LUPC and the majority of its members are contracting authorities under UK public procurement regulations. All of our framework agreements and contracts are compliant with the Public Contracts Regulations 2015.

Procurement Policy
Keep up-to-date with directives, regulations, policies and guidance relating to the procurement of supplies, services and works for the public sector by clicking here.

Procurement Policy Notes (PPNs)
The Cabinet Office publishes Procurement Policy Notes (PPNs) that provide guidance on best practice for public sector procurement.
All policy notes are available here.

Procurement Thresholds
The Procurement Thresholds Values (effective 1 January 2022) that apply for the purposes of the Public Contract Regulations 2015 can be found here. It includes the change to the methodology for estimating contract values to be inclusive of VAT for the purposes of applying the thresholds.

Transforming Public Procurement
On 6th December 2021, the Government published its response to the feedback received during its consultation on the Green Paper.

Law firm, Mills and Reeve, on the LUPC Legal Services Framework, has summarised the key elements in this handy reference piece

Whilst new legislation isn’t expected until 2023 at the earliest (with an anticipated six-month notice period) we will be liaising regularly with our members, suppliers and the cabinet office to provide you with advice and support on changes as we learn more.