Local Government Transparency Code

Information which must be published quarterly

Expenditure Over £500

Each individual item of expenditure above £500 (individual invoices, grant payments, expense payments, payments for goods & services, grants, grant in aid, rent, credit notes over £500 and transactions from other public bodies):
Payments To Commercial Suppliers Over £500

Government Procurement Card Transactions

For every transaction on a Government Procurement Card: Government Procurement Card Transparency Reports

Procurement Information

All invitations to tender for contracts to provide goods and/or services with a value that exceeds £5,000 (net amount excluding recoverable VAT): Business and Contract Opportunities Upcoming opportunities

All contracts, commissioned activity purchase order, framework agreement etc with a value exceeding £5,000 (net excluding recoverable VAT): Contracts Register

Tenders for works relating to land and buildings with values below Official Journal of the European Union thresholds* are managed outside the web tendering system. The tender list for each contract is generated at random from a pool of contractors who are registered on Constructionline, who have expressed an interest in the relevant category of work and who meet Property Services' requirements:

  • SSIP accreditation (Acclaim, CHAS or SAFE Contractor) (Safety Schemes In Procurement – Contractors Health & Safety Assessment Scheme
  • Public Liability Insurance cover of at least £5m
  • NICEIC or ECA approved contractor status (not Part P) for any electrical contractors. (National Inspection Council for Electrical Installation Contracting  – Electrical Contractors Association)
  • Gas Safe registration for any mechanical contractors 

Property Services tenders over £5000

* currently £172,514 for Services Contracts and £4,332.012 for works contracts