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Notice Details

Title: DBS Checking Service
Published by: Flintshire County Council
Publication Date: 08/06/2018
Deadline Date: 10/07/2018
Deadline Time: 15:00
Notice Type: 02 Contract Notice
Has Documents: Yes
Has ESPD: No
Abstract: Provision of DBS Checking Service
CPV: 79400000, 79400000, 79410000, 75000000, 75230000, 75100000, 75130000, 75240000.

Contract notice

Directive 2014/24/EU - Public Sector Directive

Section I: Contracting Change authority

I.1) Name and addresses

Flintshire County Council

County Hall, Mold




Telephone: +44 1352701814



Internet address(es)

Main address:

Address of the buyer profile:

I.1) Name and addresses

Denbighshire County Council

Wynnstay Road


LL15 1YN


Telephone: +44 1824712612



Internet address(es)

Main address:

Address of the buyer profile:

I.2) Joint procurement

The contract involves joint procurement

I.3) Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge at:

Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent electronically to:

I.4) Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority

I.5) Main activity

General public services

Section II: Object

II.1) Scope of the procurement

II.1.1) Title

DBS Checking Service

II.1.2) Main CPV code



II.1.3) Type of contract


II.1.4) Short description

Provision of DBS Checking Service

II.1.5) Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 750 000.00 GBP

II.1.6) Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: No

II.2) Description

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)








II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:



II.2.4) Description of the procurement

The Authority is seeking an Organisation which is a Registered Body for the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) and can demonstrate extensive experience in providing up to date guidance to clients in relation to DFE guidelines and DBS legislation with an excellent track record in customer service.

The tender is being led by Flintshire County Council with the provision that the winning bidder will also offer the same rates for Denbighshire County Council, who will be included in the tender notice should they wish to use the subsequent arrangement.

The agreement will run for a period of 3 years with an option for an additional year.

II.2.5) Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.7) Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 36

This contract is subject to renewal: Yes

Description of renewals:

1 year extension

II.2.9) Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

II.2.10) Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: No

II.2.11) Information about options

Options: No

II.2.13) Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: No

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1) Conditions for participation

III.1.2) Economic and financial standing

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

III.1.3) Technical and professional ability

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

III.2) Conditions related to the contract

III.2.1) Information about a particular profession

Participation is reserved to a particular profession: Yes

Indicate profession:

Reference to the relevant law, regulation or administrative provision:

Organisation which is a Registered Body for the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1) Description

IV.1.1) Type of procedure

Open procedure

IV.1.8) Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: Yes

IV.2) Administrative information

IV.2.2) Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

Date: 10/07/2018

Local time: 15:00

IV.2.4) Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted


IV.2.7) Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 11/07/2018

Local time: 08:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1) Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: No

VI.2) Information about electronic workflows

Electronic ordering will be used

Electronic invoicing will be accepted

Electronic payment will be used

VI.3) Additional information

NOTE: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the Sell2Wales Web Site at

(WA Ref:82419)

VI.4) Procedures for review

VI.4.1) Review body

Supreme Court

The Royal Courts of Justice



VI.4.4) Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

Supreme Court

The Royal Courts of Justice



VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice


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Technical Contact: N/a
Other Contact: N/a

Commodity Categories

Commodity Categories
IDTitleParent Category
75100000Administration servicesAdministration, defence and social security services
75000000Administration, defence and social security servicesDefence and security
79400000Business and management consultancy and related servicesBusiness services: law, marketing, consulting, recruitment, printing and security
79410000Business and management consultancy servicesBusiness and management consultancy and related services
75230000Justice servicesProvision of services to the community
75240000Public security, law and order servicesProvision of services to the community
75130000Supporting services for the governmentAdministration services

Delivery Locations

Delivery Locations
1013Conwy and Denbighshire
1023Flintshire and Wrexham

Alert Region Restrictions

The buyer has restricted the alert for this notice to suppliers based in the following regions.

Alert Region Restrictions
There are no alert restrictions for this notice.

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Current Documents

08/06/2018 Supplier Reg & Tendering Instructions Feb 2017 Supplier Registration Instructions1.13 MB28

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