Supply of Personal Protective Equipment

Supply of Personal Protective Equipment

Framework for Supply of Personal Protective Equipment and Site Services Equipment.

United Kingdom-Nottingham: Protective and safety clothing

2016/S 016-023783

Contract notice

Supplies

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)

Efficiency East Midlands Ltd
Pure Offices, Icon Business Centre, Lake View Drive, Sherwood Park
For the attention of: Simon Pate
NG15 0DT Nottingham
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1158762091
E-mail: simon.pate@nottinghamcityhomes.org.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: www.efficiency-em.co.uk

Electronic access to information: www.delta-esourcing.com

Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: www.delta-esourcing.com

Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: The above mentioned contact point(s)

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.3)Main activity

General public services
Health
Housing and community amenities
Education

I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities

The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: yes

A1 Housing Bassetlaw Limited
Hundred Acre Lane, Worksop
S81 0TS Nottingham
UNITED KINGDOM

ACIS Housing Group Ltd
57 Bridge Street
DN21 1GG Gainsborough
UNITED KINGDOM

Amber Valley Borough Council
Town Hall
DE5 3BT Ripley
UNITED KINGDOM

Ashfield Homes Limited
Broadway, Brook Street
NG17 1AL Sutton-in-Ashfield
UNITED KINGDOM

Ashfield District Council
Urban Road, Kirkby-in-Ashfield
NG17 8DA Nottingham
UNITED KINGDOM

Asra Housing Association Ltd
3 Bede Island Road
LE2 7EA Leicester
UNITED KINGDOM

Bassetlaw District Council
Queen’s Buildings, Potter Street, Nottinghamshire
S80 2AH Worksop
UNITED KINGDOM

Bolsover District Council
Sherwood Lodge
S44 6NF Bolsover
UNITED KINGDOM

Broxtowe Borough Council
Foster Avenue, Beeston
NG9 1AB Nottingham
UNITED KINGDOM

Cambridge City Council
The Guildhall, Market Square
CB2 2AZ Cambridge
UNITED KINGDOM

Charnwood Borough Council
Southfield Road
LE11 2TN Loughborough
UNITED KINGDOM

Chesterfield Borough Council
Town Hall, Rose Hill
S40 1LP Chesterfield
UNITED KINGDOM

Chesterfield Royal Hospital
Calow, Derbyshire
S44 5BL Chesterfield
UNITED KINGDOM

City of Lincoln Council
City Hall, Beaumont Fee
LN1 1DD Lincoln
UNITED KINGDOM

Community Building Services (CBS) Ltd
12 Elstree Way, Herts
WD6 1JE Borehamwood
UNITED KINGDOM

Coventry University
Priory Street
CV1 5FB Coventry
UNITED KINGDOM

Derby City Council
The Council House, Corporation Street
DE21 2FS Derby
UNITED KINGDOM

Derby Homes Limited
The Council House, Corporation Street
DE21 2FS Derby
UNITED KINGDOM

Derbyshire Dales District Council
Town Hall, Bank Road
DE4 3NN Matlock
UNITED KINGDOM

Derwent Living
No 1 Centrio Place, Pride Park
DE24 8RF Derby
UNITED KINGDOM

Dudley Metropolitan Borough Council
Council House, Priory Road
DY1 1HF Dudley
UNITED KINGDOM

The Police and Crime Commissioner for Nottinghamshire
Sherwood Lodge Drive, Arnold
NG5 8PP Nottingham
UNITED KINGDOM

Futures Housing Group
Asher House, Asher Lane, Derbyshire
DE5 3SW Ripley
UNITED KINGDOM

Gedling Homes
Cavendish 249, Cavendish Street, Cheshire
OL6 7AT Ashton-under-Lyne
UNITED KINGDOM

Gloucester City Homes
Railway House, Bruton Way
GL1 1DG Gloucester
UNITED KINGDOM

Golden Lane Housing Ltd
West Point, 501 Chester Road
M16 9HU Manchester
UNITED KINGDOM

Guinness Property
30 Brock Street, Regent’s Place
NW1 3FG London
UNITED KINGDOM

Helena Partnership Ltd
Helena Central, 4 Corporation Street, St Helens
WA9 1LD Merseyside
UNITED KINGDOM

Hinckley & Bosworth Borough Council
Council Offices, Argents Mead, Leicestershire
LE10 1BZ Hinckley
UNITED KINGDOM

Kettering Borough Council
Municipial Offices, Bowling Green Road
NN15 7QX Kettering
UNITED KINGDOM

Leicester City Council
New Walk Centre, Welford Place
LE1 6ZG Leicester
UNITED KINGDOM

London Borough of Hillingdon
Civic Centre, High Street, Middlesex
UB8 1UW Uxbridge
UNITED KINGDOM

Mansfield District Council
Civic Centre, Chesterfield Road South
NG19 7BH Mansfield
UNITED KINGDOM

Metropolitan Housing Trust
The Grange, 100 High Street
N14 6PW London
UNITED KINGDOM

Midland Heart Ltd
20 Bath Row
B15 1LZ Birmingham
UNITED KINGDOM

Newark and Sherwood District Council
Kelham Hall, Kelham, Nottinghamshire
NG23 5QX Newark
UNITED KINGDOM

Newark and Sherwood Homes Limited
Kelham Hall, Kelham, Nottinghamshire
NG23 5QX Newark
UNITED KINGDOM

North East Derbyshire District Council
Mill Lane, Wingerworth
S42 6NT Chesterfield
UNITED KINGDOM

North West Leicestershire District Council
Council Offices, Whitwick Road, Leicestershire
LE67 3JF Coalville
UNITED KINGDOM

Nottingham City Homes Ltd
Loxley House, Station Street
NG2 3NJ Nottingham
UNITED KINGDOM

Nottingham Community Housing Association
12/14 Pelham Road, Sherwood Rise
NG5 1AP Nottingham
UNITED KINGDOM

Nottingham County Council
County Hall, West Bridgford
NG2 7QP Nottingham
UNITED KINGDOM

Nottingham Trent University
Burton Street
NG1 4BU Nottingham
UNITED KINGDOM

Rockingham Forest Housing Association
St Peters House, 101 Wellingborough Road
NN10 9YL Rushden
UNITED KINGDOM

Rushcliffe Borough Council
Civic Centre, Pavilion Road, West Bridgford
NG2 5FE Nottingham
UNITED KINGDOM

Rykneld Homes Ltd
Pioneer House, Mill Lane, Wingerworth
S42 6NT Chesterfield
UNITED KINGDOM

South Cambridgeshire District Council
South Cambridgeshire Hall, Cambourne Business Park, Cambourne
CB23 6EA Cambridge
UNITED KINGDOM

South Derbyshire District Council
Civic Offices, Civic Way, Derbyshire
DE11 0AH Swadlincote
UNITED KINGDOM

South Holland District Council
Priory Road
PE11 2XE Spalding
UNITED KINGDOM

Tuntum Housing Association
90 Beech Avenue, New Basford
NG7 7LW Nottingham
UNITED KINGDOM

Viridian Housing
Colwell House, 376 Clapham Road
SW9 9AR London
UNITED KINGDOM

Walsall Council
The Civic Centre
WS1 1TP Walsall
UNITED KINGDOM

Walsall Housing Group
100 Hatherton Street
WS1 1AB Walsall
UNITED KINGDOM

Wellingborough Homes
Thompson Court, 9f Silver Street
NN8 1BQ Wellingborough
UNITED KINGDOM

Westworks Procurement Ltd
The National Self Build and Refurbishment Centre, Lydiard Fields, Great Western Way
SN5 8UB Swindon
UNITED KINGDOM

NSAH (Alliance Homes) Ltd
40 Martingale Way
BS20 7AW Portishead
UNITED KINGDOM

Aster Group
Sarsen Court, Horton Avenue, Cannings Hill, Wiltshire
SN10 2AZ Devizes
UNITED KINGDOM

Bournemouth Borough Council
Town Hall, St Stephens Hill, Bournemouth
BH2 6DY Dorset
UNITED KINGDOM

Curo Group
The Maltings, River Place, Lower Bristol Road
BA2 1EP Bath
UNITED KINGDOM

Housing Solutions Ltd
Housing Solutions, Crown House, Crown Square, Waldeck Road
SL6 8BY Maidenhead
UNITED KINGDOM

Knightstone Housing Association Ltd
Part of Arcadia Housing Limited, Station Road, Worle
BS22 6AP Weston-super-Mare
UNITED KINGDOM

Merlin Housing Society Ltd
Building 1, Riverside Court, Bowling Hill, Chipping Sodbury
BS37 6JX Bristol
UNITED KINGDOM

Oxford City Council
Town Hall, St Aldate’s
OX1 1BX Oxford
UNITED KINGDOM

Selwood Housing Society Ltd
Bryer Ash Business Park, Bradford Road, Wiltshire
BA14 8RT Trowbridge
UNITED KINGDOM

Shepherd’s Bush Housing Association Ltd
Mulliner House, Flanders Road
W4 1NN Chiswick
UNITED KINGDOM

Solon South West Housing Association Ltd
1 Newfoundland Court, St Paul Street
BS2 8AN Bristol
UNITED KINGDOM

Sovereign Housing Association Ltd
Woodlands, 90 Bartholomew Street, Berkshire
RG14 5EE Newbury
UNITED KINGDOM

Stonewater Limited
Suite C Lancaster House, Grange Business Park, Enderby Road, Whetstone
LE8 6EP Leicester
UNITED KINGDOM

Stroud District Council
Ebley Mill, Ebley Wharf
GL5 4UB Stroud
UNITED KINGDOM

Winchester City Council
City Offices, Colebrook Street
SO23 9LJ Winchester
UNITED KINGDOM

Yarlington Housing Group
Lupin Way
BA22 8WN Yeovil
UNITED KINGDOM

Advantage South West
Yarlington House, Alvington
BA22 8WN Yeovil
UNITED KINGDOM

Coastline Housing Ltd
Coastline Housing, 4 Barncoose Gateway Park, Redruth
TR15 3RQ Cornwall
UNITED KINGDOM

DCH Group
The Mount, 72 Paris Street
EX1 2JZ Exeter
UNITED KINGDOM

East Devon District Council
Council Offices, Knowle, Station Road
EX10 8HL Sidmouth
UNITED KINGDOM

Magna Housing Group Ltd
Hollands House, Poundbury Road, Dorchester
DT1 1SW Dorset
UNITED KINGDOM

North Devon Homes Ltd
Westacott Road
EX32 8TA Barnstaple
UNITED KINGDOM

Ocean Housing Ltd
Stennack House, Stennack Road, Holmbush
PL25 3SW St Austell
UNITED KINGDOM

Taunton Deane Borough Council
The Deane House, Belvedere Road, Somerset
TA1 1HE Taunton
UNITED KINGDOM

Teign Housing
Millwood House, Templars Wharf, Collett Way, Newton Abbot
TQ12 4PH Devon
UNITED KINGDOM

United Communities Housing Association Ltd
Ground Floor, Eden House, 10 Eastgate Office Park, Eastgate Road
BS5 6XY Bristol
UNITED KINGDOM

Westward Housing Group
Templar House, Collett Way, Newton Abbot
TQ1 3HF Devon
UNITED KINGDOM

Exeter City Council
Civic Centre, Paris Street, Exeter
EX1 1JN Devon
UNITED KINGDOM

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description

II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:

Supply of Personal Protective Equipment and Site Services Equipment.

II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Supplies
Purchase

NUTS code UK

II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)

The notice involves the establishment of a framework agreement

II.1.4)Information on framework agreement

Framework agreement with several operators

Duration of the framework agreement

Duration in years: 4

Estimated total value of purchases for the entire duration of the framework agreement

Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 200 000 and 8 000 000 GBP

II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)

Protective and safety clothing. Protective headgear. Footwear incorporating a protective metal toecap. Protective goggles. Cleaning products. Work gloves. Gloves. Disposable gloves. Brooms and brushes and other articles for household cleaning. Cleaning cloths. Cleaning and polishing products. Our Members have varying requirements for the supply of personal protective equipment and site equipment supplies. This framework is being developed to assist Members to procure specific items relating to personal protective equipment and site equipment supplies. EEM members are predominantly within the East Midlands but not exclusively so and may have requirements in other parts of England and Wales. The consortia is owned by our members which include Housing Associations, ALMO’s, Local Authorities and bodies from the wider public sector. A full list of current EEM members is provided in Annex A.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

35113400, 18444000, 18831000, 33735100, 39830000, 18141000, 18424000, 18424300, 39224300, 39525800, 39800000

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no

II.1.8)Lots

This contract is divided into lots: no
II.1.9)Information about variants
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract

II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:

The total potential value of this Framework is 200 000 GBP to 8 000 000 GBP. Please note that this is the total potential value for the full 4-year framework and takes into consideration that EEM membership may grow over the life of the Framework. The individual call off contracts currently expected are between 3 000 GBP per annum and 90 000 GBP per annum.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 200 000 and 8 000 000 GBP
II.2.2)Information about options
II.2.3)Information about renewals
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract

III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:

The successful Contractors may be required to provide a performance bond or parent company guarantee. Full details of requirements will be set out in the procurement documents.

III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

Details of the financing conditions and payment arrangements will be set out in the procurement documents.

III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

Jointly and Severally liable.

III.1.4)Other particular conditions

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: no
III.2)Conditions for participation

III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers:
The information and formalities set out in Directive 2014/24/EU and Regulations 56 to 64 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015, as set out in the procurement documents. The tender must be completed and returned in accordance with the instructions, by the deadline listed in Section IV.3.4) of this contract notice.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: (c) A statement of the undertaking’s overall turnover and, where appropriate, of turnover in the area covered by the contract for a maximum of the last 3 financial years available, depending on the date on which the undertaking was set up or the economic operator started trading, as far as the information on these turnovers is available.
The information and formalities set out in Directive 2014/24/EU and Regulations 56 to 64 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015, as set out in the procurement documents. The tender must be completed and returned in accordance with the instructions, by the deadline listed in Section IV.3.4) of this contract notice.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: In order to pass, your organisation must have a turnover of at least 2 times the average call off contract value which is 400 000 GBP.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if requirements are met:
The information and formalities set out in Directive 2014/24/EU and Regulations 56 to 64 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015, as set out in the procurement documents. The tender must be completed and returned in accordance with the instructions, by the deadline listed in Section IV.3.4) of this contract notice.
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Open
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate
IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue
IV.2)Award criteria

IV.2.1)Award criteria

The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated in the specifications, in the invitation to tender or to negotiate or in the descriptive document
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
IV.3)Administrative information

IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:

EEM0023

IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

no
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document

IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

22.2.2016 – 13:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up

English.

IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

Duration in months: 6 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no

VI.2)Information about European Union funds

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

VI.3)Additional information

The contracting authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are small or medium enterprises (SMEs). However, any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement. This Contract Notice has been published by Efficiency East Midlands Limited (‘EEM’) on behalf of their members and the other organisations described below as being Authorised Users. EEM is incorporated as companies limited by guarantee. The Framework Agreements being procured by the procurement exercise begun by publication of this Contract Notice will be entered by EEM as the Contracting Authorities which will have undertaken and completed that procurement exercise. Any reference in this Contract Notice to Contracting Authority is deemed to be and include a reference to EEM.
The current members of EEM are detailed in Annexe A. All of the current members are to be regarded as Contracting Authorities under the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 for the purpose of the procurement exercise begun by publication of this Contract Notice and Authorised Users entitled to access and use the Framework Agreements to be awarded at conclusion of the procurement exercise begun by publication of this Contract Notice.
The Authorised Users of the Framework Agreements being advertised by this Contract Notice and entitled to access and use the Framework Agreements to be awarded at conclusion of the procurement exercise begun by publication of this Contract Notice are:
1. Any current EEM Member — being an organisation which is a member of EEM at the date of this Contract Notice and being one of the organisations identified in Annex A; and
2. Any Future Member of EEM — being an organisation which has applied to join and has joined EEM as a member in accordance with the constitutional documents of EEM and in respect of which such organisation notice has been given to the economic operators that are a party to the Framework Agreements awarded at conclusion of the procurement exercise begun by publication of this Contract Notice that such organisation is an Authorised User. Future EEM Members may include consortia made up of organisations which would themselves individually be a Future EEM Member and may include any special purpose vehicle (of whatever nature) owned and controlled by the consortia members and would include in those circumstances the individual consortia members of the special purpose vehicle that own and control that special purpose vehicle; and
3. An EEM Participant — being an organisation based within England or Wales which is neither a current EEM Member (as defined at 1 above) nor a Future Member of EEM (as defined at 2 above) but in all cases is a contracting authority under the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 and which owns and/or maintains/manages housing stock in one or more geographic area in which it operates and is a local authority i.e. a County, Metropolitan (City), District or Borough Council or a Unitary Authority in England or Wales or is an Arm’s Length Management Organisation (‘ALMO’) or any statutory replacement or successor organisation managed by such local authority under a management agreement under section 27 of the Housing Act 1985 (or subsequent legislation) or is a provider of social housing registered as a registered provider with the Homes and Communities Agency or as a registered social landlord with the Welsh Ministers or (in the case of EEM) is an NHS Trust (which includes Acute Trusts, Mental Trusts, Care Services Trusts and Ambulance Trusts) or organisation, police authority, fire authority, ambulance trust, university, higher education or further education college or other public sector organisation and in all cases in respect of any such contracting authority organisation notice has been given by EEM to the economic operators that are a party to the Framework Agreements awarded at conclusion of the procurement exercise being advertised by this Contract Notice that such organisation is an Authorised User of the Framework Agreements, EEM Participants may include consortia made up of organisations which would themselves individually be an EEM Participant and may include any special purpose vehicle (of whatever nature) owned and controlled by the consortia members and would include in those circumstances the individual consortia members of that special purpose vehicle that own and control that special purpose vehicle.

Details of the Members of EEM at the date of this Contract Notice and the current Authorised Users can be obtained from the following website address www.efficiency-em.co.uk

For the purpose of this Notice, the geographical area of local authorities and the names of those authorities are identifiable by reference to the DirectGov website at www.gov.uk. A full list of all current registered providers can be found at www.homesandcommunities.gov.uk

A full list of all registered providers can be found at www.homesandcommunities.gov.uk and of all current registered social landlords can be found atwww.gov.wales/topics/housing-and-regeneration/publications/registered-social-landlords-in-wales

A full list of NHS organisations can be found at:

www.nhs.uk/ServiceDirectories/Pages/AcuteTrustListing.aspx

www.nhs.uk/ServiceDirectories/Pages/MentalHealthTrustListing.aspx

www.nhs.uk/ServiceDirectories/Pages/AmbulanceTrustListing.aspx

www.nhs.uk/ServiceDirectories/Pages/CareTrustListing.aspx

A full list of educational establishments including Universities, Higher Education colleges and Further Education colleges can be found athttps://www.gov.uk/check-a-university-is-officially-recognised/recognised-bodies andhttp://www.education.gov.uk/edubase/home.xhtml

Reference to legislation in this Contract Notice includes successor and/or replacement legislation.
EEM reserves the right not to award any Framework Agreements at the end of the procurement exercise begun by publication of this Contract Notice or to award only part of parts of the proposed works and reserves the right not to award any one or more Lot.
The Authorised Users will have requirements predominantly within the East Midlands but not exclusively so and may in the future have requirements in other parts of England and Wales. Authorised Users in other parts of England and Wales may also access and use the Framework Agreements to be awarded at conclusion of the procurement exercise begun by publication of this Contract Notice. The successful economic operators may therefore expect the Framework Agreements to be awarded at conclusion of this procurement exercise to be operated and implemented throughout England and Wales.
EEM operates a range of existing supply chain arrangements with which successful economic operators will need to interface. Framework Agreements may be awarded on a multi client as well as a single client basis with the facility for Authorised Users to join both.
Organisations expressing interest and receiving PQQ documents should be aware that TUPE legislation may apply to the arrangements which are being advertised by this Contract Notice; EEM for themselves and all Authorised Users express no view or opinion about whether TUPE legislation will or will not apply and all organisations expressing interest in response to publication of this Contract Notice and selected to be invited to tender must take their own legal and other relevant advice at all Stages.
EEM reserve the right to amend the procurement documents prior to issuing the ITT for whatever reason and in response to comments and observations received from interested economic operators.
The Call Off Contracts to be awarded pursuant to the Framework Agreements to be entered at conclusion of the procurement exercise begun by publication of this Contract Notice may extend for a duration of up to 2 years beyond expiry of the four year term of the Framework Agreements.

For more information about this opportunity, please visit the Delta eSourcing portal at: https://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-UK-Nottingham:-Protective-and-safety-clothing./7GWSBG8922

To respond to this opportunity, please click here: https://www.delta-esourcing.com/respond/7GWSBG8922

GO Reference: GO-2016121-PRO-7609367.

VI.4)Procedures for appeal

VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

Royal Courts of Justice
The Strand
WC2A 2LL London
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2079476000

Body responsible for mediation procedures

Royal Courts of Justice
The Strand
WC2A 2LL London
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2079476000

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: The Contracting Authority will incorporate a minimum ten calendar day standstill period at the point information on the award of the Contract to be awarded at conclusion of the procurement exercise begun by publication of this Contract Notice is communicated to tenderers. The Public Contracts Regulations 2015 provides for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or at risk of harm by breach of those regulations to take action in the High Court (England, Wales and Northern Ireland). Generally, any such action must be brought within thirty days from the date the aggrieved party knew or ought to have known about the alleged breach. Where the contract has not been entered into the court may order the setting aside of the Award Decision or order the Contracting Authority to amend any document and may award damages. If the Contract has been entered into the court may only award damages or where the award procedures have not been followed correctly may in certain circumstances declare the Contract to be ‘ineffective’.

VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

The Cabinet Office
Correspondance Team, Cabinet Office, Whitehall
SW1A 2AS London
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2072761234

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

21.1.2016

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