LGSS Employee Assistance Programme

LGSS Employee Assistance Programme

Framework to provide all employee assistance programme services to all LGSS partner and customers within the UK, including face to face and telephone counselling.

United Kingdom-Northampton: Counselling services

2017/S 005-006839

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Northamptonshire County Council
John Dryden House, 8-10 The Lakes
Northampton
NN4 7YD
United Kingdom
Contact person: Miss Lesley George
Telephone: +44 1604363821
E-mail: lgeorge@northamptonshire.gov.uk
NUTS code: UK
Internet address(es):Main address: http://www.lgssprocurementportal.co.uk/DN178459

Address of the buyer profile: www.northamptonshire.gov.uk

I.2)Joint procurement

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at:http://www.lgssprocurementportal.co.uk
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via:http://lgssprocurementportal.co.uk

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority

I.5)Main activity

General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

LGSS Employee Assistance Programme DN178459.

Reference number: DN178459

II.1.2)Main CPV code

85312320

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

Framework to provide all employee assistance programme services to all LGSS partner and customers within the UK, including face to face and telephone counselling.

Lot 1 is for any LGSS partners and customers West of the A1, these include Northamptonshire County Council, Northamptonshire Fire and Rescue Services and Milton Keynes.

Lot 2 is for any LGSS partners or customers East of the A1, these include Cambridgeshire County Council, Norwich City Council, Huntingdon District Council and East Cambridge Council.

LGSS will accept bids for individual lots or both lots.

The term of the framework is 4 years:

Estimated value excluding VAT: 600 000 GBP.

Please see ITT documents for further details.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 600 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for maximum number of lots: 2
Maximum number of lots that may be awarded to one tenderer: 2
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

LGSS Partners and Customers West of the A1

Lot No: 1

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

85312320

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Employee Assistance Services for LGSS customers and partners West of the A1 which includes:

Northamptonshire County Council;

Northamptonshire Fire and Rescue Service;

Milton Keynes Council;

Northampton Borough Council;

Northampton Partnership Homes;

Northampton Leisure Trust;

Please see ITT documents for further detail.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Start: 01/04/2017
End: 31/03/2021
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

LGSS Partners and Customers East of the A1

Lot No: 2

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

85312320

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Employee Assistance Services for LGSS customers and partners East of the A1 which includes:

Cambridgeshire County Council;

Norwich City Council;

Huntingdon District Council;

Please see ITT documents for further detail.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 200 000.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Start: 01/04/2017
End: 31/03/2021
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation
III.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.1)Information about a particular profession
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Open procedure

IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system

The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
Framework agreement with several operators
Envisaged maximum number of participants to the framework agreement: 2
IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction

IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: no
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure

IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

Date: 06/02/2017
Local time: 12:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:

English

IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

Duration in months: 6 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 06/02/2017
Local time: 12:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: yes
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Paul White Head of LGSS Procurement
8-10 The Lakes
Northampton
NN4 7YD
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1604366465
E-mail: pwhite@northamptonshire.gov.uk

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

High Courts of England and Wales
Royal Courts of England and Wales, The Strand
London
WC11 2LL
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 207946000Internet address:http://www.judiciary.gov.uk/you-and-the-judiciary/going-to-court
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

05/01/2017

 

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