Fair work practices and the award of public contracts : statutory guidance

Guidance to help public bodies evaluate fair work practices, including the Living Wage, when selecting tenderers and awarding contracts.

Purpose of this statutory guidance

5. This statutory guidance describes what is required of contracting authorities, when undertaking regulated procurements, to address fair work practices, including the Living Wage. The guidance provides information on how and when fair work practices, designed to promote improved productivity and economic growth, should be addressed in the course of a public procurement exercise as a key driver of service quality and contract delivery.


Back to top