Insurance Tender Newcastle

Insurance Tender Newcastle

Northumbria University. UK-Newcastle upon Tyne: insurance services

2012/S 97-161932

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Northumbria University
Ellison Building
Contact point(s): Procurement Services
For the attention of: Ian Bell
NE1 8ST Newcastle upon Tyne
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1912273742
E-mail: fi.procurement@northumbria.ac.uk
Fax: +44 1912274564

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: www.northumbria.ac.uk

Address of the buyer profile: www.northumbriaunitenders.org

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
Other: Higher Education Institute
I.3)Main activity
Education
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:
Insurance Services – renewal of insurance programme 2012.
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
NUTS code UKC22
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)
General insurances excluding brokering services. Renewal of insurance programme 2012.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

66510000

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: 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:
Commercial combined, contract works, computer, combined liability, clinical trials, professional indemnity, excess liabilities, directors and officers, motor fleet, yacht & small craft, group personal accident, fidelity guarantee, and engineering.
II.2.2)Information about options
Options: yes
Description of these options: Option to extend the initial contract for a further 2 x 12 month periods at the sole discretion of the University. The initial contract is for 3 years.
Provisional timetable for recourse to these options:
in months: 36 (from the award of the contract)
II.2.3)Information about renewals
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Number of possible renewals: 2
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion
Starting 1.8.2012. Completion 31.7.2015

Information about lots

Lot No: 1 Lot title: Commercial combined insurance

1)Short description
Commercial combined insurance.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

66510000

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Please refer to invitation to tender document.
Lot No: 2 Lot title: Contract works insurance
1)Short description
Contract works insurance.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

66510000

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Please refer to invitation to tender document.
Lot No: 3 Lot title: Computer insurance
1)Short description
Computer insurance.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

66510000

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Please refer to invitation to tender document.
Lot No: 4 Lot title: Combined liability insurance
1)Short description
Combined liability insurance.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

66510000

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Please refer to invitation to tender document.
Lot No: 5 Lot title: Clinical trials insurance
1)Short description
Clinical trials insurance.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

66510000

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Please refer to invitation to tender document.
Lot No: 6 Lot title: Professional indemnity insurance
1)Short description
Professional indemnity insurance.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

66510000

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Please refer to invitation to tender document.
Lot No: 7 Lot title: Excess liabilities insurance
1)Short description
Excess liabilities insurance.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

66510000

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Please refer to invitation to tender document.
Lot No: 8 Lot title: Directors and officers insurance
1)Short description
Directors and officers insurance.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

66510000

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Please refer to invitation to tender document.
Lot No: 9 Lot title: Motor fleet insurance
1)Short description
Motor fleet insurance.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

66510000

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Please refer to invitation to tender document.
Lot No: 10 Lot title: Yacht & small craft insurance
1)Short description
Yacht & small craft insurance.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

66510000

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Please refer to invitation to tender document.
Lot No: 11 Lot title: Group personal accident insurance
1)Short description
Group personal accident insurance.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

66510000

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Please refer to invitation to tender document.
Lot No: 12 Lot title: Fidelity guarantee insurance
1)Short description
Fidelity guarantee insurance.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

66510000

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Please refer to invitation to tender document.
Lot No: 13 Lot title: Engineering inspection and insurance
1)Short description
Engineering Inspection and insurance.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

66510000

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Please refer to invitation to tender document.

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:
The contracting authority reserves the right to require any deposits, guarantees, bonds, insurance or similar protections which it in its absolute discretion requires.
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:
Groupings of tenderers may be required to form separate limited company, take a particular form, that one takes responsibility and liability and/or that each accepts joint and several liability.
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: Please refer to invitation to tender for further details.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Please refer to invitation to tender for further details.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: Please refer to invitation to tender for further details.
III.2.3)Technical capacity
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
Please refer to invitation to tender for further details.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
Please refer to invitation to tender for further details.
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: Insurers must be authorised to carry on business in the UK in the relevant class of business as per the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000.
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
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 below

1. Price. Weighting 60

2. Quality. Weighting 40

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:
T11/3289
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
2.7.2012 – 12:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
21.5.2012
IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up
English.
Other: 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 tenders
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: April 2015.
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
Please follow these instructions to electronically.
Register your interest in this contract:
1. Go to the website located at: www.northumbriaunitenders.org

2. If you have a login, select “login” if not, select “Register Free”.
3. To register against a contract, select the binoculars Beside the Latest Opprtunities Section.
4. Select any relevant search criteria or alternatively click “search” to search all.
5. Click on the highlighted link for the contract that you are interested in.
6. Click on “Register Interest”
7. You will receive an e-mail from the system once your interest has been accepted.
8. To access the tender documentation you must login and select “My Opportunities”.
Please note: the contracting authority does not bind itself to accept any tender and reserves the right to cancel the tendering process at any point.
Tenders and all supporting documents must be priced in Sterling and all payments made in relation to the services will be made in Sterling.
Any agreement entered into will be considered as a contract made in England according to English Law and will be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English Courts.
The contracting authority is not liable for any costs incurred by those expressing an interest in or tendering for this contract opportunity.
The successful tenderer will be required to give an undertaking that it will comply with UK and EU legislation on health and safety at work and race and sex discrimination compliance with all relevant legislation is required, both in the contract award procedure and during the term of any resulting contract.
The University is subject to the provisions of the Freedom of Information (FOI) Act. If the organisation considers that any information supplied is either commercially sensitive or confidential in nature, this should be highlighted and the reasons for its sensitivity given. In such cases, the relevant material will in response to FOI requests be examined in the light of the exemptions provided for in the FOI Act Official name: Northumbria University.
Postal address: Ellison Building.
Town: Newcastle-upon-Tyne.
Postal Code: NE1 8ST.

VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

Northumbria University
Ellison Building
NE1 8ST Newcastle upon Tyne
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: fi.procurement@northumbria.ac.uk
Telephone: +44 1912274334
Internet address: www.northumbria.ac.uk

Body responsible for mediation procedures

Not applicable
UNITED KINGDOM

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: Northumbria University will incorporate a standstill period at the point information on the award of the contract is communicated to tenderers. That notification will provide full information on the award decision. The standstill period, which will be for a minimum of 10 calendar days, provides time for unsuccessful tenderers to challenge the award decision before the contract is entered into.
The Public Contracts Regulations 2006 (SI 2006 No 5) provide for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or are at risk of harm by a breach of the rules to take action in the High Court (England, Wales and Northern Ireland).
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

Not applicable
UNITED KINGDOM

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:21.5.2012

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