CPC's framework agreement for Print and Related Services offers educational institutions a complete solution for all printing, design, reprographics and print management needs.  

The framework gives access to 10 specialist suppliers over 3 lots and a broad range of services are available, including the printing of:

  • Prospectuses
  • Digital printing
  • Flyers/posters
  • Leaflets
  • Reports
  • Marketing materials
  • Business cards
  • Brochures
  • Guides
  • Banners
  • Branded business stationery including; letterheads, postcards, notebooks and business cards

The framework also offers:

  • Full design services for any of the above print items
  • A neutral vendor solution (for full print management services). They will work on your behalf to get the best service and pricing from a selected bank of suppliers and manage all subsequent print and design work for you


Key Facts

Start date
15th January 2018
End date
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

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Don't have a user account? If your institution is already a member, you can create your own user account.

Sign up for free and use this framework

You can buy through our frameworks if your institution is a CPC member. It’s free to join if you are from a school, academy, multi-academy trust, college, university or you offer educational services.

CPC is owned by the education sector and our 89 frameworks are designed to save you money whilst being safe, easy to use and compliant. Your CPC membership also provides:

  • One-to-one procurement support
  • Fully funded CPD accredited procurement courses
  • The opportunity to get funding from our charity CPL Group

CPC has over 8000 members, search to see if your institution is already a member. If your institution is not in the list, click the Join CPC today button.

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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

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Contract Manager

The contracting authority for this framework is Crescent Purchasing Consortium.

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