Luton Council Tender for Translation and Interpretation Services

Luton Council Tender for Translation and Interpretation Services

Provide translation and interpretation services across a number of categories/service area within the borough.

United Kingdom-Luton: Translation services

2019/S 136-335290

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Luton Council
Town Hall, George Street
Luton
LU1 2BQ
United Kingdom
Contact person: Ms Henrietta Jacobs
Telephone: +44 1582548064
E-mail: henrietta.jacobs@luton.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKH21

Internet address(es):Main address: http://www.luton.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.luton.gov.uk

I.2)Information about joint procurement

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://procontract.due-north.com/Register
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://procontract.due-north.com/Register

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:

Translation and Interpretation Services

Reference number: DN359230

II.1.2)Main CPV code

79530000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

The Luton Borough Council (LBC) and Luton Clinical Commissioning Group (LCCG) are seeking experienced and qualified organisation that can provide translation and interpretation services across a number of categories/service area within the borough.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 2 000 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79540000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKH21
Main site or place of performance:

Luton.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The procurement will be an Open procedure and tenderers will be required to provide response to all method statement, complete the compliance questionnaire and the pricing schedule. Tenderers are required to pass the compliance questionnaire for their submitted responses to the method statement and price to be evaluated on the bases of the published specification and scoring criteria.

Award will be based on the most economically advantageous tender for both quality and price.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Quality / Weighting: 40
Price – Weighting: 60
II.2.6)Estimated value

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

Duration in months: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

This will be a 3 year (36 month) contract with option to extend twice for 12 months each extension (3 + 1 + 1).

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
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: yes
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: 13/09/2019
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: 3 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 13/09/2019
Local time: 12:00
Place:

Luton Borough Council.

Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

Tenders will be received on the deadline via the councils procurement portal and the seal will be removed only by a designated procurement officer before quality submissions are passed to the technical evaluation team for independent evaluation and price will be evaluated by procurement.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: yes

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

Electronic ordering will be used
Electronic invoicing will be accepted
Electronic payment will be used
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

The High Court
The Strand
London
United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
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:

15/07/2019

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