Delivery of Business Support Events Yorkshire

Delivery of Business Support Events Yorkshire

NYnet 100 Limited is seeking to procure a consultant to deliver 3 Business Support Events to help assist with the delivery of the Business Support Outputs.

United Kingdom-Boroughbridge: Business services: law, marketing, consulting, recruitment, printing and security

2015/S 021-034245

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

NYnet 100 Limited
Douris House, Roecliffe Business Centre, Roecliffe
For the attention of: Jason Short
YO51 9NE Boroughbridge
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1423323961
E-mail: jason.short@nynet.co.uk
Fax: +44 1423326790

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: www.nynet.co.uk

Electronic access to information: www.ashfordsdataroom.co.uk

Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: www.ashfordsdataroom.co.uk

Further information can be obtained from: Ashfords LLP
Ashford House, Grenadier Road
Contact point(s): Projects
For the attention of: Ruth Yates
EX1 3LH Exeter
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1392337000
E-mail: sfnyprocurement@ashfords.co.uk
Fax: +44 1392336000
Internet address: www.ashfords.co.uk

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: Ashfords LLP
Ashford House, Grenadier Road
Contact point(s): Projects
For the attention of: Ruth Yates
EX1 3LH Exeter
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1392337000
E-mail: sfnyprocurement@ashfords.co.uk
Fax: +44 1392336000
Internet address: www.ashfords.co.uk

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

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.3)Main activity

General public services
Other: creating conditions for business success; promoting innovation, enterprise and science; giving people skills and opportunities to succeed; and promoting an open global economy

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:

Business Support Events.

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

Services
Service category No 11: Management consulting services [6] and related services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: United Kingdom.

NUTS code UKE2

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)

NYnet 100 Limited (‘NYnet 100’) is seeking to procure a consultant to deliver 3 (three) Business Support Events to help assist with the delivery of the Business Support Outputs which it is obliged to under the terms of an ERDF agreement for ERDF funding it has received in connection with the Superfast North Yorkshire (‘SFNY’) Project. The SFNY Project is a partnership project being led by North Yorkshire County Council to achieve high quality broadband to all businesses and citizens in North Yorkshire by 2017. The Business Support Events must be aimed at SMEs in North Yorkshire and encourage the uptake by SMEs of super-fast broadband being made available through the SFNY Project. NYnet 100 is also looking to add significant value to the expenditure of the ERDF to the long lasting benefit of North Yorkshire. The Business Support Events must be delivered by 31.7.2015.

Important message: Interested parties are able to access the ITT documentation by going to the web address www.ashfordsdataroom.co.uk (the ‘Procurement Portal’) and entering the user-name: SFNYprocurement and the password: purple17

Interested parties are required to submit the Expression of Interest Form located on the Procurement Portal within 10 (ten) Business Days of downloading the ITT documentation and in any case no later than 4.3.2015 in accordance with the instructions in paragraph 6 of Section A of the ITT Document indicating whether they intend to submit a Tender for Project. Bidders must submit an Expression of Interest Form by 4.3.2015 in order to be provided with individual log in details to the Procurement Portal so as to enable them to submit a Tender. Bidders are warned not to leave this until near the deadline set out above as NYnet 100 will not be responsible for any delays caused by a failure of a Bidder to allow adequate time for it to be registered on the Procurement Portal.
Further details NYnet 100’s requirements are set out in the Invitation to Tender Document.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

79000000, 79400000, 79410000, 79411000, 79411100, 79413000, 79900000, 79996000, 79952000

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:

Estimated value excluding VAT: 175 000 GBP

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: 5 (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:

Performance bond, parent company guarantee or another suitable form of security may be required as appropriate.

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

Please refer to the ITT Documentation for further details in relation to finance and payment.

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

If a consortium bid is made, NYnet 100 will require that the relevant Lead Consultant (as defined in the Invitation to Tender Document) to enter into the contract as sole counter-party.

III.1.4)Other particular conditions

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: no
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: In accordance with Articles 45 to 50 of Directive 2004/18/EC and Regulations 25 to 35 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2006 (as amended)and as identified in the Invitation to Tender.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: In accordance with Article 47 of Directive 2004/18/EC and Regulation 24 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2006 (as amended) and as identified in the Invitation to Tender.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: As identified in the Invitation to Tender Document.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
In accordance with Articles 48 to 50 of Directive 2004/18/EC and Regulation 25 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2006 (as amended) and as identified in the Invitation to Tender.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
As identified in the Invitation to Tender Document.
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service

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:

NY100-BSE-ITT
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document

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

9.3.2015 – 12:00
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
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

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): European Regional Development Fund (ERDF).

VI.3)Additional information

1. Any contract(s) entered into as a result of this notice shall be considered as a contract(s) made under English law and subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts.
2. NYnet 100 reserves the right not to enter into any agreement or award any contract as a result of this notice and to vary or change or not to proceed with this competition at any stage of the procurement process.
3. NYnet 100 shall not be responsible for any costs incurred by any economic operator responding to this notice.
4. If any Bidder considers that any information supplied by it is commercially sensitive or confidential in nature, this should be highlighted and the reasons for its sensitivity as well as the duration of that sensitivity specified. Bidders should be aware that even where they have indicated that information is commercially sensitive, NYnet may be required to disclose it pursuant to the Freedom of Information Act 2000 in response to a request where such disclosure is considered to be in the public interest. Please note that the receipt by NYnet 100 of any materials marked ‘confidential’ or equivalent shall not be taken to mean that NYnet accepts any duty of confidence by virtue of that marking.
5. NYnet 100 requires candidates to maintain their tenders for a period of 90 days from the date of submission.
(MT Ref:146530).
VI.4)Procedures for appeal

VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

NYnet 100 Limited
Douris House, Roecliffe Business Centre, Roecliffe
YO51 9NE Boroughbridge
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: andy.lister@nynet.co.uk
Telephone: +44 1423323961
Internet address: www.nynet.co.uk
Fax: +44 14233267790

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: NYnet 100 will comply with the requirements relating to standstill periods and applications to the court in accordance with the provisions of the Public Contracts Regulations 2006 (as amended).

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

NYnet 100 Limited
Douris House, Roecliffe Business Centre, Roecliffe
YO51 9NE Boroughbridge
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: andy.lister@nynet.co.uk
Telephone: +44 1423323961
Internet address: www.nynet.co.uk
Fax: +44 1423326790

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

26.1.2015

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