Procurement Threshold and Estimated Contract Value Calculation Changes
Best Practice guidance is available on the changes to:
· procurement thresholds, and
· the need to include VAT (where applicable) when calculating the estimated value of contracts under the procurement regulations.
These changes came into effect from 1st January 2022.
Fair Work Practices including Payment of the Real Living Wage
The Procurement Reform (Scotland) Act 2014 Statutory Guidance has been revised to include an updated chapter on Fair Work First. This change reflects updates to Fair Work and the real Living Wage Policy and it can be found in the Scottish Government's Statutory Guidance.
Any questions can be emailed to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Please note: the content on Fair Work Practices in the Procurement Journey is currently undergoing a review. For further information on the real Living Wage please see the What is the real Living Wage information sheet, or refer to the Scottish Government’s Fair Work and Procurement webpage
Please note that information on Fair Work First, which includes payment of the real Living Wage, can be found in SPPN 06/2021.