Resource Centre

Information Sources

Constructing Excellence

Key Performance Indicators
Respect for People Toolkits
Numerous Best Practice Guides

Construction Industry Council

Design Quality Indicators


the UK’s largest register of pre-qualified construction contractors and consultants

Improvement and Development Agency (IdeA)

Beacon councils
Guidance on modern procurement practice in local government
National e-Procurement Project’s e-Procurement Toolkit

Office of Government Commerce

Achieving Excellence in Construction: Procurement
Guidance Pack
Guidance on EU Procurement Rules
The Successful Delivery Toolkit

Office of the Deputy Prime Minister

Creating sustainable communities
National Procurement Strategy for Local Government
Strategic Partnering Taskforce
Taskforce Advisory Notes on Private Finance Initiative (PFI) and Partnerships


Transforming European procurement for the information age
Guidance and Forms for notices in the Official Journal of the European Union (OJEU, formerly known as OJEC)

The Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy

The only professional accountancy body in the UK with specialises in the public services
Best Value Purchasing – a toolkit for the public sector

The Strategic Forum

Accelerating Change report
Integration Toolkit

The 4ps

Guidance, procurement packs and case studies on Private Finance Initiative and partnerships

Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors

RICS is a leading source of land, property, construction and environmental knowledge.

The Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply

CIPS is an international organisation, based in the UK, serving the purchase and supply profession