The REC will be driving a good practice agenda on Managed Services issues in 2012. This will involve new research on the Managed Services market, the promotion of a specific Code of Practice and dialogue with Government Departments on how regulations and procurement procedures should reflect different supply models. We expect the Code to be launched next month – February. Over the past 18 months, the REC’s Managed Services Forum has focused on issues such as how the AWR will impact on Master Vendor arrangements and on the implications of public sector reform for temporary staffing supply models. Have a read of this post for more.