Make sure the price is right
Alice Reeve offers some tips to help schools maximise value for money from procurement activity
In the current climate, most conversations about public procurement will sooner or later mention the B-word: Brexit. You may be steeling yourself for massive changes, but the government was prominent in shaping the current EU legislation around procurement and also included additional obligations in the UK version. So it seems likely that the current procurement rules will be with us for at least the short- to medium-term. Academies and maintained schools should not tear up their copies of the regulations just yet.
Below are some key considerations in the rules for schools, to help maximise ...