Framework for Supply of Temporary Staff

Framework for Supply of Temporary Staff

HGV Drivers, Refuse Loaders, Street and Beach Cleaning, Plant and Equipment operators.

United Kingdom-Margate: Supply services of personnel including temporary staff

2015/S 250-458488

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Thanet District Council
PO Box 9, Cecil Street
Contact point(s): Procurement and Contracts
For the attention of: Manuella Chapman
CT9 1XZ Margate
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1843577000
E-mail: manuella.chapman@thanet.gov.uk

Internet address(es):

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

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.mytenders.org/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA1166

Electronic access to information: www.kentbusinessportal.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: Thanet District Council
UNITED KINGDOM
Internet address: www.kentbusinessportal.org.uk

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: The above mentioned contact point(s)

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:

Framework Agreement — Supply of Temporary Agency Staff.

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

Services
Service category No 22: Personnel placement and supply services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Various sites with the area of Thanet.

NUTS code UKJ4

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 several operators
maximum number of participants to the framework agreement envisaged: 5

Duration of the framework agreement

Duration in years: 4

Estimated total value of purchases for the entire duration of the framework agreement

Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 1 900 000 and 2 750 000 GBP

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

Framework agreement for the supply of temporary agency staff for the following work categories: Waste Collection — HGV Drivers, Refuse Loaders, Street and Beach Cleaning, Plant and Equipment operators, drivers (up to 7.5 t), LGV Drivers, General Delivery Persons, Grounds Maintenance — Grass Cutting, Gardeners, Grave Diggers.

Note: to register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the myTenders Web Site athttp://www.myTenders.org/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=168037

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

79620000

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

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes

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:

Framework agreement for maximum of 4 years for the supply of temporary agency staff for the following work categories: Waste Collection — HGV Drivers, Refuse Loaders, Street and Beach Cleaning, Plant and Equipment operators, drivers (up to 7.5 t), LGV Drivers, General Delivery Persons, Grounds Maintenance — Grass Cutting, Gardeners, Grave Diggers.

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: 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:

No special legal form is required but the Authority reserves the right to require the successful party to undertake primary contracting responsibilities for the service or to require that one or more contract parties are jointly or severally liable or to create a particular legal entity.

III.1.4)Other particular conditions

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: yes
Description of particular conditions: The selected economic operator will be required to perform the services to the required standards set out in the ITT and accompanying documentation. The successful economic operators will be required as a condition of contract to comply with the Authority’s terms and conditions.
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: (1) All candidates will be required to produce a certificate or declaration demonstrating that they are not bankrupt or the subject of an administration order, are not being wound-up, have not granted a trust deed, are not the subject of a petition presented for sequestration of their estate, have not had a receiver, manager or administrator appointed and are not otherwise apparently insolvent.
(2) All candidates will be required to produce a certificate or declaration demonstrating that the candidate, their directors, or any other person who has powers of representation, decision or control of the candidate has not been convicted of conspiracy, corruption, bribery, or money laundering. Failure to provide such a declaration will result in the candidate being declared ineligible and they will not be selected to participate in this procurement process.
(3) All candidates will be required to produce a certificate or declaration demonstrating that they have not been convicted of a criminal offence relating to the conduct of their business or profession.
(4) All candidates will be required to produce a certificate or declaration demonstrating that they have not committed an act of grave misconduct in the course of their business or profession.
(5) All candidates must comply with the requirements of the State in which they are established, regarding registration on the professional or trade register.
(6) Any candidate found to be guilty of serious misrepresentation in providing any information required, may be declared ineligible and not selected to continue with this procurement process.
(7) All candidates will have to demonstrate that they are licensed, or a member of the relevant organisation, in the State where they are established, when the law of that State prohibits the provision of the services, described in this notice, by a person who is not so licensed or who is not a member of the relevant organisation.
(8) All candidates will be required to produce a certificate or declaration demonstrating that they have fulfilled obligations relating to the payment of social security contributions under the law of any part of the United Kingdom or of the relevant State in which the candidate is established.
(9) All candidates will be required to produce a certificate or declaration demonstrating that they have fulfilled obligations relating to the payment of taxes under the law of any part of the United Kingdom or of the relevant State in which the economic operator is established.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: (1) All candidates will be required to provide a statement, covering the 3 previous financial years including the overall turnover of the candidate and the turnover in respect of the activities which are of a similar type to the subject matter of this notice.
(2) All candidates will be required to provide statements of accounts or extracts from those accounts relating to their business.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: Minimum levels as set out in the invitation to tender documentation.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
Minimum levels as set out in the invitation to tender documentation+.
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: 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
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

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

2.2.2016 – 14:00
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

Duration in months: 3 (from the date stated for receipt of 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

The contracting authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are small or medium enterprises (SME’s). However any selection of tenderers will be based soley on the criteria set out for the procurement and the contract will be awarded on the basis of the most economically advantageous tender. The process seeks to select operators offering the appropriate capability, capacity and competency. The Authority reserves the right not to conclude any contracts, to change without notice the procedure for awarding contracts, to reject all or any bids for the contracts, to terminate discussions will all or any interested parties and/or to stop the process without any liability on its part. Tenders must be receipted by the deadline as indicated in the Invitation to Tender documentation. All communications shall be in English (or a full translation provided at no cost to the Authority). Tenders and all supporting documentation must be priced in Sterling and all payments under the Contract will be in Sterling. Any contract or agreement resulting from acceptance of the Invitation to Tender ITT) will be a Contract made in England according to English Law and subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English Courts. The Authority does not bind itself to accept any tender and reserves the right to accept any part of any tender.

No contract capable of acceptance will be created between the Authority and any party until a contract is executed between the authority and the selected provider. Applicants are liable for all of their own costs in participating in this process. For more information including access to the full suite of procurement documentation please visit the Kent Business Portal(KBP) at: www.kentbusinessportal.org.uk

Applicants must first register on the KBP as per the instruction and must express interest against the notice ahead of downloading of documentation. Full instructions including process information and timescales are contained within the procurement documentation.
(MT Ref:168037).

VI.4)Procedures for appeal

VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

Royal Court of Justice
The Strand
London
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 207947600

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: Thanet District Council in accordance with Regulation 55 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 will incorporate a minimum 10 calendar day standstill period starting from the date when the contract award is notified to bidders. Unsuccessful bidders will be provided with an ‘Award Decision Notice’ at the start of the standstill period including details of their bid in relation to the winning bid comprising the reasons for the decision, the characteristics and relative advantages of the successful tender, the score of the economic operator and the name of the economic operator to be awarded the contract. Tenderers have a right of appeal provided for within the Public Contracts Regulations 2015. Any such proceedings must be brought in the High Court of England and Wales.

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:

23.12.2015

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