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:
The Department for Education (DfE) recommend this framework to Schools and Academies.
|Lot 1: Disclosure Barring Services||4||View Suppliers|
|Lot 2: Employee Screening Services One-Stop Shop||3||View Suppliers|
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.
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.
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.
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Don't have a user account? If your institution is already a member, you can create your own user account.
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 69 frameworks are designed to save you money whilst being safe, easy to use and compliant. Your CPC membership also provides:
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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|
|Call-Off Terms & Conditions||Having 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 Template||The 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 Form||Having 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 Statement||In 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|
|Mini Competition Checklist||It is recommended that members utilise this checklist when undertaking a mini-competition process to maximise the likelihood of obtaining a satisfactory quantity and quality of bid responses from suppliers||Yes||Download|
Join a webinar on 23rd March which covers the future of employee screening and what this means for employers.