Published date: 16 September 2016

This notice was replaced on 28 November 2016

This notice does not contain the most up-to-date information about this procurement. The most recent notice is:

Awarded contract (published 3 September 2019, last edited 3 September 2019)

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Contract summary

Industry

  • System quality assurance assessment and review services - 72225000

  • Translation services - 79530000

  • Interpretation services - 79540000

Location of contract

North East, North West, Yorkshire and the Humber, East Midlands, West Midlands, East of England, London, South East, South West, Scotland, Wales

Value of contract

£232,400,000

Procurement reference

LSP Award Notice

Published date

16 September 2016

Closing date

7 March 2016

Contract start date

18 August 2016

Contract end date

30 October 2020

Contract type

Service contract

Contract is suitable for SMEs?

Yes

Contract is suitable for VCSEs?

Yes


Description

The services have been procured in 4 Lots. The services are face to face, telephone and video interpreting services for spoken languages (Lot 1), translation and transcription services (Lot 2), non-spoken language services (Lot 3) and quality assurance of language services (Lot 4).

The services are required across the justice sector, including for all Courts and tribunals in England and Wales and some tribunals in Scotland, as well as for other justice sector bodies.

The services are available to the Ministry of Justice, executive agencies and its arm's length bodies, other public sector bodies and non-public sector bodies who provide services to the justice sector.

The bodies within the scope of this contract are:

- the Ministry of Justice
- all executive agencies of the Ministry of Justice, whether or not in existence at the date of this notice, including but not limited to the National Offender Management Service, Her Majesty's Courts and Tribunals Service, the Legal Aid Agency, the Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority and the Office of the Public Guardian
- all non-departmental public bodies of the Ministry of Justice, whether or not in existence at the date of this notice, including but not limited to the Youth Justice Board, the Parole Board, the Judicial Appointments Commission, the Sentencing Council and Independent Monitoring Boards
- all Police and Crime Commissioners and their forces
- all law enforcement agencies and forces
- other public sector bodies as set out in Annex A
- non-public bodies operating in the justice sector

One supplier has been appointed for each Lot and awarded a contract which has been entered into with the Secretary of State for Justice. The contracts will provide for the Secretary of State for Justice to act as
commissioner of services for the bodies listed above.

The initial term of the contracts is 4 years with options to extend for two further periods of up to 1 year each and a further exceptional extension option for up to 1 further year which can be exercised irrespective of whether the other extension options have been exercised.


More information

Attachments


Award information

Awarded date

18 August 2016

Contract start date

18 August 2016

Contract end date

30 October 2020

Total value of contract

£232,400,000

This contract was awarded to 3 suppliers.

THEBIGWORD Group Limited

Address

Link Up House, Ring Road, Lower Wortley
Leeds
LS12 6AB
United Kingdom

Reference

None

Supplier is SME?

No

Supplier is VCSE?

No

Clarion Interpreting Limited

Address

The Old Dairy, Brook Road
Royston
SG8 7RG
United Kingdom

Reference

None

Supplier is SME?

No

Supplier is VCSE?

No

London Borough of Newham

Address

1000 Dockside Road
London
E16 2QU
United Kingdom

Reference

None

Supplier is SME?

No

Supplier is VCSE?

No


About the buyer

Address

102 Petty France
London
SW1H 9AJ
England

Email

Language_Services_@Justice.gsi.gov.uk