What is the Devon Procurement Partnership (DPP)?

The Devon Procurement Partnership (DPP) is a partnership of public organisations operating within Devon which include: Community Council of Devon, Devon and Cornwall Police Authority, Devon County Council, Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Services, Dartmoor National Park, Devon Primary Care … Continue reading

What is a Contract Notice?

A Contract Notice is an advertisement notifying suppliers of a contract opportunity. This may be in the OJEU or any other media.

What are framework agreements?

A framework agreement is an agreement between one or more contracting authorities and one or more economic operators, the purpose of which is to establish the terms governing contracts to be awarded during a given period, in particular with regard … Continue reading

Who decides whom to award a contract to?

An evaluation of all responses will be carried out which will include technical, quality and cost. Once the evaluation has been completed and certain checks have been undertaken an award recommendation report will be written based on the results of … Continue reading

How is a tender response evaluated?

The evaluation criteria for any tender process is agreed by the project team involved and is published within the tender documentation so that all suppliers are aware of them. Likely criteria for evaluation of tenders are quality of goods or service, technical … Continue reading