Terms and conditions
Before you submit a tender, read our purchase order terms and conditions (PDF document).
European contract directives
European contract directives are rules that govern all public sector contracts. The European procurement rules are intended to support non-discriminatory and fair trading.
There are different requirements depending on the value, type and nature of the contract. EC (European Commission) financial thresholds apply to all contracts with an aggregate value at, or above, a specified amount. The current EC (European Commission) financial thresholds
- Services: £164,176 goods, materials, vehicles, plant, equipment, building maintenance and consultancy
- Works: £4,104,394 construction contracts, building, engineering
- Social and other specific services: £598,148
How we advertise tenders and contracts
Contract or tender opportunities are generally advertised through the relevant channel(s) according to the value and nature of each project. Possible channels may include the following:
Temporary agency staff
We use the Matrix website portal for all temporary agency staffing needs.
If you provide temporary agency staff register your organisation's details below to gain access to opportunities from us