Cabinet Office controls

The guidance on spending controls helps government departments to reduce wasteful expenditure and help reduce the fiscal deficit.


Documents

Cabinet Office controls guidance: version 4.0

Annex 1.1 Frequently asked questions

Annex 1.2 Glossary

Annex 1.3 List of exempted bodies

Annex 2.1 Controls framework

Annex 2.2 Operating principles, processes and governance

Annex 2.3 Process maps

Annex 2.4 Departmental single points of contact

Annex 2.5 Service level agreements

Annex 2.6 Organisations' responsibilities

Annex 2.7 Publishing expenditure approvals

Anex 2.8 list of amendments to the Cabinet Office Controls in version 4.0 from version 3.2 and subsequent changes

Annex 3 Advertising, marketing and communications

Annex 3.1 Professional assurance application form

Annex 4 Commercial Control, including disputes

Annex 4.1. Commercial Control. Commercial Questions Template and Guidance.

Annex 5 Digital and technology, including ID assurance

Annex 5.1 Digital and technology template

Annex 6 Consultancy

Annex 6.1 Professional services external resources: definitions

Annex 6.2 Request to contract consultants: template

Annex 6.3 Consultancy value statement: template

This file is in an OpenDocument format

Annex 7 Property, including facilities management

Annex 7.1 Property: process guidance

Annex 7.2 Facilities management procurement

Annex 7.3 Property: expenditure request template

This file is in an OpenDocument format

Annex 8 Redundancy and compensation

Annex 8.1 Early departure scheme: application for approval

Annex 9 External recruitment

Annex 10 Learning and development (Civil Service Learning)

Annex 10.1 Guidance on providing learning and development services

Annex 10.2 Civil Service Learning Triage Application

Detail

The Cabinet Office controls, along with long-term structural reform programmes, are a core component of the work to reduce wasteful expenditure and help reduce the fiscal deficit.

This guidance will help departments and their arms’ length bodies (ALBs) to understand:

the objectives of the controls their rules how to apply them

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