News

The latest news, events and articles from ESPO, including case studies, editorials, blog posts and featured products.

Service update - annual stock take

Service update - annual stock take
Between Thursday 7 April and Tuesday 12 April we will be conducting our annual stock take. Any orders for stock items placed on or after Thursday 7 April will not be processed until the stock take is complete, which we expect to be during the afternoon of Tuesday 12 April. We will also be unable ...
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Important information about our supply chain

Important information about our supply chain
Due to the events in Ukraine we have been receiving an increasing number of enquiries from customers of our frameworks and catalogue products seeking assurance about our supply chain. We have undertaken a thorough review of suppliers contracted to provide goods and services to ESPO and our ...
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ESPO, NEPO & YPO are working in partnership for Financial Services

ESPO, NEPO & YPO are working in partnership for Financial Services
ESPO is working in partnership with NEPO & YPO to offer its members access to a wide range of Financial Services solutions. All three parties have a shared ambition to provide the public sector with procurement solutions that deliver value, offer flexibility and drive innovation. Under this new ...
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ESPO wins the Feefo Platinum Trusted Service Award 2022

ESPO wins the Feefo Platinum Trusted Service Award 2022
We are delighted to announce that ESPO have won the Feefo Platinum Trusted Service award for the third year running. This award is achieved by having reached Feefo’s Gold standard for three consecutive years, with an average service rating of over 4.5 out of 5 from our catalogue customers. In ...
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ESPO and Learning Resources add up to bring DfE's initiative to schools

ESPO and Learning Resources add up to bring DfE's initiative to schools
ESPO are proud to be at the forefront of the UK education sector and as such we’re always looking to find new ways to support schools. When the Department for Education worked with us to procure 360,000 rekenreks for schools across the country, made and delivered in just months, we knew we had to step up to the challenge. ...
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Corporate Update - Autumn 2021

Corporate Update - Autumn 2021
Corporate Update is ESPO’s free newsletter for the public sector, local authorities and central government. You can read about what's been happening in the world of ESPO, updates on some of our frameworks, thought leadership pieces and much more. In our Autumn 2021 edition you can read ...
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Service update: Next day delivery

Service update: Next day delivery
FedEx Express are experiencing network issues which is affecting their domestic services. This may result in a slight delay with your delivery. Also as a result of this we are unfortunately currently unable to offer next day delivery on catalogue orders for any customers. This may also result in a ...
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Challenges within the global supply market

Challenges within the global supply market
At ESPO we pride ourselves on being able to support our public sector customers and always look to provide the best possible solutions to any problems that could impact on our service. This year we’re seeing unprecedented challenges within the global supply market, compounded by a number of ...
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Our 40th Birthday competition winners!

Our 40th Birthday competition winners!
Our 40th Birthday Competition ended at the start of July and our Communications team had the difficult (but fun) task of picking the winners for our 40th Birthday competition this week. ...
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Important information regarding school furniture orders

Important information regarding school furniture orders
Summer is always a busy time for school furniture orders with thousands of schools across the country looking to order furniture items in time for the new September term. Follow our checklist to help ensure this process goes as smoothly as possible. ...
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