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 that are above the relevant OJEU threshold
Process requiredFormal tender through the eTendering portal Due North
Minimum advertising requiredOJEU (via Achilles), plus Source Derbyshire (opens in a new window) (opens in a new window) and contracts finder (via the Due North portal)
Contracting requirementsA bespoke contract approved by the director of legal services for high risk requirements or for low risk requirements an award letter as agreed with the director of legal services
Award of contractCabinet
Notification of biddersTemplate 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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