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What's New in the Policy and Standards Framework

8th December 2010

New Procurement Policy Note announcing a feedback request - European Union Evaluation of the public procurement Directives

A new Procurement Policy Note announcig a feedback request covering the European Union's Evaluation of the Public Procurement Directive has ben published

1st December 2010

New Procrement Policy Note announcing mandatory requirement to use pre-qualification questionnaire

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 Procrement Policy Note providing a package of announcements to support small businesses

New Procurement Policy Note providing a package of announcements to support small businesses

30th September 2010

New Procurement Policy Note published highlighting the importance of properly scrutinising invoices before payment

A Procurement Policy Note has been issued outlining the requirement to properly scrutinise invoices before payment.

8th September 2010

New Procurement Policy Note published regarding identifying users of Framework Agreements

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

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

New Procurement Policy Notes published

A number of Procurement Policy Notes have been published recently. Please refer to the 2010 PPN page for further details.