Outsourced Human Resources inc Payroll Services

Why buy from the National Public Sector Framework?

The framework is compliant with procurement regulations and is accessible to any organisation within the public sector.

It offers a best value-one-stop-shop for an organisation’s entire human resource and payroll service requirements. 

Lot 1 offers human resource services, including but not limited to; specialist recruitment/e-recruitment, human resource consultancy (employee relations), managed services, human resource transactional services (employee resourcing), training, business and administration support services, transformational services, leadership/management, support services and employee support services. 

Lot 2 includes a comprehensive suite of payroll services which are available as a bureau, part-managed or managed service.

Lot 3 includes human resource and payroll as an integrated service.

It was awarded on 3rd June 2019 and runs to 2nd June 2022 with a possible extension to 2nd June 2023 

The framework provides added value throughout when compared to other public sector frameworks. The framework is:

Designed by experts

  • This framework has been developed by experts in the field who have many years of operational experience across a range of public sector organisations


  • It gives access to 3 lots offering human resource services, payroll services and integrated human resource and payroll services
  • A wide portfolio of services are available from the proactive and collaborative suppliers


  • The framework is compliant with The Public Contracts Regulations when it is used according to the guidance provided
  • You can be sure that our list of pre-vetted suppliers are of the highest quality and have been through a rigorous selection process in order to get on to the framework


  • A dedicated help desk service is available to users of the framework. The service helps users to use the framework and offers advice on the mini-competition process and contract management issues. In addition to the help desk, the framework has a further competition support service which can:
    • Undertake a further competition on behalf of a framework user (if the user doesn’t have the skills or the resources to undertake the further competition themselves)


  • Provide a further competition documentation review service to ensure the documentation is fit for purpose prior to commencement of the further competition

Who can use the Framework

  • Central Government, Local Government & Public Corporations
  • Local Authorities
  • Police, Fire & Rescue Services
  • NHS Bodies in the UK
  • Hospices in the UK
  • Registered Social Landlords (Housing Associations)
  • Third Sector and Charities in the United Kingdom
  • Citizens Advice in the United Kingdom
  • Non-Departmental Public Bodies
  • National Parks Authorities

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How can I use this Framework

Please contact Tenet Procurement Services to use this framework.

Tenet are part of the Crescent Purchasing Group of Companies and operate on a not-for-profit basis.

Contract Management

Should you require any further support with this framework please contact us: