A Collection is a selection of features, articles, comments and opinions on any given theme or topic. It allows you to stay up‑to‑date with what interests you most.
Login here to access your saved articles and followed authors.
We have sent you an email so you can reset your password.
Sorry, we had a problem.
Tags related to this article
Published 2 October 2020
The Crown Commercial Service (CCS) has recently published its new Procurement Policy Note 'PPN 06/20' which provides a new model for the delivery of social value in public procurement for Central Government Departments, their Executive Agencies and Non Departmental Public Bodies ('In-Scope Organisations').
In Scope Organisations (as well as the rest of the public sector) are under an existing obligation to 'consider' how wider social, economic and environmental benefits can be secured in procurement processes for services (under the Public Services (Social Value) Act 2012). However, following recent consultation, the new model has been designed to ensure a more standardised approach is taken in evaluating social value in the award processes for central government contracts.
The new model is mandatory for In-Scope Organisations and must be used for all new procurements from 1 January 2021. Commercial teams are also invited to select objectives which are relevant and proportionate to their procurement. This will mean that each procurement will require a bespoke set of questions/themes on social value as to be compliant with the obligations under the Public Contracts Regulations 2015, they need to be relative to the subject matter of the relevant contract. Further detailed guidance notes on the application of each outcome is to be published on GOV.UK shortly, ahead of the January 2021 deadline.
For further information or to discuss evaluating social value within a procurement process, please contact a member of our procurement team.
London - Walbrook
+44 (0)20 7894 6020
+44 (0)20 7894 6658
+44 (0)191 404 4121
+44 (0)113 251 4727
Alistair Robertson, Victoria Fletcher
Tim Dennis, Hannah Chapelhow, David Mahon, Scott Speirs
Mary Mundy, Hannah Chapelhow, Victoria Fletcher
Hannah Chapelhow, Victoria Fletcher, Mary Mundy
Tim Dennis, Mary Mundy
Mary Mundy, Hannah Chapelhow
Hannah Chapelhow, Mary Mundy, Victoria Fletcher
Victoria Fletcher, Hannah Chapelhow, Mary Mundy
Mary Mundy, Hannah Chapelhow, Alistair Robertson, Tim Dennis
Mary Mundy, Tim Dennis, Alistair Robertson, Victoria Fletcher