Employee Benefits Tender London

Employee Benefits Tender London

Circle Housing is seeking to engage with a supplier who can provide Employee Benefits delivered via a platform which includes contractual, voluntary and salary sacrifice benefits.

United Kingdom-London: Miscellaneous business and business-related services

2014/S 159-286167

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Circle Anglia Limited
Circle House, 1-3 Highbury Station Road
Contact point(s): Group Procurement
For the attention of: Charlotte Hilton
N1 1SE London
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1603703779
E-mail: circle.procurement@circle.org.uk charlotte.hilton@circle.org.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://www.circle.org.uk

Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

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

Housing and community amenities

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:

Employee Benefits.

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

Services
Service category No 27: Other services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: UK.
NUTS code

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)

Circle Housing is seeking to engage with a supplier who can provide Employee Benefits delivered via a platform which includes contractual, voluntary and salary sacrifice benefits.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

7990000079000000

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

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no

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:

Circle Housing expects to appoint one supplier. The contract will be for 4 years with the option to extend for a further 12 months.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 5 000 000 and 80 000 000 GBP

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: no

II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Number of possible renewals: 1
In the case of renewable supplies or service contracts, estimated timeframe for subsequent contracts:
in months: 48 (from the award of the contract)

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:

Details of any deposits or guarantees required will be sent out in the contract documentation.

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

Details of any financing conditions and payment arrangements will be set out in the contract documentation.

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

Joint and several liability. in the event of a successful consortia bid Circle Housing reserves the right to require the consortium to establish a separate legal entity to enter into the contract.

III.1.4)Other particular conditions

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: yes
Description of particular conditions: Circle Housing wishes to support people who are in long term unemployment and small and medium sized enterprises, as well as supporting environmental sustainability. Accordingly the contract may contain community benefit clauses as permitted by regulation 39 of the public contract regulations 2006.
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: As set out in the Invitation to Tender (ITT).

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: The information and formalities set out in Article 45 to 50 of Directive 2004/18/EC and regulations 23-25 of the Public Contract Regulations 2006 (as amended), and as set out in the ITT. The completed request to participate must be completed and returned in accordance with its instructions, by the deadline listed in section IV.3.4 of this Contract Notice.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: As Described in the ITT.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
As described in the ITT.
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

Legal persons should indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff responsible for the execution of the service: no

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:

2049

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

no

IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document

Payable documents: no

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

10.10.2014 – 13:00
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

Date: 13.10.2014

Place:

6 Central Avenue, St Andrews Business Park, Norwich, NR7 0HS.

 

Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: no

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published: 48 months from commencement.

VI.2)Information about European Union funds

The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
VI.3)Additional information
VI.4)Procedures for appeal

VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

High Courts of England and Wales
Royal Courts of Justice Strand
WC2A2LL London
UNITED KINGDOM

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: Circle Housing will incorporate a minimum ten calendar days standstill period at the point information on the award of contracts being advertised in this Contract Notice is communicated to tenderers. Circle Housing will conduct itself in respect of any appeals in accordance with the PCR 2006 (as ammended).

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

Cabinet Office
70 Whitehall
SW1A 2AS London
UNITED KINGDOM

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

18.8.2014

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