Protocol 7 (B)

Protocol 7 (B) should be used for expenditure between £1,000 and £25,000

Protocol 7 specification
Spend typeExpenditure between £1,000 and £25,000
  • Process requires a minimum of three quotations from suitably qualified sources.
  • Quotations 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 the departmental scheme of delegation.
Notification of supplierFormal notification in writing.
Template letters are available on the award and bidder notification page
Publication of awardNone required
Inclusion on SAPMD4 form