This prior information notice is to signal an intention to commence market engagement with those across the public sector.
Crown Commercial Service intends to hold virtual engagement sessions during June with industry experts and suppliers interested in potentially bidding for the resulting framework contract(s). If you are interested in attending a market engagement session please express your interest by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org Further details will be provided to you.
Your email must clearly state: the name of your organisation and contact details for the individual(s) who will be participating in the market engagement.
Crown Commercial Service (CCS) will use an eSourcing system for this competition and reserves the right to use an electronic auction. The eSourcing system we will use is https://crowncommercialservice.bravosolution.co.uk
Please note that, to register, you must have a valid DUNS number (as provided by Dun and Bradstreet) for the organisation which you are registering, who will be entering into a contract if invited to do so.
The value in II.1.5) is an indicative value over 2 years. GBP 50 million per annum.
GBP 100 million in initial 1 year term with two optional 1 year extensions at GBP 50 million each year.
The date in II.3) is the estimated date of publication, please refer to the CCS website page https://www.crowncommercial.gov.uk/agreements/RM6193 for updates and monitor tenders electronic daily for the publication of the OJEU contract notice.
The Cyber Essentials scheme is mandatory for Central Government contracts which involve handling personal information and providing certain ICT products and services. The Government is taking steps to further reduce the levels of cyber security risk in its supply chain through the Cyber Essentials scheme. The scheme defines a set of controls which, when properly implemented, will provide organisations with basic protection from the most prevalent forms of threat coming from the internet.