Our document toolkit includes guidance notes and template documents to help you with the procurement process. The following documents are available:
All the key minimum procurement timescales (and possible reductions) set out in one document, for both utilities and public procurement.
Choice of procedure decision tool
A decision tool to assist in determining which of the contract award procedures under the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 is likely to be the most appropriate for a procurement.
Selection Questionnaire (SQ)
The template selection questionnaire mandated by the Crown Commercial Service.
Invitation to Tender (ITT)
A template simple form of ITT, suitable for use in the restricted procedure.
Standstill period calculator
Our handy tool takes away the hard work of calculating the end of the standstill period.
Template letter to the successful bidder(s) for use at the start of the standstill period.
Unsuccessful bidder letter
An award decision letter to be sent to an unsuccessful bidder at the start of the standstill period.
Detailed guidance on the use of framework agreements, and managing call-offs under a framework.
Reg 84 report checklist
A checklist to ensure that your report contains the required information and is compliant with Regulation 84(1).
Challenging a Decision
A guide for steps to follow in the event that you consider to have grounds to challenge an award.