Communications Services Tender London

Communications Services Tender London

Media relations and strategic communication; Corporate marketing, including campaigns; Service marketing, including campaigns; Internal communication; Filming.

United Kingdom-Twickenham: Advertising and marketing services

2014/S 128-229122

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)

London Borough of Richmond upon Thames
Procurement, Civic Centre, 44 York St
For the attention of: Mr Carl Morlese
TW1 3BZ Twickenham
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2084875360
E-mail: carl.morlese@richmond.gov.uk

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority

I.3)Main activity

General public services

I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities

The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: no

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description

II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:

The provision of communications services.

II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Services

Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: London Borough of Richmond Upon Thames, Third Floor, Civic Centre, 44York Street, Twickenham, TW1 3BZ Website: www.richmond.gov.uk

NUTS code UKI

II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)

The notice involves a public contract
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement

II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)

— Media relations and strategic communication;
— Corporate marketing, including campaigns;
— Service marketing, including campaigns;
— Internal communication;
— Filming.
It is expected that in delivering the service greater use will be made of digital technology and social media.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

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II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no

II.1.8)Lots

This contract is divided into lots: no

II.1.9)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract

II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:

— Media relations and strategic communication.
— Corporate marketing, including campaigns.
— Service marketing, including campaigns.
— Internal communication.
— Filming.
It is expected that in delivering the service greater use will be made of digital technology and social media.
Estimated value excluding VAT: 400 000 GBP

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.3)Information about renewals

II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Duration in months: 48 (from the award of the contract)

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract

III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:

As per tender documents.

III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

As per tender documents.

III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

As per tender documents.
III.1.4)Other particular conditions
III.2)Conditions for participation

III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Any supplier may be disqualified who:
(a) is bankrupt or is being wound up, where his affairs are being administered by the court, where he has entered into an arrangement with creditors, where he has suspended business activities or is in any analogous situation arising from a similar procedure under national laws and regulations;
(b) is the subject of proceedings for a declaration of bankruptcy, for an order compulsory winding up the administration by the court or of an arrangement with creditors or of any other similar proceedings under national laws and regulations;
(c) has been convicted by a judgment which has the force of res judicata in accordance with the legal provisions of the country of any offence concerning his professional conduct;
(d) has been guilty of grave professional misconduct proven by any means which the contract authorities can demonstrate;
(e) has not fulfilled obligations relating to the payment of social security contributions in accordance with the legal provisions of the country in which he is established or with those of the country of the contracting authority;
(g) is guilty of serious misrepresentation in supplying the information required under this Section or has not supplied such information;
(h) has been the subject of a conviction for participation in a criminal organization, as defined in Article 2(1) of Council Joint Action 98/733/JHA;
(i) has been the subject of a conviction for corruption, as defined in Article 3 of the Council Act of 26 May 1972 and Article 3(1) of Council Joint Action 98/742/JHA3 respectively;
(j) has been the subject of a conviction for fraud within the meaning of Article 1 of the Convention relating to the protection of the financial interests of the European Communities;
(k) has been the subject of a conviction for money laundering, as defined in Article 1 of Council Directive 91/308/EEC of 10 June 1991 on prevention of the use of the financial system for the purpose of money laundering.
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if requirements are met:
As per tender documents.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: As per tender documents.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: As per tender documents.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
As per tender documents.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
As per tender documents.
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts

III.3.1)Information about a particular profession

Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession: no

III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service

Legal persons should indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff responsible for the execution of the service: yes

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Restricted

IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate

Envisaged number of operators: 8
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: As per tender documents.
IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue
IV.2)Award criteria

IV.2.1)Award criteria

Lowest price

IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction

An electronic auction will be used: no
IV.3)Administrative information

IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:

PR1348

IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

Prior information notice

IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document

Time limit for receipt of requests for documents or for accessing documents: 4.8.2014 – 09:00
Payable documents: no

IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

4.8.2014 – 09:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up

English.

IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

until: 5.8.2014

IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 5.8.2014 – 14:00
Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: yes
Additional information about authorised persons and opening procedure: Carl Morlese, Procurement Category Manager, Richmond Procurement London Borough of Richmond Upon Thames, Third Floor, Civic Centre, 44 York Street, Twickenham, TW1 3BZ Tel: +44 2084875360, e:mailcarl.morlese@richmond.gov.uk Website: www.richmond.gov.uk

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no

VI.2)Information about European Union funds

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

VI.3)Additional information

As per tender documents.
VI.4)Procedures for appeal

VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

As per tender documents

Body responsible for mediation procedures

As per tender documents

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

As per tender documents

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

3.7.2014

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