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Advice and Information. Our partnership approach provides you with advice and support on ways to reduce your costs and work more productively. We can help you make the right choices based on suitability for purpose, cost and value for money.

Seamless Procurement. We make the procurement process as easy and seamless as possible with systems designed to fit the way you work… face-to-face, e.mail, phone or fax. We can manage your business services and your stock control so you never run out of critical items.

Global Purchasing Power. As a member of the largest buying group, our pricing is always very competitive. We offer everything from big name brands to specialist products for every area of the workplace.

Outstanding Value. Initiative and Harvest are our exclusive ranges designed to deliver great quality and performance at an everyday price, offering genuine savings on hundreds of office products from consumables, furniture and catering to cleaning, janitorial and sanitation supplies.

Ethical and Sustainable. Our business is founded on care; care for our customers; care for our staff and care for the environment. We work with our customers to reduce carbon emissions through intelligent ordering and delivery systems and we offer a range of fairtrade and sustainably sourced brands such as Harvest, manufactured from agricultural waste and developed as a sustainable alternative to recycled papers in response to our exacting social and environmental criteria.

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Charitiy Buying Power. Peerless choice, quality and value.

Choice. As part of a larger buying group, we are able to approach international markets and a global supply base with enhanced buying power. By doing so, we offer our customers the widest possible range of office products at highly competitive prices. We further enhance product choice with dedicated expert sourcing for specific products.

Quality. Bates Office was founded on, and remains true to, the principals of exceptional service, quality and value. With a portfolio of over 35,000 products, we have established robust supply chains and maintain a rigorous programme of Corporate Social Responsibility auditing; requiring suppliers to meet our exacting standards for quality, service, fair and ethical trading..

Value. Our own brand Initiative is manufactured according to the same rigorous supply chain auditing, offering our customers genuine savings on essential office products, while supporting fair and responsible trading.

Our Sustainability

Bates Office is a company with a purpose beyond profit. Leading from the front on sustainability, we are taking direct action by delivering positive change to address the most pressing challenges of our time. We operate on the three pillars of sustainability; Economic, Social, and Environmental. This governs the way we work, sell and buy.

We are working endlessly to ensure that our business is a collective force for good. We are committed to doing all we can to protect the planet, reduce poverty and encourage responsible consumption and production.

Our Corporate Social Responsibility initiatives are part of our heritage and we have always considered the legacy that our business might leave. As positive agents for change, we are proactively contributing to a thriving planet via our Bates Office Environmental Champions, responsible for encouraging, implementing, and maintaining our sustainability initiatives.

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