Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) Tender and Call Off Questions

SUPC is committed to embedding sustainable and responsibly considered procurement across all aspects of the procurement process. This document provides a set of questions that can be used at framework or call off level…
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COVID-19 On-Site Testing – UKUPC Guidance

The UK Universities Purchasing Consortia (UKUPC) has collaborated to develop this guidance document covering on-site COVID-19 testing. It covers a wide range of information regarding SARS-Cov-2 (COVID-19) tests, testing and what the…
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Leading Through Adversity: The Impact of COVID-19 on University Finance

SUMS Consulting, a sister division of SUPC, has been talking to university leaders about managing the Covid-19 crisis and their visions for the future. With views gathered from a series of…
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Audio Visual Framework Now Live

SUPC members can now access the Audio Visual Framework Agreement, led by NEUPC.  This new agreement was designed by experienced AV Technicians, managers and purchasing experts from institutions within the participating consortia membership and covers…
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Back to Work Supplies – a UKUPC Guidance Document

We recognise that during this time of uncertainty it helps to have some guidance to refer to on new topics.  A guide has been developed collaboratively by the UK Universities Purchasing Consortia (UKUPC) and serves…
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Now Appearing on Screen: Rethinking Negotiation for its New Virtual Setting

SUPC’S Head of Category Management and Services Rob Johnson shares his thoughts. Over the last few months, I have spent more hours talking to my computer screen than before “lockdown” I would have thought…
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EBSCO Information Services and SUPC Partner to Support Consortia in Response to VAT: Zero Rating e-Publications

EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO) is working with SUPC to save customers money. EBSCO and SUPC collaborated to ensure that new legislation introduced to apply a zero rate of VAT on electronic publications (e-publications) in the…
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Procurement Specialists Need to Take Centre Stage to Achieve Greater Efficiencies in the ‘New Normal’

LUPC’s Nicola Hill summarises the LUPC/SUPC webinar delivered in June by Joel Arber, managing consultant and group head of business development, SUMS Group and Linda Crotty, associate consultant, Procurement Shared Services. They looked at how…
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