20,000 Public Sector Customers across the UK AnnuallyFramework Values:
Dependent on Individual FrameworksScope:
Originally conceived in 1981, ESPO has grown to become one of the UK’s biggest professional buying organisations, providing a vast catalogue of goods and services to over 200,000 public sector customers annually. All areas of the public sector are catered for, from schools and colleges to NHS and emergency services to the wider public sector reach such as charities and housing associations.
At present, ESPO works with around 1300 suppliers, some providing items for their catalogue whilst others provide goods and services for their national and regional frameworks. ESPO’s framework offering is extensive, covering many different services and organised into 10 main categories. Each individual framework opportunity for suppliers is advertised via East Mids Tenders and is awarded as a result of fair, transparent and compliant public procurement processes.