Fair Work Practices

Fair Work practices, including the real Living Wage in procurement

Please note: the content of this page is currently undergoing a review. For further information on the real Living Wage please see the What is the real Living Wage information sheet, the Scottish Government’s Fair Work and Procurement webpage or alternatively please email scottishprocurement@gov.scot.

Please note that information on Fair Work First, which includes payment of the real Living Wage, can be found in SPPN 06/2021.

Statutory Guidance on Addressing Fair Work Practices, including the real Living Wage, in Procurement

 

You must have regard to the Statutory Guidance on how to evaluate fair work when selecting tenderers and awarding contracts

 

 Best Practice Guidance on Addressing Fair Work Practices, including the real Living Wage, in Procurement  

 

Practical Guidance on the key issues when addressing Fair Work in procurement exercises

 

Fair Work Practices in Procurement: Toolkit

 

Practical tools for organisations and suppliers to use at key stages of a procurement exercise:

 

The Best Practice Guidance and Toolkit is also embedded throughout various, relevant stations in the Procurement Journey to allow Procurement Officers to address Fair Work practices where relevant and proportionate throughout the procurement process and into the Contract & Supplier Management process.