As expected, Government rushed the transposition before the General Election. As expected as well, most of the transposition is a copy + paste affair of Directive 2004/14. Remember that these regulations do not cover Scotland as public procurement is a devolved power there. EDIT: More info about Scotland's plans here.
From the perspective of the NCVO.
In Portuguese only unfortunately, but I will write about it in the near future. I have been told the report itself will be available in English, even if only part of it.
Indirectly about procurement. Interesting how services industries complain about the use of "pitches" (ie, procurement exercises with proposals/bids/tenders) in private procurement. Funny how private procurement is getting more similar to public procurement in some instances.