In this blog post, Jason Murgatroyd, Executive Head at Grangetown Primary School in Middlesbrough, shares his experience of using Get help buying for schools to buy catering and cleaning, and how it could help you with your buying too.
Emily Wignall, Digital Engagement and Information Manager in the DfE’s Schools Commercial Team explains what a framework is and how using one can help your school navigate a legally compliant buying process, whilst saving time and money.
In this blog post, Kathryn Swanson, DfE Project Manager, explains more about how smart meters could help you better understand and manage energy use in you school or trust.
Kevin Draisey, Head of Procurement Operations, updates us on Get help buying for schools, and how state-funded schools and trusts can get the most out of this free service.
As we celebrate International School Meals Day 2023 on 9 March, Charlotte Springthorpe, Customer Relationship Manager at Eastern Shires Purchasing Organisation (ESPO), highlights two new DfE approved catering frameworks.
In this blog post, Emma Foulkes, Chief Finance Officer, shares her experience of using the Get help buying for schools service to buy transport for her school.
In this blog post, Kieren Done - School Business Manager at St Ambrose College, a grammar school in Altrincham, Manchester, shares his experience of using Get help buying for schools and how it could help you with your buying too.
Peter looks at the importance of planning ahead when buying for your school and why you don’t necessarily need to wait for the school holidays to make big changes.
Anthony McLean, Communications Manager from the Improvement and Insight Division discusses the View My Financial Insights (VMFI) tool, created to help schools, academies and local authorities to quickly view and understand their financial information, in order to compare and identify areas where they could save money.
We talked to Rachel Cammiss and Kevin Draisey about Get help buying for schools, to find out how the new service will help people who buy goods and services for schools.