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The Construction Playbook

The Construction Playbook sets out key policies and guidance for how public works projects and programmes are assessed, procured and delivered.

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The Construction Playbook

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Modern Methods of Construction Guidance Note

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Longer Term Contracting Programmes, Projects and Portfolios in Construction Guidance Note

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Promoting Net Zero Carbon and Sustainability in Construction Guidance Note

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Market, Supplier & Supply Chain Engagement in Construction Guidance Note

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Summary: Recommendations in Constructing the Gold Standard: An Independent Review of Public Sector Construction Frameworks

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HMG Model Clause - Conflict Avoidance

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HMG Model Clause - Subsurface Data Sharing

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The Construction Playbook captures commercial best practices and specific sector reforms outlining the government’s expectations of how contracting authorities and suppliers, including the supply chain, should engage with each other.

These are set out in 14 key policies for how the government should assess, procure and deliver public works projects and programmes which all central government departments and their arms length bodies are expected to follow on a ‘comply or explain’ basis.

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Published 8 December 2020
Last updated 5 September 2022 + show all updates
  1. Added the following documents: Modern Methods of Construction Guidance Note Longer Term Contracting Programmes, Projects and Portfolios in Construction Guidance Note Promoting Net Zero Carbon and Sustainability in Construction Guidance Note Market, Supplier & Supply Chain Engagement in Construction Guidance Note The Construction Playbook Summary: Recommendations in Constructing the Gold Standard: An Independent Review of Public Sector Construction Frameworks HMG Model Clause - Conflict Avoidance HMG Model Clause - Subsurface Data Sharing

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