“We found YPO extremely helpful when using their framework in our requirement to appoint companies for two insurance service projects. Sarah and Maria from the Corporate and Financial Services Team provided the required guidance and support on all stages of the process from the specification of our needs through to the award of contract. This in turn ensured that we achieved a successful outcome in appointing the right provider for both projects.”
“We were very happy with the efficiency of all staff who were always quick to respond to queries. Overall we feel the tender process went as smooth as it could and we achieved savings compared to last year whilst not compromising on any of the contracts.”
Barnsley Metropolitan Borough Council
“YPO provided an easy to use facility to advertise the opportunity to bid for the Powys County Council insurance programme. Of particular note was the ease in which clarifications were able to be raised by bidders and how these were communicated to the council. The Insurance Placement DPS ensured that time was not wasted on assessment of bidders to ensure compliance with financial security requirements and other bid compliance matters. These activities would have had to have been completed by the council had the framework agreement not been in place, diverting attention away from the core functions and facilitation of the insurance programme re-tender. YPO officers were quick to respond to queries and provided an excellent route to market for the council. ”
Powys County Council
“The YPO service provided a clear and transparent procurement process for this contract. The overall process was simple to follow and ensured that the service could be supplied within the required deadlines.”
“Framework documents and templates were very helpful and as always assistance by the YPO team excellent.”
Chester West and Chester Council
“Friendly, helpful and knowledgeable staff for whom no request or query was too much trouble.
Access to a ready pool of pre-qualified insurers, keen to do business with the public sector, leading to high quality competitive bids for every lot.
Straightforward process, enabled by effective and efficient support from the insurance team.”