Public sector procurement in Scotland

Public sector spending on goods and services across Scotland, in areas such as health and education services, amounts to over £10bn per year. Procurement guidelines govern the purchasing of these goods and services.

CIPS award winner logoThe Public Procurement Reform Programme (PPRP) aims to drive up procurement standards ensuring value for money for the taxpayer.


Latest procurement news

29 July 2015
Supported Business Open Day at RSBi Blindcraft

The first in a series of Supported Business Open Days will be held on 27 August 2015 at RSBi Blindcraft.

28 July 2015
New Legal Services Framework awarded

Following the expiry of the voluntary standstill period, the Scottish Government’s Legal Services Framework was awarded on 21 July 2015.

27 July 2015
New and Improved online Procurement Journey

We are pleased to announce that the online Procurement Journey is currently undergoing improvements with an expected re-launch later this summer.

9 July 2015
Take part in the contract management benchmarking survey

The survey will provide feedback about how organisations are managing contracts.

7 July 2015
Positive impacts of procurement unveiled

Research demonstrates success of community benefits in public contracts.

30 June 2015
Scottish Procurement Customer Engagement Survey 2015

Scottish Procurement are running a survey to gather customer feedback on our performance relating to collaborative procurement services.