Employee Benefit Services for Northumberland County Council

Employee Benefit Services for Northumberland County Council

Service A Provision of Salary Sacrifice Lease Car Scheme and Fleet Management Service, Service B Provision of Salary Sacrifice Scheme for Home Electronics and Domestic Appliances.

United Kingdom-Morpeth: Benefit services

2014/S 231-407569

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Northumberland County Council
Commercial and Procurement Services, County Hall
For the attention of: Miss Janine Ternent
NE61 2EF Morpeth
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1670622354
E-mail: janine.ternent@northumberland.gov.uk
Fax: +44 1670625566

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: www.northumberland.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: www.nepoportal.org

Further information can be obtained from: Salary Sacrifice Solution
Please obtain tender documents from www.nepoportal.org

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: Salary Sacrifice Solution
Please obtain tender documents from www.nepoportal.org

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: Salary Sacrifice Solution
Please obtain tender documents from www.nepoportal.org

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

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description

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

Northumberland County Council.

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

Services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Northumberland, Northumberland County Council (NCC) will be the lead organisation in letting this framework agreement. This will be available for utilisation by all UK Contracting Authorities including, but not limited to, Government Departments and their Agencies, Non-Departmental Public Bodies, NHS Bodies, Local Authorities, Emergency Services, Educational Establishments, Registered Charities who have a need to purchase the mentioned service.

NUTS code UKC21

II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)

The notice involves the establishment of a framework agreement

II.1.4)Information on framework agreement

Framework agreement with a single operator

Duration of the framework agreement

Duration in months: 48

II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)

Northumberland County Council is seeking to establish a single supplier framework agreement with a key mainstream provider to give organisations access to a salary sacrifice and staff benefits solution as detailed below:
— Service A Provision of Salary Sacrifice Lease Car Scheme and Fleet Management Service,
— Service B Provision of Salary Sacrifice Scheme for Home Electronics and Domestic Appliances.
Northumberland County Council (NCC) will be the lead organisation in letting this framework agreement. This will be available for utilisation by all UK Contracting Authorities including, but not limited to, Government Departments and their Agencies, Non-Departmental Public Bodies, NHS Bodies, Local Authorities, Emergency Services, Educational Establishments, Registered Charities who have a need to purchase the mentioned service.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

75310000, 48400000, 39710000, 34100000, 48222000

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

II.1.8)Lots

This contract is divided into lots: no
II.1.9)Information about variants
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract

II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:

Northumberland County Council (NCC) will be the lead organisation in letting this framework agreement. This will be available for utilisation by all UK Contracting Authorities including, but not limited to, Government Departments and their Agencies, Non-Departmental Public Bodies, NHS Bodies, Local Authorities, Emergency Services, Educational Establishments, Registered Charities who have a need to purchase the mentioned service.

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.3)Information about renewals

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

Duration in months: 48 (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:
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
III.1.4)Other particular conditions
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
III.2.3)Technical capacity
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

Restricted

IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate

Envisaged minimum number 5: and maximum number 10
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: As published in the PQQ documents.
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
IV.3)Administrative information

IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:

CP443

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

no
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

6.1.2015 – 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

VI.3)Additional information

Tender documents can be obtained by visiting www.nepoportal.org

VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

28.11.2014

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