Stationery, Paper and Education Supplies

Why buy from the National Public Sector Framework?

The purpose of this Framework Agreement is to give TPS users a compliant route to market allowing purchasing at a substantial and demonstrable discount relative to the marketplace throughout the term of the Framework Agreement.
The Framework Agreement is split into 2 lots as follows:

Lot 1 – Stationery and Education Supplies
Lot 2 – Paper, Print and Specialist


Lot 1 – Stationery and Education Supplies
All your educational supplies under one banner!

This is a one-stop-shop for all of your stationery, education and office supplies.
This Lot for the provision of Stationery and Education Supplies includes but is not limited to the following categories, books and pads, business supplies, cables and wires, catering and kitchen supplies, cleaning products and supplies, computer accessories, data storage, desk accessories, disks/optical media, ergonomic, filing and storage, input accessories, janitorial and tools, labels, media storage, multimedia, office furniture, other hardware, packaging & mailing, paper products, planning and time management, PPE and clothing, presentations and planning, security, stationery, writing and correction.


Lot 2 – Paper, Print and Specialist
This Lot is for the provision of specialist print and paper including but not limited to coated and uncoated papers, recycled and virgin papers, cut sheet and reel papers, a variety of paper sizes including SR, A4 and A3 and a variety of FSC and PEFC certified papers.  This list is not exhaustive.  These products will be utilised in the following areas: commercial printing units and office environments. This Lot is not intended to fulfil desktop paper requirements, as this is covered by Lot1.  However, specialist papers are expected to be purchased in smaller quantities rather than pallets.

It was awarded on 1st September 2023 and runs to 31st August 2025 with a possible extension to 31st August 2026.

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

Safe

  • 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

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  • 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)

Or:

  • 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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