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Notice Summary

United Kingdom-Wakefield: YPO — 000985 YPO New Food Deal
387006-2019
YPO
16 August 2019
17 September 2019
Dynamic Purchasing System
Yes

Notice Abstract

YPO are looking for suppliers to be appointed onto a dynamic purchasing system (DPS) for the supply and distribution of various food service categories direct to YPO customers, typically for use in the education sector, NHS, public sector buildings, charitable status organisations such as housing organisations and care homes, care catering, the prison service and sheltered housing within the public sector. The DPS is designed to meet the needs of all public sector organisations which include YPO’s internal requirements and any of YPO’s wholly owned associated or subsidiary companies. The end customer will place the order(s) with the provider and the provider will deliver direct to the end customer.

Notice Details

Contract notice

Directive 2014/24/EU - Public Sector Directive

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting Change entity

I.1) Name and addresses

YPO

41 Industrial Park

Wakefield

WF2 0XE

UK

Contact person: Contracts Team

Telephone: +44 1924664685

E-mail: Contracts@ypo.co.uk

NUTS: UK

Internet address(es)

Main address: http://www.ypo.co.uk/

Address of the buyer profile: https://procontract.due-north.com/register?ReadForm

I.2) Joint procurement

The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body

I.3) Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge at:

https://procontract.due-north.com/register?ReadForm


Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address


Tenders or requests to participate must be sent electronically to:

https://procontract.due-north.com/register?ReadForm


I.4) Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.5) Main activity

General public services

Section II: Object

II.1) Scope of the procurement

II.1.1) Title

YPO — 000985 YPO New Food Deal

Reference number: 000985

II.1.2) Main CPV code

15000000

 

II.1.3) Type of contract

Supplies

II.1.4) Short description

YPO are looking for suppliers to be appointed onto a dynamic purchasing system (DPS) for the supply and distribution of various food service categories direct to YPO customers, typically for use in the education sector, NHS, public sector buildings, charitable status organisations such as housing organisations and care homes, care catering, the prison service and sheltered housing within the public sector. The DPS is designed to meet the needs of all public sector organisations which include YPO’s internal requirements and any of YPO’s wholly owned associated or subsidiary companies. The end customer will place the order(s) with the provider and the provider will deliver direct to the end customer.

II.1.5) Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 350 000 000.00 GBP

II.1.6) Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: Yes

Tenders may be submitted for all lots

II.2) Description

Lot No: 1

II.2.1) Title

Category 1 — Groceries

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

15100000

15200000

15300000

15400000

15500000

15600000

15800000

15980000

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UK

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

For this Category YPO is looking for suppliers who can provide a direct delivery solution across a wide range of grocery categories. Categories may include (but are not limited to):

— ambient food products,

— packaged and tinned goods,

— soft drinks and bottled water, including premium products,

— confectionery and pre-wrapped snacks, including premium products,

— products suitable for making hot beverages.

Suppliers should ideally be able to supply a comprehensive range of grocery products covering each product group above.

II.2.5) Award criteria

Criteria below:

Quality criterion: Quality / Weighting: 30 %

Price / Weighting:  70 %

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

Start: 01/12/2019

End: 30/11/2026

This contract is subject to renewal: Yes

Description of renewals:

There is a possibility that this DPS will be subject to renewal after 6,5 years from the commencement date.

II.2.9) Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

II.2.10) Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: No

II.2.11) Information about options

Options: Yes

Description of options:

The DPS will cover the initial period from 1.12.2019 to 30.11.2024 with 2 options to extend for an additional 12 months. The first decision to extend the contract period will be taken by the end of May 2024 and will be dependent on satisfactory completion of all aspects of the contract to date, the current market conditions for this category and YPO’s contracting structures.

II.2.13) Information about European Union funds

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

Lot No: 2

II.2.1) Title

Category 2 — Frozen Food

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

15100000

15251000

15311000

15331100

15331170

15555000

15896000

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UK

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

For this category, YPO is looking for suppliers who can provide a direct delivery solution across a range of frozen foods. These may include (but are not limited to):

— frozen fruit and vegetables,

— frozen meat and poultry products,

— frozen fish products,

— frozen pizza,

— frozen bread products,

— frozen desserts and ice cream,

— other frozen foods.

II.2.5) Award criteria

Criteria below:

Quality criterion: Quality / Weighting: 30

Price / Weighting:  70 %

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

Start: 01/12/2019

End: 30/11/2026

This contract is subject to renewal: Yes

Description of renewals:

There is a possibility that this DPS will be subject to renewal after 6,5 years from the commencement date.

II.2.9) Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

II.2.10) Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: No

II.2.11) Information about options

Options: Yes

Description of options:

The DPS will cover the initial period from 1.12.2019 to 30.11.2024 with 2 options to extend for an additional 12 months. The first decision to extend the contract period will be taken by the end of May 2024 and will be dependent on satisfactory completion of all aspects of the contract to date, the current market conditions for this category and YPO’s contracting structures.

II.2.13) Information about European Union funds

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

Lot No: 3

II.2.1) Title

Category 3 — Ready Made Meals

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

15200000

15331480

15613310

15811500

15811510

15811511

15812000

15813000

15820000

15851200

15851210

15851220

15851230

15851250

15851290

15860000

15870000

15880000

15894100

15894200

15894210

15894220

15894300

15894400

15894700

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UK

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

For this Category, YPO is looking for suppliers who can provide a direct delivery solution across a range of ready-made meals suitable for reheating. It is anticipated that meals will be mostly frozen, though fresh meals may be required. These may include (but are not limited to):

— ready-made meals (including plated meals),

— dietary specific ready meals including ethnic and cultural requirements,

— ready-made Inpatient meals, for example modified texture ready meals,

— custody suite ready-made meals,

— meals suitable for the care sector.

II.2.5) Award criteria

Criteria below:

Quality criterion: Quality / Weighting: 30 %

Price / Weighting:  70 %

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

Start: 01/12/2019

End: 30/11/2026

This contract is subject to renewal: Yes

Description of renewals:

There is a possibility that this DPS will be subject to renewal after 6,5 years from the commencement date.

II.2.9) Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

II.2.10) Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: No

II.2.11) Information about options

Options: Yes

Description of options:

The DPS will cover the initial period from 1.12.2019 to 30.11.2024 with 2 options to extend for an additional 12 months. The first decision to extend the contract period will be taken by the end of May 2024 and will be dependent on satisfactory completion of all aspects of the contract to date, the current market conditions for this category and YPO’s contracting structures.

II.2.13) Information about European Union funds

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

Lot No: 4

II.2.1) Title

Category 4 — Meal Concepts

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

03200000

15310000

15330000

15500000

15614000

15810000

15820000

15850000

15870000

39220000

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UK

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

For this category, YPO is looking for suppliers who can provide a direct delivery solution across a range of branded meal concepts and street food themed items; these products may also include complementary catering disposables and serving equipment to give a cohesive, brand consistent feel. These may include (but are not limited to):

— sauces suitable for combining with cooked pasta, rice or noodles. Pasta, noodles and rice suitable for combining with these sauces,

— fillings suitable for combining with wraps, other bread products and jacket potatoes. Wheat based wraps (plain and flavoured) and jacket potatoes (cooked or uncooked) suitable for combining with these fillings,

— pizza bases and toppings,

— sauces and dressings to complement these foods,

— themed serving equipment, catering disposables and accessories to complement these foods.

II.2.5) Award criteria

Criteria below:

Quality criterion: Quality / Weighting: 30 %

Price / Weighting:  70 %

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

Start: 01/12/2019

End: 30/11/2026

This contract is subject to renewal: Yes

Description of renewals:

There is a possibility that this DPS will be subject to renewal after 6,5 years from the commencement date.

II.2.9) Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

II.2.10) Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: No

II.2.11) Information about options

Options: Yes

Description of options:

The DPS will cover the initial period from 1.12.2019 to 30.11.2024 with 2 options to extend for an additional 12 months. The first decision to extend the contract period will be taken by the end of May 2024 and will be dependent on satisfactory completion of all aspects of the contract to date, the current market conditions for this category and YPO’s contracting structures.

II.2.13) Information about European Union funds

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

Lot No: 5

II.2.1) Title

Category 5 ‡ Fresh Fruit and Vegetables

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

03100000

03200000

03212000

03221100

03221110

03221120

03221300

03221400

03222113

03222220

03222320

03222321

15320000

15331100

15331110

15331120

15331130

15331140

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UK

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

For this category, YPO is looking for suppliers who can provide a direct delivery solution across a range of fresh fruit and vegetables. These may include (but are not limited to):

— fresh fruit,

— fresh vegetables,

— pre-packed prepared fresh fruit,

— pre-packed prepared fresh vegetables.

II.2.5) Award criteria

Criteria below:

Quality criterion: Quality / Weighting: 30 %

Price / Weighting:  70 %

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

Start: 01/12/2019

End: 30/11/2026

This contract is subject to renewal: Yes

Description of renewals:

There is a possibility that this DPS will be subject to renewal after 6,5 years from the commencement date.

II.2.9) Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

II.2.10) Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: No

II.2.11) Information about options

Options: Yes

Description of options:

The DPS will cover the initial period from 1.12.2019 to 30.11.2024 with 2 options to extend for an additional 12 months. The first decision to extend the contract period will be taken by the end of May 2024 and will be dependent on satisfactory completion of all aspects of the contract to date, the current market conditions for this category and YPO’s contracting structures.

II.2.13) Information about European Union funds

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

Lot No: 6

II.2.1) Title

Category 6 — Dairy, Chilled and Delicatessen Foods

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

03142500

03331000

03333000

15100000

15230000

15240000

15250000

15320000

15500000

15812000

15820000

15882000

15891000

15894100

15894600

15894700

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UK

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

For this category, YPO is looking for suppliers who can provide a direct delivery solution across a range of dairy, chilled and delicatessen foods. These may include (but are not limited to):

— milk,

— chilled yoghurts,

— processed dairy products,

— chilled sandwich fillings,

— chilled delicatessen products.

II.2.5) Award criteria

Criteria below:

Quality criterion: Quality / Weighting: 30 %

Price / Weighting:  70 %

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

Start: 01/12/2019

End: 30/11/2026

This contract is subject to renewal: Yes

Description of renewals:

There is a possibility that this DPS will be subject to renewal after 6,5 years from the commencement date.

II.2.9) Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

II.2.10) Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: No

II.2.11) Information about options

Options: Yes

Description of options:

The DPS will cover the initial period from 1.12.2019 to 30.11.2024 with 2 options to extend for an additional 12 months. The first decision to extend the contract period will be taken by the end of May 2024 and will be dependent on satisfactory completion of all aspects of the contract to date, the current market conditions for this category and YPO’s contracting structures.

II.2.13) Information about European Union funds

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

Lot No: 7

II.2.1) Title

Category 7 — Fresh and Cooked Meat

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

15100000

15812120

15812121

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UK

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

For this category, YPO is looking for suppliers who can provide a direct delivery solution across a range of fresh and cooked meats. These may include (but are not limited to):

— fresh and cooked meats,

— fresh and cooked poultry,

— game,

— sausage,

— bacon,

— processed meat-based items.

II.2.5) Award criteria

Criteria below:

Quality criterion: Quality / Weighting: 30 %

Price / Weighting:  70 %

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

Start: 01/12/2019

End: 30/11/2026

This contract is subject to renewal: Yes

Description of renewals:

There is a possibility that this DPS will be subject to renewal after 6,5 years from the commencement date.

II.2.9) Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

II.2.10) Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: No

II.2.11) Information about options

Options: Yes

Description of options:

The DPS will cover the initial period from 1.12.2019 to 30.11.2024 with 2 options to extend for an additional 12 months. The first decision to extend the contract period will be taken by the end of May 2024 and will be dependent on satisfactory completion of all aspects of the contract to date, the current market conditions for this category and YPO’s contracting structures.

II.2.13) Information about European Union funds

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

Lot No: 8

II.2.1) Title

Category 8 — Bakery Goods

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

15612420

15612500

15811100

15811200

15811300

15811400

15811500

15812100

15812121

15812122

15812200

15821100

15821130

15821150

15821200

15842000

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UK

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

For this category, YPO is looking for suppliers who can provide a direct delivery solution across a range of bakery products and morning goods. These may include (but are not limited to):

— fresh bread and bread products,

— fresh pastry products,

— fresh cakes, cookies, doughnuts, scones, etc.,

— other products baked fresh,

— premium cakes/gateaux suitable for resale.

II.2.5) Award criteria

Criteria below:

Quality criterion: Quality / Weighting: 30 %

Price / Weighting:  70 %

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

Start: 01/12/2019

End: 30/11/2026

This contract is subject to renewal: Yes

Description of renewals:

There is a possibility that this DPS will be subject to renewal after 6,5 years from the commencement date.

II.2.9) Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

II.2.10) Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: No

II.2.11) Information about options

Options: Yes

Description of options:

The DPS will cover the initial period from 1.12.2019 to 30.11.2024 with 2 options to extend for an additional 12 months. The first decision to extend the contract period will be taken by the end of May 2024 and will be dependent on satisfactory completion of all aspects of the contract to date, the current market conditions for this category and YPO’s contracting structures.

II.2.13) Information about European Union funds

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

Lot No: 9

II.2.1) Title

Category 9 - Fresh Ready Made Sandwiches, Wraps and Food to go

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

03221320

15811200

15811300

15811400

15811500

15811510

15811511

15812120

15812121

15812122

15821100

15821110

15821200

15842000

15851200

15851210

15851220

15882000

15891000

15894100

15894200

15894400

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UK

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

For this category, YPO is looking for suppliers who can provide a direct delivery solution across a range of fresh sandwiches, wraps and food to go. These may include (but are not limited to):

— ready-made sandwiches and wraps,

— premium sandwich products suitable for resale,

— associated bread filled products,

— boxed salads, pasta salads, etc.,

— savouries, etc.

II.2.5) Award criteria

Criteria below:

Quality criterion: Quality / Weighting: 30 %

Price / Weighting:  70 %

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

Start: 01/12/2019

End: 30/11/2026

This contract is subject to renewal: Yes

Description of renewals:

There is a possibility that this DPS will be subject to renewal after 6,5 years from the commencement date.

II.2.9) Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

II.2.10) Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: No

II.2.11) Information about options

Options: Yes

Description of options:

The DPS will cover the initial period from 1.12.2019 to 30.11.2024 with 2 options to extend for an additional 12 months. The first decision to extend the contract period will be taken by the end of May 2024 and will be dependent on satisfactory completion of all aspects of the contract to date, the current market conditions for this category and YPO’s contracting structures.

II.2.13) Information about European Union funds

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

Lot No: 10

II.2.1) Title

Category 10 — Fresh and Chilled Fish and Seafood

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

15119600

15210000

15211000

15230000

15234000

15241700

15241800

15243000

15244000

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UK

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

For this category, YPO is looking for suppliers who can provide a direct delivery solution across a range of fresh and chilled fish and seafood products. These may include (but are not limited to):

— fresh and chilled salmon, cod and haddock,

— other fresh and chilled fish types,

— fresh and chilled seafood,

— processed fresh and chilled fish-based products e.g. fishcakes.

II.2.5) Award criteria

Criteria below:

Quality criterion: Quality / Weighting: 30 %

Price / Weighting:  70 %

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

Start: 01/12/2019

End: 30/11/2026

This contract is subject to renewal: Yes

Description of renewals:

There is a possibility that this DPS will be subject to renewal after 6,5 years from the commencement date.

II.2.9) Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

II.2.10) Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: No

II.2.11) Information about options

Options: Yes

Description of options:

The DPS will cover the initial period from 1.12.2019 to 30.11.2024 with 2 options to extend for an additional 12 months. The first decision to extend the contract period will be taken by the end of May 2024 and will be dependent on satisfactory completion of all aspects of the contract to date, the current market conditions for this category and YPO’s contracting structures.

II.2.13) Information about European Union funds

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

Lot No: 11

II.2.1) Title

Category 11 — Alcholic and Non-Alcoholic Beverages

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

15320000

15910000

15930000

15940000

15980000

39221000

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UK

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

For this category, YPO is looking for suppliers who can provide a direct delivery solution across a range of alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages and bar equipment. These may include (but are not limited to):

— draught lagers, beers, ales and ciders,

— bottled lagers, beers, ales and ciders,

— wines,

— spirits,

— non-alcoholic alternatives, soft drinks, bottled water and mixers,

— associated bar equipment, e.g. glassware, draught pumps, etc.

II.2.5) Award criteria

Criteria below:

Quality criterion: Quality / Weighting: 30 %

Price / Weighting:  70 %

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

Start: 01/12/2019

End: 30/11/2026

This contract is subject to renewal: Yes

Description of renewals:

There is a possibility that this DPS will be subject to renewal after 6,5 years from the commencement date.

II.2.9) Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

II.2.10) Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: No

II.2.11) Information about options

Options: Yes

Description of options:

The DPS will cover the initial period from 1.12.2019 to 30.11.2024 with 2 options to extend for an additional 12 months. The first decision to extend the contract period will be taken by the end of May 2024 and will be dependent on satisfactory completion of all aspects of the contract to date, the current market conditions for this category and YPO’s contracting structures.

II.2.13) Information about European Union funds

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

Lot No: 12

II.2.1) Title

Category 12 — Multiple Product Category Mix

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

03200000

15100000

15200000

15300000

15400000

15500000

15600000

15800000

15900000

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UK

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

Some customers may have requirements for different categories of food products which span across multiple categories, and they may prefer to deal with a single supplier on a one-stop-shop basis. YPO is looking for suppliers who can provide a one-stop-shop service by supplying products in 2 or more of the other 11 Categories which are:

— Category 1 Groceries,

— Category 2 Frozen Foods,

— Category 3 Ready-made Meals,

— Category 4 Meal Concepts,

— Category 5 Fresh Fruit and Vegetables,

— Category 6 Dairy, Chilled and Delicatessen Foods,

— Category 7 Fresh and Cooked Meat,

— Category 8 Bakery Goods,

— Category 9 Fresh Ready-Made Sandwiches, Wraps and Food to go,

— Category 10 Fresh and Chilled Fish and Seafood,

— Category 11 Alcoholic and Non-alcoholic Beverages and Bar Equipment.

This category is suitable for those suppliers who are awarded onto 2 or more categories on the DPS.

II.2.5) Award criteria

Criteria below:

Quality criterion: Quality / Weighting: 30 %

Price / Weighting:  70 %

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

Start: 01/12/2019

End: 30/11/2026

This contract is subject to renewal: Yes

Description of renewals:

There is a possibility that this DPS will be subject to renewal after 6,5 years from the commencement date.

II.2.9) Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

II.2.10) Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: No

II.2.11) Information about options

Options: Yes

Description of options:

The DPS will cover the initial period from 1.12.2019 to 30.11.2024 with 2 options to extend for an additional 12 months. The first decision to extend the contract period will be taken by the end of May 2024 and will be dependent on satisfactory completion of all aspects of the contract to date, the current market conditions for this category and YPO’s contracting structures.

II.2.13) Information about European Union funds

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

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:

Organisations must ensure that they are not in breach of any of the mandatory or discretionary exclusions contained in Regulation 57 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015. Please refer to the tender documentation/online tender located on our E-Procurement system. The web address can be found under ‘Procurement Documents’ in the ‘Communication’ section of this notice.

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.2) Conditions related to the contract

III.2.2) Contract performance conditions

Please refer to the Dynamic purchasing system (DPS) establishment agreement terms and conditions located in our E-Procurement system. The web address can be found under ‘Procurement Documents’ in the ‘Communication’ Section in this notice.

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1) Description

IV.1.1) Type of procedure

Restricted procedure

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

The procurement involves the setting up of a dynamic purchasing system

The dynamic purchasing system might be used by additional purchasers

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

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: Yes

IV.2) Administrative information

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

Date: 17/09/2019

Local time: 14:00

IV.2.4) Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted

EN

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)

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1) Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: Yes

Estimated timing for further notices to be published:

There is a possibility that this DPS will be subject to renewal after 6,5 years from the commencement date.

VI.3) Additional information

YPO are purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities. Please see the below link for details: http://www.ypo.co.uk/customers/ojeu-permissible-users.aspx

YPO will incorporate a standstill period at the point of notification of the award of the contract is provided to all bidders. The standstill period will be for a minimum of 10 calendar days and provides time for unsuccessful tenderers to challenge the award decision before the contract is entered into. The Public Contract Regulations 2015 provide for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or are at risk of harm by a breach of the rules to take action in the High Court (England, Wales and Northern Ireland).

VI.4) Procedures for review

VI.4.1) Review body

High Court of England and Wales

London

UK

VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice

13/08/2019