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Access the latest publications relating to better value for money for public services (Value Wales) here.

 

Progress towards improving public procurement

Progress towards improving public procurement

23/01/14
A review of the achievements of the Wales Procurement Policy during 2013.
 

Supplier Qualification Information Database (SQuID)

17/12/13
A new approach to public procurement developed by Value Wales, in conjunction with the Welsh public sector.
 

Joint Bidding

21/10/13
It can be difficult for small businesses to compete for large public contracts in Wales. This Joint Bidding Guide is about how businesses can work together to form consortia to increase their capacity.
 

Improving public procurement for construction

15/08/13
Finance Minister, Jane Hutt, has welcomed the publication of an independent report by the Federation of Master Builers into improving public procurement for the construction industry’s small and medium-sized firms (SMEs).
 

Framework Agreement Procurement Advice Note

11/10/12
This Procurement Advice Note (PAN) has been produced by Value Wales to encourage a consistent approach to framework agreements.
 
Open for Business Procurement Events - Summer 2012

Open for Business event - Llandudno 19th September 2012

26/09/12
All the presentations from the key note speeches and afternoon workshops.
 

John McClelland's review into Welsh public procurement

19/09/12
Finance Minister, Jane Hutt, has welcomed the publication of the full report and recommendations of John F McClelland’s review into Welsh public procurement.
 
Open for Business Procurement Events - Summer 2012

Open for Business event - Cardiff 14th June 2012

13/08/12
All the presentations from the key note speeches and workshops.
 

Modernisation of European Union Procurement Directives

21/06/12
The European Union (EU) Commission is currently undertaking a review of the EU Procurement Directives in order to modernise and simplify them.
 

Lessons Learned Review - Procurement of Construction Framework

17/02/12
This report shares lessons learnt about the procurement activity relating to the letting of 2 construction frameworks.
 
Adding Value II: Showcasing examples of good practice in procurement and delivery

Adding Value II: Showcasing examples of good practice in procurement and delivery

20/07/10
The purpose of this document is to highlight some of the excellent work being undertaken by public bodies across Wales to improve the delivery and performance of public services.
 
Community Benefits: Delivering Maximum Value for the Welsh Pound

Community Benefits: Delivering Maximum Value for the Welsh Pound

26/04/10
This Guide offers advice on the different approaches that procurers are encouraged to take to deliver added value by the inclusion of community benefits in their procurement activities.
 
Buying safe food for the public plate

Buying safe food for the public plate

10/03/10
Food safety in Wales has been given a boost with the launch of new food-buying guidance by the Welsh Government's Value Wales' Division.
 
Opening Doors

Opening Doors

07/05/08
The Charter for SME Friendly Procurement.