The Police and Crime Commissioner for Gwent has agreed to extend the contract with Solo Service Group Ltd which expires on the 30/09/2018, for six (6) months with an option to extend for a further one (1) month.
All extension options have already been taken up under the original Cleaning Contract. The request for unforeseen extension is to allow time for a compliant tendering process to occur. In order to mitigate this risk, a Voluntary Ex Ante Transparency (VEAT) Notice will be published which will provide the market with advance notice of the proposed extension and they will then have a designated 10 day period to raise any concerns. If no concerns are raised in this time, they cannot challenge the award thereafter.