Procurement News

2018 Procurement Thresholds

The updated threshold values that will apply to public procurement exercises run under the Public Contracts (Scotland) Regulations 2015 and the Procurement Reform (Scotland) Act 2014 were published by Scottish Government on 1 January 2018.

Tue, 20 Feb 2018 14:23:06 +0000

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Updated University Procurement Strategy 2017

The updated University Procurement Strategy 2017 is now available

Mon, 18 Dec 2017 16:39:48 +0000

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2016 EU Procurement Thresholds

The threshold values that will apply to public procurement exercises run under the Public Contracts (Scotland) Regulations 2012, the Utilities Contracts (Scotland) Regulations 2012 and the Defence and Security Public Contracts Regulations 2011 (“the Procurement Regulations”) from 1 January 2016 were published by Scottish Government on 11th December 2015.

Tue, 31 May 2016 17:06:39 +0100

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Lab small equipment fund

Grants of up to £500 are available to support ‘best-in-class’ lab equipment upgrades to contribute to the Edinburgh Action for the Climate programme which was launched in September by the Senior VP Prof. Charlie Jeffrey.

Tue, 31 May 2016 17:05:12 +0100

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New National Procurement Journey

The new and improved national Procurement Journey (PJ) is now live!

Tue, 31 May 2016 17:04:30 +0100

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iPads now cheaper from XMA on PECOS

Schools should consider when buying Apple iPads that under the Scottish Procurement Tablets contract for Education XMA offers a saving of at least £12 depending on the model.

Tue, 31 May 2016 17:02:51 +0100

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GO Team of the Year Award

The University of Edinburgh has been honoured for outstanding achievement at this year’s Government Opportunities (GO) Excellence in Public Procurement Awards Scotland.

Tue, 31 May 2016 17:00:41 +0100

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Principal’s Medal winners

Ms Karen Bowman, Director of Procurement, has been awarded the Principal’s Medal for Outstanding Service, for her leadership and delivery of excellence in procurement at the University

Tue, 31 May 2016 16:59:48 +0100

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Procurement Timescales & Thresholds

Two of the most frequently asked questions that we get asked are;

Thu, 15 Feb 2018 10:52:22 +0000

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Notebooks and Netbooks

The University has bought into two supplier framework agreements which can be utilise to buy Notebooks and Netbooks.

Tue, 31 May 2016 16:58:03 +0100

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Apple name change on POs

Apple Sales International will change to Apple Distribution International as of April 1st 2012.

Tue, 31 May 2016 16:56:08 +0100

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Worker Rights Consortium

The University of Edinburgh has affiliated with the Worker Rights Consortium (WRC).

Tue, 31 May 2016 16:54:48 +0100

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Draft Procurement Strategy

The University's procurement strategy is intended to support the University's strategic plan for 2012-2016.

Tue, 31 May 2016 16:49:44 +0100

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