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MT2 Season Four: Episode Thirty-six

Take a leaf out of Tesco's book
  Take a leaf out of Tesco's book: consider working (and procuring) collaboratively. http://minervapcs.com/blog/mt2-season-4-episode-36/

MT2 Season Four: Episode Thirty-two

Are you busy at this time of year? We certainly are!
  If you're overwhelmed by your procurement and and all the contract renewals coming up, Lorraine has some advice to give you a bit of breathing space. http://minervapcs.com/blog/mt2-season-4-episode-32/

MT2 Season Four: Episode Thirty

What's your personal preference?
  What's your personal preference, and does it affect how you assess your procurement? http://minervapcs.com/blog/mt2-season-4-episode-30/

MT2 Season Four: Episode Twenty-eight

Who knew that procuring passports could be so complicated?
  This week Lorraine is out at a very glamorous location* to talk about how tender processes sometimes go wrong. *Ok, ok, it's just Basingstoke...! http://minervapcs.com/blog/mt2-season-4-episode-28/

MT2 Season Four: Episode Twenty-six

If you don't plan ahead, it can really cost you...
  If you don't plan ahead, it can really cost you, as Lorraine experienced this week! http://minervapcs.com/blog/mt2-season-4-episode-26/

MT2 Season Four: Episode Eighteen

Have you added frameworks to your procurement toolbox?
  Have you added frameworks to your procurement toolbox? http://minervapcs.com/blog/mt2-season-4-episode-18/

MT2 Season Four: Episode Thirteen

What happens if it all goes wrong?
  What happens if your procurement process goes wrong?  http://minervapcs.com/blog/mt2-season-4-episode-13/

MT2 Season Four: Episode Two

How can you help smaller suppliers?
 What can you do to help smaller suppliers tender for your school's procurement projects? http://minervapcs.com/blog/mt2-season-4-episode-2/

MT2 Season Three: Episode Thirty-five

Lorraine recommends spending a penny!
  It's not always about savings - this week, Lorraine's encouraging you to spend!   Don't forget you can view all the episodes from Season Three here. Or why not c… http://minervapcs.com/blog/mt2-season-3-episode-35/

MT2 Season Three: Episode Twenty-five

Don't monkey around!
  In episode 25, Lorraine has some serious advice about the one thing you should never monkey around with.   Don't forget you can view all the episodes from Season Thre… http://minervapcs.com/blog/mt2-season-3-episode-25/

MT2 Season Three: Episode Twenty-four

Cup of tea anyone?
Why does Lorraine have a sudden interest in tea cups? And what's it got to do with procurement?!   Don't forget you can view all the episodes from Season Three here. Or… http://minervapcs.com/blog/mt2-season-3-episode-24/

MT2 Season Three: Episode Twenty-one

Are you an adrenaline junkie?
  If, like Lorraine, you're an adrenaline junkie, you may have no problem throwing yourself at a new challenge. Some people are nervous and just need a bit of support befor… http://minervapcs.com/blog/mt2-season-3-episode-21/

MT2 Season Three: Episode Fourteen

Thinking ahead to Brexit
  Lorraine's been at a 'Brexit event', which covered the likely implications for school procurement. Will it be hard, will it be soft, or are we all bored with it already?! … http://minervapcs.com/blog/mt2-season-3-episode-14/

MT2 Season Three: Episode Thirteen

Are you prepared?
  Are you prepared? Make sure your procurement documents are fit for purpose!   Don't forget you can view all the episodes from Season Three here. Or why not catch … http://minervapcs.com/blog/mt2-season-3-episode-13/

Make procurement top of the class this year – our 5 top tips!

Welcome back! I am sure that you, like me, wonder where the summer has disappeared to. We seem to be back again before we know it! The start of a new academic year is a good time … http://minervapcs.com/blog/make-procurement-top-class-year-our-5-top-tips/

Do we need to change anything about our Public Sector procurement processes post-Brexit?

A number of people have recently enquired as to whether there will be any changes to public sector procurement legislation post-Brexit. There have been a number of useful artic… http://minervapcs.com/blog/do-we-need-change-anything-about-our-public-sector-procurement-processes-post-brexit/

The importance of clarity in your OJEU tenders

Whether or not you are caught by the Public Contracts Regulations 2015, which (amongst other things) require you to publish your contract in the Official Journal of the European U… http://minervapcs.com/blog/importance-clarity-your-ojeu-tenders/

Education Procurement Excellence Awards

Education Procurement Excellence Awards
Education Procurement Excellence Awards: Celebrating,encouraging and promoting excellence in education procurement.   We think it's high time that independen… http://minervapcs.com/blog/education-procurement-excellence-awards/

Procurement Words of Wisdom

Procurement Words of Wisdom From Bursar Tony Leggett
Procurement Words of Wisdom It might sound obvious, but my most useful tip is to insist that staff budget for the full costs whenever they plan to purchase a new resource. I ha… http://minervapcs.com/blog/procurement-words-wisdom/

World Post Day - 9th October 2014

Today is World Post Day. We thought it would be the perfect opportunity to give you some tips on saving money on your postage.   Moving from stamps to franking: It is typ… http://minervapcs.com/blog/world-post-day-9th-october-2014/

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