12.6 How we procure goods and services from external providers

This section provides information about the College’s procurement policies, procedures and arrangements. In some instances information will be exempt from disclosure where it contains personal information, or information which, if released, may substantially prejudice the commercial interests of any person, endanger the physical or mental health or the safety of an individual, substantially prejudice the effective conduct of public affairs, or constitute an actionable breach of confidence.
Collaborative procurements may be led by central bodies such as Procurement Scotland, APUC Limited, Excel, NHS National Procurement or Central Government Procurement Centre of Expertise. Information about the procurement services these organisations provide to the institution may be obtained direct from the organisations.

Procurement policies

Procurement Policy

Value for Money Policy

Procurement procedures
Cash and Treasury Management Procedure
Change of Supplier Bank Details Procedure
Income Collection and Credit Control Procedure
Procedure for the Use of College Credit Cards
Use of College Credit Cards Flowchart
Payroll Procedure
Procurement contact Director of Finance & Corporate Services West Highland College UHI Carmichael Way Fort William PH33 6FF
Tender documentation

For significant expenditure, the college uses APUC services to ensure compliance with national and European guidance.

Levels of expenditure and the associated procurement practices are set out in the Financial Regulations.

List of contracts which have gone through formal tendering These are commercially sensitive and not made publicly available.