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What does Brexit mean for public procurement in the UK’s Education Sector? November 2020 update
Your November 2020 update on the potential ramifications that leaving the EU could have on public procurement in the UK, and what this could mean for the education sector.READ MORE
Procurement Helpline Video Series: designed to help you through the procurement process
To help you kick start and clarify the procurement process, we have identified the most commonly asked procurement questions and provided the answers and our advice in our new Procurement Helpline Video Series.READ MORE
Find a Tender: The post-Brexit public sector procurement notice portal
From Friday 1st January 2021 a new e-notification portal called Find a Tender (FTS) will be used to post and view public sector procurement notices.
Schools’ Buying Club is ready for the switch to Find a Tender and will continue to seamlessly manage your procurements throughout the transition period.READ MORE
SBC Online: The online solution for your procurement needs
We are delighted to announce that SBC Online can now be used to procure all your required service contracts; from catering to cleaning all the way through to buildings and grounds maintenance, HR and Payroll! And what’s more, if you use SBC Online to run a tender, we will contribute 10% towards the cost of your CIPS Award for School Business Professionals.READ MORE
Hurry for this once only offer…
SBC Online, ISBL and Zenergi have partnered up to offer a FULL bursary for a place on the November CIPS Award for School Business Professionals training course. If you are available to participate in the virtual training starting on 3rd November, contact us by midnight on Thursday 22nd October to enter the draw. We will notify the successful applicant on Friday 23rd October.READ MORE
Serving up nutritional meals needn’t cost the earth!
Through our award-winning end-to-end procurement service, Schools’ Buying Club can help you serve healthier meals to your pupils. We do the hard work for you, making sure that you get a bespoke catering service tailored to your school, whether that means all-organic produce, vegan options or meat free Mondays.READ MORE
SBC passes BSI 9001 audit with flying colours
SBC is very proud to have passed our company-wide BSI 9001 audit. BSI 91001 is an internationally recognised standard that ensures our processes, quality and professionalism meet the needs of our varied clients through an effective quality management system.READ MORE