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The Procurement Service
Your access to Birmingham City Council's bulk buying power
The Procurement Service has over 20 years experience in commissioning public sector goods and services and in contract management. As part of Birmingham City Council, we are able to award contracts that provide quality goods and services and take advantage of our bulk buying power to deliver competitive prices.
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Asbestos Checklist / Tool & EMAP
23 Jan
ASBESTOS 1. Management Assurance Process (EMAP) In 2018 the Department for Education launched its AMAP and you may have received a notice from the ESFA requesting the completion of an AMAP questionnaire. Information and guidance regarding this process has previously been communicated: http://www.birminghameducationsupportservices.co.uk/Article/57101 The DfE has re-opened the AMAP portal, to provide schools and responsible bodies, who were unable to participate in the first collection, the chance to provide information and an assured response. If you still need to complete the AMAP and submit an assurance declaration closing date is 15th February 2019. DfE information is located: Asbestos Management Assurance Process (EMAP) 2. Asbestos Checklist & ‘What Good Look Like’ A 10 point Asbestos checklist/tool and an example of ‘What Good Look Like’ are attached as aides to assist you in reviewing your schools asbestos management arrangements.
G4S Service Planner for 2019 collections
22 Jan
IF YOU ARE A NEW G4S CUSTOMER WHO SUBSCRIBES TO THE PROCUREMENT SERVICE PLEASE DOWNLOAD AND COMPLETE A 2019 SERVICE PLANNER. Download your G4S Service Planner for 2019 collections here. If you are unsure please contact cps@birmingham.gov.uk Completed service planners should be sent to : tina.k.nandra@birmingham.gov.uk NB: Requests can take up to 10 working days to action.
4 Weeks to go!
10 Jan
SUPPLIERS & SERVICES 2019 CONFERENCE Wednesday 6th February 2019 8:30am - 2:45pm The Holte Suite, Aston Villa Football Club Trinity Rd, Birmingham, B6 6HE Join us and see for yourself how our contracts are saving schools time & money. UK & EU Compliant contracts FREE Workshops throughout the day No need to source 3 quotes anymore! Services & Products for your school needs. Hear from the Newly appointed Education and Skills Director Dr Tim O’Neill TBC “The Birmingham City Council Procurement Team recently conducted a Free Health Check and the positive outcomes and results were outstanding!! Although we constantly run vigorous cost comparisons before we make any purchases in School we genuinely could not believe the further savings we could have made using the recommended suppliers sourced by The Procurement Team. We look forward to working collaboratively in the future, and my advice would be if you are not part of the scheme then you need to be as budgets become more and more stringent !!’’ - Andy Kelbie Business Manager, St Saviours CofE Primary - Jan 2018 “I have recently started my role and I have found the advice, support and guidance from the Procurement team, in particular Claire Lewis, invaluable. There is a genuine concern for our issues and things are acted on very quickly. There is a strong ethos of customer care across the staff that I have dealt with, which is very refreshing. I do believe that establishments should not be without this service level agreement, it is value for money.” -N.Kumari : Plantsbrook Learning Trust - Sept 2018 View Agenda and exhibitor information here