:41 +0000 All Insights Long-term land interests and housebuilding: what can be unpacked from the UK CMA's industry findings? https://www.osborneclarke.com/insights/long-term-land-interests-and-housebuilding-what-can-be-unpacked-uk-cmas-industry-findings &lt;[CDATA[<img src='https://oc-static.poweredbyproctors.co.uk/public/images/22/03/16/OC-IS_003.jpg?VersionId=roBhYGveISHorh3SvH4DSPoRdhCL.IoF' /><br /><p><strong>The competition regulator has also launched a follow-up investigation this year into information sharing</strong></p>]]&gt; Thu, 29 Feb 2024 16:59:28 +0000 All Insights Six things to know about telecoms security rules for suppliers of UK network and service providers https://www.osborneclarke.com/insights/six-things-know-about-telecoms-security-rules-suppliers-uk-network-and-service-providers &lt;[CDATA[<img src='https://oc-static.poweredbyproctors.co.uk/public/images/21/12/22/E%26U_electricity_pylons.jpg?VersionId=sh8Z.N4Y2L0ADJvafA5YI6XqCsn8jHUO' /><br /><p><strong>The rules introduced at the end of 2022 have increased compliance requirements and risks for telecoms providers</strong></p>]]&gt; Tue, 16 Jan 2024 14:31:50 +0000 All Insights What legal developments can businesses in the UK expect in 2024? https://www.osborneclarke.com/insights/what-legal-developments-can-businesses-uk-expect-2024 &lt;[CDATA[<img src='https://oc-static.poweredbyproctors.co.uk/public/images/22/03/16/OC-IS_012.jpg?VersionId=DOPO7JT0G9CbAApZAM_JwAFZt.YjKolj' /><br /><p><strong>Our Knowledge Team looks at what lies ahead for business law&nbsp;</strong></p>]]&gt; Fri, 12 Jan 2024 10:53:50 +0000 All Insights What's on the horizon for English real estate in 2024? https://www.osborneclarke.com/insights/whats-horizon-english-real-estate-2024 &lt;[CDATA[<img src='https://oc-static.poweredbyproctors.co.uk/public/images/21/12/02/REI_apartment_construction.jpg?VersionId=CXts88_F.01faz87a31SuUvikgUroucq' /><br /><p><strong>Expect more focus on sustainability, transparency and building safety and significant reforms for residential property</strong></p>]]&gt; Fri, 12 Jan 2024 10:37:10 +0000 All Insights Environment | UK Regulatory Outlook January 2024 https://www.osborneclarke.com/insights/Regulatory-Outlook-January-2024-environment &lt;[CDATA[<img src='https://oc-static.poweredbyproctors.co.uk/public/images/23/01/25/Reg-Outlook-1000px_Jan-2023_environment-insight.png?VersionId=TzJFTyAnyWIkC6y.DOHXFZBaAs9JEvIN' /><br /><p><strong>Government delays mandatory Biodiversity Net Gain to January 2024 and publishes first statutory instruments | Government launches consultation on the proposed rules to govern carbon capture transportation and storage networks | UK Sustainability Disclosure Requirements</strong></p>]]&gt; Thu, 11 Jan 2024 10:09:13 +0000 All Insights The new debarment regime for UK public procurement: how contracting authorities can avoid the pitfalls https://www.osborneclarke.com/insights/new-debarment-regime-uk-public-procurement-how-contracting-authorities-can-avoid-pitfalls &lt;[CDATA[<img src='https://oc-static.poweredbyproctors.co.uk/public/images/22/03/16/OC-IS_022.jpg?VersionId=txqsSQcC_sRPe3rt52na9FkaLtw2_mvy' /><br /><p><strong>What will the Procurement Act's introduction of a new debarment list for suppliers entail for contracting authorities?</strong></p>]]&gt; Mon, 08 Jan 2024 11:52:28 +0000 All Insights UK Crown Estate publishes plans for fifth round of offshore wind leasing https://www.osborneclarke.com/insights/uk-crown-estate-publishes-plans-fifth-round-offshore-wind-leasing &lt;[CDATA[<img src='https://oc-static.poweredbyproctors.co.uk/public/images/21/12/29/OC_KI_106.jpg?VersionId=CI4xTJqwIU6hskopB1zlzUJArYaUyiEm' /><br /><p><strong>Celtic Sea leasing round will start in February 2024 and will have some important differences to previous competitions</strong></p>]]&gt; Fri, 15 Dec 2023 16:00:43 +0000 All Insights Under Construction: Legal developments in the UK construction industry | December 2023 https://www.osborneclarke.com/insights/under-construction-legal-developments-uk-construction-industry-december-2023 &lt;[CDATA[<img src='https://oc-static.poweredbyproctors.co.uk/public/images/23/05/17/REI_crane_building_construction.jpg?VersionId=4JSd5nAbbKGBJuJhs6XpweuaL43683Zi' /><br /><p><strong>Payment terms under the Construction Act, fines for delayed remediation of fire-safety defects, RAAC and more</strong></p>]]&gt; Wed, 13 Dec 2023 12:44:41 +0000 All Insights EU's new RED III legislation significantly raises renewable energy targets for 2030 https://www.osborneclarke.com/insights/eus-new-red-iii-legislation-significantly-raises-renewable-energy-targets-2030 &lt;[CDATA[<img src='https://oc-static.poweredbyproctors.co.uk/public/images/wp/21/09/10/energy2.jpg?VersionId=jGBwKqQ29zeZ3ANCRA0g2CbBxxZfuUnS' /><br /><p><strong>RED III has provisions for industry, transport, building and permits and must be transposed to national law by mid-2025</strong></p>]]&gt; Tue, 12 Dec 2023 10:12:51 +0000 All Insights What procurement questions should contracting parties have in mind when anticipating the expiry of UK PFI contracts? https://www.osborneclarke.com/insights/what-procurement-questions-should-contracting-parties-have-mind-when-anticipating-expiry &lt;[CDATA[<img src='https://oc-static.poweredbyproctors.co.uk/public/images/23/10/19/FS_stock_market_display_screen.jpg?VersionId=x1S1r0EOAhOYO7cul_h8qo2Fe_Okzobv' /><br /><p><strong>Managing arrangements requires early planning – especially when the incumbent is considering rebidding</strong></p><p>&nbsp;</p>]]&gt; Tue, 05 Dec 2023 10:53:25 +0000 All Insights Health and safety | UK Regulatory Outlook November 2023 https://www.osborneclarke.com/insights/Regulatory-Outlook-November-2023-health-safety &lt;[CDATA[<img src='https://oc-static.poweredbyproctors.co.uk/public/images/wp/21/01/14/H_2011101743FWI_Regulatory-Outlook-2021_JAN-21_ICONS_Health-and-Safety_landscape.png?VersionId=qG.ioyUDMQySP.CKLNWMGk4FiaT.bRCI' /><br /><p><strong>King's Speech – health and safety aspects | HSE publishes annual work-related ill health statistics | Ministerial statement on transitional arrangements for second staircase in residential buildings</strong></p>]]&gt; Wed, 29 Nov 2023 17:07:56 +0000 All Insights Direct awards get post-pandemic overhaul under the new UK Procurement Act https://www.osborneclarke.com/insights/direct-awards-get-post-pandemic-overhaul-under-new-uk-procurement-act &lt;[CDATA[<img src='https://oc-static.poweredbyproctors.co.uk/public/images/22/03/16/OC-IS_014.jpg?VersionId=1Tib4fKv.Nqk2w1K5VvdlIwCYl9oKOlf' /><br /><p><strong>UK ministers have been given sweeping new powers to bypass procurement rules to 'protect life'</strong></p>]]&gt; Tue, 28 Nov 2023 11:09:30 +0000 All Insights Energy National Policy Statement enters new era in the UK https://www.osborneclarke.com/insights/energy-national-policy-statement-enters-new-era-uk &lt;[CDATA[<img src='https://oc-static.poweredbyproctors.co.uk/public/images/23/11/28/OC-IS_021.jpg?VersionId=wKjZwzL8uj06VocMMNUlRwXjVHzLNyMv' /><br /><p><strong>The government has set out its updates in the Autumn Statement to support its drive to net zero</strong></p>]]&gt; Tue, 28 Nov 2023 09:46:50 +0000 All Insights Autumn Statement 2023: what UK business tax measures were announced? https://www.osborneclarke.com/insights/autumn-statement-2023-what-uk-business-tax-measures-were-announced &lt;[CDATA[<img src='https://oc-static.poweredbyproctors.co.uk/public/images/22/03/16/OC-IS_022.jpg?VersionId=txqsSQcC_sRPe3rt52na9FkaLtw2_mvy' /><br /><p><strong>More fiscal headroom enabled tax cuts and business incentives to be announced in the chancellor's statement</strong></p>]]&gt; Thu, 23 Nov 2023 12:32:49 +0000 All Insights Autumn Statement 2023: what business tax measures can the UK expect? https://www.osborneclarke.com/insights/autumn-statement-2023-what-business-tax-measures-can-uk-expect &lt;[CDATA[<img src='https://oc-static.poweredbyproctors.co.uk/public/images/22/03/16/OC-IS_012.jpg?VersionId=DOPO7JT0G9CbAApZAM_JwAFZt.YjKolj' /><br /><p class="BodyText1"><span><strong>Immediate tax cuts and giveaways are unlikely to feature in the chancellor's statement on 22 November</strong></span></p>]]&gt; Fri, 10 Nov 2023 11:30:59 +0000 All Insights Smart Power | Managing ageing portfolios: dealing with defective equipment and the renewal of insurances https://www.osborneclarke.com/insights/smart-power-managing-ageing-portfolios-dealing-defective-equipment-and-renewal-insurances &lt;[CDATA[<img src='https://oc-static.poweredbyproctors.co.uk/public/images/21/12/30/E%26U_%20offshore_wind_farm.jpg?VersionId=uBPTAebjYLTW_ZgevOWU1MOZzxuFLNUS' /><br /><p><strong>Welcome to the latest edition of Smart Power, Osborne Clarke's specialist service for asset managers within the green energy sector</strong></p>]]&gt; Thu, 02 Nov 2023 13:00:49 +0000 All Insights