Fiona McCaig

Written 12 posts

Procurement thresholds and VAT inclusion in estimated contract value: SPPN 8/2021

13th December 2021

This note covers new Procurement thresholds and the inclusion of value added tax in calculation the estimated value of contracts from 01 January 2022.

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Supporting sustainability at COP26 and beyond!

8th December 2021

Hear how one of our Office Equipment framework suppliers, Xerox, supported the essential print and copying services across COP26!

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Preparing to transition towards a National Care Service for Scotland SPPN 7/2021

6th December 2021

This note covers actions public bodies should take now to prepare for the transition toward a National Care Service for Scotland (NCS).

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New Construction Policy Note (CPN) 4/2021

28th October 2021

We have published a new Construction Policy Note (CPN) advising contracting authorities to review and where necessary strengthen arrangements for the inspection and assurance of construction work on site.

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Implementation of Fair Work First in Scottish Public Procurement Update SPPN 6/2021

24th September 2021

This note covers the expansion of Fair Work First with the addition of two new Fair Work elements.

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Construction Procurement Handbook in the Client Guide to Construction Projects Updated

1st September 2021

Our Construction Procurement Handbook in the Client Guide to Construction Projects has been updated.

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Changes to Scottish procurement legislation following the UK’s exit from the EU SPPN 5/2021

18th August 2021

This note covers the changes to procurement legislation that have arisen from the UK’s exit from the European Union (EU).

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New Construction Policy Note (CPN) 3/2021

28th July 2021

We have published a new Construction Policy Note (CPN) setting out measures for contracting authorities to manage and mitigate market pressures affecting the availability and affordability of construction sector resources.

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Annual procurement reports for 2020 – 2021: revised procurement strategies and notifying Scottish Ministers: SPPN 4/2021

15th July 2021

This note provides details of how a public body should notify Scottish Ministers of the publication of their annual procurement report covering the financial year 2020/21.

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Baby Box and Best Start Grant Re-Let

24th March 2021

The supporting contract for the Baby Box initiative has been re-let.

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