The new Temporary and Permanent Staffing framework is split into 16 lots as follows:

Lot 1 - East Anglia
Lot 2 - East Midlands
Lot 3 - London
Lot 4 - Northern Ireland
Lot 5 - North East
Lot 6 - North West
Lot 7 - Scotland
Lot 8 - South East
Lot 9 - South West
Lot 10 - Wales
Lot 11 - West Midlands
Lot 12 - Yorkshire
Lot 13 - National
Lot 14 - Neutral Vendor
Lot 15 - Managed Service
Lot 16 - Education Vendor Management System (VMS)

 LOT 1 – 13 - Regional
These Lots are for the provision of services including but not limited to supply of temporary workers, permanent workers, one-off candidates (if members need sick leave cover), be part of a preferred supplier list (PSL). Some members may also use these to contract with a supplier for all of their recruitment requirements. CPC has included a national lot for those large college groups and MATs where they may have sites in more than one region.

 Lot 14 – Neutral Vendor
This Lot is for the provision of services including but not limited to a Neutral Vendor model. The appointed neutral vendor supplier will manage the recruitment processes for the CPC member, using a tiered supplier model. The neutral vendor supplier will not provide their own staff to fill the requirements and filter the requirement through the tiers.

 Lot 15 – Managed Service
This Lot is for the provision of services including but not limited to a Managed Service model. The appointed managed service provider will manage the recruitment processes for the CPC member using a tiered supplier model, The managed service provider will fulfil any requirement first if they are unable to fulfil, these requirement will then be filtered through the tiers.

 Lot 16 – Education Vendor Management System (VMS)
This Lot is the for the provision of digital goods and services  including but not limited to a vendor management system. The provided VMS software will integrate with CPC members internal systems where they can manage their own recruitment and agencies. This is an option for members who do not want a neutral vendor or managed service but wish to use the systems in place and manage their own recruitment processes. The VMS provider will not provide any staff to CPC members.
 

Key Facts

Start date
18th July 2022
End date
17th July 2024
Optional extension
17th July 2026

Key Benefits of this Framework

  1. Provides value for money
  2. Fully compliant with The Public Contracts Regulations 2015
  3. Choose from a selection of fully vetted providers
  4. Reduced administration time and easy to use
  5. Guidance and specialist advice from a CPC Contract Manager

Supplier Details

Lots No. Suppliers
Lot 1: East Anglia 10 View Suppliers
Lot 2: East Midlands 10 View Suppliers
Lot 3: London 10 View Suppliers
Lot 4: Northern Ireland 10 View Suppliers
Lot 5: North East 10 View Suppliers
Lot 6: North West 10 View Suppliers
Lot 7: Scotland 10 View Suppliers
Lot 8: South East 10 View Suppliers
Lot 9: South West 10 View Suppliers
Lot 10: Wales 10 View Suppliers
Lot 11: West Midlands 10 View Suppliers
Lot 12: Yorkshire 10 View Suppliers
Lot 13: National 10 View Suppliers
Lot 14: Neutral vendor 5 View Suppliers
Supplier Agreement No.
Matrix SCM Limited 2022/5076
Reed Specialist Recruitment Ltd 2022/5091
Retinue Solutions Ltd 2022/5078
Teacher Booker Ltd 2022/5081
The Supply Register Ltd 2022/5090
Lot 15: Managed service 10 View Suppliers
Lot 16: Education Vendor Management Systems (VMS) 4 View Suppliers
Supplier Agreement No.
Matrix SCM Limited 2022/5076
Retinue Solutions Ltd 2022/5078
Teacher Booker Ltd 2022/5081
The Supply Register Ltd 2022/5090

How can I use this Framework

Members can run a further competition or direct award. CPC recommend for those quick fills due sickness leave a direct award would be the best route. However for those larger/high value contracts such as PSL’s, Managed Services, Neutral Vendors or Vendor Management Systems CPC recommend a further competition

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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.

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"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."

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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
Further Competition TemplateThis further competition template is just for lots 1-13. Download

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