Nathan Mathiot

Nathan Mathiot

Articles by Nathan Mathiot

Prompt payment reforms

Reforms to the Code The Government announced reforms to the Prompt Payment Code (PPC) today, partially in response to the pandemic. Firstly, the changes will…

Public procurement green paper

The current pandemic has highlighted the importance of agile, open and effective public procurement to ensure the quick provision of vital goods and services, whether…

Major investment in UK defence

On 19 November 2020, the Prime Minister announced a huge boost to Defence spending and presented important parts of the vision for the future of…

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National Security and Investment Bill 2020

The UK Government today announced that it will be modernising powers to investigate and intervene in potentially hostile direct investment on national security grounds. The…

Integrated Review #3: The UK as an Exporting Powerhouse

The UK’s Strategic Defence and Security Reviews have traditionally considered issues and capabilities affecting national security primarily, if not exclusively. However, the Government’s Integrated Review…

Defence and security export sales in 2019

Written by Nathan Mathiot, Security Policy Advisor, and Andy Johnston, Defence Policy Advisor – ADS UK Defence & Security Exports (UKDSE) released the official figures…

Disruption ahead for data flows

On Tuesday 6th October 2020 the European Court of Justice (ECJ) made a ruling on data retention regimes in the UK, France and Belgium, which…