Published date: 5 March 2019

Last edited date: 5 March 2019

This notice was replaced on 9 May 2019

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

Awarded contract (published 9 May 2019, last edited 9 May 2019)

Closed opportunity - This means that the contract is currently closed. The buying department may be considering suppliers that have already applied, or no suitable offers were made.

Contract summary


  • Research and development services and related consultancy services - 73000000

  • Auditing services - 79212000

Location of contract

Any region

Value of contract


Procurement reference


Published date

5 March 2019

Closing date

22 March 2019

Contract start date

2 April 2019

Contract end date

24 May 2019

Contract type

Service contract

Procedure type

Open procedure (below threshold)

Any interested supplier may submit a tender in response to an opportunity notice.

This procedure can be used for procurements below the relevant contract value threshold.

Contract is suitable for SMEs?


Contract is suitable for VCSEs?



The Home Office is seeking an organisation to support it undertake an audit of compliance with Section 54 of the Act. In addition to whether organisations' Modern Slavery Statements meet the 'minimum legal requirements' stipulated in Section 54 of the Modern Slavery Act, it will also consider whether the Statements meet the key standards set out in Home Office's statutory guidance 'Transparency in Supply Chains etc A Practical Guide'.

All correspondence including the Tender Submission to be sent to;

More information


About the buyer

Contact name

Anup Mann


Peel Building, Marsham Street