Here at South Yorkshire Police we do all our tendering electronically via the e-tendering system Bluelight.
To trade with us you will need to register with BlueLight, it is free and easy to register and once registered you will receive e-mail notification for any Requests for Quotation (RFQs) of tender notices.
South Yorkshire Financial Instructions for Tenders and Quotations
£5,000 - No quotations necessary - it must be ensured that Best Value in terms of economy, efficiency and effectiveness is obtained.
£5,000 - £20,000 - all such services and supplies require competition. A minimum of 3 written quotations must be invited. Request for Quotations are obtained via BlueLight, catalogues and Websites can be used for quotation purposes, however we would advise that the supplier/s registers with BlueLight.
£20,000 - all requirements above £20,000 are referred to Supply Chain Management for assessment.
£50,000 - a full tender exercise is undertaken.
Values that exceed the European threshold will be advertised via OJEU in addition to Bluelight.