PR Agency Required for UK Governments Investments

PR Agency Required for UK Governments Investments

To act as public relations/press office function to enhance and protect UKGI public profile.

United Kingdom-London: Public relations services

2018/S 001-000455

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

UK Governments Investments Ltd (UKGI)
1 Victoria Street
London
SW1H 0ET
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 3450103503
E-mail: expressionofinterest@crowncommercial.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKInternet address(es):Main address: https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/uk-government-investments

Address of the buyer profile: https://gpsesourcing.cabinetoffice.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://ccs-agreements.cabinetoffice.gov.uk/procurement-pipeline
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://gpsesourcing.cabinetoffice.gov.uk
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Other type: Limited company wholly owned by HM Treasury

I.5)Main activity

Other activity: Asset Management Company

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

UKGI PR Agency

Reference number: RM6015

II.1.2)Main CPV code

79416000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

UK Government Investments (UKGI), a limited company wholly owned by HM Treasury, as the contracting authority is putting in place a single supplier framework agreement for a supplier to act as their public relations/press office function to enhance and protect its public profile.

The supplier will be required to provide financial public relations expertise.

The supplier will be required to carry out regular business as usual tasks and will also have the opportunity to provide support to UKGI in its ad hoc activities advising government on large transactions and asset disposals.

The framework agreement will have a single operator. The duration of the contract will be 2+1, that is a 2-year contract with a possible extension of up to 12 months at the end of the initial 2-year term.

The procurement is being run by Crown Commercial Service on behalf of UKGI.

Range of value: 105,000 — 505,000.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

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)

79416000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

UK Government Investments (UKGI), a limited company wholly owned by HM Treasury, as the contracting authority is putting in place a single supplier framework agreement for a supplier to act as their public relations/press office function to enhance and protect its public profile. The supplier will be required to provide financial public relations expertise. The supplier will be required to carry out regular business as usual tasks and will also have the opportunity to provide support to UKGI in its ad hoc activities advising government on large transactions and asset disposals. The framework agreement will have a single operator. The duration of the contract will be 2+1; that is a 2-year contract with a possible extension of up to 12 months at the end of the initial 2-year term. The procurement is being run by Crown Commercial Service on behalf of UKGI.

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

Duration in months: 36
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

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
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 a single operator
In the case of framework agreements, provide justification for any duration exceeding 4 years: N/A
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

Notice number in the OJ S: 2017/S 213-442573

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

Date: 31/01/2018
Local time: 15:00
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: 5 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 31/01/2018
Local time: 15:01

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

VI.3)Additional information:

The value provided in Section II.1.4 is only an estimate. We cannot guarantee to suppliers any business through this framework agreement.

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

N/A
N/A
United Kingdom

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

N/A
N/A
United Kingdom
VI.4.3)Review procedure

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

N/A
N/A
United Kingdom

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

29/12/2017

 

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