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18.12.2020

LHC Community Benefit Update: London and South East, Autumn 2020

We encourage ‘small spending’ which makes a ‘big difference’ for projects to grow their impact and attract funds from other sources.

As a result, we are proud to highlight Octopus Community Networks, one of our first investments, have gone on to secure £200,000 from the National Lottery Fund to extend their work on food poverty. 

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16.12.2020

UK Exit from EU - Information for non-UK candidates and tenderers

At 23.00hrs on 31 December 2020, it is widely accepted that UK will leave the European Union with or without a deal.  This will affect how UK Contracting Authorities implement the Public Contracts Regulations 2015, particularly in respect of non-discrimination of non-UK candidates and tenderers.

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07.12.2020

Supplying to the Public Sector – changes are coming from 1 January 2021

In their plans for coping with the end of the EU Withdrawal transition period on 31 December 2020, the UK Government has set out what businesses need to do to maintain access to public tender notices.

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18.11.2020

LHC Public Procurement Conference 2020

LHC Public Procurement Conference 2020 event went virtual due to covid-19 restrictions this year. Reshaped into a "Virtual Festival", LHC's Jennifer Castle, Regional Manager, introduced the conference and set the scene against the LHC purpose to deliver Better Buildings and Homes that Enhance Local Communities and our ambition to contribute to industry change.

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13.11.2020

Contract Award Notice for N8 Energy Efficiency Measures & Associated Works

Public sector procurement specialist LHC has published the Contract Award Notice for its Energy Efficiency Measures & Associated Works (N8) Framework Agreement.

The Framework allows local authorities, social landlords and other public sector bodies to source specialist suppliers who can provide a variety of carbon-reduction  measures for domestic and public buildings and can carry out any associated repairs and retrofit work.

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06.11.2020

Supply Chain Resilience & Diversity info for Appointed Companies

In line with the guidance and to ensure our Clients are confident with our approach, we are seeking to pro-actively inform LHC Appointed Companies to encourage them to identify and address the following vulnerable areas.  By doing so and in anticipation of governments ‘Build, Build, Build’ agenda LHC and our Clients can be confident to expect positive responses from Appointed Companies to effectively meet call-off requirements, post EU withdrawal.

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06.11.2020

Supply Chain Resilience & Diversity info for Public Sector Bodies

Although Cabinet Office has not, as yet, issued a procurement note for England, Wales and Northern Ireland, LHC believes that public bodies in the rest of the UK should take heed of the guidance published by the Scottish Government.

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20.10.2020

Offsite for Everyone and how did it come about?

Offsite for Everyone is a suite of learning materials to guide the construction industry in its adoption of offsite construction and further the use of Modern Methods of Construction (MMC).

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16.10.2020

Contract notice for RS4 framework goes live

Construction procurement specialist LHC is seeking bids from roofing manufacturers /system suppliers who will partner with approved installation contractors to provide the supply and design of roof coverings and associated components and building works including roof repairs and other associated roofing works for public sector clients throughout England, Wales and Scotland.

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16.10.2020

Contract notice for PB3 framework goes live

Construction procurement specialist LHC is seeking bids from suitable organisations for our public buildings construction and infrastructure framework (PB3). This framework is the successor to our popular schools and community buildings framework and will be for the construction of new buildings, extensions, and refurbishment of public and social buildings and infrastructure works.

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