Accessibility Testing Contract for Government Digital Service

Accessibility Testing Contract for Government Digital Service

The Government Digital Service (GDS/ the Authority) wishes to appoint a suitable supplier to carry out a distinct piece of research on the Beta.gov site. The successful supplier will ensure the site can be used by everybody, of all abilities and disabilities.

Reference number: RM1109-SB

Deadline date:22/08/2012

This deadline is for… Expressions of Interest received from interested suppliers. Further information can be found under the category described in the ‘How to apply instructions to suppliers’ field within this advertisement.

Contract value:£5,000 – £15,000

Location where the contract is to be carried out: United Kingdom

Is this suitable for smaller suppliers? Yes

Is this contract suitable for a voluntary, community and social enterprise organisations? Yes

Name of the buying organisation: Government Procurement Service (on behalf of Government Digital Service)

 

Description of the contract

The Government Digital Service (GDS/ the Authority) wishes to appoint a suitable supplier to carry out a distinct piece of research on the Beta.gov site. The successful supplier will ensure the site can be used by everybody, of all abilities and disabilities. The overarching research objective is to conduct user testing of Betagov that will enable GDS to identify and remedy any accessibility issues that users with disabilities may encounter. Potential Providers should note the following timescales as this procurement is extremely urgent with tight timescales: Expression of Interest Deadline –22/08/2012 Publication of Invitation to Tender – 23/08/2012 Clarification Starts – 23/08/2012 Clarification Period Ends – 28/08/2012 Responses to Clarification period – 29/08/2012 Tender Response Deadline – 30/08/2012 Contract Commencement Date – W/C 03/09/2012

 

Documents

Classification of the contract

72413000 World wide web (www) site design services

72254100 Systems testing services

72254000 Software testing

72212224 Web page editing software development services

 

Additional information

Contract type: Services – Unspecified

Is it a framework agreement? No

Is this contract related to a programme of funding? No

Contract will be awarded based on: Most economically advantageous tender in terms of: The criteria stated in the contract documents

Estimated length of contract: 2 Months

 

Who to contact

Contact name Spot Buy Team

Organisation name Government Procurement Service

Address 9th Floor, The Capital, Old Hall Street, Liverpool, L3 9PP

Telephone 0345 410 2222

Extension number:

Fax

How to apply

Potential Suppliers interested in this opportunity are required to send an expression of interest by email to spot.buying@gps.gsi.gov.uk. In the subject field of the email please include the reference “RM1109-SB Accessibility Testing Contract Expression of Interest” In the body of the email please include the following details: • Company name; • Registered Company address; • Contact name; and • contact email address. The deadline for submitting an expression of interest is 5.00pm on Tuesday, 22 August 2012

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