Government procurement update
The Government has issued a Procurement Policy Note (PPN) setting out guidance for public bodies on payment of their supply chain.
The note advises all contracting authorities to:
- Review their contract portfolio
- Work in partnership with their suppliers
- Continue to pay suppliers as quickly as possible
The guidance is effective from 1 July to 31 October 2020.
Further guidance on COVID-19 for individuals, employers and organisations is available at gov.uk.