British Council Photography Services Framework

British Council Photography Services Framework

For photographic services at a range of events, scenarios and locations across the UK and overseas.

United Kingdom-Manchester: Photographic services

2019/S 111-272456

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

British Council
Bridgewater House, 58 Whitworth Street
Manchester
M1 6BB
United Kingdom
E-mail: Global.Procurement@britishcouncil.org
NUTS code: UKD3
Internet address(es):Main address: https://www.britishcouncil.org/

Address of the buyer profile: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/britishcouncil/aspx/Home

I.2)Information about joint procurement

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/britishcouncil/aspx/Home
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/britishcouncil/aspx/Home
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Ministry or any other national or federal authority, including their regional or local subdivisions

I.5)Main activity

General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Photography Framework

Reference number: BC/00872

II.1.2)Main CPV code

79961000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

The British Council is seeking interest from photographers who can provide photographic services at a range of events, scenarios and locations across the UK and overseas. It is important to note that the British Council is seeking to set up 2 frameworks, 1 for events photographers and the other for commissioned shoots.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for all lots
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Commissioned Shoots

Lot No: 1

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79961000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKD3
Main site or place of performance:

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Suppliers will be expected organise travel and equipment for shoots that will be predominantly overseas. Almost always the British Council will organise the scenarios and models in country and the photographer will be expected to manage the shoot on location.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

1 year + 1 year extension options.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: yes

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no

II.2.14)Additional information

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Events Photographers

Lot No: 2

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79961000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKD3
Main site or place of performance:

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Suppliers will be required to organise and manage the photography at events following a specific brief set by the British Council. The events will be will predominantly UK based and for short durations of time, ranging from a few hours to a full day. Suppliers will be required to organise the collation of any permits, data protection forms, and usage documentation as agreed per commission.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

1 year + 1 year renewal option.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: yes

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no

II.2.14)Additional information

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation

III.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

List and brief description of conditions:
III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.1)Information about a particular profession
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Open procedure

IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system

The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
Framework agreement with a single operator
In the case of framework agreements, provide justification for any duration exceeding 4 years:

N/A

IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction

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

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure

IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

Date: 08/07/2019
Local time: 12:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:

English
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 08/07/2019
Local time: 12:00
Place:

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

British Council
Manchester
United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

VI.4.3)Review procedure

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

07/06/2019

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