NEET Support Cumbria
To procure the services of organisations to deliver activity to support individuals who are NEET on behalf of The Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills acting through the Skills Funding Agency (SFA) for delivery in the Cumbria Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) area.
United Kingdom-Coventry: Education and training services
Section I: Contracting authority
I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)
The Secretary of State for Business Innovation and Skills acting through the Skills Funding Agency (SFA)
Cheylesmore House, Quinton Road
For the attention of: Responsible Officer Senior
CV1 2WT Coventry
Telephone: +44 8450194170
Fax: +44 2476823675
General address of the contracting authority: https://www.gov.uk/…/department-for-business-innovation-skills
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
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities
Section II: Object of the contract
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Service category No 24: Education and vocational education services
II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)
II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
II.2.2)Information about options
Description of these options: As indicated within the Contract for Services included within this Invitation to Tender, the Contract may be extended for up to a maximum of 12 months.
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
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:
III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
— You can now access any attachments by clicking ‘Buyer Attachments’ in the ‘ITT Details’ box.
3. Responding to the tender:
— Click ‘My Response’ under ITT Details’, you can choose to ‘Create Response’ or to ‘Decline to Respond’ (please give a reason, if declining);
— You can now use the ‘Messages’ function to communicate with the buyer and seek any clarification;
— Note the deadline for completion, then follow the on-screen instructions to complete the ITT;
— There may be a mixture of online and offline actions for you to perform (there is detailed online help available);
— You must then submit your reply using the ‘Submit Response’ button at the top of the page.
If you require any further assistance, please consult the online help or contact the eTendering help desk. But please note neither of these will be able to offer any advice on the service being procured. This is only available by using the online message board.
Candidates must have submitted a response to the Register Refresh which opened on 2.6.2015 indicating that they were interested in delivering to the LEP area covered and have been successful in that application.
Section IV: Procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up
Section VI: Complementary information
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
Reference to project(s) and/or programme(s): ESIF 2014 to 2020 Programme.
VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: You should note that there is no separate right of appeal against the award decisions made. However if you consider that the SFA has not followed the published process or the decision made is unreasonable, you are able to make a complaint under the SFA’s complaints procedure which can be accessed at: www.gov.uk/government/organisations/skills-funding-agency/about/complaints-procedure
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: