Debt Collection Framework – Financial Conduct Authority

Debt Collection Framework – Financial Conduct Authority

The FCA are looking to appoint up to three companies under this Framework Agreement.

United Kingdom-London: Collection agency services

2018/S 167-380680

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Financial Conduct Authority
12 Endeavour Square
London
E20 1JN
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 2070661000
E-mail: FPSProcurement@fca.org.uk
NUTS code: UKInternet address(es):Main address: www.fca.org.uk

I.1)Name and addresses

Payment Systems Regulator
London
United Kingdom
E-mail: FPSProcurement@fca.org.uk
NUTS code: UKInternet address(es):Main address: https://www.psr.org.uk/

I.1)Name and addresses

Bank of England (BoE)
London
United Kingdom
E-mail: FPSProcurement@fca.org.uk
NUTS code: UKInternet address(es):Main address: https://www.bankofengland.co.uk/

I.1)Name and addresses

Financial Ombudsman Service (FOS)
London
United Kingdom
E-mail: FPSProcurement@fca.org.uk
NUTS code: UKInternet address(es):Main address: www.financial-ombudsman.org.uk/

I.1)Name and addresses

Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS)
London
United Kingdom
E-mail: FPSProcurement@fca.org.uk
NUTS code: UKInternet address(es):Main address: https://www.fscs.org.uk/

I.1)Name and addresses

Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA)
London
United Kingdom
E-mail: FPSProcurement@fca.org.uk
NUTS code: UKInternet address(es):Main address: https://www.bankofengland.co.uk/prudential-regulation

I.1)Name and addresses

Money Advice Service (MAS)
London
United Kingdom
E-mail: FPSProcurement@fca.org.uk
NUTS code: UKInternet address(es):Main address: https://www.moneyadviceservice.org.uk/en

I.2)Information about 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: www.fca.bravosolution.co.uk
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: www.fca.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

Economic and financial affairs

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

TEN-17-104 Debt Collection Framework

II.1.2)Main CPV code

79940000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

The FCA is seeking to set up a framework agreement for debt collection services for a 4-year period. The suppliers will form part of our debt collection process where we have exhausted all of the options available to us.

The FCA are looking to appoint up to three companies under this Framework Agreement.

The aim of this procurement exercise is to ensure:

— cost effective, efficient and timely collection of fines and fees,

— that the maximum amount of debt is recovered, and

— accurate accounting for and reporting on performance.

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: UK

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

See Section 11.1.4 above.

If you are interested in participating in this tender then you must register as a supplier on the BravoSolution eTendering System at www.fca.bravosolution.org.uk to access the project and download and complete the Selection Questionnaire documents by the deadline stated.

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: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

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

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

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Restricted procedure

IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system

The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
Framework agreement with several operators
Envisaged maximum number of participants to the framework agreement: 3
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

Notice number in the OJ S: 2018/S 048-105427

IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

Date: 12/09/2018
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
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: yes

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

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

VI.4.1)Review body

Financial Conduct Authority
London
E20 1JN
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:

29/08/2018

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