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pdf Current Social value and procurement toolkit (HACT) Step by step guidance on relevant legislation, and an extensive Tool Bank, containing examples, templates, checklists and resources that cover the life cycle of the procurement process. File size: 1MB Published Date: 06/07/2016 Download
pdf Current Procuring for Good: How the Social Value Act is being used by local authorities A report from Social Enterprise UK - some findings: File size: 591KB Published Date: 01/06/2016 Download
pdf Current Open Book Contract Management Guidance (Crown Commercial Service) This guidance sets out the obligations of contracting authorities when applying open book contract management to public contracts. File size: 6MB Published Date: 26/05/2016 Download
pdf Current Procurement policy note 05/16: Open book contract management This policy note sets out the obligations of contracting authorities when applying open book contract management to public contracts. File size: 85KB Published Date: 26/05/2016 Download
pdf Current Most members will already be familiar with the The Public Contracts Regulations 2015, which govern the procedures leading to the award of contracts by social housing providers. File size: 353KB Published Date: 21/04/2016
pdf Current Question from a housing group in Yorkshire. Please email responses to TEAMnet@hqnetwork.co.uk File size: 39KB Published Date: 24/03/2016
pdf Current Procurement Policy Note: New Threshold Levels 2016 New financial thresholds came into force in last month as a result of the biannual review of the EU procurement thresholds Note that because of the thresholds being in Euros and the impact of exchange rates, some thresholds may have actually reduced rather than increased. In general for goods and services the threshold is now £164,000 and for works £4.1 million. File size: 101KB Published Date: 10/02/2016 Download
pdf Current Procurement in councils - Impact report (Audit Scotland) This report (released 8 February 2016) describes the impact made by the Accounts Commission's performance audit report on Procurement in councils, published in April 2014. File size: 277KB Published Date: 08/02/2016 Download
pdf Current Procurement and social value (HACT) The aim of this white paper is to explore practice and regulation around the incorporation of social value in the procurement process and inform procurement activity at Wandle. File size: 2MB Published Date: 30/11/2015 Download
pdf Current Many are moving away from 'one-size-fits-all' long-term framework arrangements towards a 'mix-and-match' approach to enable greater autonomy and control over procurement arrangements. This briefing provides practical action points and brings together a small selection of case studies to demonstrate a range of procurement approaches. File size: 255KB Published Date: 10/09/2015
pdf Current Procurement Policy Note - supporting apprenticeships and skills through public procurement This procurement policy note applies from 1 September 2015 and replaces Policy Procurement Note 06/15. File size: 273KB Published Date: 28/08/2015 Download
pdf Current Guidance on Public to Public Contracts - 26 August 2015 This guidance covers the new provisions concerning contracts between one public body and another public body, also referred to as public-public contracts. File size: 307KB Published Date: 26/08/2015 Download
pdf Current Procurement: Optimum results A string of high-profile repair and maintenance jobs have failed recently. Is the problem connected to how some clients carry out procurement at the beginning of the job? File size: 161KB Published Date: 12/08/2015 Download
pdf Current We hope you find this short guidance note useful. We would like to draw your attention, in particular to the clarification on rules relating to EU procurement for in-house contractors or DLOs, the so called 'Teckal' rules and 'in-house' awards of contracts. File size: 178KB Published Date: 18/06/2015
pdf Current Assisting with procurement investigations This guidance sets out the requirements for contracting authorities to comply with CCS Mystery Shopper investigations into procurement. File size: 242KB Published Date: 01/06/2015 Download
pdf Current The Public Contracts Regulations 2015 came into force (with some exceptions) on 26 February, replacing the Public Contracts Regulations 2006. They apply to the award of all public contracts for supplies, services and works for which the procurement procedure began after that date. Our briefing this week provides the detail and what it means for asset management in social housing. File size: 172KB Published Date: 21/05/2015
pdf Current Public Contracts Regulations 2015 - paying invoices in 30 days down the supply chain This publication gives guidance for contracting authorities and suppliers on paying undisputed invoices in 30 days down the supply chain. File size: 420KB Published Date: 13/05/2015 Download
pdf Current The Public Contracts Regulations 2015 - full directive You can view the full wording of the Public Contracts Regulations here. File size: 705KB Published Date: 07/04/2015 Download
pdf Current The Public Contracts Regulations 2015 - explanatory memorandum This document provides explanatory notes to the full directive wording. File size: 146KB Published Date: 07/04/2015 Download
pdf Current Impact assessment on European Commission proposals for public procurement directive Impact assessment on European Commission proposals for public procurement directive File size: 32KB Published Date: 07/04/2015 Download
pdf Current Sustainable skills development through major projects This note sets out policy to support sustainable skills development through major construction and infrastructure projects. File size: 415KB Published Date: 05/04/2015 Download
pdf Current Public Contracts Regulations 2015: new requirements relating to pre qualification questionnaires to This guidance is for contracting authorities on pre-qualification questionnaires requirements to help businesses bid for public contracts. File size: 522KB Published Date: 27/03/2015 Download
pdf Current Contracts Finder - transparency requirements for publishing This document provides guidance on the new transparency requirements for contracting authorities that publish on Contracts Finder. File size: 410KB Published Date: 27/03/2015 Download
pdf Current Taking account of suppliers - Applies from 1 April 2015 This note sets out government policy to ensure suppliers' past performance is taken into account File size: 296KB Published Date: 25/03/2015 Download
pdf Current Reforms to make public procurement more accessible to SMEs New reforms will make public contracts more accessible to businesses, and in particular to small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) File size: 103KB Published Date: 04/03/2015 Download
pdf Current Public Contracts Regulations 2015 - Lord Young reform frequently asked questions This publication provides guidance on reforms in the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 for contracting authorities. File size: 449KB Published Date: 04/03/2015 Download
pdf Current Public Contracts Regulations 2015 - guidance This Cabinet Office guidance provides guidance on the regulations due to come in to force on 26 February 2015. File size: 105KB Published Date: 06/02/2015 Download
pdf Current Implementing energy efficiency directive 6 This note provides practical advice on implementing government’s obligations under Article 6, on energy efficient procurement. File size: 497KB Published Date: 19/01/2015 Download
pdf Current High Court judgement in the case of Willmott Dixon and London Borough of Hammersmith & Fulham A copy of the approved judgment. File size: 255KB Published Date: 11/11/2014 Download
pdf Current If you're involved in procurement, you'll know all about the EU procurement regulations. But how do the new regulations affect you? Valueworks has kindly shared its latest blog with us where Managing Consultant Patricia Conway gives her advice on how you can get the best value from them. File size: 54KB Published Date: 29/09/2014
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