We announced the new framework for certified companies in March 2015, after a formal procurement process. These posts explain some of the thinking behind our approach to the procurement, and gave updates on progress in the procurement process.

GOV.UK Verify: changing buying in government

A representation of the buyer, seller contractual relationship

In April this year we announced that a range of high quality certified companies had connected to GOV.UK Verify. In this guest blog post procurement expert David Kershaw shares his experience of the formal procurement process for these companies, and explains why the approach we took was revolutionary.