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Savings of £12,000 for Peterborough Diocese Education Trust

Savings of £12,000 for Peterborough Diocese Education Trust

2019/03/20

Peterborough Diocese Education Trust required a review of the operational spending across all 16 schools within their MAT to ensure they were buying compliantly (adhering to PCR 2015) and also achieving good value for money. Education Buying were appointed by the trust to carry out this exercise using their evaluation process. This has... Read more

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New Multi Use Games Area for St. James’ Primary School

New Multi Use Games Area for St. James’ Primary School

2019/03/20

St. James’ Primary School needed a new Multi Use Games Area so children could play a range of sports safely and in an enclosed area. However, they recognised that putting together tender documents, searching for suppliers, managing a tender process and assessing a multitude of supplier responses can put a huge strain on time and resources... Read more

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What is social value and why is it important for the education sector?

What is social value and why is it important for the education sector?

2019/03/13

When the Social Value Act launched in 2013, it triggered a number of changes in how the public sector buys goods and services. 52% of Public Sector organisations mentioned that including social value in their procurement led to cost savings. Therefore, there is a great opportunity for schools, colleges and universities to... Read more

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