The first known OJEU tendered framework agreement for Staff Absence Insurance offers CPC Members access to a panel of brokers and insurers who are experts in their field. The framework enables CPC members to procure absence insurance policies through a simple and compliant process delivering significant savings through a further competition process. Some examples of the types of absences that can be covered are maternity,leave, maternity related illness, bereavement leave, jury service, stress related illness, reoccurring illness & ill-health retirement. These and many other extensive covers are available and the benefit periods and values can differ dependent on the choice of cover you make.
CPC and our insurance partner Risk2Value will work with our successful framework providers to create a suite of template documentation enabling CPC members to purchase Staff Absence Insurance as succinctly as possible. As ever CPC and Risk2Value will be able to offer advice and guidance to support you through the further competition process.
The framework is split into two lots as detailed below.
It was awarded on 1st September 2016 and runs to 31st August 2019 with a possible extension to 31st August 2020.
|Lot 1: Staff Absence Insurance||4||View Suppliers|
|Lot 2: Budget Overspend Insurance||1||View Suppliers|
CPC typically recommend that members undertake a further competition considering their own particular requirements, however please see the user guide for further details.
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.
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 63 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|
|Staff Absence Insurance Questionnaire||Please complete this questionnaire as a request to the providers for a quotation. The providers will contact you to identify your own specific needs and discuss the insurance cover that is the most suitable for you.||Yes||Download|