The Cashless Payment Framework agreement is a single lot one stop shop for an organisation’s entire cashless payment solution needs.

Members can access a wide range of new merchant services technology and electronic point of sale software to meet their ever-changing needs to deliver a bespoke and effective school cashless payment solution.

Contactless payment systems remove the need to handle cash at the point of sale, improving school epos systems and the customer and user experience, reducing queues, speeding up service, creating value for money for the customer/user, whilst providing full reporting functionality, across a variety of solutions to meet users’ diverse needs.

Cashless payment systems can be used in a variety of situations in education establishments such as catering operations, retail (bookshops, clothing & school uniforms, stationery), trips & accommodation, tuition fees, gym/sports club memberships, conference centres & event management, libraries, personal lockers, car parking & barrier systems and much more. 

Cashless payment solutions available through this framework can include card machines terminals (countertop, portable or mobile), point of sale terminals, self-service terminals, customer payment kiosks, receipt printers, scanners, biometric readers, cash drawers, vending interface, smart card readers and visitor management systems. Supply, installation, servicing and maintenance.

Key Facts

Start date
16th May 2022
End date
15th May 2025
Optional extension
15th May 2026

Key Benefits of this Framework

  1. Compliant with the UK Public Contracts Regulations (PCR 2015)
  2. Value for money and competition with a choice of Supplier
  3. Access to new education epos systems technology and software solutions
  4. Direct Award & further competition routes available
  5. Efficient and easy to use
  6. Reduced procurement timescales & costs
  7. Bespoke framework user guide & further competition templates
  8. Contract manager assistance & support

Supplier Details

Supplier Agreement No.
Civica UK Ltd 2022/5037
CRB Cunninghams 2022/5034
MCR Systems Ltd 2022/5036
SF Software t/a Pebble 2022/5035

How can I use this Framework

You have two options when using this framework agreement:

  1. Conduct a further competition exercise inviting tenders from all framework suppliers.
  2. Direct award
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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 £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.

Use This Framework

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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 86 frameworks are designed to save you money whilst being safe, easy to use and compliant. Your CPC membership also provides:

  • One-to-one procurement support
  • Fully funded CPD accredited procurement courses
  • The opportunity to get funding from our charity CPL Group

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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
Framework 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
Cashless Payment Solutions Contract NoticeThe Find a Tender Service Contract Notice relevant to this framework agreement. Download

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CPC has just launched a new Cashless Payments framework with a single lot, one-stop-shop offering exciting new technology

CPC, part of the CPL Group has launched a new Cashless Payments Solutions framework launched on 16th May and is contract managed by Dukefield Procurement. This is the 2nd iteration of the framework, offering a one-stop-solution for all cashless payment and software requirements.

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Contract Manager

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

Dukefield Procurement Contact Details