Guidance

How to publish monthly payment card data over £500

Template for GOV.UK publication page for departmental core transparency data, to be published monthly.

Prepare the data

Crown Commercial Service provides guidance on how to prepare your data - including timing and appropriate approval processes.

Publish the data

Create a new GOV.UK publication page for each data release.

Publication page template

The publication title, summary, detail and file name is a government standard and must not be changed.

Publication type: Transparency data

Title: [Department name or acronym]: spending over £500, [month year]

Summary: Spending by electronic purchasing card solution (ePCS), over £500.

Body:

[Department name] publishes details of all spending over £500 using an electronic purchasing card solution (ePCS) on a monthly basis. The ePCS has replaced the government procurement card (GPC).

This data is also available on data.gov.uk:

  • [add bulleted links to the data.gov.uk pages this data also appears on]

*[ePCS]: electronic purchasing card solution

*[GPCs]: government procurement cards

*[GPC]: government procurement card

Associations

Policies: Government transparency and accountability

Policy areas: Government efficiency, transparency and accountability

CSV attachment titles:

  • [Department]’s ePCS spending over £500 for [month year]

When the dataset is published, add a link to it in your department’s section on data.gov.uk.

Collection page

Add the new publication to your department’s collection page for this data.

Make sure the collection page is tagged to the Government transparency and accountability policy.

Collection page template

Title: [Department name or acronym]: spending over £500

Summary: All data on [department] spending over £500 with an electronic purchasing card solution (ePCS) since [month year].

Body (optional):

[Department] publishes details of all spending over £500 using an electronic purchasing card solution (ePCS) on a monthly basis.

Subheadings: Add headings for each calendar year, most recent first.

If there are no reports for a quarter, add ‘Nothing was reported in [month to month] [year].’ under the heading.

Published 14 December 2017