24th September 2021 by Fiona McCaig
This note covers the expansion of Fair Work First with the addition of two new Fair Work elements.
16th September 2021 by Niamh Duncan
Members of the Climate and Procurement Forum discuss how they’ve been supporting Scotland’s fight against climate change
18th August 2021 by Fiona McCaig
This note covers the changes to procurement legislation that have arisen from the UK’s exit from the European Union (EU).
Annual procurement reports for 2020 – 2021: revised procurement strategies and notifying Scottish Ministers: SPPN 4/2021
15th July 2021 by Fiona McCaig
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.
15th March 2021 by Fiona McCaig
This note covers the new processes commencing on 1 April 2021 obligating public bodies to apply the 5 Fair Work First criteria.
12th March 2021 by Niamh Duncan
Reminder to public procurement staff to consider their organisation’s guidance on conduct during the formal Scottish Parliament election period.
30th March 2020 by Ray Knox
Policy note for public sector organisations on options to support their suppliers to ensure service continuity during the current Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.
24th March 2020 by Lorraine Carlyle
Advice for public bodies in Scotland may need to procure goods, services and works with extreme urgency.
SPPN 3/2020: Reducing the risk of human trafficking and exploitation in the performance of public contracts
12th February 2020 by Eddie Chapman
Policy note to promote a range of measures in place aimed at helping to reduce the risk of human trafficking and exploitation in the performance of public contracts.
31st January 2020 by Eddie Chapman
Policy notes on public procurement rules after EU Exit and Scottish public sector supplier cyber security guidance.