Welcome to Episode 1 in our “step-by-step” video series, helping you to prepare for the introduction of the Procurement Act 2023.

To learn more about the series and get some background of the Act, see our Introduction video here.

In this episode Mary Mundy and Katrina Day look at the pre-launch stage and the areas to consider before commencing a procurement. The discussion includes:

  • pipeline notices
  • procurement objectives
  • National Procurement Policy Statement (NPPS)
  • the routes to market
  • contract planning
  • Planned Procurement Notice
  • Preliminary Market Engagement
  • conflicts of interest.

How Capsticks can help

Capsticks acts for both contracting authorities and bidders. With extensive knowledge of procurement law, our specialist team are always on hand to review to support you with all aspects of the procurement process and how to get ready for the new Procurement Act.

Please speak to Katrina Day or Mary Mundy to find out more about how Capsticks can help.