Each month, suppliers are required to upload details of any sales made through the framework to the Management Information System Online (MISO) portal, and are told they face admin charges for failing to do so correctly or on time.

Computer Weekly recently filed a Freedom of Information (FOI) request asking the Crown Commercial Service (CCS) to confirm the number of times suppliers have faced financial penalties for MISO misdemeanours – and the answer was never.

Reported by Computer Weekly. You can read the full story here. 

I am a journalist and author. I am a staff writer at the UK edition of WIRED magazine and in 2015 my book, Freedom of Information: A Practical Guide for UK Journalists, was published. I created FOI Directory in 2012.