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Civil news: help with how to submit a civil tender

Regular updates to civil 2018 contracts tender page on the selection questionnaire, face to face, CLA and HPCDS tender processes.


Keep an eye on our tender pages for the latest information on the 2018 civil contracts which will support you in the procurement process.

Answering your questions

We are regularly updating this page and this includes answers to questions about the process submitted by providers through the e-Tendering system.

The deadline for submitting questions was 23.59 on 19 October 2017 for the Selection Questionnaire, face to face and CLA contracts.

We are now working through the answers which will be published in full on our tender pages in the week beginning 30 October 2017.

Meanwhile, interim documents are already available for you to download.

The deadline for questions on the Housing Possession and Court Duty Scheme (HPCDS) contract tender is 23.59 on 7 November.

Face to face and CLA tender deadline

The deadline for submitting a tender for a face to face or CLA contract is 5pm on 10 November 2017 and must include a response to the Selection Questionnaire.

HPCDS tender deadline

Applicants wishing to submit a tender for HPCDS must submit a response to the Selection Questionnaire and Face to Face Contract Housing and Debt Invitation to Tender (ITT) by 5pm on 10 November.

In addition, a response must also be submitted to the HPCDS applicant ITT and each of the scheme area ITTs they wish to bid to deliver by 5pm on 4 December 2017.

Further information

e-Tendering system – for submitting bids and using the message boards

Legal aid civil tender 2018 – information for potential applicants

Email or telephone 0800 0698630 for technical questions about using the e-Tendering system

Tender process for 2018 contracts opens – GOV.UK news story on 19 September 2017

Published 20 October 2017