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United Kingdom-Liverpool: Data services
Prior information notice
This notice is for prior information only
Section I: Contracting authority
Main address: https://www.gov.uk/ccs
Section II: Object
eDisclosure and Review Services
Crown Commercial Service (CCS) as the authority intends to put in place a pan government collaborative agreement for the provision of eDisclosure and review services to be utilised by Central Government Departments and all other UK Public Sector Bodies, including local authorities, health, police, fire and rescue, education, devolved administrations and the third sector.
We are interested in hearing from potential users of this service within the public sector who would like to be consulted as part of our user engagement.
We are also looking for expressions of interest from suppliers who may be interested in this agreement.
The lotting structure of this framework will be determined as a result of the market engagement.
Crown Commercial Service are designing this agreement to enable all central government, public and third sector organisations to easily access eDisclosure and associated services, including reviewers. The services required are based upon the Electronic Discovery Reference Model (EDRM) and requirements of part 31 of the Civil Procedure Rules (CPR).
The lot structure will be informed by our user and supplier engagement.
Section IV: Procedure
Section VI: Complementary information
This prior information notice is to signal an intention to commence market engagement with those within the eDisclosure market.
Crown Commercial Service intends to hold market engagement sessions during Spring 2020 with suppliers interested in potentially bidding for the resulting framework contract. If you are interested in attending a market engagement session please express your interest by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org no later than midday on Monday the 23rd of March. Further details will be provided to you.
Your email must clearly state: the name of your organisation, company size (e.g. if an SME), and contact details for the individual(s) who will participating in the market engagement.
We are also interested in hearing from potential users of this service within the public sector who would like to be consulted as part of our user 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 date in II.3) is the estimated date of publication, please refer to the CCS pipeline page http://ccs-agreements.cabinetoffice.gov.uk/procurement-pipeline for updates and monitor Tenders Electronic Daily for the publication of the OJEU contract notice.
Please be advised that in preparation to participate in this competition for this framework that:
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.