The CPC's framework agreement for Print and Related Services offers our members a complete solution for all printing, design and reprographics needs. With 10 over three lots, the broad range of available services includes:

  • Prospectus printing
  • Letterheads
  • Postcards
  • Flyers/posters
  • Leaflets
  • Reports
  • Marketing materials
  • Business cards
  • Brochures
  • Guides
  • Banners
  • Full design services for any of the above items
  • A neutral vendor solution, who will work on the member’s behalf to obtain the best service and pricing from a selected bank of suppliers, and manage all subsequent print and design work.

It was awarded on 15th January 2018 and runs to 14th January 2022.

Key Benefits of this Framework

  1. Access to a selection of specialist print, design, and print management suppliers.
  2. Cost savings against typical market rates.
  3. An efficient and speedy route to market, saving you time and resources.
  4. Full compliance with the EU public procurement regulations.

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 £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.

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 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.

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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
Further Competition Template DocumentThe 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. YesDownload

Contract Manager

The contracting authority for this framework is Crescent Purchasing Consortium.

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