ESPO Public Sector Framework

Eastern Shires Purchasing Organisation (ESPO)

One-stop-shop staff benefits in partnership with ESPO

This ESPO framework offers a quick, simple and competitive route to procuring various Staff Benefits schemes, from individual schemes to fully managed services encompassing multiple schemes.

The framework is free to access and easy to use; offering significant reductions in time and procurement costs.

Who can use this Framework?

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

  • Schools & Academies
  • Local Authority Establishments
  • Police & Emergency Services
  • NHS & HSC Bodies
  • Central Government Departments & their agencies
  • Registered Charities
  • Registered Social Landlords

The staff benefits available under the framework include:

Employee Benefits

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    Managed service

    Manage your entire benefits scheme through one centralised portal (bespoke branding options available) for simplicity and ease. Our Communications and Account Manager teams will launch and manage the scheme for the life of your contract to ensure engagement.

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    Employee Savings

    Boost financial wellbeing by giving your employees access to thousands of retail discounts, offers, gift cards and eGift cards to help save on everything, from the daily essentials to the exciting travel plans ahead.

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    Cycle to Work

    Save on your national insurance contributions, and promote a healthy lifestyle and sustainable transport with a cycle to work scheme. Implemented via a salary sacrifice agreement, employees can save up to 42% on the of hire a cycle and equipment from over 140 cycling brands.

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    Car benefit scheme

    Running a car has never been easier or greener. Implemented via salary sacrifice, employees can lease a brand-new car, and they don’t have to worry about the hassles and extra expense of running the vehicle (from MOTs to insurance).

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    Childcare Vouchers

    The Government closed the Childcare Vouchers scheme to new entrants on 4th October 2018. However, you can still switch your existing scheme and your members over to Edenred.

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    Home technology

    Offer employees the latest, highly-desirable home technology products from the likes of Apple, HP and Samsung, all through a convenient salary sacrifice benefits arrangement.

Incentives, Rewards & Recognition

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    Instant Rewards

    • myrewards makes it easy for you to recognise employees by sending digital eReward codes of any value, to any recipient, in any location and in just a few minutes.

    • Recipients then redeem their eReward code against a huge range of reward options including John Lewis, Currys PC World, M&S, and many more. It’s the fastest, most personalised reward around.
  • Recognition

    Reward the big wins and celebrate the small acts of kindness with a state-of-the-art employee appreciation platform. Connect Recognition helps you build an online community for direct and peer-to-peer social recognition and long service awards.

The benefits of using this framework

  • This framework is compliant with UK/EU procurement legislation - we’ve done the work, so there’s no need for you to run a full EU procurement process.

  • Suppliers listed on the framework were assessed during the procurement process for their financial stability, track record, experience and technical & professional ability.

  • Compliments ESPO’s other HR and Professional Services Frameworks
  • What you see is what you pay – there are no additional charges. For many of the schemes included, there is no cost at all to the Employer.

  • Pre-agreed terms & conditions to underpin all orders so no need to worry.
  • Minimal administration as each scheme is designed to be fast and easy to implement, reducing the administrative burden on employers.

  • Motivate staff as providing staff benefit schemes can encourage employee engagement and help staff to make their wages go further each month.

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