Counter Fraud Data Alliance Repository Tender
The Counter fraud data alliance repository is a mechanism for sharing data between organisations within the private and public sector for the prevention and detection of crime, specifically, fraud.
United Kingdom-London: IT services: consulting, software development, Internet and support
Section I: Contracting authority
I.1)Name and addresses
Cabinet Office 4th Floor 1 Horse Guards Road
Telephone: +44 3450103503
NUTS code: UKInternet address(es):Main address: www.gov.uk/government/organisations/cabinet-office
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Section II: Object
Counter fraud data alliance – Data repository
II.1.2)Main CPV code
II.1.3)Type of contract
The Annual Fraud Indicator values the collective loss to the UK economy from identified and hidden fraud at 193 000 000 000 Pounds per annum, much of this is undetected. Fraud prevention is managed on a sector-by-sector basis. The Counter fraud data alliance repository is a mechanism for sharing data between organisations within the private and public sector for the prevention and detection of crime, specifically, fraud. The data that shall be shared is that of subjects that are regarded as having committed fraud against their organisation and be referred to as “known fraudsters”. The system will: Allow members to upload/provide their data to the CFDA Repository in a prescribed and secure manner, Concatenate multiple source files into a single file for download by members and, Provide management information for the operators.
Overall the purpose of the system is prevention, detection and reduction of fraud. The CFDA Repository must be delivered by a specified anti-fraud organisation.
II.1.5)Estimated total value
II.1.6)Information about lots
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
II.2.3)Place of performance
Supplier premises with occasional visits to Cabinet Office and CFDA Members’ offices in London.
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:
Cabinet Office as the Authority intends to appoint a supplier to design, build, test and operate a repository that will enable member organisations to share “known fraud” data with each other for the purpose of countering fraud. This repository must be operated by a specified anti-fraud organisation (SAFO).
It is intended that this framework agreement will expand to include more members and therefore any solution must be scalable.
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
II.2.10)Information about variants
II.2.11)Information about options
Duration in 11.2.7 is for the duration of the Framework Agreement – This Framework Agreement will be for an initial period of one (1) year, with an option to extend for up to three (3) further periods of twelve (12) consecutive months at the Authority’s discretion.
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
The single lot structure has been designed to facilitate the best commercial deal for the requirement, whilst ensuring sustainability for the entire duration of the Framework Agreement.
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
III.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
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. This procurement will be managed electronically via the Crown Commercial Service’s e-Sourcing Suite. To participate in this procurement, participants must first be registered on the e-Sourcing Suite. If you have not yet registered on the eSourcing Suite, this can be done online at https://gpsesourcing.cabinetoffice.gov.uk by following the link Register for CCS eSourcing. 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. Full instructions for registration and use of the system can be found at https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/esourcing-tool-guidance-for-suppliers. Once you have registered on the eSourcing Suite, a registered user can express an interest in a specific procurement. This is done by emailing ExpressionOfInterest@crowncommercial.gov.uk. Your email must clearly state that:
-The name and reference for the procurement you wish to register for;
-The name of the registered supplier; and the name and contact details in the registered individual sending the email.
Crown Commercial Service will process the email and then enable the supplier to access the procurement online via the e-Sourcing Suite.
The registered user will receive a notification email to alert them once this has been done.
As a user of the e-Sourcing Suite, you will have access to the Emptoris messaging service which facilitates all messages sent to you and from you in relation to any specific RFX event. Please note it is your responsibility to access these messages on a regular basis to ensure you have sight of all relevant information.
For technical assistance on how to use the e-Sourcing Suite, please contact Crown Commercial service support desk on email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Bids must be submitted by the date in IV.2.2. Cyber Essentials Plus is mandatory for Central Government Contracts which involves handling personal information and providing certain ICT products and services. To participate in this procurement, potential providers must be able to demonstrate that they comply with the technical requirements prescribed by Cyber Essentials Plus for services under and in connection with this procurement. The award of a place on this Commercial Agreement is conditional on a potential providers ability to demonstrate to the Authority that they meet the technical requirements prescribed by Cyber Essentials Plus for services under and in conjunction with this Procurement.
III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
Section IV: Procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Electronically, via web-based portal.
Section VI: Complementary information
VI.1)Information about recurrence
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
Cabinet Office expressly reserves the right (i) not to award any Framework Agreement as a result of the procurement process commenced by publication of this notice; and (ii) to make whatever changes it may see fit to the content and structure of the tendering competition; and in no circumstances will the Cabinet Office be liable for any costs incurred by the bidders.
The value provided is only an estimate. We cannot guarantee that the Supplier will receive any business through this Framework Agreement.
As part of this contract notice, the following can be accessed at:
OJEU Contract Notice customer list;
OJEU Contract Notice rights reserved by Cabinet Office;
And OJEU Contract Notice transparency information for Cabinet Office Agreements.
The value in II.1.5 is for the whole duration of the Framework Agreement. The value for the first year is envisaged to be approximately 350 000.00 Pounds
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: