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ESPO LogoESPO- Consultancy Services (Framework 664)

The Consultancy Services (Framework 664) is intended to make procuring consultancy services quick, simple and cost effective.  The framework offers access to pre-approved suppliers, who can be appointed using an efficient and streamlined procurement process; therefore ensuring customers obtain value-for-money advice whilst enabling their outcomes to be achieved.

The framework includes up to six suppliers of Marketing, Communications & PR Consultancy Services. Syndicate Communications is one of these suppliers.

Who can use the Consultancy Services Framework?

The framework is available for use nationally by any public sector body in the UK including, but not limited to…

  • Local Authority Establishments
  • Schools & Academies
  • Police & Emergency Services
  • NHS & HSC Bodies
  • Central Government Departments and their agencies
  • Registered charities

Benefits of using the Consultancy Services Framework

  • Quick & easy to use… This framework is already EU/UK Compliant – ESPO have already done the procurement work, so there’s no need to run a full EU tender.
  • Suppliers listed on the framework were assessed during the procurement process for their track record, experience and technical and professional ability, before being awarded a place on the framework.
  • It’s free… Public sector bodies will not be charged for using the framework.
  • Pre-agreed conditions… No need to worry about what terms and conditions to use, they’ve been pre-agreed under the framework and underpin all orders.


About ESPO

ESPO is a local authority owned purchasing and supply consortium. It is jointly owned by the county councils of Cambridgeshire, Leicestershire, Warwickshire, Lincolnshire and Norfolk and city councils of Leicester and Peterborough.

ESPO is a not for profit, self-funded organisation and therefore you will not be charged any fees for accessing this framework. The company’s specialist buying teams have extensive experience of providing high quality procurement solutions to the public sector on a nationwide basis.  At ESPO they use their expertise to work with its strong and varied supply chain to provide the public sector with the best value procurement solutions possible.

ESPO has over 30 years of experience in public sector procurement. All of their frameworks are let in full compliance with UK procurement regulations (and the EU procurement directive).

The Consultancy Services (Framework 664) has been established through a collaborative procurement exercise undertaken by the Pro5 group of professional public sector buying organisations.

For more information on the framework please contact ESPO.

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