Accelerated, Restricted or Negotiated Procedure
For high value public sector contracts (see OJEU) – the length of time of the tender or procurement response process may be shortened to accommodate special circumstances and/or emergencies.
Features and benefits that you offer which exceed the specification for the contract.
Added Value Services
Often referring to additional services ‘over and above’ the basic contract specification.
A breathing space to try and rescue as much of a failing company as possible to maximise value for creditors. All or part of the company can still trade, sometimes for long periods.Alcatel period (Standstill Period)
Alcatel period (Standstill Period)
A period of at least ten days after the notification of an award before the contract is concluded with the successful supplier(s). It is designed to enable unsuccessful bidders to challenge the award decision before the contract is concluded.
Authorities Buying Consortium – ABC
The largest non profit making purchasing agency in Scotland, serving the buying needs of the public sector, charities and voluntary organisations.
The list of key criteria that is used to assess a supplier’s tender.