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Procurement Policy Note - Modernising the Public Procurement Rules

This PPN outlines the strategy that is being followed to influence the European Commission's proposals for modernising the public procurement rules.

Thu, 11/08/2011

Commercial Interchange Programme Pilot

This two-way staff interchange programme between central government and commercial organisations will contribute to improving commercial skills and expertise in government and give businesses a better understanding of government and how it works.

Thu, 11/08/2011

Food Procurement Reporting

In June 2011, the coalition Government set out an agreement which included a commitment by the Government to "ensure food procured by government departments, and eventually the whole public sector, meets British standards of production wherever this can be achieved without increasing overall cost".This is supported in the Defra Business Plan to drive sustainable food procurement by the
Government and the public sector.

Wed, 10/08/2011

Making Open Data Real: A Public Consultation

The Open Data consultation paper sets out Government’s proposed approach for Transparency and Open Data Strategy, which is aimed at establishing a culture of openness and transparency in public services. We want to hear from everyone – citizens, businesses, public services themselves, and other interest groups – on how we can best embed a culture of openness and transparency in our public services. 

Thu, 04/08/2011

Transparency Progress Reports

Tables reflecting departmental progress with respect to procurement and contracting transparency are detailed below.  You can find archived reports here.

Thu, 04/08/2011

Transparency Progress Reports - archive

Below you will find previous reports:

Thu, 04/08/2011

Senior Officials "high earners" salaries

The release of senior officials with salaries of £150,000 and above.

Tue, 02/08/2011

Government Shared Services: Strategic Vision

The Coalition Government has stated its determination to target resource to front line services and drive cost out of administrative functions and improve efficiency and effectiveness in public spending. In line with this, the Cabinet Office had a commitment in the Cabinet Office Business Plan for 2011-15 to publish a model for Whitehall shared services in July 2011. This document is a summary of the proposed strategic vision and future operating model for Government Shared Services

Fri, 29/07/2011

Business Support for Social Enterprises

A national evaluation of the Office for the Civil Society Social Enterprise Business Support Improvement Programme

Thu, 28/07/2011

Addendum to list of senior civil servants and other public servants earning over £150,000

A list of senior civil servants and other public servants earning over £150,000 a year, who were not included on the original list published in June 2010.

Mon, 25/07/2011

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