Advertising Solutions

Advertising Solutions

Framework 3A-20
Status: Active

This framework offers customers a quick, simple and competitive route to procure advertising solutions.

The framework offers access to pre-approved service providers who have been selected for their ability to provide customers with a comprehensive range of services that combine quality and value. These service providers can be appointed using efficient and streamlined procurement processes; therefore ensuring that customers obtain value-for-money services that meet their requirements.

The framework is comprised of the following six Lots:

Lot 1: Recruitment Advertising & Related Services 
Access a broad range of services in terms of recruitment advertising and other resourcing related advertising services, making use of various approaches in order to attract the most suitable candidates.

Lot 2: Public Notices Advertising
Access a broad range of services in terms of public notices advertising, making use of several of approaches in order to publish statutory notices. This may include, but is not limited to: printed press (local/regional newspapers); digital media and any other media channel as applicable.

Lot 3: Campaign Advertising
Access a broad range of services in terms of campaign and media related advertising.  The type of campaigns that can be conducted under the lot may include, but is not limited to: promotion of recycling schemes; promotion of adoption and fostering campaigns; promotion of the use of public transport; promotion of health campaigns; and any other campaigns as specified by individual customers.

Lot 4: Student Marketing 
A broad range of services in terms of campaign and media related advertising to support student recruitment.

Lot 5: Public Relations Services 
A wide variety of public relations services, including but not limited to the following: producing PR plans, crisis management services, press releases, media monitoring, staff PR training, providing publicity material and publications. 

Lot 6: Management of Commercial Advertising Space
Customers who wish to contract with an organisation that specialises in securing and managing the commercial advertising or sponsorship of customer owned space.

The framework is available for use nationally by any public body in the UK including, but not limited to…

  • Schools & Academies
  • Local Authority Establishments
  • Police & Emergency Services
  • NHS & HSC Bodies
  • Central Government Departments & their agencies
  • Registered Charities
  • Registered Social Landlords
  • The Corporate Office of the House of Lords, The Corporate Officer of the House of Common
  • Any public body established by or under the Scotland Act 1998 or any Act of the Scottish Parliament

What are the benefits of using this framework?

  • This framework is compliant with UK/EU procurement legislation - we’ve done the work, so there’s no need for you to run a full EU procurement process.
  • Service providers listed on the framework were assessed during the procurement process for their financial stability, track record, experience and technical & professional ability.
  • What you see is what you pay – there are no additional charges.
  • Pre-agreed terms & conditions to underpin all orders so no need to worry
  • ESPO’s expertise in this market is tried and tested. The framework is fourth generation in a succession of successful advertising frameworks.
  • The framework has been ‘refreshed’ and updated in line with stakeholder requirements captured from the engagement stage.
  • The inclusion of the commercial sponsorship Lot provides access to an additional income stream that can be re-invested into key services.
  • The framework is a part of ESPO’s extensive Corporate Solutions portfolio, offering you a complete package for this category.


  • 8hwe Ltd
  • Adgen Marketing
  • Agent Marketing
  • ASG Ireland
  • Campaign Collective
  • CJA Group Ltd
  • Community Partners Limited
  • Crunch DMC Ltd
  • Education Cubed
  • Four Communications
  • Havas People
  • Hunterlodge Advertising
  • Immediate Solutions
  • Jupiter Advertising Limited
  • Just R Ltd
  • McConnells (Midlands) Ltd
  • Penna Plc
  • Sanctuary Personnel Ltd
  • SMRS Ltd
  • TMP Worldwide
  • WDAD Communications
  • Webrecruit Ltd
  • Westco Trading Ltd

Further information

For further information on this framework, please contact quoting ESPO Framework 3A-20.

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Please login or register to download the following:

  • User guide
  • Customer Access Agreement
  • Appendix 2 - Terms of Agreement (Lot 1-5)
  • Appendix 2 - Terms of Agreement (Lot 6)
  • Supplier Matrix
  • Further Competition - Part A
  • Further Competition - Part B
  • Template Price Schedule
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Advertising Solutions

Key facts


Start date
01 Dec 2020

End date
30 Nov 2022

Up to 01 Dec 2024

OJEU Contract notice
2020/S 160-391213

OJEU award notice

Last updated
11 Feb 2021

This framework is available for use nationally

Further help

David Maylin

Quote reference
Framework 3A-20

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