Office Solutions

Summary

All UK public sector organisations can buy a range of office supplies and equipment. This can include items such as stationary, paper, electronic office supplies (EOS) and janitorial products.

Description

Access a range of office supplies and associated services including:

  • stationary and paper products
  • janitorial products such as washroom supplies, washing-up liquid and refuse sacks
  • standard office furniture
  • ergonomic furniture (specialist furniture designed to support your body and reduce stress on the spine, neck and hips)
  • ergonomic equipment and supplies such as computer mouse or keyboards designed for comfort and to reduce strain
  • electronic office supplies (EOS) such as fax, ink and printer toner cartridges
  • fax machines
  • small office machines
  • technology monitors and headsets

This agreement will be open to all UK public sector organisations, including:

  • central government departments and their agencies
  • the wider public sector
  • charities and not for profit organisations
  • emergency services
  • education sector
  • health sector
  • local authorities

Benefits

  • extensive list of products to meet all your office supplies needs
  • free to access: you can use this agreement for free with no access agreements to sign
  • meets the Government Buying Standards: access sustainable products and support sustainability
  • SME friendly, allows a mix of suppliers for you to engage and choose from
  • social value and carbon net zero built in at framework level, allowing you to build on this further at call-off stage to align to local priorities

Customer and supplier engagement

Customer engagement started in April 2022 with our existing stakeholders and suppliers. We encourage potential new customers, as well as other suppliers in the market to get involved. We will continue this engagement through to March 2023.

Engagement activities have included:

  • customer webinars/forums
  • 1 to 1 discussions and feedback sessions
  • face to face and virtual feedback sessions

All feedback we receive will help us to shape the strategy of this agreement.

If you would like to engage with the team or respond to the Prior Information Notice (which you can find in the important links below), contact us by email.

Important links

Prior Information Notice (PIN) Read PIN
Contract notice in Find a Tender (FTS) Read contract notice
Tender documents Read tender documents

Timeline

Activity Estimated dates
Pre-market engagement To March 2023
Drafting procurement documents To June 2023
Publication of FTS notice 4 December 2023
Tender closes 15 January 2024
Framework award 16 April 2024