Commissioning of Debt Advice Services in the North West of England

Commissioning of Debt Advice Services in the North West of England

The Money Advice Service are running an open competition exercise for the Commissioning of Debt advice services in the North West of England.

United Kingdom-London: Other community, social and personal services

2018/S 147-336713

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Money Advice Service
120 Holborn
London
EC1N 2TD
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 2079430108
E-mail: Roger.Tedder@moneyadviceservice.org.uk
NUTS code: UK
Internet address(es):Main address: www.moneyadviceservice.org.uk
I.2)Information about joint procurement

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: www.mas.bravosolution.co.uk
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: www.mas.bravosolution.co.uk
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.5)Main activity

General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Commissioning of Debt Advice Services in the North West of England

Reference number: RMP 18-19b

II.1.2)Main CPV code

98000000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

The Money advice service are running an open competition exercise for the Commissioning of Debt advice services in the North West of England as fully described in the statement of requirements on the Money advice service’s eTendering portal.

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
Maximum number of lots that may be awarded to one tenderer: 2
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot No: Lot 1 – Lancashire

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

98000000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The Money advice service are running an open competition exercise for the commissioning of Debt advice services in the North West of England as fully described in the statement of requirements.

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: 33
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

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:

Lot No: Lot 2 – Liverpool City Region

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

98000000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The Money advice service are running an open competition for the commissioning of Debt advice services in the North West of England as fully described in the statement of requirements.

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: 33
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

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:

Please see the conditions attached to 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

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:

Any organisation that wishes to deliver debt advice needs to obtain FCA authorisation, unless they qualify for an exemption.

However, organisations wishing to take part in the bidding process to not need to have received authorisation in order to bid or act as a consortia lead during the delivery of the services, but must be aware that a partnership must include providers who are in a position to begin service delivery from July 2019.

Additional providers may come on stream as part of the partnership when any required authorisation is in place.

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
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: no
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: 15/10/2018
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

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

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 15/10/2018
Local time: 12:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published:

To be confirmed — Additional funding must be secured which is unknown at this stage.

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

Electronic invoicing will be accepted
Electronic payment will be used
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

The Money Advice Service
London
EC1N 2TD
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:

31/07/2018

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