John asks questions about Government covid contracts.

Question by John to the Chancellor and Minister for the Cabinet Office: With reference to the National Audit Office report on Government procurement during the covid-19 pandemic, published 18 November 2020, [I would like to ask] whether the same standard of due diligence checks was carried out on potential suppliers…

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Actions Businesses should take to be ready for the end of the Transition Period

If you’re an exporter, below is a useful checklist of things to make sure you’re as ready as possible for the end of the Brexit transition period on January 1st 2021. In addition, the Government have a programme of webinars where businesses can get direct support from experts.Sign up at: https://www.gov.uk/guidance/help-and-support-if-your-business-trades-with-the-eu

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Mail On Sunday: HAND WATCHDOG MORE POWERS TO CURB WEB GIANTS, URGES JOHN

Britain’s market watchdogs must be given new tools’ to prevent Google and other internet giants doing more harm to the economy and ripping off consumers, a key Government adviser has said. John Penrose, who is leading a Treasury review of competition laws, said that new rules are needed to prevent…

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