Date Article
10th Sep 2021

Managing Director Peter Brewer retires from CPL Group after 22 years

Following a long and successful 22 years, CPC’s Managing Director Peter Brewer has now bid a fond farewell to the company he founded as he embarks on his retirement.

10th Sep 2021

Tradepoint (B & Q Limited) announce changes to their discount system

Tradepoint (B & Q Limited), a supplier on CPC’s Building Materials, Tools and Hardware Supplies framework have recently announced that they will be changing the current discount of certain products to a simplified general discount system for CPC members.

10th Sep 2021

External audit market issues

There has been a number of issues over the last few months regarding the lack of bids from external auditors on our Audit Services framework. CPC have undertaken meetings with all the external audit suppliers to discuss what the issues have been.

10th Sep 2021

CPCs new Electric Vehicle Charging Point framework is now live!

CPCs brand new Electric Vehicle Charging Point (EVCP) framework is now live for members to use and is the first of its kind to be dedicated to the education sector.

4th Aug 2021

New framework for White Goods and Associated Electrical Appliances

CPC are pleased to announce that our new White Goods and Associated Electrical Appliances framework is now live. If you are upgrading your institution's appliances this summer, get your quotes now from fully vetted framework suppliers.

4th Aug 2021

Salix announce a new round of funding towards heat decarbonisation

The Phase 2 LCSF Application Portal opened on 28th July 2021 and is already oversubscribed. However, academies and maintained schools have another opportunity to apply when the next window opens specifically for these organisations, on 13th September 2021. CPC’s Utilities Supplies & Services supplier Dukefield Energy can help you to create your application.

4th Aug 2021

Ultrafast broadband enables schools an affordable move to the cloud

As part of the Education Technology strategy, it is the Department for Education’s (DfE) aim for all primary and secondary schools to access a modern broadband infrastructure, to support schools’ much-needed move to the cloud and to help education leaders develop their vision for education technology.

4th Aug 2021

Screwfix Top Tradesperson 2021 – coming soon!

Screwfix are excited to announce that for the 12th year running, they will be on the lookout for this year’s ‘Top Tradesperson’! Do you know a Top Tradesperson that deserves this award?

4th Aug 2021

The Department for Education give seal of approval to the CPC Stationery & Education Supplies framework

Crescent Purchasing Consortium (CPC) are thrilled to announce that our Stationery and Education Supplies framework has been recommended for use by the Department for Education (DfE).

4th Aug 2021

CPL Group to award £300,000 of grant funding to CPC members

CPL Group are finalising the award of our latest round of grant funding towards student events, activities and learning resources. Find out the latest news and the best way to ensure your institution doesn’t miss out on any future funding rounds.

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