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Special edition CPC Newsletter packed with information

A king-size edition of the CPC Newsletter was published this week, containing a wealth of procurement news and event information.

A special edition of the CPC Newsletter was published this week, rounding up a host of procurement news and events to help inform and support our CPC members, including an update on the Procurement Bill, re-tendered frameworks and much more.

Here's a peak into our current issue - and some of the current issues it covers within...

Procurement Bill grace period extended to Oct 2024

In the wake of its recent Report Stage and Third Reading in the House of Commons, CPC have revisited the Procurement Bill and highlighted information our members should know. READ MORE

Dangers of roof collapses at institutions highlighted

With RAAC concrete construction used in schools from the 1950s to 1990s exceeding its life cycle and becoming prone to collapse, CPC are keen to spotlight this alarming issue. READ MORE

CPC at the starting blocks for summer sports days

As schools and academies limber up for their summer sports days, our all-star team at CPC is eager to remind institutions of some of the related frameworks in our catalogue. READ MORE

Drinking Water Dispensers agreement now refreshed

In the midst of a summer heat wave, CPC were delighted to finalise a framework poised to quench the thirst for Drinking Water Dispensers and Associated Services at our institutions. READ MORE

Building Cleaning framework re-tendered and active

CPC's re-tendered Building Cleaning purchasing framework went live last month, with a host of newly-approved suppliers on board and lots spanning the four corners of the UK. READ MORE 

Utilities Supplies offering secures DfE endorsement

The Department for Education (DfE) has given its approval to yet another CPC framework, with our Utilities Suppliers & Services offering the latest to receive a DfE Recommendation. READ MORE

Still time to contribute to Flooring Supplies survey

As we continue to work towards a replacement for the Flooring Supplies & Services framework, CPC can confirm our feedback survey will remain live through 10th July. READ MORE

CPC staff extend a helping hand to Manchester park

Representatives of CPC swapped procurement life for park life in the first half of June, with eager staff lending a helping hand to the Friends of Ladybarn Park in southern Manchester. READ MORE

Next Procurement Advisory Group (PAG) meetings

Eight regional branches of CPC's affiliated Procurement Advisory Group (PAG) are set to convene in the first half of July, with dates for these networking opportunities as follows... READ MORE

CPL Learning to offer members on demand training

CPL Learning is offering five hours of advanced, on demand training for procurement professionals from Tuesday 11th July - available free of charge for our CPC members. READ MORE

Financial services workshop with SAAF Education 

CPC framework supplier SAAF Education will be running a free, online financial services workshop on Friday 14th July (from midday to 1pm), with further details here. READ MORE

Jewson Partnership Solutions support communities 

We are pleased to share this update from Jewson Partnership Solutions, showcasing JPS charity and community initiatives and their social value in these ongoing challenging times. READ MORE

Aon shine a light on Joint Names insurance option 

We are also happy to give the floor to Aon, who have provided a feature you might find useful on Joint Names insurance, in relation to contract works for academies and trusts. READ MORE

Water safety resources for summertime and beyond

Drowning Prevention Week took place in June, but holding knowledge of water safety and skills is vital all year. With summer now in full swing, we present some important resources. READ MORE



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