Online Press Aggregator Services – Invitation to Tender

Online Press Aggregator Services – Invitation to Tender

The Departments (HM Treasury and Cabinet Office) are seeking the best value and most effective option for providing access to online news and business intelligence information content for all HM Treasury and Cabinet Office staff through an easy to use interface to an online aggregator of UK national and regional press.

RM4143 – L0476; Online Press Aggregator Services – Invitation to Tender

Reference number:RM4143 – L0476

Deadline date:31/10/2014

This deadline is for…The submission of a Tender via the CCS eSourcing Suite

Contract value:£0 – £0

Location where the contract is to be carried out:London

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:Crown Commercial Service on behalf of HM Treasury

Description of the contract

The Departments (HM Treasury and Cabinet Office) are seeking the best value and most effective option for providing access to online news and business intelligence information content for all HM Treasury and Cabinet Office staff through an easy to use interface to an online aggregator of UK national and regional press, selected international daily and trade press content, as well as business information.

 

Classification of the contract

72400000Internet services

79980000Subscription 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:12 Months

Who to contact

Contact nameGPSOpsSouth

Organisation nameCrown Commercial Service – London

Address1 Horse Guards Road, London, SW1A 2HQ

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How to apply

To participate in any procurement which results from this ITT, Potential Providers must first be registered on the Government Procurement Service (now CCS) 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 GPS 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 at the Invitation to Tender stage. Full instructions for registration and use of the system can be found at http://gps.cabinetoffice.gov.uk/i-am-supplier/respond-tender Once you have registered on the eSourcing Suite, you will need to express and interest in this procurement. This is done by emailing ExpressionOfInterest@ccs.gsi.gov.uk. Your email must clearly state: • the name of this procurement is Online Press Aggregator Services – and the reference is RM4143 – L0476 • the name of the registered supplier; and • the name and contact details for the registered individual sending the email. Crown Commercial Service will then process this email and assign your organisation to the opportunity. The registered user will receive a notification email to alert them once this has been done. The deadline for the receipt of proposals is Friday 31 October 2014 at 16.00 hrs and therefore suppliers can register on the e-Sourcing Suite between the issue date of this Contracts Finder advert and the deadline date. The deadline date for receipt of requests for clarification is 21 October 2014. It is advised however that Potential Providers register as soon as practically possible in order to receive the Invitation to Tender and have a sufficient amount of time to respond. For technical assistance on use of the eSourcing Suite please contact the Helpdesk: Freephone: 0345 010 3503 Email: supplier@gps.gsi.gov.uk