No Time to Buy: The Sequel

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With the continuing cost pressures facing universities and consumers alike, SUPC’s Head of Procurement Services Rob Johnson re-visits the topic of reducing price increases and considers approaches which could be used…
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UK Procurement Bill Passing Through Parliament

Member Update

The new Procurement Bill is currently passing through Parliament, having had its first reading in the House of Lords this week. This follows the Queen’s Speech on 10 May 2020 which stated that public sector procurement will…
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UKUPC: Mental Health Awareness Week 9-15 May

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UKUPC is taking part in the UK’s Mental Health Awareness Week, working together to support our members to focus on achieving good mental health. Each day we will be providing top tips,…
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UKUPC Impact Statement 2020/21: How Did You Benefit from Collaborative Procurement?

Member Update

SUPC is pleased to bring you the 2020/21 UKUPC (UK Universities Purchasing Consortium) Impact Statement. The statement highlights how institutions like yours have benefited through consortia collaboration. UKUPC…
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Travel Management Services Update

Member Update

SUPC wrote to members directly last week, to let them know that we are working with our Travel Management Companies (TMCs) to address the service level issues that some institutions are experiencing across the …
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Plastic Packaging Tax – How the HE purchasing consortia are supporting members and suppliers

Member Update

The Plastic Packaging Tax came into force on 1st April 2022. Companies are required to register for the tax if they have manufactured or imported 10 or more tonnes of finished plastic packaging components…
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UKUPC Update on Russian Supply Chain Risks

Member Update

Update As advised in our most recent Market Insight Document communication, UKUPC recently met to share our collective knowledge on supply chain impacts coming from the Russian…
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Residential Textiles, Student Starter Packs and Window Coverings Framework Launch

Member Update

Framework Details SUPC members can now access the NWUPC led Residential Textiles, Student Starter Packs and Window Coverings Framework (FFE3177 NW). The agreement runs from the 1st March 2022 until 29th February…
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