Midland Heart uses the avenues detailed below to go to market to tender this requirement, we will do a tender options analysis to decide upon the best route.

We do not have initial meetings with suppliers unless we hold a Meet the Buyer event or a specific market engagement exercise to give everyone an opportunity to discuss our requirements.

As a not-for-profit housing provider, we require an open, transparent and fair tender process to be followed for our contracts.

Our procurement processes are:

  • Spend of £0 - £10,000 benchmarking process – 2 quotes or benchmark with another organisation
  • Spend of £10,000 - £213,477.00 VAT – 3 quotes
  • Spend over £213,477.00 – Commercial Team involvement. Any procurement exercise with an aggregate contract value over £213,477.00 must be run with the Commercial Team’s assistance. Our Commercial Managers are CIPS qualified and understand the legal requirements and process to be followed to adhere to the Public Contract Regulations 2015.

Instructions to find opportunities for your company

We advertise our future tender opportunities on our website and on the procurement portal Intend:

Current tender opportunities

To be confirmed.

Procurement portal to bid for tenders - https://in-tendhost.co.uk/midlandheart/aspx/Home