The procurement is for the delivery of Approved Enforcement Agency Services on behalf of HM Courts and Tribunal Services (HMCTS).
The services reflects the requirements of the Tribunals Courts and Enforcement Act 2007 and other related legislation The services will support HMCTS’ compliance and enforcement operations that ensures financial penalties, as well as a number of other non-custodial penalties and custodial actions, are collected and performed. It will support provision of consistent and efficient enforcement processes across England and Wales.
The procurement is split into 8 lots, 7 regional lots (Primary) and 1 secondary lot. Primary Service Providers will perform Services under the Regional Lots, any re-issues of Warrants of Control are expected to be performed by the Secondary Service Providers – full details are provided in tender documentation.
Services are to be contracted for an initial term of 5 years with an option to extend by 2 further 1-year periods to a maximum of 7 years.
The services are within scope of the social and other specific services listed in Schedule 3 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (PCR) and shall be awarded pursuant to Regulation 74, that is under the light touch regime.