Appointing our services: Framework & Approved Supplier Agreements

Following further recent further successes in regional framework and approved supplier agreements we thought we would update on some of the routes that clients can take to appoint the services of Summers-Inman.

Our appointment to a number of established formal frameworks and approved supplier agreements enables an easier, quicker and cheaper procurement route through which clients may appoint our services. These established public sector frameworks and approved supplier agreements allow access to our services, through OJEU compliant routes.

A selection of our current framework solutions are provided below, together with links to client user guides and further information:

Procure Partnerships Approved Supplier Agreement www.procurepartnerships.co.uk/client-area/
The Procure Partnerships Framework was established to support public sector bodies to procure contract partners. The framework is divided regionally, supporting the framework values of local delivery with national governance. Summers-Inman is appointed to 30 Lots across 8 UK geographic areas, providing Project Management, Quantity Surveying, Building Surveying and Principal Designer services. The framework allows for award of commissions via direct award or further mini competition.

NHS SBS Framework www.sbs.nhs.uk/ica-construction-consultancy-services
This framework covers construction consulting services for traditional design build, new build projects, and refurbishment projects. The framework provides a compliant route to access construction consultancy services, allowing for direct appointment. A multi-million framework, for use by NHS Trusts, Local Authorities, Central Government, Education and Blue light organisations. Summers-Inman is appointed to:

Lot 2 – Project Management Lot 4 – Quantity Surveyor
Lot 7 – Building Surveyor Lot 8 – Health & Safety
Lot 12 – Ancillary Services (including Multidisciplinary Team)

Fusion21 Consultancy Framework www.fusion21.co.uk/frameworks/framework-index/consultants

The Fusion21 Consultancy Framework is for construction professional services which are available for either direct call off or mini competition. Summers-Inman is appointed to Lot 1 – Programme, Project Management & Multi-Disciplinary Works.

EN:Procure www.efficiencynorth.org/procure/frameworks/consultancy
Summers-Inman is appointed to 10 Lots across the North West, Yorkshire & Humber and East Midlands areas. We are appointed to provide full Multi-disciplinary Services, Employer’s Agent/Quantity Surveyor, Building Surveyor and Principal Designer Services.

NEUPC www.neupc.ac.uk/agreements/560?agreements=560
Summers-Inman is appointed to the Construction Professional Services Framework Agreement, accessible to Members, Affiliate and Associate Members of the NEUPC.

Re:allies Framework www.re-allies.com/frameworks/consultancy-framework
Re:allies is a not-for-profit national partnership that provides procurement and asset management for social housing landlords. Summers-Inman is appointed on the consultancy services framework for four lots:

Lot 3 – Stock Condition and Building Surveyor Lot 4 – Principal Designer
Lot 5 – Employer’s Agent Lot 8 – Quantity Surveying

ESPO Framework www.espo.org/Frameworks/Buildings/2664-Property-Advice-and-Management-Services
The ESPO Property Advice & Management Services framework offers customers a quick, simple and competitive route to obtaining property advice and management services. Summers-Inman is appointed to:

Lot 2A – Project management, general and technical advice on building and property matters – London/SE
Lot 2B – Project management and general and technical advice on infrastructure matters – rest of the UK

NEPO Framework www.nepo.org/solutions/construction-engineering-consultancy
The NEPO Construction Category aims to provide innovative, value for money solutions to meet the requirements of the North East public sector. Summers-Inman is appointed to:

Lot 9 – Project Management Lot 11 – Building Surveyor Services
Lot 15 – Building Commercial Management

Procure 22 www.procure22.nhs.uk

Procure(P22) is a Construction Procurement Framework administrated by the Department of Health & Social Care for the development and delivery of NHS and Social Care capital schemes in England.

EEM Framework www.eem.org.uk

EEM is a not-for-profit procurement consortium set up to drive cost and efficiency savings in the public sector. Summers -Inman is appointed to the framework for Client Representative Services.

Perfect Circle www.perfectcircle.co.uk/
We are also supply chain partners to the Perfect Circle organisation which is holder of the SCAPE National Built Environment Consultancy Services (BECS) framework.

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