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Schools Buying Club: Free Procurement Handbook
We have produced the ultimate Procurement Handbook designed to give you an overview of each stage of the procurement process. This essential tool is completely free and offers support and advice to help you along your journey.READ MORE
Maximise your cleaning contract by outsourcing your requirements
Prioritising your cleaning service is imperative, as it has a direct impact on the health and wellbeing of both students and staff. It is also usually one of most expensive contracts a school will procure, and can therefore take a significant amount of time to complete.READ MORE
How to receive the most fit for purpose catering solution with a return on investment
Catering tends to be one of the most expensive contracts a school will procure, but it is also the only service where you have the potential to generate a surplus. When procuring your next contract, it is really important to maximise its financial efficiency whilst obtaining a service that is fit for purpose and sustainable.READ MORE
5 Top Tips for a Great Grounds Maintenance Service Contract
When you are choosing a grounds maintenance service for your school, not only do you have to consider maintaining the usability and aesthetic quality of your school grounds, but also maximising its safety for pupils, staff and visitors. We’ve put together our 5 top tips for procuring the best grounds maintenance service contract for your school or MAT.READ MORE
Is your ICT provision in need of a refresh?
Keeping up with the ever-changing ICT landscape can be exhausting. Have you considered outsourcing your ICT provision to an external provider who can make sure that you stay ahead of the game?READ MORE
Contract Management: How to sustain the quality of your contract
In our latest Contract Management series post, we explain how you can sustain the quality of your contracts and what to do if standards start to slip.READ MORE
Securing Bids: What to do when the market is busy
How can you make your specification more attractive to suppliers when the market is busy?
Here are a few of our top suggestions.READ MORE