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Officer Decisions

Head of Trading Standards - Paul Thomas

Summary of Matter or Issue Requiring Decision:

Decision to award the contract for CP2086-21 Business Adaptation Support for Devon Businesses,  following a Call Off via Further Competition process from CP1787-19 Business Support Framework

Lot 3 (Specialist business support) process.

Decision Taken:

To award a contract (Subject to due diligence) to the below organisation(s) for the provision of the above contract.  The contract will commence on 17th August 2021, for the period of 20 Months, with no option to extend.


Organisation(s) Name(s) and Address(es)

YTKO Limited

39 George Place



Summary of Reason(s) for Decision Taken:

The decision has been taken on the basis of supplier(s) achieving the highest overall score within a best value tender (optimum combination of whole-life costs and quality) in line with the European Procurement Directives award procedure of Most Economically Advantageous Tender (MEAT).

Summary of Alternatives or Options considered and rejected:

A competitive process was undertaken from which four bids were received these were considered as part of the formal evaluation process.

Details of any conflict of interest and dispensation granted to the Officer taking the decision or by any Member of the Council in delegating responsibility for any specific express delegation:

None Identified

Contact for enquiries/further information:
Name: Charlotte Molyneux Position: Project Assistant Email: Tel: 01392 383000
Decision Date:
16 August 2021

A copy of this decision and any supporting documentation considered by the Officer taking this decision may also be made available or inspection by the public at the Council’s Offices or posted upon payment of any copying and postage charges. Any member of the public wishing to take up either of these options is asked to please ring 01392 382888 or email: