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Resources on the topic of Government efficiency

Construction Conference

The Efficiency and Reform Group hosts a conference twice a year that brings together Board level representatives from the key suppliers to government with the client departments.  This strategic dialogue both challenges industry and informs our ongoing programme of work to deliver 10-20% cost reduction within 4 years.

Mon, 11/04/2011

Major Projects Authority - Resources

Resource documents in reference to the Major Projects Authority

Fri, 01/04/2011

Guidance on Transparency

The Cabinet Office has produced guidance to assist departments in meeting the procurement and contracting transparency requirements and ensure a consistent approach.

Tue, 01/03/2011

Consultations - Public Procurement Rules and Defence and Security Directive

 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

Fri, 11/02/2011

SME Procurement

Details of measures announced by the Minister for the Cabinet Office to promote Small Business procurement.

Fri, 11/02/2011

Procurement Policy Note (PPN) Use of Open Standards when specifying ICT requirements

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.

Tue, 01/02/2011

Public Bodies Reform - quarterly status check, January 2011

On 14 October 2010 the Cabinet Office Minister Francis Maude summarised plans to reform a large number of Public Bodies, or quangos, across government:

The review is part of the Government’s commitment to radically increase the transparency and accountability of all public services.

The Cabinet Office Business Plan includes the commitment to publish a quarterly status check of relevant public bodies until all are confirmed as fully decommissioned, beginning in January 2011

Mon, 31/01/2011

Procurement Policy Note (PPN) Transparency

Procurement Policy Note – Published guidance on implementing requirements for greater transparency in central Government procurement and contracting

Thu, 20/01/2011

Central Office of Information (COI) review material

Information related to the review of the Central Office of Information (COI) including the final review and recommendations.

Thu, 13/01/2011

Cabinet Office spend data

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.

Thu, 23/12/2010

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