Protocol 7

Protocol 7 should be used for expenditure up to £20,000.

Protocol 7 specification
Spend typeAll expenditure up to £20,000
  • Process required a minimum of three quotations are required from suitably qualified sources.
  • A quotation can be sought either through an internet search, saved screenshot or by any other identifiable documented source.
Minimum advertising requiredThree confirmed quotations from suitably qualified sources
Contracting requirementsContracting requirements - a SAP order must be raised
Award of contractThe award of contract must be approved by the strategic director through scheme of delegation through the SAP OrderPoint system
Notification of supplierFormal notification in writing.
Publication of awardNone required
Inclusion on SAPMD4 form