PPE, Clothing and Uniforms

Why buy from the National Public Sector Framework?

This framework agreement covers the supply of PPE, Clothing, Uniforms and First Aid equipment. This framework was set up to allow CPC and participating consortia members to purchase available items in a efficient and value added method. The framework is split into 3 lots as follows:

Lot 1 – Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

This Lot is for the provision of Personal Protective Equipment including but not limited to supply of Safety Footwear, Hazard Protection Clothing, Safety Gloves, Personal Protective Equipment and any associated products and services, such as on site fitting and measuring.

Lot 2 – Clothing and Uniforms

This Lot is for the provision of Clothing including but not limited to supply of Food Industry, Medical, Laboratory Clothing, Corporate Wear, Security Uniforms, Hair and Beauty Uniforms and personalisation services such as embroidery and logo printing, to be purchased in varying quantities during the framework period.

Lot 3 – First Aid Supplies

This Lot is for the provision of First Aid Kits, equipment and accessories including but not limited to supply of First Aid Kits, First Aid Supplies, Defibrillators, CPR Training Manikins and any associated 

It was awarded on 10th May 2024 and runs to 9th May 2026 with a possible extension to 9th May 2028.

The framework provides added value throughout when compared to other public sector frameworks. The framework is:

Designed by experts

  • This framework has been developed by experts in the field who have many years of operational experience across a range of public sector organisations


  • The framework features a wide range of suppliers across three lots
  • Specialist suppliers are ready to provide advice on specifications and use


  • The framework is compliant with The Public Contracts Regulations when it is used according to the guidance provided
  • You can be sure that our list of pre-vetted suppliers are of the highest quality and have been through a rigorous selection process in order to get on to the framework


  • A dedicated help desk service is available to users of the framework. The service helps users to use the framework and offers advice on the mini-competition process and contract management issues. In addition to the help desk, the framework has a further competition support service which can:
    • Undertake a further competition on behalf of a framework user (if the user doesn’t have the skills or the resources to undertake the further competition themselves)


  • Provide a further competition documentation review service to ensure the documentation is fit for purpose prior to commencement of the further competition

Who can use the Framework

  • Central Government, Local Government & Public Corporations
  • Local Authorities
  • Police, Fire & Rescue Services
  • NHS Bodies in the UK
  • Hospices in the UK
  • Registered Social Landlords (Housing Associations)
  • Third Sector and Charities in the United Kingdom
  • Citizens Advice in the United Kingdom
  • Non-Departmental Public Bodies
  • National Parks Authorities

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How can I use this Framework?

Please login or register to use this framework.

Tenet are part of the CPC and operate on a not-for-profit basis.

Further details are available within the user guide.

Contract Management

Should you require any further support with this framework please contact us: