Copy Editing and Proofreading Tender – The National Audit Office

Copy Editing and Proofreading Tender – The National Audit Office

This copy-editing and proofreading requirement covers the 65 VfM/investigations and around a further 5 other types of publication.

United Kingdom-Victoria: Proofreading services

2019/S 083-197309

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

National Audit Office
157-197 Buckingham Palace Road
Victoria
SW1W 9SP
United Kingdom
Contact person: Memet Erdemgil — Procurement Manager
Telephone: +44 2077987372
E-mail: z3-procurement@nao.org.uk
NUTS code: UK
Internet address(es):Main address: https://www.nao.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: http://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-UK-Victoria:-Proof-reading-services./BVC52253PX
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: http://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-UK-Victoria:-Proof-reading-services./BVC52253PX
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

Other activity: Audit and value for money

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Provision of Copy Editing Services

Reference number: GEN 19_15

II.1.2)Main CPV code

79821100

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

The work is for any type of published output from The National Audit Office (NAO). The NAO produces circa 65 Value for Money (VfM) reports and investigations every year. In addition to these there are other materials that the organisation needs to publish e.g. the annual report which includes the NAO’s accounts. Therefore, this copy editing and proofreading requirement covers the 65 VfM/investigations and around a further 5 other types of publication. The reports are broadly spread evenly throughout the year with peaks in demand in Feb/March and June/July.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 125 000.00 GBP

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)

92312211

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK
Main site or place of performance:

UNITED KINGDOM

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The work is for any type of published output from The National Audit Office (NAO). The NAO produces circa 65 Value for Money (VfM) reports and investigations every year. In addition to these there are other materials that the organisation needs to publish e.g. the annual report which includes the NAO’s accounts. Therefore, this copy editing and proofreading requirement covers the 65 VfM/investigations and around a further 5 other types of publication. The reports are broadly spread evenly throughout the year with peaks in demand in Feb/March and June/July.

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

Value excluding VAT: 125 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 60
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

To respond to this opportunity please click here: https://www.delta-esourcing.com/respond/BVC52253PX

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

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:

III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Obligation to indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff assigned to performing 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: 24/05/2019
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

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

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 24/05/2019
Local time: 12:01

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

Electronic ordering will be used
Electronic invoicing will be accepted
Electronic payment will be used

VI.3)Additional information:

The Contracting Authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are small or medium enterprises (SMEs). However, any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement. GO Reference: GO-2019424-PRO-14831101

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

National Audit Office
157-197 Buckingham Palace Road
Victoria
SW1W 9SP
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:

24/04/2019

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