Tenders and contracts
Staffordshire Moorlands District Council and High Peak Borough Council formed and entered into a Strategic Alliance in February 2008. Both Authorities are maximising opportunities through joint procurement exercises and remain committed to keeping council tax rises low.
Procurement opportunities across both Authorities are advertised as either a tender (value above £25,000) or a quote (value below £25,000). Above EU thresholds for Supplies/Services/Works are advertised in accordance with EU regulations in The Official Journal of the European Union (OJEU).
Guidance and Information on how to submit a bid or Expression of Interest for a Contract Opportunity is provided in the procurement documents for each exercise.
You are recommended to check the website before returning a quote or tender in case there have been changes or updates issued
If you would like to be automatically notified when a tender or contract opportunity is advertised please register for Email Alerts:
To register for this free service simply email The Procurement Team and let us know the email address you wish to use. We will then add your company to our database to receive email alerts.
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How to do Business with us
Further information on how to do business with the Councils for the supply goods, services or works can be accessed in the publication below How to do Business with Staffordshire Moorlands DC and High Peak BC
Procurement Strategy and Standing Orders
Procurement is delivered for both Councils under a Joint Procurement Strategy and set of Procurement Procedure Rules / Standing Orders, these documents ensure we meet our objectives for achieving best value, transparancy and complance in the award of public contracts.
As from April 2015 we only accept bids electronically via the Councils' E-tendering system. Register now on the E-tendering site (which includes opportunities for other Staffordshire Authorities)
Transparency Code 2014
We currently advertise every request for quotation or tender opportunity over the value of £5,000. These are published via our Current Opportunies link on this page, to be made aware of contract opportunities, please register on the BRAVO e-tendering site (http://iewm.bravosolution.co.uk/sotandstaffordshireauthorities) and register with us to receive an email alert.
Details of up and coming contracts can be viewed on the HPBC & SMDC Forward Plan and details of contract awards made in the quarter can be viewed on the HPBC and SMDC Contracts Register (both can be accessed from this page under Documents).
Public Contract Regulations 2015 – Supplier Payment Performance data
Information in relation to our payment of undisputed supplier invoices in accordance with the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 regulation 113.
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How to invoice the Council
Purchases from suppliers for goods, services and works must be supported by a valid purchase order (PO) and quoted on your submitted invoice.
Your invoice should be addressed and sent by post or email to:
FAO Finance Service (Creditor payments)
High Peak Borough Council / Staffordshire Moorlands District Council* PO Box 136 Buxton SK17 1AQ
*delete as applicable
Our payment terms are usually within 30 days provided that the invoice is compliant for processing. We operate a return policy on non-confirming invoices.
An example invoice is listed as a PDF below.
Win Council contracts in Greater Manchester and the North West
Councils across the North West of England including all the Greater Manchester Authorities register all of their opportunities on a single site called The Chest. It is free to register and as well as being able to browse available contracts, the system will allow you to register in your field.
National Contracts & Supply Chain opportunities
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Last updated: 6th October 2016