Proof Reading – Invitation to Quote

Proof Reading – Invitation to Quote

We are seeking experienced proof reading to work with our team to read through a large range of material (likely around 400,000 words).

Contract summary

Industry

Research and Development, Construction and Real Estate, Printing and Publishing

Location of contract

London

Value of contract

£30k

Published date

23 February 2018

Closing date

09 March 2018

Contract start date

22 March 2018

Contract end date

01 November 2018

Contract is suitable for SMEs?

Yes

Contract is suitable for VCSEs?

No

 

Description

The final date and time for the submission of bids is Friday 9th March 2018 at 12:00

DO NOT apply directly to the buyer.

Note : Please disregard any content in this notice that requests your organisation “to apply directly to the buyer” as this unfortunately a system generated error, that is outside of the Contracting Authorities control.

All tender information MUST be submitted through the CCS eSourcing Portal.

Brief Description of Requirement

The Foresight Future of Mobility project is run from within the UK Government Office for Science (GO-Science). The Future of Mobility project was launched to try to understand the broad question ‘What benefits/ opportunities could the transport system of the future provide and what are the implications for Government and society?
We are seeking experienced proof reading to work with our team to read through a large range of material (likely around 400,000 words).

Please ensure you review all attached information to ensure a full understanding of this requirement. All attachments can be found with the RFx attachments tab within the Emptoris System.

This contract will be awarded based on the evaluation criteria set out in the ITQ document.

How to Apply

As part of the strategic alliance between UK Shared Business Services Ltd (UK SBS) and Crown Commercial Service (CCS), UK SBS will be using the CCS eSourcing Suite for this procurement.

To register on the CCS eSourcing portal please follow the details contained within the Additional Information section of this notice.

If you are already registered on the CCS eSourcing portal and wish to register your interest in this opportunity please email; expressionofinterest@crowncommercial.gov.uk

Your email must clearly state:
• the name and reference for the procurement you wish to register for;
• the name of the registered Bidder;
• the name and contact details for the registered individual sending the email.

 

About the buyer

Contact name

Contracted Research

Address

Polaris House
North Star Avenue
SWINDON
SN2 1FL
England

Telephone

01793 867705

Email

research@uksbs.co.uk

 

Other information

Attachments

CCS Emptoris eSourcing Portal

https://gpsesourcing.cabinetoffice.gov.uk

AW5.2 Price Schedule

AW5.2 Price Schedule CR18039.pdf

Annex A – Author Guidelines

Annex A -Author guidelines.docx

Bidder training

Bidder Training.docx

Bidder logging in for the first time

Bidder – Logging into Emptoris for the first time.docx

S1 Terms and conditions

S1 – Services purchasing contract CR18039.pdf

ITQ document

ITQ Invitation to Quote CR18039.pdf

ITQ questions document

ITQ Invitation to Quote questions – CR18039.pdf

NDA Non-disclosure agreement

NDA5 – PRECEDENT ONE-WAY NON-DISCLOSURE CONTRACT CR18039.pdf

DO NOT APPLY DIRECTLY TO BUYER

All submissions will be assessed in accordance with the Public Contracts Regulations 2015, for procurement values that exceed Regulation 5 (Threshold amounts)

Responses must be received by the date in the bid documents.

Responses received outside or concurrently using the eSourcing process will not be accepted or considered further for this opportunity.

How to Register on the CCS eSourcing Suite

Full details of this opportunity can be found on the e-sourcing portal please follow instructions below. If you have not yet registered on the eSourcing Suite, this can be done online at https://gpsesourcing.cabinetoffice.gov.uk by following the link ‘Register for CCS eSourcing’.

Please note that, to register, you must have a valid DUNS number (as provided by Dun and Bradstreet) for the organisation which you are registering, who will be entering into a contract if invited to do so.

Once you have registered on the eSourcing Suite, a registered user can express an interest for a specific procurement. This is done by emailing expressionofinterest@crowncommercial.gov.uk.

Your email must clearly state:
• name and reference for the procurement you wish to register for;
• name of the registered Bidder;
• name and contact details for the registered individual sending the email.

Crown Commercial Service will process the email and then enable the Bidder to access the procurement online via the e-Sourcing Suite. The registered user will receive a notification email to alert them once this has been done. The Sourcing documents can then be accessed on the eSourcing Suite at: https://gpsesourcing.cabinetoffice.gov.uk using the instructions detailed in the Specification documents within Contracts Finder.

As a user of the e-Sourcing Suite you will have access to Emptoris email messaging service which facilitates all messages sent to you and from you in relation to any specific RFX event.

Please note it is your responsibility to access these emails on a regular basis to ensure you have sight of all relevant information.

For technical assistance on use of the e-Sourcing Suite please contact Crown Commercial Service Helpdesk: Telephone: 0345 010 3503

Training documents to support Bidders to utilise Emptoris CCS eSourcing are available in the Contracts Finder Tender documents section.

About UK Shared Business Services

UK Shared Business Services Ltd (UK SBS) brings a commercial attitude to the public sector; helping our customers improve efficiency, generate savings and modernise.

Our broad range of expert services is shared by our customers. This allows our customers the freedom to focus resources on core activities; innovating and transforming their own organisations.

For full details of our partner base please review the following link: http://www.uksbs.co.uk/services/procure/

 

How to apply

Please apply directly to the buyer using the contact details provided.

 

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