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:

  • DBS checks (basic, standard, enhanced and 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 2020 with a possible extension to 5th November 2021.

Key Benefits of this Framework

  • A one-stop shop for all your employee screening needs.
  • Five fully-assured suppliers offering national availability and provision.
  • Access to an automated on-line DBS check system (with personalised member front-end), that provides application tracking, comprehensive management information, and reporting capabilities.
  • A fast route to market using the direct award or mini competition options.

Supplier Details

Lots No. Suppliers
1 - Lot 1: Disclosure Barring Services 5 View Suppliers
Supplier Agreement No. Coverage
Mitie Security Ltd t/a Procius 2017/1823 Nationwide
Powys County Council DBS Unit 2017/1819 Nationwide
Reed Screening 2017/1820 Nationwide
Security Watchdog 2017/1821 Nationwide
Verifile Limited 2017/1822 Nationwide
2 - Lot 2: Employee Screening Services One-Stop Shop 4 View Suppliers
Supplier Agreement No. Coverage
Mitie Security Ltd t/a Procius 2017/1823 Nationwide
Reed Screening 2017/1820 Nationwide
Security Watchdog 2017/1821 Nationwide
Verifile Limited 2017/1822 Nationwide

How can I use this Framework

CPC typically recommend that members undertake a further competition considering their own particular requirements, however please see the framework 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 the framework. For more complex procurements, the CPC Sourcing Cloud is available to offer enhanced features such as having a full audit trail and allowing electronic returns whilst still being free to use for our members.

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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

Contract Manager

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

  • Name: Lisa O'Shea
  • Tel: 0161 974 0947
  • Email: l.m.oshea@thecpc.ac.uk
  • Chat: Live Chat