Business Start-Up Support Services Warwickshire

Business Start-Up Support Services Warwickshire

The service should provide support to individuals who have ambitions to start a business and start-up businesses in their first 12 months of trading.

United Kingdom-Warwick: Business services: law, marketing, consulting, recruitment, printing and security

2016/S 094-168485

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Warwickshire County Council
P.O. Box 3, Shire Hall, Market Place
Warwick
CV34 4RH
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: procurement@warwickshire.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKG13

Internet address(es):Main address: www.warwickshire.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.warwickshire.gov.uk/procurement

I.1)Name and addresses

North Warwickshire Borough Council
South Street
Atherstone
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: procurement@warwickshire.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKG13

Internet address(es):Main address: www.warwickshire.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.warwickshire.gov.uk/procurement

I.1)Name and addresses

Rugby Borough Council
Rugby
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: procurement@warwickshire.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKG13

Internet address(es):Main address: www.warwickshire.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.warwickshire.gov.uk/procurement

I.1)Name and addresses

Stratford-on-Avon District Council
Stratford-upon-Avon
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: procurement@warwickshire.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKG13

Internet address(es):Main address: www.warwickshire.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.warwickshire.gov.uk/procurement

I.1)Name and addresses

Warwick District Council
Leamington Spa
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: procurement@warwickshire.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKG13

Internet address(es):Main address: www.warwickshire.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.warwickshire.gov.uk/procurement

I.2)Joint procurement

The contract involves joint procurement

I.3)Communication

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

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority

I.5)Main activity

General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Business Start-Up Support Services.

II.1.2)Main CPV code

79000000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

Warwickshire County Council (the Authority), on behalf of North Warwickshire Borough Council, Rugby Borough Council, Stratford-on-Avon District Council and Warwick District Council, is looking to appoint a specialist organisation to deliver a start-up support service across Warwickshire. The service should provide support to individuals who have ambitions to start a business and start-up businesses in their first 12 months of trading.

The service will be part-funded by the England European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) as part of the European Structural and Investment Funds Growth Programme 2014-2020.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKG13
Main site or place of performance:

The County Council Boundaries of Warwickshire County Council.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Warwickshire County Council (the Authority), on behalf of North Warwickshire Borough Council, Rugby Borough Council, Stratford-on-Avon District Council and Warwick District Council, is looking to appoint a specialist organisation to deliver a start-up support service across Warwickshire. The service should provide support to individuals who have ambitions to start a business and start-up businesses in their first 12 months of trading.

The service will be part-funded by the England European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) as part of the European Structural and Investment Funds Growth Programme 2014-2020.

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: 18
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The initial contract term will be until December 2018 however the Authority reserves the right to extend the contract by a further period of up to 12 months (12 months being the maximum available extension period). Any extension is at the discretion of the Authority and subject to funding and the performance of the successful applicant.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: yes

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of options:

.The initial contract term will be until December 2018 however the Authority reserves the right to extend the contract by a further period of up to 12 months (12 months being the maximum available extension period). Any extension is at the discretion of the Authority and subject to funding and the performance of the successful applicant.

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: yes
Identification of the project: ESIF

II.2.14)Additional information

The Service will be funded by the European Structural and Investment Funds (ESIF), the Authority and the District Boroughs/District Councils. The project is part-funded by the England European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) as part of the European Structural and Investment Funds Growth Programme 2014-2020.

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:

As detailed in the Invitation to Tender.

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
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:

As detailed in the Invitation to Tender.

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
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: 15/06/2016
Local time: 10:00
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

Duration in months: 3 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 15/06/2016
Local time: 10:30
Place:

Warwickshire County Council, Shire Hall, Warwick, CV34 4SA.

Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

Officers of Warwickshire County Council and/or their appointed agents.

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:

The budget for this contract is 918 120 GBP (subject to contract and conditions).

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Warwickshire County Council
Shire Hall
Warwick
UNITED KINGDOM
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

13/05/2016

 

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