D2 Business Development Programme

D2 Business Development Programme

The services will include delivery of at least 14 cohorts of local people, each consisting of ten workshop sessions.

United Kingdom-Derby: Personal development training services

2016/S 016-024405

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Derby City Council
The Council House, Corporation Street
For the attention of: Melissa Howell
DE1 2FS Derby
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1332640768
E-mail: procurement@derby.gov.uk

Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: The above mentioned contact point(s)

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: yes

Derbyshire County Council
County Hall, Derbyshire
DE4 3AG Matlock
UNITED KINGDOM

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description

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

TD1056-The Delivery, Financial Reporting and Monitoring of the D2 Business Development Programme.

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

Services
Service category No 27: Other services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Derbyshire.
NUTS code UKF11,UKF12,UKF13

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)

This contract is to deliver services related to the D2 Business Development Programme. The services will include delivery of at least 14 cohorts of local people, each consisting of ten workshop sessions, 1-to-1 support, marketing and provision of all course materials and presentations.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

80570000, 80500000

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

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes

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:

The D2 Business Development Programme has been developed to promote entrepreneurship in local people and support them to start a business through workshops and one-to-one advice. Subject to ERDF funding approval, the support will be available from April 2016 to March 2019 free of charge to all residents of Derby and Derbyshire but with a focus on more deprived areas. The area consistently has a lower than average level of entrepreneurship and self-employment and this programme will help to address this.
The aim of the project is to support as a minimum the creation of 120 enterprises with 300 potential entrepreneurs being assisted to be enterprise ready.
The service required is the full delivery of all project activity including financial reporting and monitoring.

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: no

II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: no

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

Duration in months: 36 (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:

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

As per contract conditions.

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

Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded. Where a consortium or a group of companies submits a bid, such consortia or grouping must nominate a lead organisation to deal with the contracting authority on all matters relating to the contract. The lead organisation will have full responsibility for liabilities and delivery of the contract. Joint and several liability is to be in place between the consortium partners or grouping before acceptance.

III.1.4)Other particular conditions

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: yes
Description of particular conditions: Conditions relating to environmental and social requirements of the contracting authority may be included in the contract.
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: 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;
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(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;
(f) has not fulfilled obligations relating to the payment of taxes 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 26.5.1972 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 10.6.1991 on prevention of the use of the financial system for the purpose of money laundering.
Details are provided in the Invitation to Tender.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: (a) Appropriate statements from banks or, where appropriate, evidence of relevant professional risk indemnity insurance;
(b) The presentation of balance-sheets or extracts from the balance-sheets, where publication of the balance-sheet is required under the law of the country in which the economic operator is established;
(c) A statement of the undertaking’s overall turnover and, where appropriate, of turnover in the area covered by the contract for a maximum of the last 3 financial years available, depending on the date on which the undertaking was set up or the economic operator started trading, as far as the information of these turnovers is available.
Details are provided in the Invitation to Tender.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: Details of Derby City Councils minimum financial standards are contained in the Invitation to Tender.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

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

Open
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate
IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue
IV.2)Award criteria

IV.2.1)Award criteria

The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated in the specifications, in the invitation to tender or to negotiate or in the descriptive document

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:

DN109532 (TD1056)

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

no

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: 23.2.2016 – 15:00
Payable documents: no

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

24.2.2016 – 14:00
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

in days: 90 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 24.2.2016 – 14:00
Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: no

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: yes
Reference to project(s) and/or programme(s): Funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF).

VI.3)Additional information

Conditions relating to environmental and social requirements of the contracting authority may be included in this contract. This tender is being managed electronically.
Please go to www.sourcederbyshire.co.uk and look for the contract advert under ‘latest or Live Contracts Opportunities section, select the relevant contract notice. Select the ‘apply online’ link in the bottom right hand corner of the contract notice this will transfer you to the Councils e-tendering system https://www.eastmidstenders.org where you can express interest and obtain the documents, (please note we will only accept expressions of interest through the East MidsTenders e-tendering system, the deadline for expressions of interest is 15:00 on 23.2.2016). To access the tender documentation and to be able to submit your response,you must first register your organisation on EastMids Tenders (unless you have done this previously). On the opportunities portal home page there is an option to ‘Register’ link in the top right hand corner of the screen,click this to begin the registration process, which is step by step where you need to enter your details and your own companies details. Further information can be found in the userguide ‘how to do business on the portal’ which can be found in the ‘Help’ section at the top right of the homepage.Once you have received the 2 system generated emails confirming your user name and password you can search for new opportunities from the supplier home page by: clicking on the ‘Search Latest Opportunities’ button located within the ‘Latest Opportunities’ section. This will then open the Opportunities Search screen.
Organisation: this field allows the organisation you are searching on to be chosen. Click the arrow to bring a drop down menu displaying the various organisations. Select ‘Derby City Council’. Category: Leave this field blank. Contains: Leave this field blank. All Opportunities: Leave this field blank.
Once the search has been set up, then click on the search button to return the results. This will then return all the opportunities that are applicable. To view the further details of the opportunity, click the corresponding contract title and click on the Login and Register Interest button and login to the East MidsTenders system to complete the tender process.
The East Mids Tenders system is a very secure site and is simple to use. However, if this is the first time you will be using the system for submitting documents you should read the comprehensive Pro Contract reference guides which will provide the guidance required by clicking the ”Help’ icon that is located on the home page on the top right of the East Mids Tenders System.
VI.4)Procedures for appeal

VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

Derby City Council
UNITED KINGDOM

Body responsible for mediation procedures

Derby City Council
UNITED KINGDOM

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: The contracting authority will incorporate a minimum 10 calendar day standstill period following electronic notification (minimum of 15 calendar days for any other means of communication) to tenderers of the award decision. This period allows unsuccessful tenderers to seek further debriefing from the contracting authority before the contract is entered into. Applicants have 2 working days from the notification of the award decision to request additional debriefing and that information has to be provided a minimum of 3 working days before the expiry of the standstill period. Such additional information should be requested from the contact details provided in section I.1) of this notice. If an appeal regarding the award of a contract has not been successfully resolved the Public Contracts Regulations 2006 (SI 2006 No5) provide for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or are at risk of harm by a breach of the rules to take action in the High Court (England, Wales and Northern Ireland). Any such action must be brought promptly (generally within 3 months). Where a contract has not been entered into the Court may order the setting aside of the award decision or order the authority to amend any document and may award damages. If the contract has been entered into the Court may only award damages. The purpose of the standstill period referred to above is to allow parties to apply to the Courts to set aside the award decision before the contract is entered into.

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

Derby City Council
UNITED KINGDOM

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

22.1.2016

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