The framework agreement is designed to be a one stop shop for an organisation’s entire cashless payment system needs and is let under a single lot.
Cashless payment systems remove the need for handling of cash at the point of sale, improving the customer and user experience, reducing queues and speeding up service, creating value for money for the customer/user, whilst providing full reporting functionality, across a variety of solutions to meet users’ diverse needs.
Cashless payment systems are used across a variety of sectors and for an ever expanding list of purposes. Please see the User Guide for a summary of categories of use.
It was awarded on 17th July 2017 and runs to 16th July 2020 with a possible extension to 16th July 2021.
CPC typically recommend that members undertake a further competition considering their own particular requirements, however please see the user guide for further details.
If you require support in running a further competition via this framework, Tenet Services can help. Tenet offer a nationwide service specialising in assisting education establishments to complete further competitions.
Tenet are part of the Crescent Purchasing Group of Companies and operate on a not-for-profit basis.
The CPC Quote Tool is free to use for all our members and offers quick, compliant access to all suppliers on the framework.
"The Quote Tool was easy to use and time saving, resulting in a straightforward process where we just had to put the details in once and could then use the reputable suppliers already recommended."
Deborah Anderson-Dixon, Finance Manager at Sir William Romney's School
For more complex procurements, we also have the CPC Sourcing Cloud which offers enhanced features such as having a full audit trail and allowing electronic returns whilst still being free to use for our members.
To use this framework and get a quote you need to sign in.
To create a free user account your institution needs to be a CPC member, CPC membership is completely free for educational establishments.
When you join the CPC you will receive some amazing benefits including access to 60 frameworks and specialist procurement advice, plus you won't be inundated with lots of marketing calls and emails that you don't need.
The joining form only takes a few minutes to complete and upon registering as a member you will typically be approved within 10 minutes (during the hours of 9am and 4.30pm).
To see if your institution is already registered as a CPC member use the search bar below, if your institution is not a member click the Join the CPC button. Remember CPC membership is free for educational establishments.
The following documents are associated with this framework. Some are required for successful use of the framework and are clearly marked.
|User Guide||This is required reading if you are considering using this framework. It tells you everything you need to know about the panel of providers, eligibility, running the mini-competition process, and evaluating bids.||Yes||Download|
|Appendix B - Further Competition Template||The attached template document should assist you with running your further competition and once completed should be sent to all suppliers on the relevant framework lot.||Download|