Scottish Government Procurement News

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10 years of procurement reform

March 2016 marked 10 years of public procurement reform in Scotland. This month, we look back over the 翻墙软件 last decade and ask three senior figures how they think public procurement has changed during that time.

  • – Director, Procurement and Commercial
  •  – Deputy Director of Procurement Policy
  •  – Director of Scotland Excel

Further articles on 10 years of procurement reform will continue up until Procurex / the National Porcurement Conference 2016.

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The first in a series of eCommerce video guides, the Scottish Procurement guide to eInvoicing is now available to view via the eCommerce Youtube channel, and received over 1000 views in May.

For all the news and updates from Scottish Procurement follow us on Twitter – @ScotProcurement.

The sustainable procurement duty and community benefit requirements apply from 1 June 2016.


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Training and events

The Supplier Development Programme is hosting their annual Meet the Buyer event on 2 June 2016 at Murrayfield, Edinburgh.

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Contract and Framework Information

The Marketing Services framework agreements have been extended. All Scottish Public sector bodies are eligible to access the Frameworks.

On 6 April 2016, the framework for the Provision of Recruitment Advertising and Public Information Notices was awarded to TMP (UK) Limited, with a start date of 18 April 2016.

The National Framework for Workstation Client Devices, has been awarded to XMA Ltd and started on 9 March 2016.

A new Framework for the provision of UK & International Domestic Relocation Services has recently been awarded to HCR Ltd.

The Scottish Government’s Vehicle Hire Services Contract was awarded to Enterprise Rent-A-Car Ltd on 4 March 2016.

The Scottish Procurement Web Conferencing Services Framework with Intercall is due to expire on 10 June 2016.

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