The purpose of the PPE and Clothing framework is to give EU cover and to allow CPC and participating Consortia members to purchase at substancial and demonstrable discounts, relative to the marketplace throughout the terms of the framework agreement.
The agreement is for Supply of Personal Protection, First Aid Kits, Equipment and Accessories, Corporate Wear and Uniforms, School Uniforms & PE Kits, Security Uniforms, Hair and Beauty Uniforms, Sports Clothing, Food Industry Clothing, Medical and Laboratory Clothing and a One Stop Shop, split over ten lots. The Suppliers on the One Stop Shop have been successful in all 9 lots.
It was awarded on 10th May 2016 and runs to 9th May 2019.
|Lot 1: PPE (Personal Protective Equipment)||6||View Suppliers|
|Lot 2: First Aid Kits, Equipment and Accessories||6||View Suppliers|
|Lot 3: Corporate Wear and Uniforms||6||View Suppliers|
|Lot 4: School Uniforms & PE Kits||6||View Suppliers|
|Lot 5: Security Uniforms||6||View Suppliers|
|Lot 6: Hair and Beauty Uniforms||6||View Suppliers|
|Lot 7: Sports Clothing||6||View Suppliers|
|Lot 8: Food Industry Clothing||6||View Suppliers|
|Lot 9: Medical and Laboratory Clothing||7||View Suppliers|
|Lot 10: One Stop Shop||2||View Suppliers|
CPC typically recommend that members undertake a further competition considering their own particular requirements, however please see the user guide for further details.
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.
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 £181,302.
"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 £181,302, 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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To create a free user account your institution needs to be a CPC member, CPC membership is completely free for educational establishments.
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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|