It is good practice to notify bidders of any particular contract performance requirements or any essential award criteria early in the process. This can be done by including details in the Contract Notice or a Prior Information Notice, so that they can take an early view on whether they can satisfy the requirements.
These can be included at section V1.3 Additional Information of the Contract Notice. This could include highlighting the contracting authority’s serious organised crime policy and ethical procurement policy, requirements to complete additional information such as declaration of non-involvement in Serious Organised Crime and / or Human Trafficking and Labour Exploitation, or to sign-post tenderers to relevant sources of advice and support, as appropriate. The Annex includes examples of wording that may be used for this purpose.