Who We Work With
"The whole call-off process has been effortless"
James Pedlingham - Head of Procurement Cumbria Education trust
"This framework has worked well, we now have a professional and reliable contractor who I would have no concerns in recommending ."
John Young - Housing IT Development Manager Ashford Borough Council
Developing ongoing relationships
With an experienced team of asset managers based in Liverpool and London, and an excellent reputation in supporting suppliers, we are growing exponentially. We pride ourselves in the market as having one of the lowest framework levy’s, making us competitive and excellent value for money.
We are thankful to our suppliers/ partners who recognise and promote our framework due to additional support and ease of use that our service offers. Our overall aim to be forward-thinking, proactive, and strive to provide the very highest quality service by awarding dependable suppliers to Public Sector organisations.
From our original Construction, Design and Build frameworks, NFP now operates within a number of sectors including charities, education, local authority, blue light, and infrastructure. Clients undertake a range of services from £10,000 to £30m and a selection of these can be viewed in our ‘who we work with’ section.
Our clients and suppliers trust in our knowledge, experience and technical expertise. Administering fast and efficient procurement which delivers social and added value gains.
Who Can Use Our Frameworks?
Our frameworks have been been structured in a manner to allow any of the public sector bodies listed below to use the suite of frameworks.
For the full list of contracting authorities please refer to the Office of National Statistics guidelines provided in the attachment below.
Public Contract Regulations
Frameworks are umbrella agreements that set out the terms, that include specification, quality, price, quantity, under which individual contract call offs can be made during the lifetime of the framework (normally 4 years).
The Public Contracts Regulations threshold Levels from 1st January 2020
The Public Contracts Regulations
Supplies & Services (except subsidised services contracts) Schedule 1 bodies £122,976 Others £189,330
Subsidised services contracts
All bodies £189,330
Works (including subsidised works contracts)
All bodies £4,733,252 Light Touch Regime for Services All bodies £663,540
Seen as one of our core principles, Social Value features primarily in all of the National Framework Partnership agreements. Our commitment to supporting the local community and economy through our suppliers is evaluated robustly in our quality and technical evaluation process with our clients.