|3rd Sep 2018||E-tendering systems - is it now compulsory to use one?
All procurements that exceed the EU threshold must be conducted electronically from 18 October 2018.
|3rd May 2018||12 months of CPC and Tenet Services
This year has flown by following the merger between CPC and Tenet. What a year it has been for the new group!
|6th Apr 2018||Eight Top Tips for First Time Framework Users
We've compiled a list of handy hints for framework users...
|1st Mar 2018||CPC Apprenticeship Scheme Interview
In October last year Crescent Learning launched an apprentice funding scheme to place 15 procurement apprentices in colleges across the country.
|6th Feb 2018||How To Maximise The Number Of Quotations / Tenders From Suppliers
When establishing a framework, CPC carefully evaluate the number of suppliers that are given a place on each framework. This is a balance between the size of the supply market, choice for our members and enough suppliers to ensure a sufficient response to each request for quotation.
|6th Feb 2018||What Is A Framework?
A framework is a contract awarded normally to several suppliers (usually 3 or more), although technically it could be awarded to a sole supplier.
|6th Feb 2018||1st Blog Post – New Year, New CPC
Welcome to the first ever edition of the new CPC monthly blog.