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Schools and Multi Academy Trusts

EVR Consulting offers a range of tailored services to establishments who are keen to improve or merely review their provision of ICT. This includes :

  • Providing advice, guidance, support and technical evaluation services for those schools, Trusts or Local Authorities seeking to run a procurement for ICT

  • ​Assistance in legally procuring ICT goods and services via OJEU or an existing framework

  • Providing advice and guidance on contracts involving ICT

  • FOS vs OS: understanding the world of DfE procurement and technical documentation

  • Writing and evaluating technical specifications when seeking to procure via an existing framework


  • Supporting schools, Trusts and Local Authorities wishing to achieve value for money from the ICT services

  • Performing audits to suggest improvements to ICT services to achieve value for money

  • Conducting current state analyses to provide guidance on making better use of what you have

  • Assisting schools, Trust and Local Authorities with benchmarking of ICT costs in order to achieve better value for money from existing suppliers

  • Advising on adopting ITIL procedures in a cost-effective way

Value for Money

  • Providing strategic, budgetary and technical staff planning services in order to make more effective use of ICT either in a single school, Trust-wide or within Local Authorities

  • Executive coaching for school, Trust or Local Authority Senior Leaders when creating ICT strategies and budgets

  • Providing advice and guidance on implementation Service Level Agreements and performance-linked payment penalties when dealing with suppliers of services

  • Assessment of managed service contracts: are they providing value for money and are they fit for purpose?

  • Assistance with the recruitment of technical staff including the production of job descriptions and interviewing

For Senior Leaders

  • Providing support when dealing with construction companies for new builds/refurbishments

  • Being part of the design team on behalf of schools, Trusts or Local Authorities

  • Ensure the design of the building is fit for purpose and supports the curriculum

  • Providing technical “translation” services to educators and Senior Leaders

Planning a refurbishment, complete build or partial rebuild

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