Legal and Regulatory

PPN 10/23: Taking account of a bidder’s approach to payment in the procurement of major contracts -
PPN 10/23: Taking account of a bidder’s approach to payment in the procurement of major contracts -
26/11/2023
This PPN sets out how payment approaches can be taken into account in the procurement of major government contracts. It replaces PPN 08/21 from 1 Apri …
The Procurement Bill 2023 receives Royal Assent:
The Procurement Bill 2023 receives Royal Assent:
26/10/2023
On October 26th 2023 the Procurement Bill received Royal Assent, which was the final stage of the process. This means that the bill is now an Act of P …
The Health Care Services (Provider Selection Regime) Regulations 2023 laid before Parliament:
The Health Care Services (Provider Selection Regime) Regulations 2023 laid before Parliament:
19/10/2023
On October 19th 2023 the PSR was laid before parliament with the intention that the Regulations will come into force on 1 January 2024. NHS England ha …
PPN 09/23: Updates to the Cyber Essentials Scheme
PPN 09/23: Updates to the Cyber Essentials Scheme
26/09/2023
This PPN provides an update to PPN 09/14 and sets out the actions that in-scope organisations should take to identify and mitigate cyber threats for c …
Procurement Bill Part 2
Procurement Bill Part 2
07/08/2023
Part 1 of the consultation has now closed and Part 2 opened, focusing on the transparency provisions and notices that contracting authorities will use …
Procurement Bill update and part 1 consultation
Procurement Bill update and part 1 consultation
23/06/2023
The Cabinet Office have confirmed that they’re planning for an October 2024 commencement date for the Procurement Act, following a six month pre …
PPN 06/23: The Commercial Playbooks:
PPN 06/23: The Commercial Playbooks:
23/06/2023
PPN 06/23 replaces and consolidates all of the previous PPNs relating to Playbooks (PPN 02/22, PPN 03/21, PPN 09/20 and PPN 05/20) The Commercial Play …
PPN 05/23: Implementing new Free Trade Agreements Published
PPN 05/23: Implementing new Free Trade Agreements Published
30/05/2023
This Procurement Policy Note (PPN) sets out changes to public procurement obligations which arise out of the UK’s new Free Trade Agreements (FTA …
Procurement Policy Note (PPN) 03/23: Standard Selection Questionnaire (SQ)
Procurement Policy Note (PPN) 03/23: Standard Selection Questionnaire (SQ)
14/03/2023
The Procurement Policy Note (PPN) 03/23: Standard Selection Questionnaire (SQ) has been published, and replaces PPN 08/16.
PPN 02/23 Tackling Modern Slavery in Government Supply Chains
PPN 02/23 Tackling Modern Slavery in Government Supply Chains
14/02/2023
This new PPN applies to NHS bodies and applies from 1 April 2023.This Procurement Policy Note (PPN) and guidance sets out how to identify and manage …