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.

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Latest procurement news

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.

24 June 2015
New Server Maintenance Framework Agreement

We are pleased to announce that Scottish Procurement have awarded a new single-supplier framework for Server Maintenance.

12 June 2015
The 2015/16 GO Awards are open for entry!

Enter your success story for a chance to win at the 2015/16 Government Opportunities (GO) Excellence in Public Procurement Awards Scotland.

The Procurement People of Tomorrow initiative held a ‘Bridging the Gap’ event

For the first time since its launch, the Procurement People of Tomorrow (PPoT) held a “Bridging the Gap” event which brought together Modern Apprentices, Students and Employers from across the public and private sectors to form a new community of practice.

11 June 2015
New Supplier Development Programme Website Launched

Small and Medium-sized Enterprises across Scotland now have access to free quality tender training information at the click of a button.

3 June 2015
NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde enables parent access to PECOS

After adopting the Scottish Government's PECOS system, NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde will cut waiting time to one week at most for non-pharmacy goods for children who are being looked after at home.

27 May 2015
New multi-supplier Hosting Services framework

We are pleased to announce that Scottish Procurement have awarded a new multi-supplier framework for Hosting Services.

Supported Businesses Event

Connect with Procurement professionals from across the financial services industry and other sectors at this unique event.