The CPC's framework agreement for the market-leading Employee Screening Services offers our members a comprehensive solution designed to cover all employee screening service requirements, including:

  • Disclosure Barring Service (DBS) checks (basic, standard, enhanced and Children’s Barred List (formerly known as List 99) checks)
  • Identity verification (including passport verification).
  • Education qualifications
  • Professional qualifications and licence checks
  • Employment history checks, including gap verification
  • Right to work checks
  • Credit checks
  • Reference checks
  • DVLA driving checks
  • International fraud and sanction checks
  • BS7858 and Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS) checks
  • A range of value-added services, including Financial Conduct Authority, MOT and Insurance, Energy and Utility Skills Register, Health and Safety and FACIS checks.

It was awarded on 6th November 2017 and runs to 5th November 2021.

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The Department for Education (DfE) recommend this framework to Schools and Academies.

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Key Benefits of this Framework

  1. Excellent rates throughout. Rates for the popular DBS Enhanced Check, for example, begin from as little as £3.00 (plus the standard check fee charged by Disclosure Barring Service) dependent upon the volume of checks undertaken.
  2. A one-stop shop for all your employee screening needs.
  3. Five fully-assured suppliers offering national availability and provision.
  4. Access to an automated on-line DBS check system (with personalised member front-end), that provides application tracking, comprehensive management information, and reporting capabilities.
  5. A fast route to market using the direct award or mini competition options.

How can I use this Framework

CPC typically recommend that members undertake a further competition considering their own particular requirements, however in cases of urgent and/or one-off need a Direct Award is also possible.

A support service, designed to remove all associated risks, is available whereby qualified procurement specialists will review your documentation or undertake the further competition on your behalf.

Please see the user guide for further details and contact the CPC Contract Manager should you require any further information.

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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
Call-Off Terms & ConditionsHaving selected your chosen employee screening services supplier, orders can be placed via the Call-Off Contract Terms and Conditions. Your preferred supplier will populate the Call-Off Contract terms and conditions with the full details of your requirement and then present you with completed Call-Off contract terms and conditions for signature. Download
Appendix B - Mini Competition TemplateThe 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. Download
Appendix D - Sample Order FormHaving selected your chosen employee screening services supplier, orders can be placed via the Framework Order Form. Your preferred supplier will populate the Order Form with the full details of your requirement and then present you with a completed Order Form for signature. Download
Confidentiality StatementIn order to gain access to the pricing for Employee Screening, we ask that all members sign and return the confidentiality statement to the CPC Helpdesk. Helpdesk will then supply the pricing under the pretence that the document will stay within the organisation. Download

Contract Manager

The contracting authority for this framework is Crescent Purchasing Consortium with NPG.

Dukefield Procurement Contact Details

CPC Contract Manager

  • Name: Ria Logan
  • Tel: 0161 974 0955
  • Email: [email protected]
  • Chat with our helpdesk: Live Chat