European Commission: Buying green! A handbook on green public procurement: third edition of the EC's main guidance document to help public authorities buy goods and services with a lower environmental impact. It is also a useful reference for policy makers and companies responding to green tenders. (8 June 2016)

Procurement Byte: Dynamic Purchasing Systems (DPS) 3 – Operating a DPS: in this article, the third in our series on Dynamic Purchasing Systems, we look first at the process for award of contracts under a DPS. We then go on to consider the issue of reviewing DPS suppliers' suitability for continued membership of a DPS. We wrap up with a short note on remedies. (15 June 2016)