A106 Where a quotation is sought, competitive prices may be received by the relevant chief officer either by fax, e-mail or in writing through the postal system. Where they are received by fax or e-mail The officer seeking them shall maintain a log showing:
A109 Where the contract value is estimated to be over threshold 3 and up to threshold 4, a minimum of three tenders shall be sought in writing through the postal system in accordance with CPR J102.
Other matters to be taken into account in the evaluation of tenders/quotations
L120 Such assessment shall encompass as a minimum the following:
a) customer care
c) equality and diversity
d) anti-fraud and corruption
e) health and safety
Explanation: This addition would ensure that officers have regard to Council policies and procedures when assessing tenders and that the contract award decision would take due account of these.
S102 Every written contract shall contain a clause that requires the contractor to work in partnership with the Council in combating fraud and corruption as applicable to the contract.