Counter Fraud Data Alliance Repository Tender

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

2017/S 250-527630

Contract notice


Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

The Minister for the Cabinet Office
Cabinet Office 4th Floor 1 Horse Guards Road
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 3450103503
NUTS code: UKInternet address(es):Main address:

I.2)Joint procurement


The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at:
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via:
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Ministry or any other national or federal authority, including their regional or local subdivisions

I.5)Main activity

Other activity: Public Procurement

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement


Counter fraud data alliance – Data repository

Reference number: RM6030

II.1.2)Main CPV code


II.1.3)Type of contract


II.1.4)Short description:

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

Value excluding VAT: 765 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)


II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK
Main site or 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.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Quality / Weighting: 50
Price – Weighting: 50

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 765 000.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of 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.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no

II.2.14)Additional information

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)Conditions for participation

III.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

List and brief description of conditions:

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 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 Once you have registered on the eSourcing Suite, a registered user can express an interest in a specific procurement. This is done by emailing 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:

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

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.1)Information about a particular profession
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Section IV: Procedure


IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Open procedure

IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system

The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
Framework agreement with a single operator
IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction

IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes
IV.2)Administrative information

IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure

Notice number in the OJ S: 2017/S 243-506399

IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

Date: 29/01/2018
Local time: 15:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

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

Duration in months: 3 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 29/01/2018
Local time: 15:01

Electronically, via web-based portal.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

Electronic ordering will be used
Electronic invoicing will be accepted
Electronic payment will be used

VI.3)Additional information:

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)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

United Kingdom

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

United Kingdom
VI.4.3)Review procedure

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

United Kingdom

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:



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