Your 2021/22 service contract procurements – sorted!
Welcome to the start of a new school year – we hope you had a lovely summer. We’re here to make your 2021/22 procurements a breeze, whether you need a new catering contract or an upgraded ICT managed service – we can find you the best solution for your school. Our multi award-winning procurement service is focused on letting new contracts across a range of categories including cleaning, MFDs and modular buildings amongst others. Whether you are a single school, MAT, or cluster of schools, find out how Schools’ Buying Club can help you.
If you want to achieve best value on your managed services, forward planning is key. We’ve collated key dates for you below, explaining when you should start the process for each route to market – direct award, mini competition and full tender. We’ve also created a free contacts register template to help you keep on top of all your current contracts. Request your free contracts register here.
|January Deployment||Easter Deployment||September Deployment|
|Direct Award||Start the process by October||Start the process by February||Start the process by June|
|Mini Competition||Start the process by September||Start the process by January||Start the process by May|
|Full Tender||Start the process by June||Start the process by September||Start the process by January|
If you have any questions or would like assistance with anything procurement-related, remember our free Procurement Helpline is always available. Simply fill in the online form, use the webchat or email email@example.com and our procurement specialists will assist you.