|19th May 2016||Benchmarking Activity
Our benchmarking activity during May has included carrying out a small exercise on behalf of a member Institution in the West Midlands region on the Office Supplies Framework (Lot 1: Office Supplies and Electronic Office Consumables).
|19th May 2016||Suppliers Contacting Members on Price Increases
NWUPC, the contracting authority for the Cut Paper & Specialist Print Paper, have been notified by Antalis that they are proposing a price increase and had information that Elliot Baxter and Premier Paper have approached members directly on the same matter.
|4th May 2016||Corporate Software Review Meetings
Over the last few weeks I’ve been meeting with suppliers and conducting review meetings of the Corporate Software Framework.These meetings are a really effective way of building up relationships with your suppliers..
|3rd May 2016||We're Recruiting: Contracting Manager, competitive package
Based in Salford, Greater Manchester, Crescent Purchasing is looking for a full-time Contracting Manager to join our Senior Management Team.
|3rd May 2016||A Reminder to Publish your Payment Performance Statistics
On the 21st March 2016 the Crown Commercial Services published their latest Procurement Policy Note (PPN), reminding all contracting authorities of the annual publication requirements under Regulation 113(7) of The Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (PCR), relating to payment performance statistics.
|4th May 2016||Desktop and Hardware Framework Reviews
As you know we recently launched the new Desktop and Hardware Framework and it’s now been in place for a number of months. As part of the Contract Management I will be conducting Supplier review meetings.
|3rd May 2016||44.93% Saving on Office Supplies Framework
Our benchmarking activity during April has included carrying out an exercise on behalf of a member Institution in the West Midlands region on the Office Supplies Framework (Lot 1: Office Supplies and Electronic Office Consumables)
|4th May 2016||Office Supplies Framework Agreement
Academic Diaries for 2016/17 are now available to order from Lyreco
|4th May 2016||Make the CPC Quote tools work for you!
One of the many advantages of using an EU tendered framework agreement is that the risk of non-compliance is greatly reduced, providing of course that you follow the rules that apply to the framework...
|4th May 2016||Confirmation that Sixth Form Colleges are exempt from Contracts Finder Regulations
The Public Procurement Amendment Repeals and Revocations Regulations 2016 have now been published and apply after 18 April 2016...
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