SLC are pleased to have been awarded a place on ESPO Framework 664 Consultancy Services. The framework commenced in September 2021 and has been designed to create a simple and efficient solution for those looking to procure trustworthy advice from pre-approved suppliers.

To help public sector organisations access the right solution for their requirements, the framework is divided into 10 distinct Lots covering a wide range of areas to help meet a broad range of requirements.

Services we offer under the framework include:

Strategic Support Delivery Support
·     Community engagement and consultation ·     Pre-procurement planning support
·     Needs Assessments ·     Soft Market testing
·     Strategy development ·     Procurement planning support
·     Service reviews and redesign ·     Procurement support
·     Feasibility studies and design ·     Management model mobilisation support
·     Outdoor masterplannng ·     Client partnership support and reviews
·     Business planning ·     Interim management
·     Funding solutions
·     Business cases

Accessing our services via this framework ensures your organisation is procuring services compliantly with procurement regulations and can save you valuable time – offering public sector bodies the benefit of accessing without having to run a full procurement process.

About ESPO

ESPO is a public sector owned professional buying organisation (PBO), specialising in providing a wide range of goods and services to the public sector for over 40 years. They offer a comprehensive, one-stop shop solution of over 25,000 catalogue products, over 100 frameworks and bespoke procurement services – all with free support and advice available from their expert teams.

Duncan Wood-Allum, Managing Director of SLC said, “We’re delighted to be able to offer an easy way for our clients to procure our specialist services through the ESPO framework. With Council’s needing to engage the right strategic advisor quickly and without excessive bureaucracy, this is an ideal compliant way to secure the right support.”

If you’d like to find out more about the framework or the services we offer, contact us on 01444 459927 quoting ESPO Framework 664.