Statutory Guidance

Statutory guidance has been published which supports the Procurement Reform (Scotland) Act 2014 and the wider application of the new procurement legislation in Scotland. 

The statutory guidance covers the following topics:

  • Procurement Strategies and annual reports
  • Sustainable Procurement duty
  • Community Benefits requirements
  • Fair Work First requirements in Procurement
  • Selection of Tenderers and Award of contracts
  • Procurement for health or social services

If you require further information about the statutory guidance please email

Scottish Government Policy Handbook

The Scottish Procurement Policy Handbook (currently being updated) sets out the fundamental rules, behaviours and standards applicable to public procurement activity in Scotland.