Fiona McCaig

Written 8 posts

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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New Construction Policy Note (CPN) 1/2021

24th March 2021

New policy note reminds public sector clients on responsibilities and highlights the expectation of realistic bids.

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Implementation of Fair Work First in Scottish Public Procurement SPPN 3/2021

15th March 2021

This note covers the new processes commencing on 1 April 2021 obligating public bodies to apply the 5 Fair Work First criteria.

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