Free Procurement Handbook from Schools’ Buying Club





We have produced the ultimate Procurement Handbook designed to give you an overview of each stage of the procurement process. This essential tool is completely free and offers support and advice to help you along your journey. 


Compliantly spending public money using the correct procurement process raises a minefield of questions and can seem very daunting with all the different stages, processes, and legislation. The handbook will guide you through: 


  • Why you need to procure service contracts 

  • Where to start 

  • The procurement process stages 

  • How to write a specification 

  • What happens once the tender goes out to market 

  • Arranging site visits 

  • How to evaluate the bids 

  • Hosting bidders’ presentations 

  • Awarding the contract 

  • Managing the TUPE process 

  • Mobilising the new service 



If you have any questions, you can contact us via our free Procurement Helpline. It’s simple, fill in the online form, use the webchat or email and our procurement specialists will assist you. 


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