Services - 55474-2019

05/02/2019    S25

United Kingdom-Edinburgh: Software package and information systems

2019/S 025-055474

Prior information notice

This notice is for prior information only


Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Link Group Ltd
Postal address: Link House, 2c New Mart Road
Town: Edinburgh
Postal code: EH14 1RL
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Chris Shaw
Internet address(es):
Main address:
Address of the buyer profile:
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Other type: Registered Social Landlord
I.5)Main activity
Housing and community amenities

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

Integrated Finance, P2P, Budgeting and Planning Solution

II.1.2)Main CPV code
48000000 Software package and information systems
II.1.3)Type of contract
II.1.4)Short description:

This is a Prior Information Notice that is providing advanced warning of a procurement which Link Group will be undertaken in the near future for an Integrated Finance, P2P. Budgeting and Planning Solution.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
48440000 Financial analysis and accounting software package
72000000 IT services: consulting, software development, Internet and support
48490000 Procurement software package
48460000 Analytical, scientific, mathematical or forecasting software package
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKM75 Edinburgh, City of
Main site or place of performance:

Link House, Unit 2c New Mart Road, Edinburgh, EH14 1RL.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:


Currently, the finance system processes more than 720 000 transaction each year.

It is anticipated that there will be 32 users of the system within the finance team. The system will comprise:

— general ledger,

— sales ledger,

— purchase ledger,

— cash book,

— reporting,

— purchase ordering capabilities,

— integration with other software, including both housing management systems (Aareon QL Housing and Northgate),

— budget Management and Budget Planning Tool.

Purpose of the PIN:

Link Group has published this PIN to make potential bidders aware of this forthcoming opportunity.

Link Group will consider the input and responses received as part of this pre-procurement market engagement to help inform our options and further decision making.

For the avoidance of doubt, this stage of the project is not part of a formal procurement process and Link Group are not committed to carrying out such a process.

Suppliers interested in this opportunity should include details of their proposed solution and email those through to Chris Shaw at who is the agent acting on behalf of Link Group.

II.2.14)Additional information
II.3)Estimated date of publication of contract notice:

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: no

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:

Note: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the Public Contracts Scotland website at

(SC Ref:572104)

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: