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PEL members

Procurement England Ltd (PEL) is a partnership between six higher education (HE) purchasing consortia in England, and is a vehicle to advance collaborative procurement within the HE sector. PEL’s founding members are the London Universities Purchasing Consortium (LUPC), the North Eastern Universities Purchasing Consortium (NEUPC), the North Western Universities Purchasing Consortium (NWUPC), the Southern Universities Purchasing Consortium (SUPC), The Energy Consortium (TEC) and The University Caterers Organisation (TUCO).

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Five ways in which framework agreements are delivering efficiencies for higher education

Framework agreements are designed to maximise third party expenditure within the higher education sector. These case studies show how frameworks are being used in higher education to drive efficiency and ensure maximum value for money.

Understanding PEL’s role in supporting procurement in the HE sector

In an already crowded HE sector, can another sector body, Procurement England Limited (PEL), really add value? In an interview, Rex Knight, chair of the PEL Board, says yes and explains how.
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LUPC annual conference – 26 March

LUPC's annual conference and exhibition will take place on Thursday 26 March 2015 at Senate House, London. The conference will be FREE for LUPC Members to attend.
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Latest data highlights transformation in higher education procurement

New research shows improvements in procurement across England's higher education sector over the last five years have resulted in a rise in savings and efficiencies of more than 50%. The findings come in the latest survey of Efficiency Measurement Model (EMM) data carried out by North Western Universities Purchasing Consortium (NWUPC) on behalf of Procurement England Ltd (PEL), a company that brings together the four English purchasing consortia.