Procurement - marketing services framework: buyer's guide

Buyer's guide for procurement framework for Media, Marketing, Design and Print - marketing services framework.

Procurement Reform (Scotland) Act 2014

Buyers are reminded of the obligations contained in the Procurement Reform (Scotland) Act 2014 in relation to the award of contracts valued equal to or greater than £50,000 including those awarded as a result of a framework call-off/mini competition.

In particular, buyers should note that in accordance with Section 23(2) the award of contracts must be publicised on the Public Contracts Scotland website and in accordance with Section 35 contracts must be registered in the contracting authority’s “contracts register.

Your attention is also drawn to the requirement to provide feedback in accordance with Section 32 and Section 33.

Framework documentation

copy of the Framework Agreement which comprises terms and conditions, schedule 1 (specification), schedule 2 (price), schedule 3 (ordering procedures), schedule 4 (management information – roles and responsibilities of contractors and framework public bodies), schedule 5 (Standard Terms of Supply), schedule 6 (Parent Company Guarantee), schedule 7 (contractor sensitive information), schedule 8 (exit management), schedule 9 (model contract regarding data protection), schedule 10 (approved subcontractors) and schedule 11 (Cyber Security Requirements) can be downloaded from our secure Knowledge Hub site.

Framework public bodies are reminded that schedule 2 (price) contains commercially sensitive information which must not be disclosed to any party out with your organisation without prior approval from Scottish Procurement.

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