Our document toolkit includes guidance notes and template documents to help you with the procurement process. The following documents are available:
Template letter to the successful bidder(s) for use at the start of the standstill period.
A guide for steps to follow in the event that you consider to have grounds to challenge an award.
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.
Detailed guidance on the use of framework agreements, and managing call-offs under a framework.
A template simple form of ITT, suitable for use in the restricted procedure.
A checklist to ensure that your report contains the required information and is compliant with Regulation 84(1).
The template selection questionnaire mandated by the Crown Commercial Service.
Our handy tool takes away the hard work of calculating the end of the standstill period.
This section of the Portal is intended as a general guide to assist you in identifying whether Subsidy Control (formerly known as "State Aid") may arise on any projects that you are working on.
A handy one page reference guide to the thresholds applicable from 1 January 2022 for the Public Contracts Regulations 2015, the Utilities Contracts Regulations 2016 and the Concession Contracts Regulations 2016.
All the key minimum procurement timescales (and possible reductions) set out in one document, for both utilities and public procurement.
An award decision letter to be sent to an unsuccessful bidder at the start of the standstill period.