The Department is working to ensure that the principal recommendation of the Glover Review, a single, free of charge, easy to search portal is launched by 2010. 95 per cent. of supply2.gov.uk users are currently registered for the free of charge service. OGC Buying Solutions do not charge suppliers of any size to be on catalyst.
The Department is working with the Office of Government Commerce to implement all 12 recommendations made in the Glover Review, “Accelerating the economic engine: through transparent, simple and strategic procurement”, published in November 2008, which aims to simplify and speed up the procurement process for SMEs wanting to supply goods and services to the public sector.