Fermanagh District Council purchases supplies and services which range in value from a few, to many hundreds of thousands of pounds. There are numerous European and UK laws which the Council must comply with, especially with regard to higher value contracts.
Tenders contain full instructions on completion and return of the documents.
The completed tender document must be:
1. Returned in a plain sealed envelope marked "Tender - [insert name of tender]. The envelope should bear no other markings, for example, do not use a company's personalised label.
2. Received by the date and time stated in the document.
3. Received at the address shown on the tender document.
Tenders received that fail to comply with these three rules will not be considered. These rules are designed to ensure that all bids are considered equally.
Tenderers should read and follow the instructions for completing the tender carefully. A contact name and telephone number appear on all tender documents and suppliers are encouraged to use this to ask any questions before submitting a bid.
How to find out about contracts
Where the council advertises for contracts will depend upon the legislation and the type and value of contracts.
Supply and Service Contracts above £173,934 - European Directives
Works Contracts above £4,348,350- European Directives
These will be advertised in the
Official Journal of the European Communities. Copies of this publication can be obtained from The Stationery Office or via the Tenders Electronic Daily at the European Information Centre at Chamber Business Enterprises.
Supply and Service Contracts up to £173,934- National and Local.
All these contracts will be advertised in the local press and on the Fermanagh District Council website.
All current tenders advertised by Fermanagh District Council are available in PDF format for downloading.
Click here to view all current tenders.
The Bribery Act 2010.
Statement of Commitment
Fermanagh District Council is committed to carrying out business fairly, honestly and openly and has a zero tolerance towards bribery.
Fermanagh District Council expects full compliance with the requirements of the Bribery Act 2010 from Councillors, Employees, Agents, Partners, Suppliers and Groups or Individuals applying for, or in receipt, of grant aid.