Crown Commercial Service

Our round-up of a successful Academies Show 2017

Thank you to those of you who took the time to visit us at the The Academies Show last week. I certainly enjoyed meeting so many representatives from schools and academies and having the time to chat about your challenges when buying goods and services and how we can help you.

I had a number conversations about our energy frameworks so I’d like to take this opportunity to provide some further information, our Energy for Schools page includes guidance on our energy deals including a video webinar.

We were delighted with the turnout for our workshop session in the Business, Finance and Benchmarking theatre where our experts discussed ‘Exploring the best deals for schools to make significant savings’. The session was run by Chris Illman, Senior Category Lead – Aggregation, Liz Woods – Category Lead for Information Content Management and Office Services, and Rob Whitehead, Category Lead – Technology Products and Services.

The workshop covered:

  • An overview of some of the best CCS benchmarked deals for schools
  • How buying through CCS can help you to achieve savings, increase efficiency and ultimately improve teaching outcomes
  • Discussions on our online Purchasing Platform for technology products, buying multifunctional devices (MFDs) and how schools can join together to save time and increase savings

Don’t worry if you missed the session, you can view the slides to see what was discussed.

To find out more about how we’re helping customers like you, visit our schools and academies page and if there is anything at all we can help you with please get in touch.