Entrepeneur Training London

Entrepeneur Training London

The objective of the new entrepreneur training initiative is to encourage and train residents and organisations in Tower Hamlets to create and develop enterprises.

United Kingdom-London: Business and management consultancy and related services

2016/S 090-161696

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Tower Hamlets
Mulberry Place, 5 Clove Crescent, Town Hall
For the attention of: Ms Nicole Phillips
E14 2BG London
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2073640783
E-mail: procurement@towerhamlets.gov.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://www.towerhamlets.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.towerhamlets.gov.uk/

Electronic access to information: https://www.londontenders.org/procontract/supplier.nsf

Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: https://www.londontenders.org/procontract/supplier.nsf

Further information can be obtained from: Tower Hamlets
Mulberry Place, 5 Clove Crescent, Town Hall
For the attention of: Ms Nicole Phillips
E14 2BG London
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2073640783
E-mail: procurement@towerhamlets.gov.uk

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: Tower Hamlets
Mulberry Place, 5 Clove Crescent, Town Hall
For the attention of: Ms Nicole Phillips
E14 2BG London
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2073640783
E-mail: procurement@towerhamlets.gov.uk

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: Tower Hamlets
Mulberry Place, 5 Clove Crescent, Town Hall
For the attention of: Ms Nicole Phillips
E14 2BG London
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2073640783
E-mail: procurement@towerhamlets.gov.uk

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: no

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description

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

DR4804 Action for New Enterprise.

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

Services
Service category No 27: Other services

NUTS code UKI12

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)

The objective of the new entrepreneur training initiative is to encourage and train residents and organisations in Tower Hamlets to create and develop enterprises. ‘Enterprises’ here can mean any type of entrepreneurial activity, by an individual, a group of individuals or an existing organisation which has not previously traded (for example, a third sector organisation).
The overall aim of the Action for New Enterprise project is to create an opportunity for people and organisations in Tower Hamlets to develop an entrepreneurial capacity which will lead them to business success.
The new entrepreneur training initiative is designed to support both individuals and organisations. ‘Individuals’ here should be taken to include people who intend to work together in an entrepreneurial venture in any form of commercial partnership, and ‘organisations’ includes third sector entities where the development of an entrepreneurial venture is envisaged.
Services required will consist of the provision of training support for individual prospective entrepreneurs to become successful entrepreneurs and providing specific necessary support for prospective entrepreneurs (individuals and organisations)
This contract is for the development, design and delivery of a structured enterprise training course which will support an individual prospective entrepreneur to become a successful entrepreneur and also provide follow up support for individual entrepreneurs and organisations to develop an entrepreneurial capacity.
The structured enterprise training programme will be for a minimum of 250 individuals who are bona fide residents of the London Borough of Tower Hamlets and provide special support to a minimum of 50 individuals and 30 third sector organisations based in the London Borough of Tower Hamlets.
The successful provider will deliver a range of enterprise support services to individual prospective entrepreneurs and third sector organisations which will include: structured course(s), support for individual client requirements and follow up sessions after a business has commenced.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

79400000, 80000000, 79990000, 72221000

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

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes
II.1.8)Lots

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:

The objective of the new entrepreneur training initiative is to encourage and train residents and organisations in Tower Hamlets to create and develop enterprises. ‘Enterprises’ here can mean any type of entrepreneurial activity, by an individual, a group of individuals or an existing organisation which has not previously traded (for example, a third sector organisation).
The overall aim of the Action for New Enterprise project is to create an opportunity for people and organisations in Tower Hamlets to develop an entrepreneurial capacity which will lead them to business success.
The new entrepreneur training initiative is designed to support both individuals and organisations. ‘Individuals’ here should be taken to include people who intend to work together in an entrepreneurial venture in any form of commercial partnership, and ‘organisations’ includes third sector entities where the development of an entrepreneurial venture is envisaged.
Services required will consist of the provision of training support for individual prospective entrepreneurs to become successful entrepreneurs and providing specific necessary support for prospective entrepreneurs (individuals and organisations)
This contract is for the development, design and delivery of a structured enterprise training course which will support an individual prospective entrepreneur to become a successful entrepreneur and also provide follow up support for individual entrepreneurs and organisations to develop an entrepreneurial capacity.
The structured enterprise training programme will be for a minimum of 250 individuals who are bona fide residents of the London Borough of Tower Hamlets and provide special support to a minimum of 50 individuals and 30 third sector organisations based in the London Borough of Tower Hamlets.
The successful provider will deliver a range of enterprise support services to individual prospective entrepreneurs and third sector organisations which will include: structured course(s), support for individual client requirements and follow up sessions after a business has commenced.
Estimated value excluding VAT: 214 500 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: 33 (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:

Tenders must be in GBP and all payments under the Contract shall be made in GBP.

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

The Contracting Authority will require a Contract with 1 legal entity. In the event of a Consortium bid, the Contracting Authority will only enter into a Contract with a suitable prime Contractor.

III.1.4)Other particular conditions

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: yes
Description of particular conditions: Contained in the Tender Documents.
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: The Contracting Authority shall disqualify from inclusion in the Procurement procedure and tenderer who falls within the circumstances of Regulation 57 of the Public Contract Regulations 2015 where that regulation dictates that the tender’s exclusion shall be mandatory. Where exclusion of a tenderer is discretionary (or where it would otherwise be mandatory save for an exception or relief that can be applied) the Contracting Authority reserves the right to exclude the tenderer.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: As set out in the Tender Documents.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: As set out in the Tender Documents.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
As set out in the Tender Documents.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
As set out in the Tender Documents.
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts

III.3.1)Information about a particular profession

Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession: no

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: yes

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

Recourse to staged procedure to gradually reduce the number of solutions to be discussed or tenders to be negotiated no
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:

DR4804
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

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

6.6.2016 – 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

in days: 90 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 6.6.2016 – 12:00
Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: yes
Additional information about authorised persons and opening procedure: Seal to be removed by a London Borough of Tower Hamlets Legal Services Representative.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no

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

London Borough of Tower Hamlets
Town Hall, Mulberry Place, 5 Clove Crescent
E14 2BG London
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: procurement@towerhamlets.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 2073640783
Internet address: http://www.towerhamlets.gov.uk/

Body responsible for mediation procedures

London Borough of Tower Hamlets
Town Hall, Mulberry Place, 5 Clove Crescent
E14 2BG London
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: procurement@towerhamlets.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 2073640783
Internet address: http://www.towerhamlets.gov.uk/

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: The Contracting Authority will incorporate a minimum 10 calendar day standstill period at the point information on the award of the Contract is communicated to tenderers. Applicants who are unsuccessful shall be informed by the Council as soon as possible after the decision has been made as to the reasons why the applicant was unsuccessful. If an appeal has been made regarding the award of the Contract has not been successfully resolved, Chapter 6 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (as amended) provides for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or are at risk of harm by breach of the rules to take legal action. Any such action must be brought within the applicable limitation period. Where a Contract has not been entered into, the Court may order the setting aside of the award decision or order for any document to be amended and may award damages, make a declaration of ineffectiveness, order for a fine to be paid, and/or order the duration of the Contract be shortened. The purpose of the standstill period referred to above is to allow the parties to apply to the Courts to set aside the award decision before the Contract is entered into.

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

London Borough of Tower Hamlets
Town Hall, Mulberry Place, 5 Clove Crescent
E14 2BG London
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: procurement@towerhamlets.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 2073640783
Internet address: http://www.towerhamlets.gov.uk/

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

6.5.2016

 

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