Our procurement service is here to help local authorities achieve commercial objectives, through innovative and collaborative frameworks and dynamic purchasing systems (DPS). Working together, with our valued suppliers, we can facilitate positive change to best serve our communities, by delivering social value and economic benefits. Our frameworks and DPS are flexible and compliant ways to buy a wide range of services and products, through cost-effective contracts offering great value every time.
In partnership with iGov Survey we've looked at the biggest resourcing challenges facing local authorities as a result of the pandemic.Read more
In May 2021, we're launching a new DPS to facilitate the mass uptake of alternatively fuelled vehicles, as part of the national shift away from petrol and diesel ahead of 2030.Read more
In partnership with Supply Management Insider we explore some of the challenges that loom on the horizon and how collaboration with stakeholders and suppliers will better prepare them for what’s ahead.Read more
We've put together our top tips for running a further competition to help make the process easier for you.Read more
Having a strong specification to find a provider to manage your temporary recruitment requirements increases the chances of having a successful service. Here's a checklist of things to consider whilst writing your specification.Read more