Public sector clients can now access our services through a CCS framework

Leading interdisciplinary consulting and design agency McBains has been appointed on to three of the Crown Commercial Service (CCS) Project Management and Full Design Team Services frameworks for public sector work.

Crown Commercial Service (CCS) is an Executive Agency of the Cabinet Office, supporting the public sector to achieve maximum commercial value when procuring common goods and services.

The Crown Commercial Service (CCS) has brought together Government’s central commercial capability into a single organisation, amalgamating Government Procurement Service with other commercial teams from the Cabinet Office and central government departments.

McBains have been awarded a position on three of the six-lots on the framework allowing the company to be appointed to on call off contract either by direct award or further competition. 

Lot 1 – multi-disciplinary services

Lot 3 - architectural and design team services

Lot 4 - cost management services

The framework also known as RM3741 is available to all central Government departments and arm's length bodies, non-departmental public bodies, executive agencies and organisations across the whole of the UK public sector including health, local government, education, devolved administrations, emergency services and not for profit organisations.

Key Benefits of using CCS

CCS is playing a vital role in helping to protect front line services by delivering significant and sustainable cost savings through its commercial activity and aggregated procurement arrangements.

The agreement is fully EU compliant, saving customers the time and money associated with conducting their own procurement exercise.

Through the competitive tender process and regular benchmarking, CCS ensures customers have access to the most competitive deals.

Suppliers are carefully evaluated during the tender process and pre-agreed terms and conditions offer customers sound contractual safeguards.

Why choose the McBains team

  • Has a long history of successfully delivering public sector projects and has expertise in driving efficiency savings, in particular in terms of sustainable development, which will help increase public sector savings.
  • Carefully selected partnering consultants that will support the framework and deliver all core and non-core services. 
  • A proven track record of major public sector projects in the education, health, housing, office, police and custodial sectors.
  • An SME company with national UK coverage who fully supports the governments SME agenda 
  • BIM Level 2 accredited 
  • ISO 9001  accredited 
  • ISO14001 accredited 
  • Cyber Essential Plus Certified

For further information please contact Anthony Coumidis or Gareth Hird on 020 7786 7900

Useful links - Crown Commercial Service

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