Document Overview Date Added

All your questions on ProClass are answered - what it is, how to use it, how it is maintained and updated and where you can get further help with implementation.  

Feb 25, 2015


Implementation Guidance

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Implementing ProClass Guide

This guidance paper outlines the recommended approach to applying ProClass to spend data to support comparative and collaborative spend analysis.  The document combines the previously separate 'Real-Time Classification' and 'Retrospective Classification' guides.

Aug 1, 2018
Local Transparency Guidance

A practitioner’s guide to publishing information about expenditure, tenders, contracts and grants in accordance with the local government transparency code 2014

Mar 24, 2015


Case Studies

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Aster Group Case Study

Making procurement information valuable:
Aster Group extend the boundaries.

Jan 22, 2016
Embedding ProClass into SAP

A case study on the benefits of embedding ProClass into Financial/ERP systems at Surrey County Council.

Mar 30, 2015
Embedding ProClass into Oracle

A case study on the benefits of embedding ProClass into Financial/ERP systems at Thurrock Council.

Dec 03, 2014
Powering a contracts register for London

London’s local government third party influenceable spend is almost £9.3 billion per annum with nearly 60% of this being delivered by 1,000 suppliers. The former London Centre of Excellence (LCE) adopted a Contracts Register Service (CRS) utilising ProClass to provide the high level classification necessary for major contracts and allow for the integration into the LCE’s Online Expenditure Analysis (OEA) tool.

Dec 03, 2014
Collaborative Spend Analysis at the PAE

Case study showing how the Procurement Agency for Essex utilised ProClass to gain improved spend information for collaboration and comparison opportunities leading to greater savings.

Dec 03, 2014
Food & Catering Case Study

How ProClass enabled the analysis of spend data from 28 London Boroughs to give an insight into Food & Catering spend.

Dec 03, 2014



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Carbon Footprint of Procurement

Carbon is fast becoming a scarce resource that organisations need to manage efficiently. Significant emission sources are often linked to outsourced activities. Organisations are therefore increasingly looking to reduce emissions throughout their value chains. By taking a comprehensive approach to GHG measurement and management, organisations can focus on the greatest opportunities to reduce emissions.

Mar 22, 2015
National Procurement Strategy

This strategy sets out a vision for local government procurement and encourages all councils in England to engage with the delivery of outcomes in four key areas.

Mar 10, 2015
CIPS Coding & Classification   Apr 6, 2017
OEP Final Report   Mar 10, 2015


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