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Secretary General of the Department of Public Expenditure and Reform (DPER) Robert Watt,  recently made a presentation, COVID-19: Economic Response to Date, to the Institute of International and European Affairs recently via video conference. Economic challenges and associated policy implications were addressed.The powerpoint presentation can be viewed ...
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The Office of Government Procurement has published its Spring 2020 newsletter in which it provides updates on new policy guidance on the public procurement implications of Covid-19 for goods and services as well as works.   Key frameworks that may be of interest include the public sector purchasing card which supports prompt payments and eTenders Top...
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On 27th March 2020, the Government announced public health measures [“Public Health Measures”] that were to apply from 28th March until April 12th 2020 to reduce the spread of the Covid-19 virus. On the 10th April, the Government extended the Public Health Measures (and the Regulations) for a duration of 3 weeks to apply until midnight of the 4th May 2020. The Public Health Measures provide that people must stay at home unless...
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In mid-April, the Office of Government Procurement (OGP) provided an update to its note on procurement and contractual matters associated with recent response measures to the ongoing emergency. On 22 April, the OGP published the form of letter agreement to be used for a Covid-19 ex gratia payment by the Employer.See ...
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To assist in increasing the production of medical supplies, the National Standards Authority of Ireland (NSAI) is offering free access to standards for medical devices and personal protective equipment. The standards being made available include those covering common filtering masks, medical gloves and protective clothing. The provision of free access to these standards, will help EU firms that are converting their production processes, to...
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