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8th December 2010
1st December 2010
A new Procurement Policy Note announcing the new mandatory requirement to use core pre-qualification questionnaires in Central Government has been published.
11th November 2010
New Procurement Policy Note providing a package of announcements to support small businesses
30th September 2010
10th September 2010
8th September 2010
A Procurement Policy Note has been issued outlining the need to ensure that bodies permitted to use framework agreements are adequately identified and that clarification is issued to relevant suppliers and framework users if required.
30th July 2010
A Guide to Buying through Framework Agreements has been published. This guide is for anyone involved in developing a procurement strategy and provides an overview of the considerations for using framework agreements and how to buy from them. It focuses primarily on the process of calling off from an already established multi-user Framework Agreement, but many of the principles apply equally to single-user framework agreements.
15th July 2010
A number of Procurement Policy Notes have been published recently. Please refer to the 2010 PPN page for further details.