Fiona McCaig

Written 19 posts

Global Accessibility Awareness Day

19th May 2022

Celebrating Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD), to get people thinking and learning about digital access and inclusion, and the more than One Billion people with disabilities/impairments. 

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Telephony and Communication Services Dynamic Purchasing System (DPS) now live

27th April 2022

Telephony and Communication Services Dynamic Purchasing System (DPS) for is now live and open for organisations to use!

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Public Procurement – Prompt Payment in the Supply Chain: SPPN 2/2022

7th April 2022

This note to provide details of how public bodies are to embed prompt payment performance in the supply chain through procurement processes.

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Public Procurement – Russian and Belarusian companies: SPPN 1/2022

4th April 2022

This note covers the procurement implications and options that public bodies may choose to take, beyond the UK sanctions regime, with a view to discouraging activity which may support the Russian government’s action.

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Construction Capability Assessment Tool: CPN 1/2022

23rd March 2022

We have published a new Construction Policy Note highlighting the launch of the Construction Capability Assessment Tool (CCAT).
This note is for all public contracting authorities that procure construction projects, whether occasionally or frequently.

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‘Climate Just Communities – Open Supplier Event’

9th March 2022

The Scottish Government are seeking to contract with a service provider who will scope, design and deliver a wide ranging, multi-year climate justice programme within Malawi, Zambia and Rwanda.

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‘World Engineering Day for Sustainable Development’

4th March 2022

Recording now available for the ‘Open Supplier Event for the National Civil Engineering Framework’ which took place on 27 January 2022.

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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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