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NEWS: Strategic Partnering Advisory Board  

NEWS: Strategic Partnering Advisory Board

The first Strategic Partnering Advisory Board meeting was held on Friday 8th March. The purpose of the board is to advise on the implementation and delivery of the collaboration activities arising from the Future Collaboration Project with Southern Universities Purchasing Consortium (SUPC).   T..

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Molecular Biology Research Services Framework Now Live!  

Molecular Biology Research Services Framework Now Live!

We're pleased to announce the launch of the brand-new Molecular Biology Research Services framework agreement, which is available to all members of NEUPC, NWUPC, LUPC, SUPC, HEPCW and APUC.   The scope of the framework is for the provision of a range of Molecular Biology Research Services (MBRS..

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Waste Management Services Framework Now Live!  

Waste Management Services Framework Now Live!

  The National Waste Management Services (Sustainable) Framework is now live for SUPC members to access. Full details are available on HE Contracts.   Members are able to use the framework flexibly and can call-off from one or multiple lots, depending on individual member requirements. Call..

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Brexit Supplier Assessment Update - 19 March  

Brexit Supplier Assessment Update - 19 March

  The spreadsheet below is accurate as of 19 March. Please log in to view.   Member should also be aware of the following sector resources to support Brexit preparedness: HEPA: Online updates (requires login) HEPA Course: The Procurement Crystal Ball – Where Next?      SUPC a..

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Technical Representation Opportunity - National ICT Group  

Technical Representation Opportunity - National ICT Group

SUPC recently set up a National ICT Group with representatives from the 5 other consortia. We are now looking for one technical representative from our SUPC membership to also join the group. This would be ideal for someone with good ICT technical knowledge and understanding, who is looking ..

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COUP 2019 Delegate Bookings Now Open!  

COUP 2019 Delegate Bookings Now Open!

Exciting news - Early Bird booking for the 2019 Conference on University Purchasing is NOW OPEN!   Book your place here COUP 2019 will be held between the 3rd – 5th September 2019 at the University of Leicester. The conference provides a unique opportunity for Heads of Procurement, Cate..

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Free for Members - Debt Recovery and Legal Student Matters Event  

Free for Members - Debt Recovery and Legal Student Matters Event

Friday 5 April 2019 09:30am - 5:30pm Birkbeck, University of London, WC1E 7HX Free to attend   LUPC has recently awarded a framework agreement to ten suppliers for debt collection services. There are five debt recovery firms authorised by the FCA and five legal recovery firms authorised ..

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Energy & Education Connected – 25 Years of TEC  

Energy & Education Connected – 25 Years of TEC

TEC Conference and Celebratory Event Energy & Education Connected – 25 Years of TECThursday 27 June 2019  (Free for TEC members)   TEC will be hosting their conference at the Iconic Rep Theatre in Birmingham on the 27th June 2019. The event will be taking a glimpse into the future for ..

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LUPC & SUPC Conference 2019  

LUPC & SUPC Conference 2019

LUPC & SUPC Conference 2019 We’re delighted to announce that LUPC and SUPC are holding our fourth joint consortia Conference & Exhibition on Thursday 16 May 2019.   For Members    Booking is now open and SUPC and LUPC Members can register as delegates here.    The confer..

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Case Study: Getting the Most from Frameworks  

Case Study: Getting the Most from Frameworks

The Library Services team at Imperial College London were recently challenged by slow data transfer between their library system and book suppliers. Leading to delays in placing orders, frustration and inefficiencies in meeting the institution's needs, the team wanted a reliable supplier with in..

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HEPA Event: 'The Procurement Crystal Ball – Where next?'  

HEPA Event: 'The Procurement Crystal Ball – Where next?'

Wednesday 3 April 201909:00am - 2:00pmClyde & Co, St Botolph Building, London, EC3A 7ARFree for HEPA members    Understanding the procurement landscape with Brexit looming is proving difficult for all. Questioning where procurement professionals can add value, where time should be focused..

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View SUPC's Annual 2017/18 Annual Report  

View SUPC's Annual 2017/18 Annual Report

Our 2017/18 Annual Report highlights the work SUPC has undertaken over the past year on behalf of members.  In 2017/18 SUPC members spent over £458.2m through SUPC agreements and realised over £53.3m million in quantifiable savings.   The 2017/18 Report outlines our work on delivering collab..

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A Warm Welcome to our New Team Members  

A Warm Welcome to our New Team Members

SUPC would like to introduce our newest team members: Joel Arber, Rob Clements and Dani Sweeney.   Joel joins us as Managing Consultant and SUMS Group Head of Business Development. Rob as the SUMS Group Operations Manager and Dani as the new Category Manager for Science, Technology, Engine..

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New Debt Recovery Services Agreement  

New Debt Recovery Services Agreement

SUPC members can now access the new national Debt Recovery Services agreement, which went live on 22 October 2018 and will run till 21 October 2021.   The new framework has two lots with ten suppliers in total: Lot 1 - Pre-Legal Collections Lot 2 – Legal Recoveries and one stop shop Th..

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Modern Slavery Reporting  

Modern Slavery Reporting

For those of our members responsible for writing their organisation's Modern Slavery Act Statement, you can now access the free resource below in order to help you meet the requirements of the legislation. The guidance allows users to accurately reflect the process of due diligence they are undert..

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