This was a joint procurement with the between the NHS (CCG) and two Local Authorities. It was intended to be a multiple supplier framework agreement for a duration of three years with the option to extend for a further 12 months.

Work Included:

  • Advising on the OJEU Notice.
  • Advising the project team and board on all aspects of EU procurement regulations, Local Government laws, the Council’s constitution and contract standing orders.
  • Reviewing and suggesting amendments to contract documents such as the prequalification questionnaires (PQQ), Invitation to Tender (ITT) and Specifications.
  • Drafting the framework agreement, Call Off Terms and conditions and Access Agreements.
  • Advising on governance issues.
  • Drafting the memorandum of understanding between the Council and HCCG.
  • Advising on selection and contract award procedures.
  • Considering and advising on contract mobilisation, management and potential pitfall areas.
  • Considering and advising on TUPE.
  • Considering and advising on value for money issues such as whole life costs.
  • Considering and advising on critical matters such as safeguarding, compliance and key performance indicator tools.
  • Commenting on reports to cabinet.