The CPC's new DfE recommended agreement to provide insurance for Academies, Multi-Academy Trusts, Maintained Schools and Free Schools. Insurance products and support services are available directly from insurers or via specialist insurance brokers. CPC members can obtain Comprehensive Insurance Cover & Service Provision through Lot 1 providing you with choice and an alternative to the DfE Risk Protection Arrangement (RPA). For members that have joined the RPA, you can purchase any peripheral cover not included within the RPA through Lot 2.
Lot 1 Comprehensive Insurance Cover & Service Provision will provide insurance protection for:
Lot 2 can provide institutions within the RPA the following covers:
The Department for Education (DfE) recommend this framework to Schools and Academies.
|Lot 1: Comprehensive Insurance Cover & Service Provision||3||View Suppliers|
|Lot 2: All Covers not included in the Risk Protection Arrangement (RPA)||5||View Suppliers|
If you are a member of the DfE Risk Protection Arrangement (RPA) and require quotations for additional covers/services (for example Cyber Insurance, Motor Insurance, Contract Works, Engineering Inspection Services etc), please firstly check that your institution is a CPC Member following the guidance below. If you are already a member of CPC, please login and download the Additional Insurance Questionnaire available below and follow the instructions contained therein.
For Lot 1 Comprehensive Insurance Cover & Service Provision, CPC members are required to undertake a further competition. If you are already a member of CPC, please login and download the framework user guide for guidance and to access our template documentation. If you have any queries, please contact our helpdesk on 0800 066 2188.
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 £213,477.
"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 £213,477, 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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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|
|Additional Insurance Questionnaire||Institutions must complete this short questionnaire to obtain quotations for insurance covers and services not included within the Risk Protection Arrangement (RPA), e.g. motor vehicles, engineering inspection services, cyber risks, contract works and more.||Yes||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|
|Pre-Tender Warm Up Letter||It is recommended best practice to warm up the market in advance of your mini-competition process. Once completed, members can attach this document to a request for quotation in order to contact potential suppliers.||Yes||Download|
The ESFA update in December announced the cost of the risk protection arrangement (RPA) will increase to £19 per pupil from 1 September 2021 to 31 August 2022.