Doing business with Edinburgh College
As a public body, Edinburgh College is committed to spending public funds to driver economic growth while continuing to deliver value for the students and taxpayer. Edinburgh College guarantees that small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) have fair and equal access all contracting activity £50,000 and above.
Edinburgh College is working in partnership with (APUC) to support the development of procurement as well as adopting best practice. Via APUC and Scottish Procurement Edinburgh College have access to a number of collaborative framework contracts. For areas which are not covered by the collaborative contracts Edinburgh College advertise openly all contract with a value of £50,000 and over on Public Contracts Scotland
Edinburgh College adheres to the Suppliers' Charter
Procurement Guidance for Suppliers
Edinburgh College follows the Procurement Journey route guidance for buying goods and services.
The Supplier Development Programme provides advice to suppliers when engaging with public sector bodies to access public contracts
The Supplier Journey provides a step by step guide to the bidding for business in the public sector.
ERPT Procurement Strategy
The Edinburgh Regional Procurement Team (ERPT) is a recently founded regional procurement shared service whose aim and objectives are to maximise: value, commercial leverage, sustainability and best practices across all the Member Institutions.
This document outlines the strategy designed to ensure legislative compliance with the Procurement Reform (Scotland) Act 20141 and other relevant legislation and is aligned with the ERPT Member Institutions and the Scottish Funding Council’s key strategic outcomes as detailed in the Member Institutions respective Outcome Agreements and Corporate Strategies.