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SAAShow Birmingham

Record numbers visited the CPL Village at Schools and Academy Show (SAAS) at the NEC, Birmingham on November 17th.

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CPL Group - committed to wellbeing

At the CPL Group, people are at the heart of everything we do - and keeping our people fit and well is the heartbeat of our success...

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The Schools & Academies Show November 2022

One month to go until The Schools & Academies Show at the NEC, Birmingham, where the CPL Village will be at the heart of the show again!

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CPL Group - a great place to work

Wouldn’t it be GREAT to work somewhere that reflected your personal values?

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Learning and development is at the heart of the CPL Group

The CPL Group is delighted to support colleagues on their individual learning and development journeys.

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Upcoming regional PAG meetings

This October and November, CPC will be running the next round of Procurement Advisory Groups (PAG’s) for our members up and down the country.

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Awarding Public Contracts Skilfully and Lawfully

CPL Learning are delighted to bring to our members and clients an unprecedented offer for advanced training for procurement professionals at zero cost!

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A message on the passing of Queen Elizabeth II

A message from Darren Lowe, Managing Director of CPL Group, on the passing of Queen Elizabeth II.

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We have achieved 9,000 members

It is important to celebrate the great work of our colleagues across the UK, and the efforts made to support our achievement of a 9,000 strong member base.

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Royal Mail Planned Strikes

25th - 31st of August and 7th - 9th of September 2022

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The Procurement Bill

The Public Contracts Regulations (2015) are in the process of being replaced as a consequence of the UK extricating itself from the European Single Market

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Dukefield Energy Update

Read the latest update on the energy market provided by Dukefield Energy, the DfE approved consultant on our Utilities framework.

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Coming Soon - Free Procurement Training

CPL Learning are delighted to bring to our members and clients an unprecedented offer for advanced training for procurement professionals absolutely FREE!

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Free Financial Workshops

CPC Financial Services Framework suppliers, SAAF Education will be running the following workshops which may be of interest to our members.

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Procuring your gas and electricity contracts

Dukefield Energy have provided the following update on what you need to know when procuring your gas and electricity contracts

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Dukefield Energy Update

The energy market has continued to be volatile, in this latest update Dukefield Energy explain the causes of this and what their advice is.

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Webinar – The Procurement Bill and New Procedures

CPC framework supplier Weightmans will be hosting a webinar on 7th July at 10:00am.

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Read the latest CPC Newsletter

The latest Crescent Purchasing Consortium, part of the CPL Group, newsletter for June.

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CPL Group awarded UK’s Best Workplaces™ recognition!

CPL Group named 40th on the list of UK's Best Medium Workplaces in May 2022.

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Transforming Procurement - Response to the Green Paper

From September 2023, the UK will no longer be bound by EU public procurement rules as the “Transforming Public Procurement” project comes to fruition.

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10 Procurement tips for Education Institutions

National PAG have compiled a list of 10 procurement tips aimed at education institutions who do not have access to a procurement professional.

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CPL Group grant funded projects

We have completed our first round of CPL Group grant funding for educational organisations and have allocated £259,000 to 33 projects.

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£7,500 awarded to Longdean School

Funding was awarded for the completion of a wildlife pond to develop outdoor teaching and learning whilst providing an area for students to enjoy nature.

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£20,000 awarded to Farnborough College of Technology

The College was awarded funding to invest in flexible learning resources, key to their digital transformation strategy of integrating IT for students.

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£10,225 awarded to The Jubilee Academy

The academy was awarded funding for additional specialised support for their students through the academy’s “Reach for the Stars” project.

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£20,000 grant awarded to Carr Hill High School

The school were awarded funding to use towards a set of new Chromebooks for their students which will support new innovative approaches to teaching.

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The CPL Group is made up of Crescent Purchasing Consortium which is a trading name of the registered charity ‘Crescent Purchasing Limited’, (England & Wales), charity number 1130461, registered company no 06774578, England. All Rights Reserved.

The Crescent Purchasing Limited wholly owns subsidiaries which include Tenet Education Services a private company limited by shares (registered company no 03049474) and Tenet Procurement Services a private company limited by shares (registered company no 10021398).

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