Procurement Policy Note 02/20: Supplier relief due to COVID-19

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This Procurement Policy Note (PPN) sets out information and guidance for public bodies on payment of their suppliers to ensure service continuity during and after the current coronavirus, COVID-19, outbreak. Contracting authorities must act now to ensure suppliers at risk are in a position to resume normal contract delivery once the outbreak is over.

The guidance note ‘Model Interim Payment Terms’ provides a set of terms that contracting authorities can use to implement PPN 02/20 in providing contractual relief to suppliers who have been affected by COVID-19.

The guidance note ‘Payments to Suppliers for Contingent Workers’ provides guidance for contracting authorities where they have contingent workers impacted by COVID-19 and is updated with the latest FAQs

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) – latest FAQs on PPN 02/20

Published 20 March 2020
Last updated 7 April 2020