PCU seek to obtain best value for money. This means buying the items that best match our needs, having regard to a number of factors, which may include quality, service, delivery against price and whole life costs, including maintenance, running and disposal costs.
PCU is committed to making it as easy as possible for existing and potential suppliers to trade with the Inspectorate. We:
- Aim to promote PCU as the primary point of focus for companies interested in doing business with the Agency.
- Acquire goods and services via competition where appropriate.
- Use a number of criteria when evaluating proposals to ensure value for money from suppliers.
- Always provide feedback to assist both successful and unsuccessful suppliers.
- Always act with honesty and integrity.
- Liaise closely with Department for Communities and Local Government and the Office of Government Commerce (OGC) – established to promote collaboration and improve procurement practices across Government.
- Make extensive use of collaborative procurement.
About the Team
The Procurement team work collaboratively with the business and are the primary point of contact for companies interested in doing business with the Inspectorate.
- Tori Brunt MCIPS, Head of procurement
- Julie Oakes, Procurement Contracts Officer
- Gemma Warren, Procurement Contracts Officer
General Contact details
Telephone:0117 372 8608
Terms and Conditions
Unless other terms have been referenced specifically in contract award, the General Conditions of Contract for Services (1-45) are attributed to contracts awarded by the Inspectorate.
Code of Good Practice
The Office of Government Commerce (OGC) has developed and published a Code of Good Customer Practice for use by all Government purchasing organisations as well as all Suppliers dealing with those organisations.
This guidance code will assist you in understanding how we work and how you can successfully work with us.