School Payroll Services – Market Engagement

School Payroll Services – Market Engagement

We are now seeking to understand potential options from the market and how this work can be delivered.

United Kingdom-Chelmsford: Personnel and payroll services

2020/S 111-270708

Prior information notice

This notice is for prior information only


Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: Essex County Council
Postal address: County Hall, Market Road
Town: Chelmsford
NUTS code: UKH3 Essex
Postal code: CM1 1QH
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Graeme Lennon
Telephone: +44 00000000
Internet address(es):Main address:

I.2)Information about joint procurement


Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority

I.5)Main activity

General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement


School Payroll Services

II.1.2)Main CPV code

79631000 Personnel and payroll services

II.1.3)Type of contract


II.1.4)Short description:

Early market engagement for the provision of schools payroll services.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79631000 Personnel and payroll services
79211110 Payroll management services
79211000 Accounting services
79210000 Accounting and auditing services
79000000 Business services: law, marketing, consulting, recruitment, printing and security

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKH3 Essex
Main site or place of performance:


II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Schools payroll work is not core business for Essex County Council (ECC), however we are now seeking to understand potential options from the market and how this work can be delivered. As part of early market engagement ECC wishes to invite suppliers to express an interest in delivering this service to schools, where we would like to share our vision and gain valuable feedback from the market. It is anticipated that meetings will be held virtually with interested parties and will take place week commencing 29 June 2020. ECC wishes to invite you to express an interest in providing this service. Please send your expression of interest to no later than 18 June 2020. Where you have not previously expressed an interest, please include a brief outline of your experience in the market for provision of this service. Where you have previously expressed an interest based on a previous notice, please simply confirm you are still interested in providing this service.

II.2.14)Additional information

Please note this prior information notice is for the purpose of early market engagement only and is not a call for competition.

II.3)Estimated date of publication of contract notice:


Section IV: Procedure


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

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:

To view this notice, please click here:

Go reference: GO-202068-PRO-16695523

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: