The framework agreement is designed to be a one stop shop for an organisations entire human resource and payroll services requirements across 3 Lots:

  • Lot 1 Human Resource Services
  • Lot 2 Payroll Services
  • Lot 3 Integrated Human Resource and Payroll Services

CPC is pleased to make available to Members a comprehensive range of outsourced human resource and payroll services across the three Lots. Members should note that the services detailed below are not representative of all services available under the framework. Suppliers are at liberty to make available to Members their wider portfolio of human resource and payroll services within the broad definition of the services available under each of the framework Lots.

It was awarded on 3rd June 2019 and runs to 2nd June 2022 with a possible extension to 2nd June 2023.

Key Benefits of this Framework

  1. Compliant with OJEU Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (PCR 2015)
  2. Choice of Provider
  3. Time Saving & Easy to Use
  4. CPC Contract Manager Assistance & Support
  5. Framework Specific User Guide

Supplier Details

Lots No. Suppliers
Lot 1: HR Services 3 View Suppliers
Supplier Agreement No.
EPM Ltd 2019/2185
Seymour John Limited 2019/2182
The Safety Group t/a Spectra 2019/2183
Lot 2: Payroll Services 5 View Suppliers
Supplier Agreement No.
EPM Ltd 2019/2185
Equiniti HR Solutions Limited 2019/2178
Liberata UK Limited 2019/2184
MHR 2019/2180
Phase 3 Consulting 2019/2181
Lot 3: Integrated HR and Payroll Services 2 View Suppliers
Supplier Agreement No.
EPM Ltd 2019/2185
MHR 2019/2180

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

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 70 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 of Terms and ConditionsThis document includes the suggested Terms and Conditions for call-off. Institutions may modify the call-off terms provided that the modification does not alter the overall nature of the contract or framework agreement. Download
Appendix B - Further Competition Template The attached template document should assist you with running your mini competition and once completed should be sent to all suppliers on the relevant framework lot. YesDownload
Framework Purchase Order FormHaving selected your chosen 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
Framework Access Agreement Form Download

Contract Manager

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

Ria Logan

  • Name: Ria Logan
  • Tel: 0161 974 0955
  • Email: r.logan@thecpc.ac.uk
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