Flexible Benefits Tender

Flexible Benefits Tender

Contract Notice – Financial Services Authority – Flexible Employee Benefits including the provision of Child Care Vouchers, excluding Broking Services.

UK-London: insurance and pension services

2012/S 233-383522

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Financial Services Authority
25 The North Colonnade, Canary Wharf
For the attention of: Adam Perry
E14 5HS London
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2070665950
E-mail: adam.perry@fsa.gov.uk

Further information can be obtained from: Aon UK Limited
10 Devonshire Square
For the attention of: Jill Burchett
EC2M 4YR London
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1372733008
E-mail: jill.burchett@aonhewitt.com
Fax: +44 1372757492
Internet address: http://www.aonhewitt.com/

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: Aon UK Limited
10 Devonshire Square
For the attention of: Jill Burchett
EC2M 4YR London
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1372733008
E-mail: jill.burchett@aonhewitt.com
Fax: +44 1372757492
Internet address: http://www.aonhewitt.com/

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: Aon UK Limited
10 Devonshire Square
For the attention of: Jill Burchett
EC2M 4YR London
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1372733008
E-mail: jill.burchett@aonhewitt.com
Fax: +44 1372757492
Internet address: http://www.aonhewitt.com/

I.2)Type of the contracting authority
Body governed by public law
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

Prudential Regulatory Authority
20 Moorgate
EC2R 6DA London
UNITED KINGDOM

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
Contract Notice – Financial Services Authority – Flexible Employee Benefits including the provision of Child Care Vouchers, excluding Broking Services.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Services
Service category No 6: Financial servicesa)Insurances services b)Banking and investment services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: London.
NUTS code UKI
II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
Flexible Employee Benefits including the provision of Child Care Vouchers, excluding Broking Services.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

66500000, 66511000, 66512000, 66512100, 66512200, 66512210, 66512220, 75310000

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
II.1.8)Lots
This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for one or more 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:
II.2.2)Information about options
II.2.3)Information about renewals
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Information about lots

Lot No: 1 Lot title: Death In Service Lump Sum and Pension Benefits.

1)Short description
Death In Service Lump Sum and Pension Benefits.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

66500000, 66511000, 66512000, 66512100, 66512200, 66512210, 66512220

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 2 Lot title: Critical Illness.
1)Short description
Critical Illness.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

66500000, 66511000, 66512000, 66512100, 66512200, 66512210, 66512220

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 3 Lot title: Group Income Protection.
1)Short description
Group Income Protection.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

66500000, 66511000, 66512000, 66512100, 66512200, 66512210, 66512220

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 4 Lot title: Personal Accident.
1)Short description
Personal Accident.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

66500000, 66511000, 66512000, 66512100, 66512200, 66512210, 66512220

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 5 Lot title: Travel.
1)Short description
Travel.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

66500000, 66511000, 66512000, 66512100, 66512200, 66512210, 66512220

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 6 Lot title: Dental Insurance Services.
1)Short description
Dental Insurance Services.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

66500000, 66511000, 66512000, 66512100, 66512200, 66512210, 66512220

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 7 Lot title: Medical Insurance Services.
1)Short description
Medical Insurance Services.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

66500000, 66511000, 66512000, 66512100, 66512200, 66512210, 66512220

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 8 Lot title: Child Care Vouchers Service Provision
1)Short description
Child Care Vouchers Service Provision.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

75310000

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

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
The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: no
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: This tender is open to insurance companies who must be licensed to transact insurance business in the categories listed II.1.6 either in the UK or EC member state of domicile and who meet Aon’s security minimum requirements.
With regard to Child Care Voucher provision, the tender is open to service providers with recognised / suitable accreditation.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Copy of 3 years annual report and accounts.
III.2.3)Technical capacity
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
As detailed in the tender specification.
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: yes
Reference to the relevant law, regulation or administrative provision: This tender is open to insurance companies who are licensed to provide the insurance cover required either in the UK or in the EC member state of domicile. Insurers must be authorised by the UK Financial Services Authority or equivalent.
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
Negotiated
Some candidates have already been selected (if appropriate under certain types of negotiated procedures) yes
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:
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
30.12.2012 – 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 tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
VI.3)Additional information
Aviva, AXA PPP, BUPA, Canada Life, CIGNA, Denplan, Ellipse, Friends Life, Generali, Legal & General, Metlife, NDP, PruHealth, SimplyHealth, Unum, WPA, Zurich, Chubb, Chartis, Ace, Aon Maven Underwriters, QBE, Millstream, RSA, Allsave Limited, Computershare (formerly Busybees), Edenred (formerly Accor), Fair Care Employee Benefits Limited, Grassroots, Imagine Co-operative, kidsunlimited Childcare Vouchers Ltd, Sodexo Motivation Solutions, You at Work.
Please note critical illness, death in service pensions are under a guaranteed rate agreement and this notice is precautionary in the event such agreements are broken.
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:30.11.2012

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