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Find out more about Washroom Services (239)

Find out more about Washroom Services (239)
What does this framework cover?This ESPO framework offers customers a quick, simple and effective route for a variety of washroom services, such as the collection and disposal of sanitary waste, the provision of hand dryers on a rental basis and the supply of associated washroom related equipment. ...
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Procurement Act: Information for SMEs

Procurement Act: Information for SMEs
Good News For SMEs The new regime aims to make it easier for small businesses to win public sector contracts. The Procurement Act requires contracting authorities to have regard to barriers facing SMEs and consider what can be done to overcome them and includes mechanisms intended to help SMEs ...
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Procurement Act: Support and Training

Procurement Act: Support and Training
The Introduction of Knowledge Drops Knowledge drops are a government set training initiative to assist in adapting to the new regulations by the Procurement Act 2023.   The initial phase includes a range of videos aimed at all individuals involved in procurement processes to give them a ...
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Keeping up to date with the Procurement Act

Keeping up to date with the Procurement Act
Latest Updates   April 2024 The Procurement Regulations 2024 were recently introduced in Parliament in March 2024. This statutory instrument (SI), a type of secondary legislation, extends the powers outlined in the Procurement Act 2023. It adds more specifics to different parts of the ...
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Find out more about Library Stock (376F)

Find out more about Library Stock (376F)
What does this framework cover? This framework is designed primarily for use by Local Authority or School Library Services with a requirement for the supply of ‘shelf ready’ library stock serviced to individual specifications. It offers the supply of adult and children’s library ...
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Workplace Charging Scheme for state-funded education institutions

Workplace Charging Scheme for state-funded education institutions
A grant has been introduced for state-funded schools and education institutions to provide support towards the costs of the purchase, installation and infrastructure of electric vehicle chargepoint sockets at their site(s). Installations usually cost around £1,500 to £2,500, depending on ...
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Supplier Feature: Could a digital bridge help you to extend the life of your analogue equipment?

Supplier Feature: Could a digital bridge help you to extend the life of your analogue equipment?
What is a digital switchover ?The digital switchover has already begun, and is scheduled to be completed by December 2025. This means the old analogue telephone network will be turned off and upgraded to services using digital technology to provide a more reliable and dependable service throughout ...
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Our latest Smart Solutions Reference Guide is now live

Our latest Smart Solutions Reference Guide is now live
ESPO has created a range of services that will allow us to provide procurement solutions to a wider group of customers who are not required to follow public procurement law, but for many, still wish to incorporate the best practice, and spirit of public procurement in their procurement processes. ...
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Our April 2024 Reference Guide is now live

Our April 2024 Reference Guide is now live
At ESPO, we aim to make procurement as simple as possible for our customers. Our market-leading frameworks ensure a quick and compliant route to sourcing products and services that meet the ever changing needs of the public sector. We understand that selecting a procurement solution can be a ...
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A Beginner's Guide to Education Procurement

A Beginner's Guide to Education Procurement
Sourcing high quality goods and services in the education sector is becoming increasingly difficult; countless regulations, fragmented processes and tighter budgets are just a few issues encountered by institutions across the UK. ESPO's procurement solutions have been designed with this in mind, to ...
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