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Establishment of a single supplier framework agreement to deliver Optional Remuneration Arrangement (OPRA) benefit schemes that will provide a range of personal and home technology employee benefits.

Contract award notice

Results of the procurement procedure


Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Countess of Chester Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Liverpool Road
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1244365143
NUTS code: UKD6

Internet address(es):

Main address:

I.2)Joint procurement
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Ministry or any other national or federal authority, including their regional or local subdivisions
I.5)Main activity

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

National Framework Agreement for Salary Sacrifice (Home Technology) Schemes.

II.1.2)Main CPV code
II.1.3)Type of contract
II.1.4)Short description:

Establishment of a single supplier framework agreement to deliver Optional Remuneration Arrangement (OPRA) benefit schemes that will provide a range of personal and home technology employee benefits.

II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The planned procurement concerns the establishment of a framework agreement. Participating organisations may choose to open multiple windows for benefit schemes in each year that the framework agreement operates.

All values are estimates and there is no guarantee or commitment on the part of the Awarding Authority to any level of spend through the proposed framework agreement.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Cost criterion - Name: Commercial / Weighting: 15
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
II.2.14)Additional information

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Open procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure
Notice number in the OJ S: 2017/S 135-277067
IV.2.8)Information about termination of dynamic purchasing system
IV.2.9)Information about termination of call for competition in the form of a prior information notice

Section V: Award of contract

A contract/lot is awarded: no
V.1)Information on non-award
The contract/lot is not awarded
Other reasons (discontinuation of procedure)

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:

The Awarding Authority has decided to terminate this procedure. An enquiry has been received relating to the published specification and has been deemed necessary to cancel this particular procurement to ensure equality and fairness of opportunity within the market. The Awarding Authority intends to update the opportunity to meet current marketplace capabilities and a new procurement will be commenced. A new Contract Notice to be published in the Official Journal of the European Journal in due course, with the precise time-scale still to be determined.

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Royal Courts of Justice
United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: