Employee Assistance Programme for Houses of Parliament

Employee Assistance Programme for Houses of Parliament

The EAP (Employee Assistance Programme is designed to assist employees of the House of Commons, House of lords and the Parliamentary Digital Service.

United Kingdom-London: Company health services

2018/S 164-374840

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

The Corporate Officer of the House of Lords and the Corporate Officer of the House of Commons
1st Floor, 7 Millbank
London
SW1P 3JA
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 2072191600
E-mail: ppcs@parliament.uk
NUTS code: UKI32
Internet address(es):Main address: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/parliamentuk/aspx/Home

Address of the buyer profile: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/parliamentuk/aspx/Home

I.2)Information about joint procurement

I.3)Communication

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

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Other type: Parliament UK

I.5)Main activity

General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

GSV1764 — The Provision of Employee Assistance Programme

Reference number: GSV1764

II.1.2)Main CPV code

85147000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

The EAP (Employee Assistance Programme is designed to assist employees of the House of Commons, House of lords and the Parliamentary Digital Service, Members of Parliament and their staff and Peers and their staff in dealing with personal and professional problems that might adversely impact their work performance, health and wellbeing.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 160 000.00 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)

85000000
85100000
98300000
98334000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKI32
Main site or place of performance:

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The EAP (Employee Assistance Programme is designed to assist employees of the House of Commons, House of lords and the Parliamentary Digital Service, Members of Parliament and their staff and Peers and their staff in dealing with personal and professional problems that might adversely impact their work performance, health and wellbeing. The service will be accessible by around 8 000 Parliamentary staff, Members, Peers and their staff, who can work on the Parliamentary Estate, in a constituency or outreach office or at home. These people may be full-time, part-time, interns, volunteers or work-experience students. The Tenderer must provide the following as a minimum: A Freephone 24/7 confidential helpline for access by all of the aforementioned and their dependents, which will include, spouses, civil partners and dependent children to include guidance and advice on matters related to their work or home life. Telephone and counselling support provided by qualified staff 24/7, 365 days per year. Face to face counselling sessions. as required within 30 minutes or 5 miles travelling time (by car or public transport) of individual’s place of work or home within the UK.

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: 160 000.00 GBP

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

Start: 01/11/2018
End: 31/10/2021
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: yes

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

List and brief description of conditions:
III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
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

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: yes
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: 24/09/2018
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

Date: 24/09/2018
Local time: 12:00
Place:

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: yes
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

The Corporate Officer of the House of Lords and the Corporate Officer of the House of Commons
1st Floor, 7 Millbank
London
SW1P 3JA
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 2072191600Internet address: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/parliamentuk/aspx/Home
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

VI.4.3)Review procedure

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

24/08/2018

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