Emergency buying

Learn how to buy effectively during an emergency, identifying needs, supporting suppliers and ensuring standards are met. This advice is only intended to be used in an emergency. In all other circumstances follow the main guide.

1. Introduction

When you should use emergency buying and the steps you can take to prepare for it.

2. How to buy faster

Prioritise user needs, engage with suppliers and make use of emergency or accelerated procedures.

3. How to maintain standards

Maintain value for money and transparency during an emergency.