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We are delighted to introduce the Hub Live! webcast series that tackles those thorny procurement issues in a lively and refreshing way. The webcast series has been designed with your busy week in mind. Each webcast is less than 10 minutes long – perfect for viewing during a coffee break.
Each Hub Live! webcast will include a brief introduction to the Hub and guidance on a range of topics including:
Are you up to date on how leaving the EU has affected your procurements? Our webcast has the latest information.
Knowing what a complex procurement involves and how long it will take is key to robust planning and being compliant. This webcast allows you to plan effectively and be ready well in advance.
What are the benefits of reducing the number of suppliers you use and consolidating contracts? Watch our expert advice here.
Looking for tips on managing your contracts and suppliers? Look no further, we’ve created this webcast to guide you.
How can you manage the ever-changing ICT requirements of your school or Trust? Watch this webcast to find out.
Catering is one of the few areas where schools can generate a surplus, and this webcast covers how to secure the best value contract and get the right quality for your school.
This webcast is full of tips and practical advice to help you organise your cleaning contract so that it is compliant and that you get the service you want.
How do you get the contract that you need? How can you ensure it is fair, transparent, and compliant? Listen to this webcast to find out how a robust evaluation process can help meet all your requirements from the outset.
Find out about frameworks: how easy it is to use them, how they can help you and how to pick the right framework for your needs. Hear how DfE frameworks have been selected with your school in mind.
Watch this short webcast for expert tips on how to manage your energy procurement and ensure you get a good deal on gas and electricity.
This webcast will help you understand how to procure your MFD and printer services to get best value for your school.
An accurate and detailed specification is crucial to a successful procurement. Here we highlight the key factors you should take into account.
In this webcast we give our top tips for procuring your statutory testing needs, from understanding the supply market to how to structure your service.
This webcast covers the TUPE process in an accessible manner, to ensure you are prepared for all your staff transfer requirements.
Listen to what the Hub’s procurement advisors have learnt about dealing with Local Government Pension Schemes.
A robust working relationship with your supplier is essential, but what happens when things aren’t happening as they should?
You’ve written the specification and sent out the tender but received few or no bids? Listen to practical advice and guidance to get suppliers interested.
Well defined tenders head off a host of problems down the line. This short video offers tips on T&Cs and avoiding common pitfalls.
Preparation, preparation, preparation. This short webcast provides hands-on advice on how to ensure you are prepared for all your upcoming tenders.