Department for Culture Media and Sport
The DCMS is a very small department with a limited budget. Wherever possible and cost effective we make use of central framework arrangements set up by other government departments.
All requirements go through the procurement team.
Quotations are sought for requirements with estimated value between £1-10k.
Any requirements with an estimated value of £10k+ will go through a formal full tender exercise.
If the estimated cost seems likely to be close to or exceed the EU/WTO thresholds we apply the relevant Public Procurement Regulations.
While individual tendering procedures will be tailored to the specific needs of the contract there are some general principles that we seek to apply: