We want to give you the best possible viewing experience, which is why we’re working hard on the mobile version of our website. In the meantime, we’d recommend that you use a desktop device whilst we make these important upgrades.

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

Webinars 17th and 24th June 2019

Join today and book your

QuickStart Consultation

REGISTER

Significant Savings with our

Current Deals...

FIND OUT MORE

Smart Procurement.

Together, we can buy better...

Whatever you're purchasing - from paper to payroll, energy to MFDs, catering to ICT - save time and money with advice from the Schools' Buying Hub South West

Join today and book your

QuickStart Consultation

REGISTER

Significant Savings with our

Current Deals...

FIND OUT MORE

Great Success!

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


Join today and book your

QuickStart Consultation

REGISTER

Significant Savings with our

Current Deals...

FIND OUT MORE

25% discount on membership to ISBL

- Now available to Hub members
on new ISBL memberships

Join today and book your

QuickStart Consultation

REGISTER

Significant Savings with our

Current Deals...

FIND OUT MORE

Your Expenditure Analysis Report

- funded by the DfE


Join today and book your

QuickStart Consultation

REGISTER

Significant Savings with our

Current Deals...

FIND OUT MORE

Good Estate Management for Schools

- A new resource, published by DfE & ESFA, to help you plan and manage well, as part of excellent resource management

Join today and book your

QuickStart Consultation

REGISTER

Significant Savings with our

Current Deals...

FIND OUT MORE

“Thank you very much for your help, the process has been really easy so far and we will definitely come back to the Buying Hub for more help in the future.”


Join today and book your

QuickStart Consultation

REGISTER

Significant Savings with our

Current Deals...

FIND OUT MORE

New online agency supply tool from the DfE

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


Join today and book your

QuickStart Consultation

REGISTER

Significant Savings with our

Current Deals...

FIND OUT MORE

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

Register today to book your QuickStart Consultation and let us help you to find the best value deals.

REGISTER

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

Top Tips from
The Hub

.INVALID KEYWORD - UserData

Ask us a Question

Please fill out the form below and a Schools' Buying Hub Advisor will be in touch shortly.

How can we help?

Hello INVALID KEYWORD - VarUser, how can we help you today?

QuickStart Consultation

Hello INVALID KEYWORD - VarUser, please suggest a time and date you would like your consultation and we will try to accomodate

Register Your Interest 

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

Primary SBP

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

FIND OUT MORE

How can we help?

FAQS

Let us help you get to the information you need quickly. Find out more.

PHONE

Our friendly team of advisors are just at the end of the line. Call today.

EMAIL

If it's easier to put it into words, please send us a quick email and we'll get back to you.
Drop us a note.

FIND

To find a school business professional network in the South West,
click on the link above.

Connect with us today and join the conversation.

30% OFF

Up to 30% savings can be made by changing suppliers!

Top Tips from
The Hub