The CPC have established a Framework Agreement through which our Members may procure insurance and/or insurance-related services and products directly from insurers, or via brokers, or a mixture of both.

The framework provides CPC members with insurance covers including but not limited to loss of or damage to any property including IT equipment, money, works of art, refrigerated or frozen food, and property in transit; loss due to dishonesty of employees or crime by third parties; loss or damage to contract works; loss or damage caused by terrorism; financial loss following interruption caused by damage to property; employers liability; public and products liability; governors and officers liability; libel and slander; professional liability; hirers liability; cyber liability; personal accident; business and student travel; legal expenses and employment practices liability; motor, motor trade, motor sport and occasional business use; damage to plant and engineering plant inspection services; marine; and aviation.

The Framework Agreement will provide a mixture of any or all of the above covers.

"Excellent documentation, team very professional and offer support quickly."

Jackie Baker, Nottingham College

It was awarded on 1st August 2017 and runs to 31st July 2019 with a possible extension to 31st July 2021.

Key Benefits of this Framework

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

Aquinas College uses CPC Insurance Framework for the first time

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College generated saving of over 50% on their annual premium.

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Supplier Details

Lots No. Suppliers
Lot 1: Colleges Based Throughout the UK 4 View Suppliers
Supplier Agreement No. Coverage
FE Protect Limited 2017/1755 Nationwide
Hettle Andrews & Associates Ltd 2017/1756 Nationwide
Marsh Ltd 2017/1757 Nationwide
Zurich Insurance Plc 2017/1759 Nationwide
Lot 2: Land Based Colleges (Agricultural Colleges) Based Throughout the UK 4 View Suppliers
Supplier Agreement No. Coverage
FE Protect Limited 2017/1755 Nationwide
Hettle Andrews & Associates Ltd 2017/1756 Nationwide
NFU Mutual (The National Farmers Union Mutual Insurance Society Limited) 2017/1758 Nationwide
Zurich Insurance Plc 2017/1759 Nationwide

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 £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.

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 60 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
Post-Tender Survey QuestionnaireFollowing the completion of your tender process, please spare the time to complete the attached questionnaire. Your feedback is invaluable to us and it is only through constant monitoring that CPC can maintain and improve the level of service for members. Download

Contract Manager

The contracting authority for this framework is Crescent Purchasing Consortium.

Gary Sadler

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