Advice and Support for Procurement Officers

If you are involved in commissioning or procuring public sector contracts, the resources in this section will help you include social value throughout the commissioning process.

 

Scoring social value in IT and services contracts e-learning

This e-learning course (45mins) provides an overview of how to implement PPN 01/21 ‘Scoring Social Value’ in relevant services and IT contracts.  The course is aimed at staff involved in the commissioning, contract management or tender evaluation of procurement exercises.

  • By completing this course you will be able to:
  • Explain how you can score social value in public tender competitions;
  • Identify which social value approach you should use for a tender;
  • Choose the relevant themes and indicators to include on any given contract;
  • Evaluate social value as part of the tender process;
  • Outline how to manage the delivery of social value requirements

Scoring social value in IT and services contracts e-learning

Procurement Resources Construction

General construction

File Type Size Date
Notification of Contract Award - Social Value docx 79 KB 02 Aug 2022
Frequently Asked Questions docx 21 KB 02 Aug 2022

Scoring Social Value - Construction

File Type Size Date
Model Text for inclusion in above threshold Construction Contracts - Scoring Social Value docx 85 KB 08 Dec 2022
Social Value Delivery Plan - Construction Build xlsx 19 KB 08 Dec 2022
Social Value Delivery Plan - Construction Civils xlsx 19 KB 08 Dec 2022
Scoring Social Value Guidance - Construction docx 74 KB 14 Dec 2021

Scoring Social Value - Construction-related Professional Services

File Type Size Date
Social Value Delivery Plan - Construction related Professional Services contracts xlsx 17 KB 08 Dec 2022
Model text for inclusion in Construction Related Professional Services contracts (points based approach) docx 61 KB 08 Dec 2022
Model Award Criteria - Professional Services (points based approach) docx 38 KB 07 Dec 2022
Model Award Criteria Professional Services (Alternative Approach) docx 60 KB 12 Oct 2022
Model Text for inclusion in the Specification and/or Invitation to Tender (alternative approach) docx 42 KB 02 Aug 2022

Below Threshold contracts (not scored)

File Type Size Date
Model Text for inclusion in Construction Contracts: £500k-PCR Threshold (non scored) docx 55 KB 14 Nov 2022
Guidance for including Social Value in Construction Contracts: £500k-PCR Threshold (non scored) docx 49 KB 14 Nov 2022
Post Award: Social Value Delivery Plan - Construction Civils (non scored) xlsx 18 KB 30 Sep 2022
Post Award: Social Value Delivery Plan - Construction Build (non scored) xlsx 17 KB 30 Sep 2022

Procurement Resources Supplies

Supplies: General resources

File Type Size Date
Scoring Social Value Guidance for Public Bodies - Supplies pdf 398 KB 23 Sep 2022
Notification of Contract Award - Social Value docx 79 KB 02 Aug 2022
Selecting Social Value Indicators docx 43 KB 02 Aug 2022
Model Pre-procurement Engagement question docx 37 KB 28 Apr 2022

Supplies: Social Value Points approach

File Type Size Date
Model Award Criteria (social value points) docx 37 KB 01 Nov 2022
Checklist for Scoring Social Value Points approach on Supplies Contracts pdf 194 KB 23 Sep 2022
PPN 0121 - Social Value Themes, Indicators and Points - Supplies Contracts xlsx 24 KB 23 Sep 2022
Social Value Delivery Plan - Supplies contracts xlsx 26 KB 23 Sep 2022
Model Text for inclusion in the Specification and/or Invitation to Tender - social value points (non scored) docx 99 KB 23 Sep 2022
Model Text for Inclusion in the Specification and/or Invitation to Tender (social value points) docx 103 KB 23 Sep 2022

Supplies: Social Value Alternative approach

File Type Size Date
Model Award Criteria (alternative approach) docx 59 KB 28 Oct 2022
Checklist for Scoring Social Value Alternative approach on Supplies Contracts pdf 186 KB 23 Sep 2022
Model Text for inclusion in the Specification and/or Invitation to Tender - alternative approach (non scored) docx 78 KB 23 Sep 2022
Model Text for inclusion in the Specification and/or Invitation to Tender (alternative approach) docx 42 KB 02 Aug 2022

Supplies: Food contracts

File Type Size Date
Food Contracts: Model Text for inclusion in the Specification and/or Invitation to Tender - points based approach (scored/non-scored) docx 95 KB 28 Oct 2022
Food Contracts: Model Text for inclusion in the Specification and/or Invitation to Tender - alternative approach (non-scored) docx 77 KB 23 Sep 2022