The Cabinet Office competency frameworks sets out the skills which are commonly required across the department. They are based on the Professional Skills for Government framework which provides a common set of skills requirements across government.
The Cabinet Office has produced guidance to assist departments in meeting the procurement and contracting transparency requirements and ensure a consistent approach.
This PPN covers the following two consultations:
1. The European Commission has launched a consultation on the modernisation of the public procurement rules
2. The Ministry of Defence (MOD) is consulting on the implementation of the Defence and Security Directive
Cabinet Secretary's review of papers relating to the release of Abdelbaset Al-Megrahi
When purchasing software, ICT infrastructure, ICT security and other ICT goods and services, Cabinet Office recommends that Government departments should wherever possible deploy open standards in their procurement specifications.
Procurement Policy Note – Published guidance on implementing requirements for greater transparency in central Government procurement and contracting
Information related to the review of the Central Office of Information (COI).
The Cabinet Office, with the agreement of the Permanent Secretary, Intelligence, Security and Resilience, has established an interdepartmental group on security and intelligence records. The group, now known as the Consultative Group on Security and Intelligence Records, held its first meeting in July 2004 and plans to meet at roughly six-monthly intervals to consider a range of issues concerning security intelligence–related records.
Monthly data for the Cabinet Office and its Arms Length Bodies on payments above £25,000 made to suppliers and grant and other recipients from 12 May 2010.
The Government has moved a step closer to achieving its ambition of implementing a reformed Civil Service compensation scheme (CSCS), which is based on negotiated proposals.