News and updates

This section includes all the latest news, announcements and outputs from the Bilateral Transactions Programme team.

For advisory group agendas, slides and minutes, please click here. To be redirected to the latest Code Subsidiary Documents, please click here

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Bilateral Transaction Assurance Form

Assurance Form from Word

 

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Bilateral 'workarounds' for measured and assessed SPIDs

See 'Key Documents'

 

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 17 March 2021

Bilateral Data Protection Impact Assesment (DPIA)

Assessment

 

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Bilateral Business Rules

Draft V0.3 XLS

 

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Planning update to Contract Managers, 10 March 2021

Recording | Slides

 

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10 March 2021

Accessing chat function on MOSL MS Teams calls

Guide


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Code Subsidiary Document CSD0701 v0.6 and CSD0704 v0.5

For the latest versions of all published draft CSDs, please go to the 'Key documents' section.



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Updated Code Subsidiary Document CSD0601 v0.8 and XSDs v1.0.0.3

See 'Key Documents' section | Release notes


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2 March 2021

Sprint Report (Sprints 15, 16)

See 'Key Documents' section



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Checkpoint 1 survey results

Results



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Sprint Report for Sprints 14 & 15

See 'Key Documents'



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Code Subsidiary Document CSD0701 (Common Processes) v0.5 and CSD0704 (C1 Process Technical Document/rules) v0.4

For the latest versions of all published draft CSDs, please go to the 'Key documents' section.



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Bi-monthly programme update to Ofwat (to 5 Feb 2021)

Update



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Sample JSON Format message

JSON Format



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Sprint Report for Sprints 13 & 14

See 'Key Documents' section.



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The Water Report "All for one-to-one"; bilateral programme update with John Gilbert, Programme Director

Click here (Reproduced with permission)



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Updated CSD0601 v0.7 and XSD v1.0.0.2

Available in the 'Key Documents' section. Nb: requires member log-in. Supplied to TPIs via members or directly from MOSL.



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Bilateral Transactions Programme - Access Proforma v2.0

Proforma (Word)



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Planning update to Contract Managers 29 Jan 2021

 Recording | Slides 



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Contract Manager Planning Update Meeting moved from Wed 27 January to Friday 29 January

Email issued on 22 January via Mailchimp. Link remains the same as before. Please click here for message



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Latest process flows and archive

Please note that the latest process flow diagrams and previous version(s) are available in the Advisory Group section - see 'Key Documents'


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Market Focus - Bilateral Transactions Programme (see page 4)

Click Here



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Bilateral Transactions Programme - Technical Drop-in Q&As

Technical Drop-in Q&A v1.0



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Code Subsidiary Document CSD0601 v0.6, XSD (XML schemas) v1.0.0.1, etc

For latest CSDs and XSDs, please go to the 'Key Documents' section | Interface specification v0.3 clean, [tracked] | Bilaterals business rules v0.2

                              *MOSL members only. Requires log-in.



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Bilateral Transactions Programme Planning Update, 8 October 2020

Slides | Recording



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Bilateral Transactions Programme gets Board approval, 30 September 2020

Announcement | Full Business Case Overview | Full Business Case



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Bilateral transactions programme demonstration, 21 October 2020, 2-3pm

Notification



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Pathfinder Group, 8 October 2020

Draft agenda | Slides

 

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Technology Advisory Group (TAG) C1 process review, 24 September 2020

Slides



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Operational Advisory Group (OAG) 24 September 2020

Agenda | Slides | Minutes



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Operational Advisory Group (OAG) 10 September 2020

Minutes


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Monthly Programme Planning Update - Thursday 8 October 2020

Email | Slides



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Operational Advisory Group (OAG) 27 August 2020

Agenda | Slides | Minutes



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Bilateral Transactions Programme 'Pathfinder' Group

Email | Terms of Reference



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Technology Advisory Group (TAG) meeting 17 August 2020

Agenda | Minutes



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Operations & Release Working Group (ORWG) - bilaterals update (15 mins)

For full slide deck, please click here.

Slides | Recording



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Operational Advisory Group (OAG) 13 August 2020

Agenda | Slide deck | Minutes | Process Flow Status & Activity | C1 Process Flow



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Bilateral Transactions Programme July 2020

Bi-monthly programme update to Ofwat and Trading Parties (previous update 27 May 2020, below).

Update


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Bilateral Transactions Programme webinar 30 July 2020

Slide deck | Recording

 

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30 July 2020

Operational Advisory Group (OAG) 30 July 2020

Agenda | Minutes | Process flow (C1) | Process flow 'to be' (C1) | Rejection Code Review

 

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Operational Advisory Group (OAG) 24 July 2020

Minutes | Process flow

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24 July 2020

Process priority list update version 1.1

Following feedback from members of the Operational Advisory Group (OAG) and other trading parties, the order in which MOSL will be addressing bilateral processes has been reviewed and updated.

Click here to read the announcement. Click here for a document including version 1.1 of the priority order and rationale for the changes (PDF).


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Operational Advisory Group (OAG) 16 July 2020

Agenda | Slides | Recording | Minutes

For details of all MOSL's advisory groups, please click here (PDF).



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Operational Advisory Group (OAG) meeting 2 July 2020

Minutes



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WWT: "Inside Innovation: MOSL's modernisation of the business retail market"

We were delighted to be invited to take part in WWT's 'Inside Innovation Series' this month in which MOSL discussed its future IT architecture plans and explained the innovation involved in delivering the Bilateral Transactions Programme.

Slides | Watch webinar (WWT registration required)



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Bilateral Transactions Programme | Engaging with market participants & advisory groups

MOSL will be working closely with three advisory groups in particular to develop and iterate plans and proposals relating to the bilaterals programme before they are issued to all market participants for wider input and/or feedback: the Operational Advisory Group (OAG), Code Advisory Group (CAG) and Technology Advisory Group (TAG).

The terms of reference for each working group and lists of current attendees is available via the link below.

 

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Market Focus - June 2020

Click below for the latest update on the bilaterals programme

 

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The Water Report Interview: Bilaterals - unfinished business

MOSL CEO Sarah McMath talks to The Water Report about the Bilaterals Programme and explains why it is one of the most important developments since the market opened in April 2017 and key to MOSL's aim to make the market 'easier to do business in'.


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MOSL Board approves Bilaterals' Outline Business Case

We are pleased to confirm that the MOSL Board has approved the Outline Business Case (OBC) stage of the Bilateral Transactions Programme. The decision means that the programme has entered the planning phase and we will now begin developing the Full Business Case (FBC) for consideration at the end of September.

Outline Business Case (OBC) | Related documents: Strategic Outline Case (SOC), Programme Initiation Document (PID)

MOSL issues latest bi-monthly bilaterals update to Ofwat and Trading Parties

 

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Market Focus - May 2020

Click below for the latest update on the bilaterals programme

 

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Bilateral Transactions Programme Update - Webinar

We were delighted to have nearly 100 market participants join us for two webinars to discuss the latest progress with the bilateral transactions programme on 22 April. Please click below for the subsequent Q&A and a link to Vimeo to watch again.

Q&A | Watch again

 

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Bilateral Transactions Programme - secondment opportunity

The bilateral transactions programme team has two secondment opportunities for members wishing to 'embed' a member of their team at MOSL for the duration of the programme. Please click below for more information.

 

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MOSL Board minutes

For the board meeting minutes, please click below.

 

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Wholesale Retail Code Change Proposal CPW070 (Bilaterals)

Please click below for details of CPW070; "Provision for the Development of a Consistent Bilateral Interfaces Solution."

Change proposal | Timetable

 

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