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Running your own buying process for purchases above the EU threshold
Follow this process for direct-to-supplier procurement over the EU threshold. Purchases of this value have more rules to follow, so use this guidance to help you stay compliant.
- Check that your purchase is above the EU threshold
- Seek legal advice
- Assess the market
- Choose an open or restricted process
- Decide how you'll assess the winning bid
- Advertise your bid
- Send your invitation to tender
- Answer suppliers' questions
- Choose the winning bid
- Inform suppliers of your decision
- Award the contract
- Abandoning the process
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