If a contract is over the EU financial thresholds, we will advertise it in the supplement of the Official Journal of the European Union (OJEU).
How we select suppliers
We select supplies based on the best overall demonstration of value for money.
When deciding on value for money, we also consider:
What suppliers need to show us
In a tender submission, potential suppliers need to show us their financial, commercial and technical capability to fully meet the requirements of the contract.
We will also take into account the supplier’s past performance with similar contracts, both with us and other organisations. We may request references from previous or existing customers, bankers and business information companies. We may also arrange a site reference visit.
Additionally, we will be looking for a clear demonstration of commitment to: