e-Disclosure and Review Services 2 – Crown Commercial Service

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e-Disclosure and Review Services 2

Contract summary

 

Industry

  • Data services – 72300000
  • Legal services – 79100000

Location of contract

United Kingdom

Value of contract

£50,000,000

Procurement reference

RM6336

Published date

14 October 2022

Approach to market date

3 November 2022

Contract start date

13 February 2023

Contract end date

12 February 2027

Procedure type

Open procedure (above threshold)

Contract is suitable for SMEs?

Yes

Contract is suitable for VCSEs?

Yes

 

Description

This prior information notice is to signal an intention to commence procurement activity with those within the eDisclosure market.

It should be noted that this is an early reprocurement of Framework RM6203 – e-Disclosure and Review Services. Due to exceptional use of this Framework the decision has been taken to reprocure early. This new Framework will replace RM6203 as soon as it is awarded.

Due to the accelerated procurement no further market engagement is anticipated.

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 Value in 11.1.5 is an indicative value over 6 years

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 Find A Tender Service for the publication of the contract notice.

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 the levels of cyber security risk in its supply chain through the Cyber Essentials scheme. The scheme defines a set of controls which, when properly implemented, will provide organisations with basic protection from the most prevalent forms of threat coming from the internet.

To participate in this procurement, bidders will be required to demonstrate that they are Cyber Essentials Plus certified for the services under and in connection with the procurement.

The bidder may be awarded a contract but shall not enter into any call off contracts with buyers until they are able to demonstrate to CCS that they meet the technical requirements prescribed by the Cyber Essentials Plus Scheme for services under and in connection with this procurement.

The service that arise from this framework under Lots 1-3 will involve the supplier holding material that has been assigned a protective marking under the Government Security Classifications Scheme (April 2014) of OFFICIAL/SENSITIVE, services arising under Lot 4 will involve material that has been assigned a protective marking of Secret/Top Secret.

Bidders will be required to implement their solution in accordance with the Framework Agreement Schedules for, “Security Requirement and Plan”, to meet Framework Agreement requirements. These will be released at the ITT stage.

 

More information

 

Spend profile

 
Financial year Budget
2023/2024 £12,500,000
2024/2025 £12,500,000
2025/2026 £12,500,000
2026/2027 £12,500,000
Additional text
Crown Commercial Service (CCS) as the Authority intends to put in place a Pan Government Collaborative Agreement for the provision of e-Disclosure 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 and Devolved Administrations. It is intended that this commercial agreement will be the recommended vehicle for all e-Disclosure and Review Services required by UK Central Government Departments.

Indicative Lot Structure is as follows:

Lot 1: Simple Low Volume Work
Lot 2: End to End Service
Lot 3: Document Review Services
Lot 4: End to End Service (Secret/Top Secret)

Further information is included in the Additional Information section VI.3.

 

How to apply

 

Follow the instructions given in the description or the more information section.

 

About the buyer

 

Address

9th Floor, Capital Building
Old Hall Street
Liverpool
L3 9PP
England

Telephone

+44 3450103503

Email

supplier@crowncommercial.gov.uk

Website

https://www.gov.uk/ccs