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The SUMS group membership journey across the UK

Member Update

The SUMS group is dedicated to supporting diverse universities across all four corners of the UK (and beyond!). Our collective membership has grown, and now accounts for 60% of the UK HE staff population…
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New National Occupational Health Framework Agreement 

Member Update

We are pleased to announce that members can now access the new LUPC National Occupational Health Services framework agreement PFB5072 LU. It is available for three years, with an optional one year extension. This framework…
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Permanent position of Head of SUPC has been appointed to Gemma Payne

We are delighted to announce that Gemma Payne has been appointed as the permanent Head of the SUPC, effective from 1 July 2024. Gemma has already made significant contributions to SUPC…
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Women in Procurement Day – Leadership in action

Last Thursday our Head of SUPC, Gemma Payne, attended the Women in Procurement Conference, hosted by the UK Centre for Ecology & Hydrology (UKCEH) in partnership with Novo K Procurement…
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SUPC launches contracting Terms and Conditions templates

Member Update

We’re delighted to announce our latest addition to your SUPC member benefits: a suite of contracting Terms and Conditions templates. Exclusively available to our full and associate members, you can download these resources below, or…
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Introducing our SUPC Inflationary Tool

Member Update

We are excited to announce a significant enhancement to our members, the introduction of the SUPC Inflationary Tool as a key tool to empower our members’ procurement activities. This strategic data lead initiative aims to…
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Rewarding SUPC members with £1.4M in Framework Levy returns

Member Update

(4-minute read) Excellence in framework delivery SUPC is the largest of the UK Universities Purchasing Consortia by spend. We lead on frameworks in some of the most strategic and high-spend areas for the sector,…
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Elevate your university’s financial strategy with the PVA

Helping universities to pinpoint essential savings We know there’s never been a more challenging financial outlook for Higher Education in the UK. The combination of funding uncertainty and rising operating costs mean that most institutions…
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