Procurement Support Service

Educator Solutions is proud to be working in partnership with Havering Education Services (HES) to provide schools in Norfolk and the surrounding areas with access to a well-established and highly-regarded procurement service, known as the Brokerage Service, specifically tailored to the needs of schools and groups of schools.

What is the Brokerage Service?

Established in 2013 in conjunction with local schools, HES’ Brokerage Service provides schools, federations and MATs with high-quality, market-tested suppliers of goods and services. Working directly with you, we assist in identifying gaps and demand for particular goods and services.

After consultation, you can choose your preferred supplier from a broad range of service categories, including:

  • Building works
3 suppliers
  • Cleaning services
3 suppliers
  • Educational supplies (paper, office and classroom stationery and equipment)
3 suppliers
  • Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)
2 suppliers
  • Occupational Health services
1 supplier
  • Photocopier (multi-functional devices)
5 suppliers
  • Security systems installation & maintenance
3 suppliers
  • Security response & patrol
3 suppliers
  • Sports equipment maintenance
1 supplier
  • Telephony systems
3 suppliers
  • Washroom facilities & roller towel
3 suppliers
  • Waste management (general and recycled waste)
1 supplier

Every supplier has been carefully selected and vetted to ensure you can buy with confidence and, thanks to preferential rates, schools can expect excellent value for money and minimised procurement risks.

Additional benefits for our customers:

  • Access to our help and advice line (Monday – Friday, 8.30am – 4.30pm)
  • Reduced administrative burden saving you both time and money
  • Purchasing and compliance peace of mind thanks to a robust national and Official Journal of the European Union (OJEU) tender process
  • Regular review and monitoring of suppliers to ensure the highest quality service is delivered throughout your contract period

Subscribe Now

To subscribe or to find out more about this service, call us on 01708 431 561 or complete our online enquiry form. Once submitted, a member of the HES Brokerage Team will be touch within 48 hours.

Subscriptions run on an annual or prorated basis if joining part way through the year. Bespoke pricing is available for some settings.

About HES

HES is a trusted provider of support service for hundreds of schools across London and the South East. A member of BESA and an approved supplier of the ISBL, HES has recently been shortlisted in two categories for the Education Resources Awards 2019 including Supplier of the Year.

I have procured through the Brokerage Service on a number of occasions and can honestly say that I have saved both time and money by doing so, with the reassurance that suppliers go through an intense and thorough vetting process.”

  • School Business Manager, Scargill Infant School


"I feel that the school has benefited greatly, not only have we enjoyed discounts from various suppliers but my work has been greatly reduced as I now have a pool of suppliers that I can call upon at any given time and I can trust that they are continually vetted by the service."

  • Finance Manager, Parklands Junior School


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