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Archived Newsletters

  • CPC Monthly Digest #163 - The CPC In-Tend Tool is no longer available...
  • CPC Monthly Digest #162 - New framework agreement in the UK for water supply, waste water and ancillary services...
  • CPC Monthly Digest #161 - Exciting company news...
  • CPC Monthly Digest #160 - We spoke to the UK's new Comics Laureate Charlie Adlard...
  • CPC Monthly Digest #159 - Based in Salford, Greater Manchester Crescent Purchasing is looking for a part-time Financial Controller to join our Senior Management Team...
  • CPC Monthly Digest #158 - Our exciting two-year sponsorship with the UK's new Comics Laureate...
  • CPC Monthly Digest #157 - Wishing you all a happy new year... ...
  • CPC Monthly Digest #156 - We have a brand new exciting rewards scheme for our members...
  • CPC Monthly Digest #155 - Congratulations to the Customer Satisfaction Survey iPad Winner...
  • CPC Monthly Digest #154 - We have reached an amazing 4,000 members......
  • CPC Monthly Digest #153 - CPC is working collaboratively with the Crown Commercial Service (CCS) to ensure the education sector can access best value deals...
  • CPC Monthly Digest #152 - CPC are delighted to announce the launch of the first known OJEU tendered framework agreement for Staff Absence Insurance..
  • CPC Monthly Digest #151 - The EU Referendum, OJEU and CPC - Keeping Up-To-Date...
  • CPC Monthly Digest #150 - Statement from the Universities Advertising Group (UAG) regarding the Resourcing Services 2014 (NERARS) Framework...
  • CPC Monthly Digest #149 - It's only one week until we see many of you at the dedicated procurement conference for education, CPC Conference 2016 on the 11th and 12th May in Birmingham...
  • CPC Monthly Digest #148 - We recognise that our members are busy professionals and it can be difficult to commit to a two-day conference away from the office. So you'll be pleased to know that at CPC Conference 2016 we also have Day Rates available for only £50 ex. VAT...
  • CPC Monthly Digest #147 - Please see the fantastic results that have been achieved in the benchmarking exercises that have been carried out during January and February 2016...
  • CPC Monthly Digest #146 - The Crown Commercial Service is working with the Association of Colleges and Crescent Purchasing Consortium to develop a new, simple and compliant route to market for regulated qualifications...
  • CPC Monthly Digest #145 - We have recently changed our telephone and IT infrastructure, and as a result we have new email addresses and telephone numbers for all CPC staff...
  • CPC Monthly Digest #144 - New thresholds for the application of the various public procurement regimes come into force on 1 January 2016...
  • CPC Monthly Digest #143 - CPC are delighted to have recently joined a project with AoC, CCS and a number of colleges who have been working on the development of an agreement for procuring from Awarding Organisations under the new EU regulations...
  • CPC Monthly Digest #142 - Last month CCS issued a Procurement Policy Note (PPN) that may be helpful to member institutions who are considering this issue...
  • CPC Monthly Digest #141 - As you may already be aware, from September 2015 there will be changes to the format and assessment of A Levels and new A Levels will be rolled in over a period of time...
  • CPC Monthly Digest #140 - Please have a look on the website to see the results of benchmarking exercises that have been carried out...
  • CPC Monthly Digest #139 - Customers of Supplies Team will already have been contacted to advise you of the change to their company brand following their recent merger with Banner Business Services...
  • CPC Monthly Digest #138 - The Purchasing Advisory Group for Further Education (PAG) is passionate about ensuring that CPC provides exceptional value and service to the FE Sector...
  • CPC Monthly Digest #137 - We are very pleased to have Karen Stout back from maternity leave. Karen has been with CPC since 2001...
  • CPC Monthly Digest #136 - The new Crescent Learning website, which will host all of our training and procurement resources, will be launched in April ...
  • CPC Monthly Digest #135 - With so many organisations offering "FREE" Purchasing Services of different types to our sector, we list key questions to ask should you consider engaging ...
  • CPC Monthly Digest #134 - New Marketing Content Honorarium role and reviewing of case study formats ...
  • CPC Monthly Digest #133 - Dutch Auctions - Why take the risk? ...
  • CPC Monthly Digest #132 - Do you really need to specify the hardware brand? ...
  • CPC Monthly Digest #131 - Your institution annual spend report 2013/14 ...
  • CPC Monthly Digest #130 - Joint Contracting Groups and GO Supplier Summit ...
  • CPC Monthly Digest #129 - Website Contracting Pipeline ...
  • CPC Monthly Digest #128 - CPC Launches Redesigned Website ...
  • CPC Monthly Digest #127 - Customer Service: Customer Interaction Review ...
  • CPC Monthly Digest #126 - CPC Conference Success and Software License framework ...
  • CPC Monthly Digest #125 - CPC Conference 2014 ...
  • CPC Monthly Digest #124 - CPC will shortly be going out to re-tender for the Workshop Supplies ...
  • CPC Monthly Digest #123 - CPC speaking at GO (Government Opportunities) Public Sector Supplier Summit ...
  • CPC Monthly Digest #122 - Important Update on EU Training ...
  • CPC Monthly Digest #121 - Welcome to our new-look newsletter ...
  • CPC Monthly Digest #120 - Introducing our new CPC representatives ...
  • CPC Monthly Digest #119 - An Introduction to the Quote Tool ...
  • CPC Monthly Digest #118 - CPC Supplier Directory 2013/2014 ...
  • CPC Monthly Digest #117 - Introducing The New Quote Tool - Testers Required ...
  • CPC Monthly Digest #116 - Life after the AOC central purchasing team - The CPC offering ...
  • CPC Monthly Digest #115 - CPC Conference 2014 - Procurement for Education ...
  • CPC Monthly Digest #114 - CPC Conference 2014 - Procurement for Education ...
  • CPC Monthly Digest #113 - CPC Customer Survey - Win a free luxury hamper ...
  • CPC Monthly Digest #112 - IMPORTANT NOTICE Hair & Beauty: Brambles Farm Ltd trading as Dennis Williams (Middlesbrough) ...
  • CPC Monthly Digest #111 - Get More From Your Membership ...
  • CPC Monthly Digest #110 - CPC and Litmus Partnership in Academy and FE sector ...
  • CPC Monthly Digest #109 - Branded Hair Products ...
  • CPC Monthly Digest #108 - In-Tend Quick Quote / Mini-Tender Software ...
  • CPC Monthly Digest #107 - Increasing the Coverage of CPC Representatives Nationally ...
  • CPC Monthly Digest #106 - New MFD (Copier) Framework ...
  • CPC Monthly Digest #105 - Secure Access / Smart Cards ...
  • CPC Monthly Digest #104 - New Academies Insurance Framework Up And Running ...
  • CPC Monthly Digest #103 - Cleaning Chemicals and Janitorial Supplies Framework ...
  • CPC Monthly Digest #102 - Updates on Contract Management Contact Changes ...
  • CPC Monthly Digest #101 - Working With Your Incumbent Suppliers When Using Framework Agreements ...
  • CPC Monthly Digest #100 - Announcement of the CPC Representative (Southern) Appointment ...
  • CPC Monthly Digest #99 - The 2012 Purchasing Conference for the FE and Academies Sector ...
  • CPC Monthly Digest #98 - EU Procurement Thresholds ...
  • CPC Monthly Digest #97 - Examinations and Awarding Bodies Framework Project Update ...
  • CPC Monthly Digest #96 - Structured Cabling ...
  • CPC Monthly Digest #95 - Legal Advisors For Academies ...
  • CPC Monthly Digest #94 - The CPC and an Exams Framework ...
  • CPC Monthly Digest #93 - New Plumbing, Ceramics, Heating and Ventilation Equipment and Supply Framework ...
  • CPC Monthly Digest #92 - Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) & Clothing Framework ...
  • CPC Monthly Digest #91 - CPC In New Partnership With Tenet ...
  • CPC Monthly Digest #90 - New Building Cleaning Services Framework Agreement is Launched ...
  • CPC Monthly Digest #89 - New Desktop Hardware & Peripherals Framework Agreement ...
  • CPC Monthly Digest #88 - Tender Updates ...
  • CPC Monthly Digest #87 - Special Offer for Academy Members ...
  • CPC Monthly Digest #86 - New Secure ICT Furniture Framework Agreement ...
  • CPC Monthly Digest #85 - CPC And Tenet Sign Joint Working Contract ...
  • CPC Monthly Digest #84 - Crescent Purchasing Consortium: One Year On ...
  • CPC Monthly Digest #83 - Significant Milestones Reached For The CPC Insurance Frameworks ...
  • CPC Monthly Digest #82 - Financial Management Software Framework Fully Launched ...
  • CPC Monthly Digest #81 - New Signs and Signage Framework Launched ...
  • CPC Monthly Digest #80 - 2010 - 2011 Suppliers Directory Published and On Its Way! ...
  • CPC Monthly Digest #79 - SNUPI Merges With TUCO to Form TPL ...
  • CPC Monthly Digest #78 - CPC Website Undergoes Major Redesign ...
  • CPC Monthly Digest #77 - Expense Reduction Suppliers ...
  • CPC Monthly Digest #76 - Two New EU Tenders: Fixed Wire Testing And Toilet Tissue And Related Paper Products ...
  • CPC Monthly Digest #75 - West Nottinghamshire College Wins Prestigious Award For Procurement ...
  • CPC Monthly Digest #74 - Purchasing Advisory Group (PAG) Formed ...
  • CPC Monthly Digest #73 - 10th Anniversary: Crescent Purchasing Consortium ...
  • CPC Monthly Digest #72 - Insurance Re-Tender Process Begins ...
  • CPC Monthly Digest #71 - Colleges Take Control of Purchasing With Their Own Consortium ...
  • CPC Monthly Digest #70 - CPC/ LSC Purchasing Training Programme, Procurement for Budget Holders Workshop dates ...
  • CPC Monthly Digest #69 - Award of Tender: Framework for Electronic and Electrical Consumables ...
  • CPC Monthly Digest #68 - CPC/ LSC Purchasing Training Programme, Contract Law Workshop Dates ...
  • CPC Monthly Digest #67 - Construction Supplies Tender Launched ...
  • CPC Monthly Digest #66 - Two More Successful Exhibitions Completed ...
  • CPC Monthly Digest #65 - Make A Bee-Line In May For The Next CPC Supplier Exhibition ...
  • CPC Monthly Digest #64 - A Missed Opportunity ...
  • CPC Monthly Digest #63 - New Mobile Solutions Framework ...
  • CPC Monthly Digest #62 - New Virgin and Recycled Photocopier Paper EU Tendered Agreement ...
  • CPC Monthly Digest #61 - FE College Purchasing Programme Wins Civil Service Award ...
  • CPC Monthly Digest #60 - Despite The Crisis, We Still Need Banks ...
  • CPC Monthly Digest #59 - Working With OGC Buying Solutions (OGCBS) ...
  • CPC Monthly Digest #58 - Equitable Support for Frameworks ...
  • CPC Monthly Digest #57 - Wall Covering Agreement Lives to Work Another Today ...
  • CPC Monthly Digest #56 - New Contract For Hairdressing Supplies ...
  • CPC Monthly Digest #55 - Launch of New EU Tendered Car Hire Agreement ...
  • CPC Monthly Digest #54 - Empowered 08 - A Big Thank You To All Involved ...
  • CPC Monthly Digest #53 - Empowered 08 - Last Chance To Book And Prizes To Be Won At The Conference ...
  • CPC Monthly Digest #52 - Launch Of Audit Tender ...
  • CPC Monthly Digest #51 - Benchmarking Exercise Proves Benefit Of Consortia ...
  • CPC Monthly Digest #50 - Insurance: Is It Time to Use the CPC Framework? ...
  • CPC Monthly Digest #49 - CPC Membership and Contract Spend ...
  • CPC Monthly Digest #48 - World Food Prices Go Sky High ...
  • CPC Monthly Digest #47 - Library Books & Periodicals Contract Launch ...
  • CPC Monthly Digest #46 - Exciting New Library Books and Periodicals EU Tendered Agreement ...
  • CPC Monthly Digest #45 - CPC Insurance Framework: First Results for 2007 Show Average Saving of 30% ...
  • CPC Monthly Digest #44 - Donate Unwanted PCs to Computer Aid International ...
  • CPC Monthly Digest #43 - Review: 2007 Suppliers Exhibition ...
  • CPC Monthly Digest #42 - Only Two Weeks To Go Until the CPC Suppliers Exhibition 2007 ...
  • CPC Monthly Digest #41 - ICT Tender Award ...
  • CPC Monthly Digest #40 - Important New Service to the CPC ...
  • CPC Monthly Digest #39 - Unity Delivers for FE Colleges ...
  • CPC Monthly Digest #38 - Suppliers Exhibition 20th June 2007 ...
  • CPC Monthly Digest #37 - The New Year and More Challenges for your Consortium ...
  • CPC Monthly Digest #36 - OGCbuying.solutions and CPC Developments ...
  • CPC Monthly Digest #35 - Presentation of the Helena Kennedy Award ...
  • CPC Monthly Digest #34 - The CPC Insurance Framework ...
  • CPC Monthly Digest #33 - EU Tendered Hair & Beauty Contract ...
  • CPC Monthly Digest #32 - Membership and Conferences ...
  • CPC Monthly Digest #31 - Peace Packaging Announce Price Reduction for CPC Members ...
  • CPC Monthly Digest #30 - A Buying Coup for Further Education ...
  • CPC Monthly Digest #29 - An Insurance Revolution for Further Education ...
  • CPC Monthly Digest #28 - Empower 06 - So What's On? ...
  • CPC Monthly Digest #27 - Launch of the FE Sector Purchasing Strategy Document, E-Procurement Project - Latest News ...
  • CPC Monthly Digest #26 - Crescent Purchasing teams up with the Helena Kennedy Foundation to support disadvantaged students to progress to higher education, Excess-ive Interest Leads to Revised Insurance Policy ...
  • CPC Monthly Digest #25 - 5 Predictions for 2006, Joint Contracting Programme for 2006 ...
  • CPC Monthly Digest #24 - E-Procurement Project Funding for CPC Colleges, Centre for Procurement Performance (CPP) hold Purchasing Summit ...
  • CPC Monthly Digest #23 - EMPOWER 06, Keeping Insurance Premiums Down ...
  • CPC Monthly Digest #22 - Lyreco Environmental News, EU Temp Staff ...
  • CPC e-Newsletter #21 - Sept 2005 - Energy Purchasing (An Exciting Opportunity) ...
  • CPC e-Newsletter #20 - August 2005 - Conference and Exhibition for FE, EAUC Sustainable Purchasing ...
  • CPC e-Newsletter #19 - July 2005 - CPC to Meet Ian Taylor (DFeS), Nestle Waters Powwow and Water Coolers Update ...
  • CPC e-Newsletter #18 - June 2005 - Lyreco Performance Survey Report, Igrox Ltd Review and Additional Product Area ...
  • CPC e-Newsletter #17 - May 2005 - Announcement of Plumbed in Water Coolers Agreement, Temp Staff Tender Update ...
  • CPC e-Newsletter #16 - April 2005 - Lyreco Survey Update and Developments, Interview with Kate Wimpeney, Expotel ...
  • CPC e-Newsletter #15 - March 2005 - Important news on carpet supply, Interview with Paul Sharp, Lewis's Medical Supplies ...
  • CPC e-Newsletter #14 - Feb 2005 - Interview with David King, Kays Medical, Meet the Makers, NVQ Training Programme ...
  • CPC e-Newsletter #13 - Jan 2005 - 5 Predictions for 2005, Interview with Dave Clarke, Harry B. Litherland & Co. Ltd ...
  • CPC e-Newsletter #12 - Dec 2004 - CPC Contract with Expotel to Launch, The CPC Exhibits at the Principal's AOC Conference ...
  • CPC e-Newsletter #11 - Nov 2004 - Update of Nestle Waters Powwow Issues, Photocopier Pricing, Interview with Nimans ...
  • CPC e-Newsletter #10 - Oct 2004 - Considering Pest Control?, Peace Packaging, Carpets and Carpet Fitting, Nestle Waters Pow Wow Issues ...
  • CPC e-Newsletter #09 - Sept 2004 - The Eagerly Awaited EC CPC/FE Reprographics Forum Paper Contract is Launched, Supplier Focus on all Paper Suppliers ...
  • CPC e-Newsletter #08 - Aug 2004 - Introducing New Member of Staff, Lyreco Price Review, Why Do We Carry Out EU Tenders ...
  • CPC e-Newsletter #07 - July 2004 - Membership Growth, Purchasing Managers Group, Supplier Focus - Enterprise Rent-A-Car ...
  • CPC e-Newsletter #06 - May 2004 - CPC and HEeP at the AOC Conference, Supplier Focus - Hagemeyer UK ...
  • CPC e-Newsletter #05 - April 2004 - CPC Exhibit at 'Share the Knowledge', Supplier Focus - Rapid Electronics ...
  • CPC e-Newsletter #04 - March 2004 - Event 04 Review, Supplier Focus - Salon Services, Getting to Know You ...
  • CPC e-Newsletter #03 - Feb 2004 - Trivia Quiz, CPC Suppliers Exhibition 04, New Lamps and Tubes Agreement ...
  • CPC e-Newsletter #02 - Jan 2004 - Copier Paper EU Tender Update, Interview with Starwand Systems, Save Yourself Money ...
  • CPC e-Newsletter #01 - Dec 2003 - New Member of Staff, Increase in Contract Spend, Interview with Project Furniture ...