Fair Work Practices including Payment of the Real Living Wage

The Procurement Reform (Scotland) Act 2014 Statutory Guidance has been revised to include an updated chapter on Fair Work First.  This change reflects updates to Fair Work and the real Living Wage policy and it can be found in the Scottish Government's Statutory Guidance.

Any questions can be emailed to: scottishprocurement@gov.scot

Please note: the content on Fair Work Practices in the Procurement Journey is currently undergoing a review. For further information on the real Living Wage please see the What is the real Living Wage information sheet, or refer to the Scottish Government’s Fair Work and Procurement webpage 

Please note that information on Fair Work First, which includes payment of the real Living Wage, can be found in SPPN 06/2021.

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  • Not repetitive or specialist

Route 2


  • Regulated procurements
  • Between £50k and the GPA threshold

Route 3


  • Regulated procurements
  • GPA threshold and above

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