IUPC Lab Gases Framework Launch

Framework Launch Presentation For a full breakdown of how to use the framework please watch the interactive presentation above or use this link. Created with Prezi, you are…
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How Does SUPC Address Price Increases in Frameworks?

How Does SUPC Address Price Increases in Frameworks? Part of the benefit of SUPC membership is ongoing contract management – we don’t simply ‘let and forget’ our frameworks. SUPC Category Managers work closely with members…
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UKUPC Demonstrates What COP26 Means for our Members

UKUPC Demonstrates What COP26 Means for our Members COP26 is a global United Nations summit about climate change and how countries are planning to address it.  The UK is hosting the 26th UN Climate…
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“Show me the Money” Measuring, Monitoring and Reporting Social Value in your Contracts

Introducing the HE TOMs (Higher Education Themes, Outcomes and Measures) Whilst we all aspire to do better, sometimes knowing where to start, and how to demonstrate social value is a challenge that delays progress. We…
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COP26 and Procurement: The Role of the Student Voice and the Road Ahead

The UK is soon to be in the spotlight as we play host to the 26th annual Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change – COP26 for short –…
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Creating a Fairer Market for University Digital Textbooks

Although teaching resources have become increasingly digital in recent years, the COVID-19 pandemic has proved to be a watershed event for many institutions in the adoption of e-books and e-textbooks. The shift to off-campus learning…
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No Time to Buy: 12 Steps for Avoiding Price Increases in Unstable Times

The perfect storm of Brexit, Covid, fuel and labour shortages have set the stage for inevitable price increase requests from suppliers.  And while proactive cost-containment is ideal, it’s not always possible.  Here, SUPC Head of…
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Make 2021/22 a Success with the SUMS Group

As the new academic year starts with its exciting challenges, make sure you tap into the SUMS Group higher education expertise!  SUMS is supporting universities across the UK, and internationally, to tackle today’s toughest challenges. Our…
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