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Contract arrangements are governed by an ever increasing range of legislative controls under both UK and EU law. CPCS keeps abreast of these requirements and seeks to ease the way for its customers who require sound contracting practice.
CPCS offers access to a range of Call-Off Contracts for goods and services already in place, plus we can offer a consultancy service to carry out full tender exercises on your behalf or provide procurement advice and expertise.
CPCS has in place a wide range of call-off contracts, giving customers easy access of goods and services which can be purchased directly from our contracted suppliers by our customers. Buying from these contracts offers numerous benefits, including:
Immediate access to goods and services, as all contracts are compliant with European, national and local procurement legislation, meaning all procurement requirements have already been met on your behalf.
Highly competitive prices passed on to our customers, thanks to our membership of two major purchasing consortia, CBC and Pro5.
Existing call-off contracts for products and services include:
- Office Equipment
- AV Equipment
- Maintenance and Repair arrangements
- First Aid Training
- Waste Collection and Recycling
Site Specific Contracts
CPCS has the necessary expertise to carry out tender exercises on behalf of customers for their specific requirements, correctly identifying the successful supplier and providing ongoing support and advice throughout the contract period. By passing these responsibilities to CPCS the customer can also be sure that all legislation will be met.
Categories of expertise include:
- Building Cleaning
- Refuse Collection and Recycling
- Cash Collection
- Other services on request
The service provided by the Facilities Management and Professional Services teams include:
- EU Directive Compliance
- Vetting of Firms
- Drafting Specifications
- Drafting Contracts
- Inviting Tenders
- Assessing Bids
- Contract Formalisation
Licensed Procurement Practitioner (LPP) Training Programme
A Framework Agreement for the provision of procurement training, is available to all local authorities in the South East region. The courses (which are accredited by the Chartered Institute of Purchase and Supply (CIPS)) have been designed for groups of individuals to be trained on the entire end to end procurement process. The Framework Agreement also provides flexibility for specific procurement training to be designed and developed to meet your needs.
A full user guide is available on Contracting Direct.