Cabinet Office Procurement Policy Notice
The Cabinet Office yesterday published a Procurement Policy Notice on responding to COVID-19. It emphasises the flexibilities available under the regulations for public authorities to make urgent/direct awards in exceptional circumstances (bypassing much of the usual process).
Follow the link to read about the PPN and accompanying guidance
You may wish to particularly look at the final section in the document about varying the terms of existing contracts.
Payment from Public Bodies
This Procurement Policy Note (PPN) sets out guidance for public bodies on payment of their suppliers to ensure service continuity during and after the current coronavirus,