Future opportunity

Digital Jury Bundle's Project (2024)

  • CPS

F01: Prior information notice (prior information only)

Notice reference: 2024/S 000-010096

Published 27 March 2024, 3:23pm

Section one: Contracting authority

one.1) Name and addresses


102 Petty France






+44 2077176000


United Kingdom

NUTS code

UK - United Kingdom

Internet address(es)

Main address


one.3) Communication

Additional information can be obtained from the above-mentioned address

one.4) Type of the contracting authority

Ministry or any other national or federal authority

one.5) Main activity

General public services

Section two: Object

two.1) Scope of the procurement

two.1.1) Title

Digital Jury Bundle's Project (2024)

Reference number

PR 2024 026

two.1.2) Main CPV code

  • 72000000 - IT services: consulting, software development, Internet and support

two.1.3) Type of contract


two.1.4) Short description

CPS is seeking to provide Juries and other key participants in Crown Court trials with Jury bundles via a digital solution. Jury bundles contain the exhibits that Prosecution & Defence Counsel intend to refer to during the trial. These are usually documentary exhibits such as telephone records, transcripts of the defendant’s police interview, diagrams and photographs.

The intention is to pilot the developed solution with a view to evaluating prior to a national rollout.

two.1.6) Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: No

two.2) Description

two.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

  • 48517000 - IT software package

two.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS codes
  • UK - United Kingdom

two.2.4) Description of the procurement

A Digital Jury Bundle to be viewed on a digital device by each Jury member and other key trial participants. Both the bundle format and device must be user friendly.

A technical solution which –

i. Provides a streamlined and efficient process for transfer of jury bundle material to devices

ii. Meets organisational security requirements of both the devices, the material stored on them and any software used as part of the solution.

iii. Allows in-trial bundle management – e.g. a process to cater for bundle document additions, deletions, and amendments potentially remotely from the device

iv. Ensures that any material on the devices can be wiped at the end of each trial and potentially remotely from the device

v. Allows Jurors to digitally annotate the bundle.

vi. Training and ongoing technical support for all parties in the Crown Court trial

vii. Technical support for the Jury and other key trial participants – i.e. training on the devices/software; in-trial support on device use

viii. In-trial device management – e.g. charging/storage of devices if required

ix. Is ideally capable of integration with other CJS digital systems/processes.

x. It is ideally a solution which can be fully operated by the trial participants with no need for a standalone system operator.

Consideration of any additional hardware/equipment and software applications which might be required to facilitate or enhance the digital bundle process.

Consideration of any resource required to deliver the day-to-day process – for example, training, technical support, service management, mechanisms for hardware support for options of lease and buy.

two.2.14) Additional information

This PIN is for information purposes only to inform the market of the upcoming tender and to gauge interest. Dates of the forthcoming tender will be confirmed when available.

If you wish to register your interest in participating in this tender, please email commercialsoftware@cps.gov.uk by 12pm on Friday 12th April 2024. If this deadline is missed, interested parties can still reach out.

two.3) Estimated date of publication of contract notice

27 March 2024

Section four. Procedure

four.1) Description

four.1.8) Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: Yes