Editorial Services Tender

Editorial Services Tender

The Editorial and Digital team has ongoing, ad hoc and niche requirements for editorial services.

United Kingdom-London: Services related to printing

2017/S 222-461514

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Financial Conduct Authority
25 The North Colonnade
London
E14 5HS
United Kingdom
E-mail: FPSProcurement@fca.org.uk
NUTS code: UKInternet address(es):Main address: www.fca.org.uk

Address of the buyer profile: https://fca.bravosolution.co.uk

I.1)Name and addresses

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

I.1)Name and addresses

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

I.1)Name and addresses

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

I.1)Name and addresses

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

I.2)Joint procurement

The contract involves joint procurement
In the case of joint procurement involving different countries, state applicable national procurement law:

Not applicable.

The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://fca.bravosolution.co.uk
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://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:

Editorial Services.

Reference number: TEn-17-071

II.1.2)Main CPV code

79820000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

The Editorial and Digital team has ongoing, ad hoc and niche requirements for editorial services, which would include editing external publications for the FCA and editing and delivering digital content and content strategy.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 350 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for one lot only
Maximum number of lots that may be awarded to one tenderer: 1
The contracting authority reserves the right to award contracts combining the following lots or groups of lots:

N/a.

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Editorial Services

Lot No: 1

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

22120000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK
NUTS code: UKI
Main site or place of performance:

London.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

To help manage peak periods of activity, the Editorial team relies on freelance editors to provide ad-hoc editorial services. This involves editing across the range of FCA publications and digital content in line with our language guidelines ie:

— applying house style;

— editing for plain English, clarity, consistency and brevity.

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.2.10)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

The work is often commissioned at short notice and requires a quick turnaround of 1 to 2 days, depending on the length of the paper. Other longer term projects could include working with authors to redraft and update sections of website content.

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

The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
Framework agreement with several operators
Envisaged maximum number of participants to the framework agreement: 5
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: 2017/S 149-308552

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

Date: 21/12/2017
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: 6 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 21/12/2017
Local time: 12:00
Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

Tenders will be opened following the deadline via Bravo.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

FCA
London
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:

15/11/2017

 

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