Prior information notice
This notice is for prior information only
Section I: Contracting authority
I.1)Name and addresses
Caxton House, 6-12 Tothill Street
Contact person: DWP will manage expressions of interest through its e-procurement solution for interested parties wishing to attend the market engagement event to establish an indication of numbers expected. All interested parties should register on www.bravosolution.co.uk
NUTS code: UK
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Section II: Object
II.1)Scope of the procurement
Access to Work Mental Health Support Services Market engagement.
II.1.2)Main CPV code
II.1.3)Type of contract
The Prior Information Notice (PIN) is to notify the market that the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) plans to host a market engagement event to further develop its understanding of the market for Access to Work Mental Health Support Services.
II.1.5)Estimated total value
II.1.6)Information about lots
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
II.2.3)Place of performance
Various locations across England, Scotland and Wales.
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:
The Prior Information Notice (PIN) is to notify the market that the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) plans to host a market engagement event to further develop its understanding of the market for Access to Work Mental Health Support Services. The market engagement event will be held at 10:00 (registration from 9:30) on Thursday 29th June in London. Full venue details will be provided to interested parties on registration via the DWP e-procurement solution bravo solution. As such, this PIN does not formally signify the commencement of any procurement and does not constitute commitment by DWP to undertake any procurement process. In the event that DWP decides to formally commence the procurement pursuant to this PIN, a separate Contract Notice will be issued. The purpose of the market engagement event is to discuss with interested parties the proposed requirements. A copy of the outline draft specification will be made available to interested parties prior to the event by submitting a request using the contact details on page one of this PIN. Representatives from DWP shall be present during the market engagement event to provide information about the outline requirements including seeking views from the market on service delivery, marketing of the service, qualification / experience required to deliver the service and funding options.
Following the market engagement event, a copy of the questions raised by interested parties and DWP's responses to such questions shall be made available.
Interested parties that wish to attend the market engagement event must do so by 27.6.2017. Such interest should be communicated by interested parties using the contact point details on page 1 of this PIN.
II.3)Estimated date of publication of contract notice:
Section IV: Procedure
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
Section VI: Complementary information
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: