Crown Commercial Service
Customer newsletters for September
Every month our customer newsletters feature the latest news, events and aggregation opportunities for the sectors you work in.
Welcome to our monthly newsletters. You can read the latest news most relevant to the sector you work in by selecting the appropriate link below:
- local government
- central government and arm’s length bodies
- schools and academies
- universities and colleges
- devolved (Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland)
- housing associations
- police and emergency services
If you don’t currently receive our monthly customer newsletter, you can sign up by completing this short form. Each month, we’ll send you the newsletter most relevant to you, based on your organisation.
You will also find a full list of all the commercial agreements we offer, alongside details of how we can help you build policy considerations into your procurement, in our interactive digital brochure.
Latest News from
Crown Commercial Service
Transforming contact centre services using outsourcing23/02/2024 15:15:00
Learn how London Borough of Sutton Council, used our Outsourced Contact Centre and Business Services agreement to improve their out of hours contact centre service.
Find out how our tail spend solution can enable broad efficiencies, reduce costs and improve social value for your organisation01/02/2024 10:05:00
Following the launch of our Tail Spend Solution, research carried out on behalf of CCS has revealed how it is already improving supplier and process efficiencies and increasing social value
5 steps to becoming a CCS supplier – Procurement Essentials30/01/2024 12:20:00
Becoming a CCS supplier is a great way to grow your business while supporting vital public services. Find out how to start supplying.
Public sector printing at lightning speed29/01/2024 11:10:00
Find out how our Print Marketplace service met the challenge of a fast-turnaround requirement from The Church Commissioners for England.
Crown Commercial Service publishes its updated SME action plan alongside a VCSE action plan26/01/2024 12:20:00
Crown Commercial Service (CCS) has published its new small and medium-sized enterprise (SME) action plan, outlining how it's helping the public sector meet the government's aim to work with more SMEs.
Sustaining Sustainability – announcing our updated Carbon Reduction Plan24/01/2024 10:20:00
Kristen Green, our Head of Sustainability, introduces the latest version of the CCS plan to reach Carbon Net Zero by 2050
New Crown Commercial Service partnership announced with NHS England to centralise energy purchasing and save the NHS £millions on gas and electricity04/01/2024 15:10:00
We’re pleased to announce a new strategic partnership with NHS England to develop and provide a dedicated suite of energy ‘baskets’, through which all NHS trusts can procure their gas and electricity.
New open banking agreement launched to reduce fraud and improve prompt payment across the public sector12/12/2023 12:20:00
We’re pleased to announce we’ve launched a new agreement designed to reduce the costs of receiving money into public sector organisations, as well as reduce fraud.
Crown Commercial Service announces partnership with key buying organisations to strengthen procurement of temporary workers in schools11/12/2023 10:20:00
We're pleased to announce a new CCS partnership with key public sector buying organisations to increase support, value for money and service levels in school temporary staffing.