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Procurement Tools/Templates

Schools Contract Register

Advice and guidance on the benefits of maintaining a contract register plus a template of a contract register. Read more…

Collaborative Procurement Toolkit

A toolkit that provides schools with an overview of different types and ways of procuring collaboratively.

For many schools, procuring collaboratively may seem a daunting activity. This toolkit aims to provide schools with an overview of collaborative procurement, the benefits and drawbacks of different types of collaboration and steps to take if the school decides to procure collaboratively.

Please click on the links below to find out more.

Introduction to Procuring Collaboratively

Types of Collaboration

Next Steps

If you are thinking about procuring collaboratively and would like further information or support, then please call the Business Development and Traded Services Officer on 01922 655716.

Service Delivery Options Tool

Outlines the issues schools need to consider when deciding whether to deliver a service in-house, use Walsall Council, WCS-Serco, or an external provider.

service_delivery_-_what_are_my_options_v1.pdf102.68 KB

Income Generation Tool

A decision framework to help schools identify additional income generating activities.

income_generation_tool.pdf97.57 KB

Specification Writing Tool

A tool to help schools produce an effective specification for goods and services.