Buying communication services in the public sector

A guide to buying media and advertising services such as market research, strategy, creative, events, channel planning and media monitoring



The Crown Commercial Service (CCS) provides public sector buyers with a range of options for procuring communications, media and advertising services including market research, strategy and planning, creative solutions, events planning and management, channel planning and media buying and monitoring. This guide outlines the options available through CCS and helps direct you to the best solution to meet your specific requirement.

If you cannot find what you are looking for please email or call 0345 410 2222 for further advice.

Published 4 February 2015
Last updated 9 March 2016 + show all updates
  1. New edition of guidance added.
  2. Updated version of buying communications services document added
  3. First published.