The “Short form Contract” annex has been converted to HTML format and divided into several open format attachments. The short form requirements were developed by the Cabinet Office for general contracts for goods and services, the value of which is below the purchase thresholds set out in the 2015 Public Contracts Regulations. This document is an update of the 2014 terms and conditions. These documents are not suitable for construction works for which sectoral contractual forms are available or for IT contracts for which an appropriate framework should normally be used. Updated subform terms and conditions for goods and services A guide on the use of the document is included in the introductory remarks at the beginning of the document. This file may not be suitable for users of ancillary technologies. The choice of the correct contractual conditions is essential for buyers in government and the public sector to obtain the best value. . This document aims to ensure that you can use appropriate and proportionate “Light Touch” contractual terms for low-value purchases. This is to avoid the use of overly complex terms that can increase costs and be an obstacle to the participation of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). . .