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New Technology Deal

The new Education Technology deal makes it easier for schools to buy ICT solutions, broadband fibre infrastructure and services, hardware and audio visual equipment


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Learn more about School Switch - the energy switching tool for schools


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ISBL launch new CIPS Award for School Business Professionals


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New online agency supply tool from the DfE

Get value for money, avoid fees and find local agencies who complete thorough background checks


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Great Success!

Over 200 members of the Hub have taken part in Water e-auctions achieving savings between 6-13%


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The Schools' Buying Hub South West is a new pilot service which is funded by the Department for Education. We are here to provide free procurement advice and guidance across all categories of spend – and to help schools and trusts save valuable time and money when buying goods and services.

Want to save time? Let us register for you. Simply email us here with 'Please Register Me' in the subject line.


What the Hub can do for you...

We have a whole team of experts ready to support you. Many of our members have found their QuickStart telephone consultation a great way to get started with the Hub, and open cases with us across the full spectrum of their buying needs. 

Here’s a reminder of what we are here to do for our members:  

  • Unlimited advice and guidance regarding simple and complex procurements - ask us as many questions as you want. We are available 08.00-17.00 Monday to Friday by phone, email and webchat.
  • An Initial QuickStart Consultation call with a procurement expert.
  • A free financial Health Check benchmarking your expenditure against similar schools.
  • Help developing a bespoke Savings Plan.
  • Expert Insight into the latest deals available to your school, academy or MAT.
  • Invitations to conferences, presentations and Hub Roadshow events.
  • Request the Hub to come to you. We can visit your School Business Professional Network, MAT or School Cluster.
Click on the Buying Categories below to see the range of topics we cover and to see top buying tips.

Buying Categories

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CCS Frameworks

Let the Hub help you save time and money by accessing Crown Commercial Service deals including:

* ICT Services for Education

* IT Hardware

* Energy

* Water

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“I can understand why some schools are afraid of these processes and the Hub helped a lot with their down-to-earth, professional approach.”

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The Schools' Buying Hub
South West will
carry out an analysis of
your expenditure, and then help
you to develop a unique
Savings Plan

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