Virtual Evaluation Panel Meetings

Restrictions put in place for face-to-face meetings as a result of Covid-19 meant that many meetings were virtual, i.e. held using video conference platforms like Zoom or MS Teams. It is likely that virtual meetings will be here to stay as staff seek more flexible working arrangements. If you are overseeing a tender process you […]

Secondary Employment Policy

Secondary employment is any paid employment with an organisation other than your primary employer. It can also be known as ‘outside employment’. The NSW Independent Commission Against Corruption (ICAC) says ‘Outside employment [or Secondary Employment] creates significant conflict of interest risks, especially if the outside employment has not been declared.’ However, secondary employment can also […]

Effective Remote Communications

procure team

We certainly live in very interesting and disrupted times with COVID-19. NSW Government agencies will need to strictly comply with all related requirements established by NSW Health, including any restrictions on indoor meetings and gatherings. This will need to be balanced with maintaining employment and minimising unnecessary disruption. Government procurement is an activity which by […]