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Still no start date for UK.gov’s £6bn Tech Products contract
It's a 'total ballsup' - framework supplier
Sources told us they are still in the dark over a start date, with one suggesting “all things being equal I would have expected Technology Products to be re-tendered. But CCS hasn’t got the capacity to revise given the other frameworks are running”.
“CCS has made a total ballsup,” said one supplier on the framework, “quite frankly its like watching a kindergarten, it’s a joke,” he added.
Another source said CCS had to get the framework ready before 5 December to comply with procurement regulations, or they would have had to re-tender Technology Products in the Official Journal of the EU.
Individual contracts for Technology Products are now on the desks of suppliers awaiting a signature, and once counter signed the framework is good to go. But getting there ... ®