Our purpose is to help the UK public sector get better value for money from its procurement of goods and services. 

Our vision is to be the provider of choice for public sector organisations seeking commercial and procurement solutions. CCS will be a customer focused organisation trusted and admired by buyers and suppliers for our expertise and the quality of the service we offer and the solutions we provide. 

We will achieve our vision and ambition, by addressing our 3 strategic priorities:  

  • extending our coverage and influence
  • deepening the value CCS adds
  • enabling better outcomes

Our culture is one of inclusivity and care, where we respect each other and our differences. It’s one that aids collaboration, teamwork and innovation and one that embraces difference.

Our values shape and drive everything we do. We listen, respect, collaborate and trust.

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Our offices

We have 5 fully accessible offices in Liverpool, Birmingham, Newport, Norwich and London.

Our modern offices place a strong emphasis on collaborating, connecting and celebrating. The open layouts, flexible workspaces and technology-driven tools have become central to teamwork, learning and development and communication among our employees.

Our offices have been designed to meet leading inclusive and accessible design standards to ensure it can be used by a diverse range of people. For example:

  • adjustable kitchen worktops
  • 50% of desks are adjustable
  • door automation or braille added to doors
  • designated disabled parking
  • wellbeing rooms / quiet rooms

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