This framework provides a one-stop-shop for all of your stationery, education and office supplies.

This framework has been awarded as the result of a full EU tender exercise. To ensure that you maintain the EU cover for your requirement you should follow the processes detailed within the associated documents when engaging with suppliers on the framework.

It was awarded on 1st October 2018 and runs to 30th September 2020 with a possible extension to 30th September 2021.

Key Benefits of this Framework

  • All your educational supplies under one banner- a one-stop-shop for all of your stationery and office supplies
  • One catalogue, one contact, one purchase order, one invoice, – using Banner is easy and takes less time away from your teaching hours
  • Whether it is cleaning and janitorial supplies, stationery, ink and toner, arts and crafts or paper – Banner has the answer!
  • You can buy at the most competitive prices, allowing your budget to stretch further! Due to a comprehensive and stringent OJEU tendering process that has been completed by CPC
  • Quick and efficient next day delivery on orders placed by 4pm – no waiting for your parcel to arrive
  • Enjoy a direct line to a dedicated account management team rather than an anonymous call centre
  • Support and assistance from the CPC Contract Manager and a framework specific User Guide
  • Compliant with OJEU Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (PCR 2015)
  • Time saving and easy to use
  • Average savings of 61.52% (as at November 2018) Download Savings Summary

Supplier Details

Lots No. Suppliers
Lot 1: Stationery (FE Colleges, Academy Trusts & Universities) 1 View Suppliers
Supplier Agreement No. Coverage
Banner 2018/2006 Nationwide
Lot 2: One Stop Shop Schools & Academies 1 View Suppliers
Supplier Agreement No. Coverage
Banner 2018/2006 Nationwide

How can I use this Framework

CPC typically recommend that members undertake a further competition considering their own particular requirements, however please see the user guide for further details.

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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.

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Get a Quote

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 £181,302.

"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 £181,302, 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.

Use This Framework

To use this framework and get a quote you need to sign in.

Create a User Account

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 64 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.

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Associated Documentation

The following documents are associated with this framework. Some are required for successful use of the framework and are clearly marked.

File Details Essential
User GuideThis 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. YesDownload
Pricing Summary Download

Contract Manager

The contracting authority for this framework is Crescent Purchasing Consortium.

Majid Khan

  • Name: Majid Khan
  • Tel: 0161 974 0949
  • Email: m.khan@thecpc.ac.uk
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