Our regulatory documents

We regulate awarding bodies by using our various powers set out in the legislation, which are detailed in our regulatory documents.

All of our regulatory documents can be found in our Regulatory Documents List.

Our Regulatory Glossary of Terms explains commonly used terms in our regulatory and supporting documents.

There are four main categories of regulatory documents (please click on each category):


Regulatory requirements that an awarding body is required to demonstrate ongoing compliance with


Regulatory requirements that we check as part of a defined gateway process and subject to ongoing compliance


Procedural regulatory requirements


Policies outlining our regulatory approach