Insurance Tender Sefton

Insurance Tender Sefton

Sefton Metropolitan Borough Council – Combined Liability / Motor Insurances and Claims Handling Services (excluding broking services).

UK-Bootle: insurance services

2012/S 95-157437

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Sefton Metropolitan Borough Council
Magdalen House, 30 Trinity Road
For the attention of: Elaine Smith
L20 3NJ Bootle
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1519344059
E-mail: elaine.smith@finance.sefton.gov.uk

Further information can be obtained from: Aon Risk Solutions
40 Spring Gardens
For the attention of: Vicki Matthews
M2 1EN Manchester
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1616872334
E-mail: vicki.matthews@aon.co.uk
Internet address: http://www.aon.com/

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: Aon Risk Solutions
40 Spring Gardens
For the attention of: Vicki Matthews
M2 1EN Manchester
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1616872334
E-mail: vicki.matthews@aon.co.uk
Internet address: http://www.aon.com/

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: Aon Risk Solutions
40 Spring Gardens
For the attention of: Vicki Matthews
M2 1EN Manchester
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1616872334
E-mail: vicki.matthews@aon.co.uk
Internet address: http://www.aon.com/

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:
2012 Contract Notice – Sefton Metropolitan Borough Council – Combined Liability / Motor Insurances and Claims Handling Services (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: Sefton.
NUTS code UKD53
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)
Combined Liability / Motor insurances and Claims Handling as required by Sefton Metropolitan Borough Council – excluding broking services.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

66510000, 66516000, 66516500, 66516100, 66514110, 66518300

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: yes
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
Tenders for insurance risks will be invited on the basis of a 1 year period. Options to amend the policy to include a Long Term Agreement after the first renewal will be considered provided sufficient information is provided by tenderers for the total cost of each option to be assessed. Insurers will be permitted to tender for all or some of the risk classes.
Tenders for claims handling services will be invited on the basis of a one year contract which can be extended at the first renewal at the discretion of the Authority.
II.2.2)Information about options
Options: yes
Description of these options: See II.2.1 above.
II.2.3)Information about renewals
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

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:
The awarding authority will pay insurance premiums annually.
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 in II.1.6 either in the UK or the EC Member State of domicile.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Copy of last three years Annual Report and Accounts.
Overview of services provided to the Public Sector over the last three years.
Standard & Poor’s (or equivalent rating).
III.2.3)Technical capacity
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
Details of names and qualifications of employees who would be responsible for delivery of services.
List of other public sector bodies insured and the risk classes involved.
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 must be licensed to transact insurance business in the categories listed in II.1.6 either in the UK or the EC Member State of domicile.
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
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
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
15.6.2012
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
The following insurers / claims handlers have been preselected.
ACE Europe, Allianz, Amlin, Aviva, AXA, Brit, Catlin, Chartis UK Insurance Ltd, Chubb, CNA, Ecclesiastical, Equity Red Star, Generali Global,, Hiscox, Liberty, Lloyds of London, Markel, Mitsui, QBE, Risk Management Partners, Royal & Sun Alliance, Tokio Marine, Travelers, Zurich Municipal.
Gallagher Bassett, TopMark, Garwyns, GAB Robins, Cunninghams, McLarens Young.
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:15.5.2012

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