Protocol 1

Protocol 1 should be used in all procurements for contracts that are above the relevant OJEU threshold (including establishing frameworks and dynamic purchasing systems).


Protocol 1 specification
Details
Spend typeAll contracted expenditure including contracts, frameworks and dynamic purchasing systems.
Details of the current thresholds can be found on the planning a procurement page
Process requiredTender through the eTendering portal Due North
Minimum advertising requiredOJEU (via Achilles), plus Source Derbyshire (opens in a new window) and contracts finder (via the Due North portal)
Contracting requirementsA contract approved by the director of legal services
Award of contract

Cabinet
Report templates are available on the award and bidder notification page

Notification of bidders

Formal notification in writing.
Template letters are available on the award and bidder notification page

Publication of awardThe award of contract must be published as follows:
Inclusion on SAPMD4 form plus published catalogue (where possible) plus contract detail

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