All you need to know about Procurement Reform

The Procurement Bill is making its way through parliament. It is expected to become law in 2023 and represents the most significant shake-up to procurement law and practice for a generation.

We have been at the forefront of procurement law for many years and here we bring together in one place key resources and our insights on this crucial development.

Addleshaw Goddard's market-leading procurement specialists offer unrivalled non-contentious and contentious capability and experience, with this practice area consistently ranked in Band 1 of the Chambers UK directory. You can find out more about our procurement team here. If you have any queries on how the reforms may affect you, one of our team would be delighted to help.

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Procurement Bill Timeline

Latest developments

– 26 October 2022: House of Lords publishes amended Procurement Bill – see here and our analysis here

– 21 October 2022: Cabinet Office publishes guidance on preparing for reform - see here

– 25 July 2022: Cabinet Office is running surveys every 6 months to hear views and inform the reforms: the first survey is available here

– 30 June 2022: Cabinet Office sets out transparency ambition for new procurement regime – see here

 26 May 2022: Amendments to Bill proposed (see here for running list of amendments)

 25 May 2022: Second reading in House of Lords

 11 May 2022: Procurement Bill introduced to parliament. First reading in House of Lords

 6 December 2021: Response to Green Paper published by Cabinet Office

 15 December 2020: Green Paper on Transforming Public Procurement published by Cabinet Office

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Procurement Bill - Breakdown of the new notice requirements

This update summarises the changes to the "noticing regime" and what public bodies and suppliers will need to know before the changes are introduced.

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