Crown Commercial Service awards PPL new Framework Agreement for consultancy services across UK
PPL is delighted to announce that, following an extensive evaluation process, the Crown Commercial Service has awarded us and our partners a framework agreement covering the areas of Health & Community (Lot 5), Education (Lot 6) and ICT & Digital (Lot 8).
RM3745 Management Consultancy Framework (MCF) replaces Consultancy One and is valid to 2021, providing a “compliant, cost effective way for central government and the wider public sector to access a variety of consultancy advice from a wide range of suppliers”.
Working in partnership with ASE, COBIC, Collaborate, Cordis Bright, Innovation Unit, LaingBuisson, Mansfield Advisors, NA Wilson Associates, National Voices, OPM Group, SSAT, the Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE) and Social Finance, PPL scored the maximum quality marks available across all 3 Lots.
Our collaboration brings together leading specialists to offer a genuine and cost-effective alternative to traditional consultancy firms and models – providing a breadth of core consulting and management skills, paired with extensive sector knowledge and expertise.
Combined, the collaboration employs over 150 permanent staff drawn from a range of backgrounds including global consultancies, experienced managerial and frontline experts. Joint teams are already working in partnership with local areas to deliver improved outcomes for individuals and communities throughout the UK.
Each of the partner organisations is a leader in their own specialist area. Together, we are working to a shared vision, shared standards, shared values, and a shared rate-card to support our clients to meet the demands upon 21st century public services. Current joint projects and programmes include work with commissioners and providers of public services to develop their strategies, expand their capabilities, and deliver practical change, with individuals and communities at the heart of the process.
Claire Kennedy, co-founder and joint managing director of PPL, said “We are proud to be recognised for the quality and value of the projects and programmes we and our partners are involved in across the UK public sector. We are looking forward to partnering with new clients, sharing and building-upon solutions that work with and for local people to deliver meaningful improvements in their lives”.
PPL is an independent consulting organisation founded in 2007 to support the public sector enhance health, wellbeing and economic success across the UK. PPL are proud winners of the overall UK MCA Consulting Excellence Award for Client Service & Value 2017, Institute for Continuous Improvement in Public Services Award 2017 and Patient Experience Network National Award 2016.