CCS may be set to review G-Cloud’s standard two-year contract length

CCS seems minded to respond positively to the MoD and some vendors over a rethink over the duration of framework contracts – including, but “not necessarily restricted to”, G-Cloud

Posted 6 October 2016 by Gary Flood

Latest headlines from our content partner 'Government Computing'The Crown Commercial Service (CCS) appears ready to reconsider the standard contract terms for G-Cloud, including the two-year contract length.

That could mean a move to a standard three-year contract were there to be sufficient desire and a compelling case for change from both buyers and suppliers.

It is understood that as part of CCS and the Government Digital Services (GDS) user research for G-Cloud 9,  CCS will be reviewing all terms and conditions, including the current contract lengths.

The move comes as the Ministry of Defence (MoD) has been making its own case for an alternative contract length.

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