Date Article
8th Aug 2022

FE Insurance Market Update

As a reaction to the Covid 19 pandemic, many FE institutions extended their long-term insurance agreements, which has led to a large number of tenders this year, most of which we believe have now concluded. Graham Peck at our insurance specialist partners Risk2Value has provided us with some insight into the insurance market and what makes our framework different to other potential routes.

8th Aug 2022

The Procurement Bill - member update

The Public Contracts Regulations (2015) are in the process of being replaced by the Public Procurement Bill, following the UK's exit from the EU. There are many processes that the Bill needs to pass through before it becomes law and this article provides you with an update on its progress.

1st Aug 2022

Energy Market Update provided by Dukefield Energy

The latest up to date information on the energy market provided by Dukefield Energy, the sole consultant on CPC's DfE approved Utilities framework.

19th Jul 2022

Procuring your gas and electricity contracts – what you need to know

In this article, we provide an overview of our advice and all the factors that you should be aware of to make an informed decision when looking to procure your contracts.

14th Jul 2022

What are the differences between Staff Absence Insurance and a Mutual Arrangement?

CPC’s DfE approved Staff Absence Protection framework provides a simple and compliant way to buy staff absence insurance and reimbursement policies. It comprises of two lots, with each offering different options to meet members needs. We have created a comparison summary between the two, in order to help our members decide which route to market is best for them.

14th Jul 2022

Crown Paints pricing update

Crown Paints have announced that as of 1st July 2022, there has been an increase in prices for all non-tendered products.

14th Jul 2022

It’s never too early to start planning when buying for your school

Peter McMullan is the Senior Category Manager at Crescent Purchasing Consortium (part of the CPL Group). In this article, Peter looks at the importance of planning ahead when buying for your school and why you don’t necessarily need to wait for the school holidays to make big changes.

14th Jul 2022

FREE financial workshops available for CPC members

We are pleased to announce that CPC’s Financial Services framework suppliers; SAAF Education will be hosting a number of FREE finance workshops which may be of interest to you in the upcoming months.

4th Jul 2022

Navigating a Volatile Energy Market - When to renew

The energy market has continued to be volatile, in this latest update Dukefield Energy explain the causes of this and what their advice is. 

14th Jun 2022

CPC’s new Legal Services framework has just launched with an improved and flexible lot structure

CPC part of the CPL Group, are pleased to announce the launch of our new Legal Services framework which now features a new and improved lot structure, featuring a combination of geographical and specialism-led lots to offer greater flexibility to our members.

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