The guide

Step-by-step guidance for commissioning digital products or services for government. Includes do’s and don’ts to ensure fair and transparent procurement.

We have produced guidance about how to buy in an emergency.
Read the draft emergency buying guidance

2. Inform the market

Share what you need with the market, encouraging open competition

3. Evaluate and award

Evaluate suppliers using clear and objective criteria and select a winner

4. Manage delivery

Ensure that projects run smoothly by working with your supplier to deliver outcomes