Nathan Mathiot

Nathan Mathiot

Articles by Nathan Mathiot

The Security Sector and the DSIS

The Government this week released its Defence and Security Industrial Strategy (DSIS), which recognises the UK’s defence and security sectors as strategic capabilities in their…

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…