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United Kingdom-Liverpool: Financial leasing services
Section I: Contracting authority
Section II: Object
Leasing Advisory Services
Crown Commercial Service (CCS) intends to establish a Pan-Government framework for the provision of Asset Finance: Leasing Advisory Services, which allow public sector customers to access Leasing Advice on a range of leasing engagements. The framework will consist of a single lot with three core service areas covering Options Appraisal, End to End Procurement and Portfolio Reviews. For a full description of the services please refer to Framework Schedule 1 (Specification) of the Terms and Conditions.
The framework can be used by or on behalf of the whole of the UK public sector and their associated bodies and agencies, the voluntary sector, charities and/or other private organisations acting as managing agents or procuring on behalf of the public sector delivering services of a public nature.
1) Asset Finance Options Appraisals;
2) Delivery of end to end asset procurement;
3) Leasing portfolio reviews.
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
Candidates will be assessed in accordance with Section 5 of the 2015 Public Contract Regulations (implementing the directive) on the basis of information provided in response to an invitation to tender (ITT) registering for access.
Section IV: Procedure
Section VI: Complementary information
The duration of the Framework Agreement will be a maximum of 48 months, with the first term being 36 months,
with a possible extension of 1 (one) 12-month period.
As part of this contract notice the following documents can be accessed at:
1) Contract notice transparency information for the agreement;
2) Contract notice authorised customer list;
3) Rights reserved for CCS framework.
On 2 April 2014 Government introduced its Government Security Classifications (GSC) scheme which replaced
Government Protective Marking Scheme (GPMS). A key aspect is the reduction in the number of security classifications used. All bidders should make themselves aware of the changes as it may impact this requirement. This link provides information on the GSC at:
Cyber Essentials is a mandatory requirement for Central Government contracts which involve handling
personal information or provide certain ICT products/services. Government is taking steps to 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 implemented, will provide organisations with basic protection from the most prevalent forms of threat coming from the internet. To participate in this procurement, bidders must be able to demonstrate they comply with the technical requirements prescribed by Cyber Essentials, for services under and in connection with this procurement.
All certificates issued prior to 1 April 2020 or before 30 June 2020 on the existing scheme are valid until
30 June 2021. This includes those issued by Accreditation Bodies other than IASME.
On 30 June 2021, any certificate issued under the old scheme will expire.
Refer to https://www.ncsc.gov.uk/information/cyber-essentials-faqs for more information.
Registering for access:
This procurement will be managed electronically via the eSourcing suite. This will be the route for sharing
all information and communicating with bidders. If you have recently registered on the eSourcing suite for another CCS procurement you can use the same account for this new procurement. If not, you will first need to register your organisation on the portal.
Use the following link for information on how register and use the eSourcing tool:
For assistance please contact the eSourcing Help desk operated by email at help@eSourcingsolution.co.uk
or call 0800 069 8630.