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Issue #75
Welcome to the latest CPC newsletter, please can you send this newsletter on to the person responsible for the procurement areas highlighted in green in the headlines as the articles contain urgent procurement information.
Estates - King Edward VI Academy Trust made a saving of £480,000 with the Utilities framework
The chosen 100% renewable electricity contract and gas contract resulted in combined saving for the Trust of over £160,000 per annum.
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Latest News Posts

All - FE sector supporting their communities during the Coronavirus Crisis

Car parking facilities at Preston College and Hopwood Hall College have been converted into temporary coronavirus testing facilities and many other colleges are collaborating with their local communities during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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All - CPC’s Contracting Team are providing procurement support to the NHS

Read an interview with two members of our Contracting Team who are collaborating with other procurement professionals and sourcing PPE in the fight against COVID-19.
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All - Planning for the reopening of your school or academy

Tenet have prepared an article which looks at what support services or goods institutions may want to consider procuring during the reopening process.
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All - CPL Group are subsidising Tenet’s On Demand tender support service

Tenet’s experienced team of procurement specialists can support you with any tender remotely, including cleaning and catering tenders!
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Office supplies - Top tips for dealing with MFD contracts during the Coronavirus pandemic

We are pleased to share some tips which may benefit users of the CPC Multifunctional Devices and Associated Print Services and Supplies framework who have a lease which is due to expire in the next few months. 
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All - Accessing remote education

While institutions are unable to open fully, how can you ensure your disadvantaged pupils are getting access to the educational tools they need?
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Professional Services - Legal Service Newsletter

The spring 2020 newsletter features articles on using framework agreements, health and safety at work statistics, rethinking the planning system and cuts to Welsh language education.
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Framework Updates

Estates - CPC's new PPE framework has launched

CPC’s new PPE, Clothing and Uniforms framework went live on 10th May. The framework has an updated lot structure with more items available from a wider range of suppliers.
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Estates - Brand-new Security Services framework has launched

We are delighted to announce that our new, EU compliant Security Services framework launched on Monday 13th April 2020.
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Professional Services - Audit Services providers price increase

Providers on the audit framework have increased their prices due to changes in the audit market over the past few years.
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Estates - Washroom Services and Associated Products and Services agreement extension

NWUPC have reviewed the tender timelines for our forthcoming agreements and have extended the Washroom Services agreement.
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Articles from the Blog

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