This framework has been awarded as the result of a tender exercise in compliance with The Public Contracts Regulations. To ensure that you remain compliant with regulations you should follow the processes detailed within the associated documents when engaging with suppliers on the framework.
“It is reassuring to know when using a CPC framework that the team are also there to support you beyond the initial purchase. When we ran into difficulties with a particular supplier, CPC were able to advise us and use their influence to ensure that the supplier listened to our concerns and offered a solution. They facilitated calls with senior staff at the supplier and used their detailed knowledge of the framework agreement to support us. Best of all, this additional support from procurement experts didn't cost us a penny.”
Dee Stacey, Business Manager, Timu Academy Trust
It was awarded on 13th August 2019 and runs to 31st July 2021 with a possible extension to 31st July 2022.
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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 our frameworks for purchases that fall below £189,330.
"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 purchases that exceed £189,330, the CPC Sourcing Cloud is available that complies with the regulations to allow electronic tender returns whilst still being free to use for our members. Find out more about CPC Sourcing Cloud.
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 69 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|
|Pricing||The attached spreadsheet contains information regarding pricing for Lot 1 and 2||Download|
|Appendix 1 - Supplier Score||The attached spreadsheet contains information regarding Supplier Scores for Lot 1 and 2||Download|
|ITT||This document details all questions put to suppliers in the invitation to tender||Download|
|Call Off Terms and Conditions||Having selected your chosen supplier, orders can be placed via the Call-Off Contract Terms and Conditions. Your preferred supplier will populate the Call-Off Contract terms and conditions with the full details of your requirement and then present you with completed Call-Off contract terms and conditions for signature.||Download|
|Fixed Wire Testing Desktop Calculator||For desktop exercise to identify preferred supplier||Download|