"Procurement is the process of acquiring goods, works and services, covering both acquisitions from third parties and from in-house providers. The process spans the whole cycle from identification of needs, through to the end of a services contract or the end of the useful life of an asset.”
We spend approximately £25,250,000 per annum on a number of works, goods and services contracts. This spend is made up across a variety of contracts ranging from waste collection, insurance services and gas servicing and repairs.
More than ever before, public sector finance finds itself under significant pressure to achieve value for money, and procurement has a significant role to play in reducing our expenditure.
All procurements must be carried out in accordance with EU and UK public contract law and within our Contract Procedure rules.
Identify requirement and estimate whole lifetime value
Our procurement processes are outlined below. Having identified a procurement requirement that is not already covered by an existing Corporate, ESPO or consortium contract, a procurement exercise must be undertaken.
Once you have identified which contract value applies from those listed below, select the relevant word document to find out what procurement stages need to be completed.
Estimated Contract Value of £0 to £5,000: Manner most expedient to the efficient management to the service.
£0-£5000 Procurement Steps (Word Document, 0.1 Mb)
Estimated Contract Value of £5000 to £25,000: Minimum of 3 Quotations to the head of service.
£5000 - £25,000 Procurement Steps (Word Document, 0.1 Mb)
Estimated Contract Value of £25,000 to £75,000: Minimum of 3 Quotations to the Contract Compliance Officer.
£25,000 - £75,000 Procurement Steps (Word Document, 0.1 Mb)
Estimated Contract Value of £75,000 - £181,302: Full Tender process - returned to the Compliance Officer
£75,000 - £181,302 Procurement Steps (Word Document, 0.1 Mb)
The Official Journal of the European Union (OJEU)
The threshold limit for advertising goods/services tenders in OJEU is £181,302 (or 221,000 Euro). Works Contracts Limits: £4,551,413 (or 5,548,000 Euro).
The following processes should be followed for all Goods/Service contracts valued at £181,302 or above or Works contracts with a contract value of £4,551,413 or above.
- OJEU Open Tender Procurement Steps (Word Document, 0.1 Mb)
- OJEU Restricted Tender Procurement Steps (PDF Document, 0.38 Mb)
- OJEU Competitive Dialogue Procurement Steps (Word Document, 0.1 Mb)
Please note that we do not use these additional OJEU procedures: Competitive Procedure with Negotiation and Innovation parnership.
|FOI 1918||2nd May 2012||Contracted Public Services|
|FOI 2001||6th Jun 2012||Contract Information|
|FOI 2103||4th Jul 2012||Procurment and Consultancy|
|FOI 2112||5th Jul 2012||Housing Grants|
|FOI 2158||19th Jul 2012||Bringing Services Back in House|
|FOI 2266||24th Aug 2012||Cancelled Outsorced Contracts|
|FOI 2391||18th Oct 2012||Gis Software|
|FOI 2395||19th Oct 2012||Fleet Size|
|FOI 2413||23rd Oct 2012||Pantomime|
|FOI 2423||26th Oct 2012||Contract Info|
|FOI 2481||16th Nov 2012||Council Tax Arrears|
|FOI 2539||11th Dec 2012||Grounds Maintenance and Street Cleansing Contracts|
|FOI 3917||7th Feb 2014||Data Sets|
|FOI 1300||9th May 2011||Use of Pi's Security Companies Etc|
|FOI 1364||29th Jun 2011||Bailiff|
|17th Feb 2014||Spend on Paper|
|FOI 1380||13th Jul 2011||Waste and Recyling Information|
|FOI 1384||20th Jul 2011||Baliffs|
|FOI 4514||9th Jun 2014||Procurement Data|
|FOI 4638||7th Jul 2014||Investigations and Fround Reporting|
|FOI 4654||8th Jul 2014||Recycling Contract|
|FOI 4700||21st Jul 2014||Insurance Contract|
|FOI 4730||24th Jul 2014||Toner Costs|
|FOI 4798||7th Aug 2014||Procurement Information|
|FOI 4802||7th Aug 2014||Council Contractors|
|FOI 4852||19th Aug 2014||Contracts|
|FOI 4967||15th Sep 2014||Construction Contracts|
|FOI 4983||17th Sep 2014||Money Spent|
|FOI 1398||1st Aug 2011||PBX Contract Info|
|FOI 1464||26th Sep 2011||Contracts Register|
|FOI 1468||29th Sep 2011||Vehicle Hire and Leasing Contracts|
|FOI 1476||10th Oct 2011||Info|
|FOI 1486||18th Oct 2011||Insurance Info|
|FOI 1487||19th Oct 2011||Bidders for Contracts|
|FOI 1511||1st Nov 2011||Waste Collection Information|
|FOI 1514||3rd Nov 2011||CCTV Spend|
|FOI 1536||15th Nov 2011||Fleet Management Info|
|FOI 4034||4th Mar 2014||Contractors|
|FOI 4116||19th Mar 2014||Procurement|
|FOI 4148||26th Mar 2014||Lifts|
|FOI 2690||5th Feb 2013||Procurement|
|FOI 2705||12th Feb 2013||Procurement|
|FOI 2708||12th Feb 2013||Postal Costs|
|FOI 2725||19th Feb 2013||Procurement|
|FOI 2732||21st Feb 2013||Software Services|
|FOI 4242||11th Apr 2014||Subcontractor|
|FOI 2841||28th Mar 2013||Gas and Electric Supplier|
|FOI 2906||22nd Apr 2013||Contact Information|
|FOI 3089||17th Jun 2013||Construction Contract|
|FOI 3218||31st Jul 2013||Zero Hour Contracts|
|FOI 3225||2nd Aug 2013||Zero Hour Contracts|
|FOI 3263||12th Aug 2013||G-Cloud|
|FOI 3281||16th Aug 2013||G-Cloud|
|FOI 3356||11th Sep 2013||Capita and Other Service Providers|
|FOI 3373||19th Sep 2013||Fleet Contract|
|FOI 3414||30th Sep 2013||Waste Contracts|
|FOI 4260||15th Apr 2014||Winning Bid for Security Services Contract|
|FOI 4298||22nd Apr 2014||Procurement Spend|
|FOI 4352||1st Jun 2014||Parts Procurement|
|FOI 4399||12th May 2014||Finance System|
|FOI 3823||21st Jan 2014||Performance Bond|
|FOI 3631||22nd Nov 2013||Ppe Spend|
|FOI 3678||5th Dec 2014||Waste Contracts|
|FOI 3712||17th Dec 2013||Suppliers|
|FOI 3719||22nd Nov 2013||Metal Shutter Prices|
|FOI 3727||20th Dec 2013||Bailiffs|
|FOI 1642||18th Jan 2012||Ict Contract Info|
|FOI 1708||14th Feb 2012||Mobile Contracts|
Last updated: Thu 18th January, 2018 @ 16:01