Protocol 4 should be used when purchasing from an established corporate contract.
A corporate contract is a contract that has been put in place for use across all departments.
- Details of the winning bidder are published on our intranet under the A to Z of product categories and A to Z of suppliers.
- For a number of these contacts, catalogues can also be found on the SAP system, where the department authorisation, through the scheme of delegation will take place when the orders are raised.
|Spend type||Use of a council approved corporate contract|
|Process required||Selection of requirement|
|Minimum advertising required||None|
|Contracting requirements||Covered by the contract terms and conditions|
|Award of contract||No formal award is required. Authorisation to utilise this contract is the strategic director level through the scheme of delegation.|
|Publication of award||None|
|Inclusion on SAP||None|