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This framework is the third iteration of YPO’s consultancy framework, delivered by Consultancy+. This framework meets the needs of all public sector organisations when procuring consultancy and professional services and provides you with a compliant and effectively managed route to market. Whether you’re looking to engage with a supplier known to you, or exploring a full managed service for all consultancy spend within your organisation, this framework offers a solution for you.

 

Key benefits:

• A flexible and extensive supply chain

• Supplier management and vetting

• Access to local suppliers

• Delivery of social value

• Value for money

• Access to procurement expertise

• Risk management

• Option to access named suppliers

• Benchmarking

• Sourcing and identification of suppliers

 

The framework can be used to engaged with a named supplier, or via a full service to identify a solution to your specific need. To find out more, contact us via [email protected] or to reach out to Consultancy+ directly complete the form below.

 

This form can also be used to find out if your supplier is currently within the supply chain. If you’re a supplier and interested in joining the supply chain, please get in touch. Want to know if your supplier is already in the supply chain? Complete this form.

Key Facts on this Framework

Period:
01 October 2023 - 30 September 2026
Extension Opportunities:
1 x 12 months
Contract Notice:
2023/S 000-002091
Award Notice:
2023/S 000-020592
Geographic Coverage:
National

Single Supplier Solution:

• Consultancy+ have specialist procurement and service teams to support and understand the requirement from the Contracting Authority.

• Consultancy+ have an extensive supply chain that is actively managed and vetted.

• A Contracting Authority has the option to utilise a known consultant or professional, and Consultancy+ will support with onboarding them into their supply chain.

• Confidence that the right solution will be delivered based on the requirement.


Procurement Expertise:

• Single provider framework and easy direct award process.

• Support from YPO on understanding the requirement and services for each Contracting Authority.

• Compliant route to market with reduced timescales – customers do not need to run a full above threshold procurement if procuring via the framework agreement.

• Assured supplier standards – suppliers/providers are ‘pre-qualified’ as to their general suitability.

• Pre-defined terms and conditions – when awarding contracts customers have the option to use YPO’s standard framework agreement terms and conditions as established or use their own terms and conditions.


Value for Money:

• Aggregation of spend – customers will receive the benefits of the aggregated spend volume and increased leverage in the market.

• Social Value to be delivered by the provider through appointment of the framework agreement. Further social value requirements can be achieved at call-off contract level.

• Value for money through a time-effective, specialised service to meet consultancy requirements under competitive pricing.

 

Free support available

The route to market for this solution is via a direct award and our experienced team are on hand to help you through every step of the process – offering practical advice and support when you need it.

Our free support includes:

Direct award support

• Assessment of your needs and advice on the best approach
• Market and supplier insights
• Technical know-how on how to procure specific service, works or product
• Compliance with the PCR2015
• Assistance in the completion of the documentation
• Advice on the call-off terms and conditions
• Advice on the KPIs
• Assistance with or management of the supplier pre-engagement
 
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• Specification examples 
• Pricing matrix 
• Call-off contract terms and conditions

Case Studies:

  • Wigan Council
    Wigan Council were looking for a supplier to help them produce a new carers strategy for the borough, therefore, they reached out to Consultancy+ for support on this project.

  • Sheffield City Council
    Sheffield City Council were looking for a supplier to help support on a requirement from the chief executive, they reached out to Consultancy+ to see if we could support on the project.

  • Nottingham County Council
    Nottingham County Council were looking to award a supplier to help them deliver a project to evaluate the effectiveness, access and reach of previous wellbeing services, therefore, they reached out to Consultancy+ to support on the project.

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    Consultancy+ is the professional services and consulting arm of Reed Global. We specialise in the design and delivery of outcome based consultancy projects that support organisations in making better decisions and realisation of opportunities. We have been delivering services for over 20 years, have worked with over 200 clients and have delivered thousands of successful projects.

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