Protocol 7 should be used for expenditure up to £20,000.
|Spend type||All expenditure up to £20,000
|Minimum advertising required||Three confirmed quotations from suitably qualified sources|
|Contracting requirements||Contracting requirements - a SAP order must be raised|
|Award of contract||The award of contract must be approved by the strategic director through scheme of delegation through the SAP OrderPoint system|
|Notification of supplier||Formal notification in writing.
|Publication of award||None required|
|Inclusion on SAP||MD4 form|