Contracts Finder is a new service to provide suppliers with greater visibility of procurement opportunities across the public sector. The Public Contracts Regulations 2015 require most public sector bodies (Maintained Schools and Academies are exempt) to advertise their new opportunities and publish contract award information onto Contracts Finder.
The Department for Education's extensive website carries a huge amount of information for schools considering converting to academy status.
The Environmental Association for Universities and Colleges is the sustainability champion for universities and colleges in the UK. Run by members, for its members, the EAUC seeks to work with members and partners to drive sustainability to the heart of further and higher education.
The EAUC have also been working with the LSC to create the Sustainability Online Resource and Toolkit for Education (SORTED) . SORTED is open to all and aimed at those working in the FE sector, wanting to take their first steps towards sustainability.
The Further Education Library - Procurement [F.E.L.P.] which aims to provide help with the various procurement issues that can arise within your institutions. F.E.L.P. is an on-line 'facility' and should be viewed as ever-changing with new material being added or current material being updated, on a regular basis.
The link to the CPC In-Tend supplier site is available for all suppliers to register an expression of interest in CPC tenders. The In-Tend system provides an on-line facility to assist tendering suppliers to easily access and return tenders in a secure, easy to use and environmentally friendly way, eliminating the need for paper based tenders.
North Western Universities Purchasing Consortium Limited (NWUPC) is a not for profit company owned by its Higher Education Full Member Institutions, it's main aim is "To provide a structure for higher education institutions mutually to secure value for money in matters relating to the purchasing of goods and services".
All CPC members can take advantage of a range of catering contracts available through TUCO Ltd. TUCO are the first choice catering procurement organisation for Higher and Further Education & other public sector bodies, a not for profit organisation.