This framework is a retender of a previous agreement under the same name. The main focus through the tendering process on this occasion was to increase the options available to members when calling-off from the agreement, and to concentrate on service elements that members may wish to consider when running a mini-competition. We are hopeful that this will encourage members to take additional elements into account such as:
A longer-term, closer relationship with a supplier awarded over a number of years, is more likely to offer greater value for money and open up more innovative opportunities for member institutions. The successful suppliers on this framework have expressed an ability to provide many of the above services in addition to supplying high quality paint and sundry products at a considerable discount when compared to list prices for own brand items.
|Crown Paints Limited||2022/6004|
|Imperial Chemical Industries Ltd t/a ICI Paints Akzonobel||2022/6005|
|PPG Architectural Coatings UK Ltd||2022/6006|
Direct Award – where the requirement is of low value, urgent or a one-off need, institutions may seek to award to a single supplier for their requirement. This process is quick and easy, and members may choose to award based on the average discounut off list price, the scores awarded at the time of framework tender or based on price comparison using the price lists available on suppliers’ webpages. Members should view the User Guide for full details of how these mechanisms work.
Mini-competition – institutions with higher value requirements, service needs or who are seeking a longer-term, mutually beneficial relationship, may seek to conduct a mini-competition to appoint a supplier for a formal contract over a number of years. Please see the User Guide for further details of how this process may be conducted.
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 £213,477.
"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 £213,477, 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.
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The following documents are associated with this framework. Some are required for successful use of the framework and are clearly marked.
|Paint and Decorating Supplies User Guide||User guide for paint and decorating supplies framework||Yes||Download|
|Mini competition template||Download|
|Pre-tender supplier warm up letter||Download|
CPC are pleased to announce the re-tender of our Paint and Decorating Supplies framework. The framework launched on 1st September 2022 and will run until 31st August 2024 with an optional extension until 2025.