Recruitment Services for Catering Staff

Recruitment Services for Catering Staff

Provision of recruitment services for temporary and permanent catering staff to members of TUCO. Members operate across the UK.
United Kingdom-Manchester: Supply services of personnel including temporary staff

2016/S 009-011755

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)

TUCO Ltd
20 Dale Street
For the attention of: Nicola Mellor
M1 1EZ Manchester
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1617133426
E-mail: nicola.mellor@tuco.org

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: www.tuco.org

Address of the buyer profile: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/tuco/aspx/Home

Electronic access to information: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/tuco/aspx/Home

Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/tuco/aspx/Home

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

Body governed by public law

I.3)Main activity

General public services
Education

I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities

The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: yes

See VI.3) Additional Information

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description

II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:

Provision of recruitment services for temporary and permanent catering staff.

II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Services
Service category No 22: Personnel placement and supply services

NUTS code UK

II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)

The notice involves the establishment of a framework agreement

II.1.4)Information on framework agreement

Framework agreement with several operators
maximum number of participants to the framework agreement envisaged: 6

Duration of the framework agreement

Duration in years: 4

Estimated total value of purchases for the entire duration of the framework agreement

Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 2 000 000 and 86 000 000 GBP

II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)

Provision of recruitment services for temporary and permanent catering staff to members of TUCO. Members operate across the UK. The majority of the requirement will be for temporary catering staff, with some requirements for permanent and fixed-term catering staff. Users of this framework may choose to use all or part of the scope of this agreement.
Member Institutions may have differing needs in service delivery, and therefore suppliers will need to offer a degree of flexibility and tailoring in their service. The Framework Specification sets out the core requirements, which are the fundamental services and deliverables that the supplier should be able to offer, as well as some additional non-core or desirable services. However, specific details of the service required will be provided by each Members Institution prior to commencement of their individual call-off Contract. The Specification is included in the tender documents, potential providers should ensure that they read, and all other tender documents fully and understand the requirements of this framework.
The Suppliers shall deliver a service that meets the key objectives of:
Sourcing and managing the effective provision of temporary staff to meet the requirements of the Member Institution.
Sourcing and managing the effective provision of some permanent and fixed-term staff to meet the requirements of the Member Institution.
Supplying temporary staff at a single, stated price, whether through their own organisation or via a second-tier agency.
Supplying staff in a timely manner in line with the timescales set out in the Key Performance Indicators agreed with the Member Institution.
Delivering a service that meets the needs of the specific Member Institution and keeps track with changes and developments in the temporary staff marketplace.
Providing the service in a way that ensures temporary staff are given access to work in a fair and non-discriminatory manner.
Delivering a service that represents excellent value for money to the Member Institution throughout the lifetime of their Contract.
The supplier shall ensure that their service meets the requirements of all relevant legislation, regulations and guidelines current at the time of delivery. This includes, but is not limited to, the Working Time Regulations, Agency Workers Regulations and Pensions Auto-enrolment Regulations.
TUCO is advertising this framework with 11 regional Lots which will cover the UK and NI and propose to award to a maximum of 6 providers per Lot.

Please can interested suppliers register on https://in-tendhost.co.uk/tuco/aspx/Home

Whilst registering on InTend please choose Business type CTS — Catering Temporary Staff and Recruitment Services.
Please ensure that you register at least two email addresses to receive correspondence, as when correspondence is available on InTend you will get an email alert to ask you to log onto InTend to view your correspondence.
It is envisaged that 6 suppliers will be awarded per Lot.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

79620000, 79610000

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes

II.1.8)Lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for one or more lots

II.1.9)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract

II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:

The award will be to multiple suppliers per Lot.
No level of usage is guaranteed. The total range is for the 4 years of the framework. During the life of the Framework, TUCO may open up the contract to additional Public Sector Bodies, Local Authorities, Further Education establishments and academies.
It is envisaged that 6 suppliers will be awarded per Lot. The Lots are divided up by geographical regions.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 2 000 000 and 86 000 000 GBP

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of these options: The framework will be in place for 2 years with the option to extend for a further 2 x 12 months period. This will be subject to performance.

II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Duration in months: 48 (from the award of the contract)

Information about lots

Lot No: 1 Lot title: London — Provision of recruitment services for temporary and permanent catering staff

1)Short description

This Lot will focus solely on the Provision of recruitment services for temporary and permanent catering staff to members of TUCO in the London region (Greater London).

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

79620000, 79610000

3)Quantity or scope

Provision of recruitment services for temporary and permanent catering staff to members of TUCO.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion

5)Additional information about lots

Interested suppliers should register their interest in the first instance at https://in-tendhost.co.uk/tuco/aspx/Homesuppliers will then be able to access the Pre-Qualification documents. All tendering and communication will be done electronically via the InTend Host website.

The contracting authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are small or medium enterprises (SMEs). However, any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement, and the contract will be awarded on the basis of the most economically advantageous tender.
The Framework Agreement is for use by but not limited to various institutions of Higher Education http://www.hefce.ac.uk/unicoll/ (TUCO Ltd clients see http://www.tuco.org/buy/clients); SUPC members see http://supc.procureweb.ac.uk/aboutsupc-members APUC members see http://www.apuc-scot.ac.uk/home.htmNWUPC members see www.nwupc.ac.uk NEUPC members see http://neupg.procureweb.ac.uk/ HEPCW members seehttp://hepcw.procureweb.ac.uk/ LUPC members see http://www.lupc.ac.uk/ Academies; Further Education FE colleges and FE colleges via Crescent Purchasing Consortium (currently 170 colleges throughout the UK) and any other member of CPC; Conwy CBC, Denbighshire CC, Flintshire CC, Wrexham CBC, Sefton Council, Halton BC, Cheshire West and Chester Council, South Ribble Borough Council, Liverpool City Council, Wirral BC, Rochdale MBC, Northumberland CC and any other Local Authoritieshttp://www.direct.gov.uk/en/D11/Directories/Localcouncils/AToZOfLocalCouncils/DG_A-Z_LG Education Establishments in England and Wales, maintained by the Department for Children, Schools and Families including Schools, Universities and Collegeshttp://www.edubase.gov.uksearchxhtml;4767F89630A039E98FE593093D577013?page=members http://www.assemblywales.orghttp://new.wales.gov.uk/?lang=en https://www.sell2wales.co.uk and NHS Trusts http://www.nhs.uk/servicedirectories/Pages/AcuteTrustListing.aspxand this may include additional Local Authorities, Research Councils www.rcuk.ac.uk NHS Trusts and Police Authorities www.apa.police.uk Housing associations, registered social landlords(RSL’s), arm’s length management organisations. All 700 plus current members of Procurement for Housing (PfH) and any future members, details of current membership for PfH can be found here;http://www.procurementforhousing.co.uk/membership/membership_list

Please refer to the following websites for a full list of RSL’s http://www.tenantservicesauthority.org/ or http:NUSSLhttp://www.ukmsl.com/client/nusconnect/ The member organisations above are located throughout the UK, including England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. The Framework Agreement is also for use by but not limited to Crown Commercial Services.

This Framework may also be used by other public bodies as defined by the European Union. GOReferenceGO-2012314-PRO-3784493.
The geographical counties detailed in each Lot are generally understood to be the counties relating to each of the ‘regions’.

Lot No: 2 Lot title: Midlands — Provision of recruitment services for temporary and permanent catering staff

1)Short description

This Lot will focus solely on the Provision of recruitment services for temporary and permanent catering staff to members of TUCO in the Midland region (Derbyshire, Staffordshire, Shropshire, Herefordshire, Gloucestershire, Worcestershire, Northamptonshire, Leicestershire, Lincolnshire, Nottinghamshire).

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

79620000, 79610000

3)Quantity or scope

Provision of recruitment services for temporary and permanent catering staff to members of TUCO.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion

5)Additional information about lots

Interested suppliers should register their interest in the first instance at https://in-tendhost.co.uk/tuco/aspx/Homesuppliers will then be able to access the Pre-Qualification documents. All tendering and communication will be done electronically via the InTend Host website.

The contracting authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are small or medium enterprises (SMEs). However, any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement, and the contract will be awarded on the basis of the most economically advantageous tender.
The Framework Agreement is for use by but not limited to various institutions of Higher Education http://www.hefce.ac.uk/unicoll/ (TUCO Ltd clients see http://www.tuco.org/buy/clients); SUPC members see http://supc.procureweb.ac.uk/aboutsupc-members APUC members see http://www.apuc-scot.ac.uk/home.htmNWUPC members see www.nwupc.ac.uk NEUPC members see http://neupg.procureweb.ac.uk/ HEPCW members seehttp://hepcw.procureweb.ac.uk/ LUPC members see http://www.lupc.ac.uk/ Academies; Further Education FE colleges and FE colleges via Crescent Purchasing Consortium (currently 170 colleges throughout the UK) and any other member of CPC; Conwy CBC, Denbighshire CC, Flintshire CC, Wrexham CBC, Sefton Council, Halton BC, Cheshire West and Chester Council, South Ribble Borough Council, Liverpool City Council, Wirral BC, Rochdale MBC, Northumberland CC and any other Local Authoritieshttp://www.direct.gov.uk/en/D11/Directories/Localcouncils/AToZOfLocalCouncils/DG_A-Z_LG Education Establishments in England and Wales, maintained by the Department for Children, Schools and Families including Schools, Universities and Collegeshttp://www.edubase.gov.uksearchxhtml;4767F89630A039E98FE593093D577013?page=members http://www.assemblywales.orghttp://new.wales.gov.uk/?lang=en https://www.sell2wales.co.uk and NHS Trusts http://www.nhs.uk/servicedirectories/Pages/AcuteTrustListing.aspxand this may include additional Local Authorities, Research Councils www.rcuk.ac.uk NHS Trusts and Police Authorities www.apa.police.uk Housing associations, registered social landlords(RSL’s), arm’s length management organisations. All 700 plus current members of Procurement for Housing (PfH) and any future members, details of current membership for PfH can be found here;http://www.procurementforhousing.co.uk/membership/membership_list

Please refer to the following websites for a full list of RSL’s http://www.tenantservicesauthority.org/ or http:NUSSLhttp://www.ukmsl.com/client/nusconnect/ The member organisations above are located throughout the UK, including England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. The Framework Agreement is also for use by but not limited to Crown Commercial Services.

This Framework may also be used by other public bodies as defined by the European Union. GOReferenceGO-2012314-PRO-3784493.
The geographical counties detailed in each Lot are generally understood to be the counties relating to each of the ‘regions’.

Lot No: 3 Lot title: North-East England — Provision of recruitment services for temporary and permanent catering staff

1)Short description

This Lot will focus solely on the Provision of recruitment services for temporary and permanent catering staff to members of TUCO in the North-East region (Northumberland, Durham, Yorkshire).

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

79620000, 79610000

3)Quantity or scope

Provision of recruitment services for temporary and permanent catering staff to members of TUCO.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion

5)Additional information about lots

Interested suppliers should register their interest in the first instance at https://in-tendhost.co.uk/tuco/aspx/Homesuppliers will then be able to access the Pre-Qualification documents. All tendering and communication will be done electronically via the InTend Host website.

The contracting authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are small or medium enterprises (SMEs). However, any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement, and the contract will be awarded on the basis of the most economically advantageous tender.
The Framework Agreement is for use by but not limited to various institutions of Higher Education http://www.hefce.ac.uk/unicoll/ (TUCO Ltd clients see http://www.tuco.org/buy/clients); SUPC members see http://supc.procureweb.ac.uk/aboutsupc-members APUC members see http://www.apuc-scot.ac.uk/home.htmNWUPC members see www.nwupc.ac.uk NEUPC members see http://neupg.procureweb.ac.uk/ HEPCW members seehttp://hepcw.procureweb.ac.uk/ LUPC members see http://www.lupc.ac.uk/ Academies; Further Education FE colleges and FE colleges via Crescent Purchasing Consortium (currently 170 colleges throughout the UK) and any other member of CPC; Conwy CBC, Denbighshire CC, Flintshire CC, Wrexham CBC, Sefton Council, Halton BC, Cheshire West and Chester Council, South Ribble Borough Council, Liverpool City Council, Wirral BC, Rochdale MBC, Northumberland CC and any other Local Authoritieshttp://www.direct.gov.uk/en/D11/Directories/Localcouncils/AToZOfLocalCouncils/DG_A-Z_LG Education Establishments in England and Wales, maintained by the Department for Children, Schools and Families including Schools, Universities and Collegeshttp://www.edubase.gov.uksearchxhtml;4767F89630A039E98FE593093D577013?page=members http://www.assemblywales.orghttp://new.wales.gov.uk/?lang=en https://www.sell2wales.co.uk and NHS Trusts http://www.nhs.uk/servicedirectories/Pages/AcuteTrustListing.aspxand this may include additional Local Authorities, Research Councils www.rcuk.ac.uk NHS Trusts and Police Authorities www.apa.police.uk Housing associations, registered social landlords(RSL’s), arm’s length management organisations. All 700 plus current members of Procurement for Housing (PfH) and any future members, details of current membership for PfH can be found here;http://www.procurementforhousing.co.uk/membership/membership_list

Please refer to the following websites for a full list of RSL’s http://www.tenantservicesauthority.org/ or http:NUSSLhttp://www.ukmsl.com/client/nusconnect/ The member organisations above are located throughout the UK, including England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. The Framework Agreement is also for use by but not limited to Crown Commercial Services.

This Framework may also be used by other public bodies as defined by the European Union. GOReferenceGO-2012314-PRO-3784493.
The geographical counties detailed in each Lot are generally understood to be the counties relating to each of the ‘regions’.

Lot No: 4 Lot title: North-West England — Provision of recruitment services for temporary and permanent catering staff

1)Short description

This Lot will focus solely on the Provision of recruitment services for temporary and permanent catering staff to members of TUCO in the North-West region (Cumbria, Lancashire, Cheshire, Merseyside, Greater Manchester).

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

79620000, 79610000

3)Quantity or scope

Provision of recruitment services for temporary and permanent catering staff to members of TUCO.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion

5)Additional information about lots

Interested suppliers should register their interest in the first instance at https://in-tendhost.co.uk/tuco/aspx/Homesuppliers will then be able to access the Pre-Qualification documents. All tendering and communication will be done electronically via the InTend Host website.

The contracting authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are small or medium enterprises (SMEs). However, any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement, and the contract will be awarded on the basis of the most economically advantageous tender.
The Framework Agreement is for use by but not limited to various institutions of Higher Education http://www.hefce.ac.uk/unicoll/ (TUCO Ltd clients see http://www.tuco.org/buy/clients); SUPC members see http://supc.procureweb.ac.uk/aboutsupc-members APUC members see http://www.apuc-scot.ac.uk/home.htmNWUPC members see www.nwupc.ac.uk NEUPC members see http://neupg.procureweb.ac.uk/ HEPCW members seehttp://hepcw.procureweb.ac.uk/ LUPC members see http://www.lupc.ac.uk/ Academies; Further Education FE colleges and FE colleges via Crescent Purchasing Consortium (currently 170 colleges throughout the UK) and any other member of CPC; Conwy CBC, Denbighshire CC, Flintshire CC, Wrexham CBC, Sefton Council, Halton BC, Cheshire West and Chester Council, South Ribble Borough Council, Liverpool City Council, Wirral BC, Rochdale MBC, Northumberland CC and any other Local Authoritieshttp://www.direct.gov.uk/en/D11/Directories/Localcouncils/AToZOfLocalCouncils/DG_A-Z_LG Education Establishments in England and Wales, maintained by the Department for Children, Schools and Families including Schools, Universities and Collegeshttp://www.edubase.gov.uksearchxhtml;4767F89630A039E98FE593093D577013?page=members http://www.assemblywales.orghttp://new.wales.gov.uk/?lang=en https://www.sell2wales.co.uk and NHS Trusts http://www.nhs.uk/servicedirectories/Pages/AcuteTrustListing.aspxand this may include additional Local Authorities, Research Councils www.rcuk.ac.uk NHS Trusts and Police Authorities www.apa.police.uk Housing associations, registered social landlords(RSL’s), arm’s length management organisations. All 700 plus current members of Procurement for Housing (PfH) and any future members, details of current membership for PfH can be found here;http://www.procurementforhousing.co.uk/membership/membership_list

Please refer to the following websites for a full list of RSL’s http://www.tenantservicesauthority.org/ or http:NUSSLhttp://www.ukmsl.com/client/nusconnect/ The member organisations above are located throughout the UK, including England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. The Framework Agreement is also for use by but not limited to Crown Commercial Services.

This Framework may also be used by other public bodies as defined by the European Union. GOReferenceGO-2012314-PRO-3784493.
The geographical counties detailed in each Lot are generally understood to be the counties relating to each of the ‘regions’.

Lot No: 5 Lot title: South-East England — Provision of recruitment services for temporary and permanent catering staff

1)Short description

This Lot will focus solely on the Provision of recruitment services for temporary and permanent catering staff to members of TUCO in the south-east region (Cambridgeshire, Norfolk, Suffolk, Essex, Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Oxfordshire, Berkshire, Surrey, Sussex, Kent).

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

79620000, 79610000

3)Quantity or scope

Provision of recruitment services for temporary and permanent catering staff to members of TUCO.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion

5)Additional information about lots

Interested suppliers should register their interest in the first instance at https://in-tendhost.co.uk/tuco/aspx/Homesuppliers will then be able to access the Pre-Qualification documents. All tendering and communication will be done electronically via the InTend Host website.

The contracting authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are small or medium enterprises (SMEs). However, any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement, and the contract will be awarded on the basis of the most economically advantageous tender.
The Framework Agreement is for use by but not limited to various institutions of Higher Education http://www.hefce.ac.uk/unicoll/ (TUCO Ltd clients see http://www.tuco.org/buy/clients); SUPC members see http://supc.procureweb.ac.uk/aboutsupc-members APUC members see http://www.apuc-scot.ac.uk/home.htmNWUPC members see www.nwupc.ac.uk NEUPC members see http://neupg.procureweb.ac.uk/ HEPCW members seehttp://hepcw.procureweb.ac.uk/ LUPC members see http://www.lupc.ac.uk/ Academies; Further Education FE colleges and FE colleges via Crescent Purchasing Consortium (currently 170 colleges throughout the UK) and any other member of CPC; Conwy CBC, Denbighshire CC, Flintshire CC, Wrexham CBC, Sefton Council, Halton BC, Cheshire West and Chester Council, South Ribble Borough Council, Liverpool City Council, Wirral BC, Rochdale MBC, Northumberland CC and any other Local Authoritieshttp://www.direct.gov.uk/en/D11/Directories/Localcouncils/AToZOfLocalCouncils/DG_A-Z_LG Education Establishments in England and Wales, maintained by the Department for Children, Schools and Families including Schools, Universities and Collegeshttp://www.edubase.gov.uksearchxhtml;4767F89630A039E98FE593093D577013?page=members http://www.assemblywales.orghttp://new.wales.gov.uk/?lang=en https://www.sell2wales.co.uk and NHS Trusts http://www.nhs.uk/servicedirectories/Pages/AcuteTrustListing.aspxand this may include additional Local Authorities, Research Councils www.rcuk.ac.uk NHS Trusts and Police Authorities www.apa.police.uk Housing associations, registered social landlords(RSL’s), arm’s length management organisations. All 700 plus current members of Procurement for Housing (PfH) and any future members, details of current membership for PfH can be found here;http://www.procurementforhousing.co.uk/membership/membership_list

Please refer to the following websites for a full list of RSL’s http://www.tenantservicesauthority.org/ or http:NUSSLhttp://www.ukmsl.com/client/nusconnect/ The member organisations above are located throughout the UK, including England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. The Framework Agreement is also for use by but not limited to Crown Commercial Services.

This Framework may also be used by other public bodies as defined by the European Union. GOReferenceGO-2012314-PRO-3784493.
The geographical counties detailed in each Lot are generally understood to be the counties relating to each of the ‘regions’.

Lot No: 6 Lot title: South-West England — Provision of recruitment services for temporary and permanent catering staff

1)Short description

This Lot will focus solely on the Provision of recruitment services for temporary and permanent catering staff to members of TUCO in the south west (Cornwall, Devon, Dorset, Hampshire, Wiltshire, Avon and Somerset).

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

79620000, 79610000

3)Quantity or scope

Provision of recruitment services for temporary and permanent catering staff to members of TUCO.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion

5)Additional information about lots

Interested suppliers should register their interest in the first instance at https://in-tendhost.co.uk/tuco/aspx/Homesuppliers will then be able to access the Pre-Qualification documents. All tendering and communication will be done electronically via the InTend Host website.

The contracting authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are small or medium enterprises (SMEs). However, any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement, and the contract will be awarded on the basis of the most economically advantageous tender.
The Framework Agreement is for use by but not limited to various institutions of Higher Education http://www.hefce.ac.uk/unicoll/ (TUCO Ltd clients see http://www.tuco.org/buy/clients); SUPC members see http://supc.procureweb.ac.uk/aboutsupc-members APUC members see http://www.apuc-scot.ac.uk/home.htmNWUPC members see www.nwupc.ac.uk NEUPC members see http://neupg.procureweb.ac.uk/ HEPCW members seehttp://hepcw.procureweb.ac.uk/ LUPC members see http://www.lupc.ac.uk/ Academies; Further Education FE colleges and FE colleges via Crescent Purchasing Consortium (currently 170 colleges throughout the UK) and any other member of CPC; Conwy CBC, Denbighshire CC, Flintshire CC, Wrexham CBC, Sefton Council, Halton BC, Cheshire West and Chester Council, South Ribble Borough Council, Liverpool City Council, Wirral BC, Rochdale MBC, Northumberland CC and any other Local Authoritieshttp://www.direct.gov.uk/en/D11/Directories/Localcouncils/AToZOfLocalCouncils/DG_A-Z_LG Education Establishments in England and Wales, maintained by the Department for Children, Schools and Families including Schools, Universities and Collegeshttp://www.edubase.gov.uksearchxhtml;4767F89630A039E98FE593093D577013?page=members http://www.assemblywales.orghttp://new.wales.gov.uk/?lang=en https://www.sell2wales.co.uk and NHS Trusts http://www.nhs.uk/servicedirectories/Pages/AcuteTrustListing.aspxand this may include additional Local Authorities, Research Councils www.rcuk.ac.uk NHS Trusts and Police Authorities www.apa.police.uk Housing associations, registered social landlords(RSL’s), arm’s length management organisations. All 700 plus current members of Procurement for Housing (PfH) and any future members, details of current membership for PfH can be found here;http://www.procurementforhousing.co.uk/membership/membership_list

Please refer to the following websites for a full list of RSL’s http://www.tenantservicesauthority.org/ or http:NUSSLhttp://www.ukmsl.com/client/nusconnect/ The member organisations above are located throughout the UK, including England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. The Framework Agreement is also for use by but not limited to Crown Commercial Services.

This Framework may also be used by other public bodies as defined by the European Union. GOReferenceGO-2012314-PRO-3784493.
The geographical counties detailed in each Lot are generally understood to be the counties relating to each of the ‘regions’.

Lot No: 7 Lot title: North Wales — Provision of recruitment services for temporary and permanent catering staff

1)Short description

This Lot will focus solely on the Provision of recruitment services for temporary and permanent catering staff to members of TUCO in north Wales (Isle of Anglesey, Conwy, Denbighshire, Flintshire, Gwynedd, Wrexham).

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

79620000, 79610000

3)Quantity or scope

Provision of recruitment services for temporary and permanent catering staff to members of TUCO.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion

5)Additional information about lots

Interested suppliers should register their interest in the first instance at https://in-tendhost.co.uk/tuco/aspx/Homesuppliers will then be able to access the Pre-Qualification documents. All tendering and communication will be done electronically via the InTend Host website.

The contracting authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are small or medium enterprises (SMEs). However, any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement, and the contract will be awarded on the basis of the most economically advantageous tender.
The Framework Agreement is for use by but not limited to various institutions of Higher Education http://www.hefce.ac.uk/unicoll/ (TUCO Ltd clients see http://www.tuco.org/buy/clients); SUPC members see http://supc.procureweb.ac.uk/aboutsupc-members APUC members see http://www.apuc-scot.ac.uk/home.htmNWUPC members see www.nwupc.ac.uk NEUPC members see http://neupg.procureweb.ac.uk/ HEPCW members seehttp://hepcw.procureweb.ac.uk/ LUPC members see http://www.lupc.ac.uk/ Academies; Further Education FE colleges and FE colleges via Crescent Purchasing Consortium (currently 170 colleges throughout the UK) and any other member of CPC; Conwy CBC, Denbighshire CC, Flintshire CC, Wrexham CBC, Sefton Council, Halton BC, Cheshire West and Chester Council, South Ribble Borough Council, Liverpool City Council, Wirral BC, Rochdale MBC, Northumberland CC and any other Local Authoritieshttp://www.direct.gov.uk/en/D11/Directories/Localcouncils/AToZOfLocalCouncils/DG_A-Z_LG Education Establishments in England and Wales, maintained by the Department for Children, Schools and Families including Schools, Universities and Collegeshttp://www.edubase.gov.uksearchxhtml;4767F89630A039E98FE593093D577013?page=members http://www.assemblywales.orghttp://new.wales.gov.uk/?lang=en https://www.sell2wales.co.uk and NHS Trusts http://www.nhs.uk/servicedirectories/Pages/AcuteTrustListing.aspxand this may include additional Local Authorities, Research Councils www.rcuk.ac.uk NHS Trusts and Police Authorities www.apa.police.uk Housing associations, registered social landlords(RSL’s), arm’s length management organisations. All 700 plus current members of Procurement for Housing (PfH) and any future members, details of current membership for PfH can be found here;http://www.procurementforhousing.co.uk/membership/membership_list

Please refer to the following websites for a full list of RSL’s http://www.tenantservicesauthority.org/ or http:NUSSLhttp://www.ukmsl.com/client/nusconnect/ The member organisations above are located throughout the UK, including England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. The Framework Agreement is also for use by but not limited to Crown Commercial Services.

This Framework may also be used by other public bodies as defined by the European Union. GOReferenceGO-2012314-PRO-3784493.
The geographical counties detailed in each Lot are generally understood to be the counties relating to each of the ‘regions’.

Lot No: 8 Lot title: South Wales — Provision of recruitment services for temporary and permanent catering staff

1)Short description

This Lot will focus solely on the Provision of recruitment services for temporary and permanent catering staff to members of TUCO in south Wales (Carmarthenshire, Monmouthshire, Pembrokeshire, Powys, Ceredigion).

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

79620000, 79610000

3)Quantity or scope

Provision of recruitment services for temporary and permanent catering staff to members of TUCO.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion

5)Additional information about lots

Interested suppliers should register their interest in the first instance at https://in-tendhost.co.uk/tuco/aspx/Homesuppliers will then be able to access the Pre-Qualification documents. All tendering and communication will be done electronically via the InTend Host website.

The contracting authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are small or medium enterprises (SMEs). However, any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement, and the contract will be awarded on the basis of the most economically advantageous tender.
The Framework Agreement is for use by but not limited to various institutions of Higher Educatio nhttp://www.hefce.ac.uk/unicoll/ (TUCO Ltd clients see http://www.tuco.org/buy/clients); SUPC members see http://supc.procureweb.ac.uk/aboutsupc-members APUC members see http://www.apuc-scot.ac.uk/home.htmNWUPC members see www.nwupc.ac.uk NEUPC members see http://neupg.procureweb.ac.uk/ HEPCW members seehttp://hepcw.procureweb.ac.uk/ LUPC members see http://www.lupc.ac.uk/ Academies; Further Education FE colleges and FE colleges via Crescent Purchasing Consortium (currently 170 colleges throughout the UK) and any other member of CPC; Conwy CBC, Denbighshire CC, Flintshire CC, Wrexham CBC, Sefton Council, Halton BC, Cheshire West and Chester Council, South Ribble Borough Council, Liverpool City Council, Wirral BC, Rochdale MBC, Northumberland CC and any other Local Authoritieshttp://www.direct.gov.uk/en/D11/Directories/Localcouncils/AToZOfLocalCouncils/DG_A-Z_LG Education Establishments in England and Wales, maintained by the Department for Children, Schools and Families including Schools, Universities and Collegeshttp://www.edubase.gov.uksearchxhtml;4767F89630A039E98FE593093D577013?page=members http://www.assemblywales.orghttp://new.wales.gov.uk/?lang=en https://www.sell2wales.co.uk and NHS Trusts http://www.nhs.uk/servicedirectories/Pages/AcuteTrustListing.aspxand this may include additional Local Authorities, Research Councils www.rcuk.ac.uk NHS Trusts and Police Authorities www.apa.police.uk Housing associations, registered social landlords(RSL’s), arm’s length management organisations. All 700 plus current members of Procurement for Housing (PfH) and any future members, details of current membership for PfH can be found here;http://www.procurementforhousing.co.uk/membership/membership_list

Please refer to the following websites for a full list of RSL’s http://www.tenantservicesauthority.org/ or http:NUSSLhttp://www.ukmsl.com/client/nusconnect/ The member organisations above are located throughout the UK, including England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. The Framework Agreement is also for use by but not limited to Crown Commercial Services.

This Framework may also be used by other public bodies as defined by the European Union. GOReferenceGO-2012314-PRO-3784493.
The geographical counties detailed in each Lot are generally understood to be the counties relating to each of the ‘regions’.

Lot No: 9 Lot title: North Scotland — Provision of recruitment services for temporary and permanent catering staff

1)Short description

This Lot will focus solely on the Provision of recruitment services for temporary and permanent catering staff to members of TUCO in north Scotland (Aberdeenshire, Angus, Banffshire, Caithness, Inverness-shire, Moray, Nairnshire, Orkney, Ross and Cromarty, Shetland, Sutherland).

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

79620000, 79610000

3)Quantity or scope

Provision of recruitment services for temporary and permanent catering staff to members of TUCO.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion

5)Additional information about lots

Interested suppliers should register their interest in the first instance at https://in-tendhost.co.uk/tuco/aspx/Homesuppliers will then be able to access the Pre-Qualification documents. All tendering and communication will be done electronically via the InTend Host website.

The contracting authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are small or medium enterprises (SMEs). However, any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement, and the contract will be awarded on the basis of the most economically advantageous tender.
The Framework Agreement is for use by but not limited to various institutions of Higher Education http://www.hefce.ac.uk/unicoll/ (TUCO Ltd clients see http://www.tuco.org/buy/clients); SUPC members see http://supc.procureweb.ac.uk/aboutsupc-members APUC members see http://www.apuc-scot.ac.uk/home.htmNWUPC members see www.nwupc.ac.uk NEUPC members see http://neupg.procureweb.ac.uk/ HEPCW members seehttp://hepcw.procureweb.ac.uk/ LUPC members see http://www.lupc.ac.uk/ Academies; Further Education FE colleges and FE colleges via Crescent Purchasing Consortium (currently 170 colleges throughout the UK) and any other member of CPC; Conwy CBC, Denbighshire CC, Flintshire CC, Wrexham CBC, Sefton Council, Halton BC, Cheshire West and Chester Council, South Ribble Borough Council, Liverpool City Council, Wirral BC, Rochdale MBC, Northumberland CC and any other Local Authoritieshttp://www.direct.gov.uk/en/D11/Directories/Localcouncils/AToZOfLocalCouncils/DG_A-Z_LG Education Establishments in England and Wales, maintained by the Department for Children, Schools and Families including Schools, Universities and Collegeshttp://www.edubase.gov.uksearchxhtml;4767F89630A039E98FE593093D577013?page=members http://www.assemblywales.orghttp://new.wales.gov.uk/?lang=en https://www.sell2wales.co.uk and NHS Trusts http://www.nhs.uk/servicedirectories/Pages/AcuteTrustListing.aspxand this may include additional Local Authorities, Research Councils www.rcuk.ac.uk NHS Trusts and Police Authorities www.apa.police.uk Housing associations, registered social landlords(RSL’s), arm’s length management organisations. All 700 plus current members of Procurement for Housing (PfH) and any future members, details of current membership for PfH can be found here;http://www.procurementforhousing.co.uk/membership/membership_list

Please refer to the following websites for a full list of RSL’s http://www.tenantservicesauthority.org/ or http:NUSSLhttp://www.ukmsl.com/client/nusconnect/ The member organisations above are located throughout the UK, including England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. The Framework Agreement is also for use by but not limited to Crown Commercial Services.

This Framework may also be used by other public bodies as defined by the European Union. GOReferenceGO-2012314-PRO-3784493.
The geographical counties detailed in each Lot are generally understood to be the counties relating to each of the ‘regions’.

Lot No: 10 Lot title: West Scotland and N.I. — Provision of recruitment services for temporary and permanent catering staff

1)Short description

This Lot will focus solely on the Provision of recruitment services for temporary and permanent catering staff to members of TUCO in west Scotland and Northern Ireland (Northern Ireland, Argyll, Ayrshire, Bute, Dunbartonshire, Lanarkshire, Renfrewshire, Stirlingshire, Wigtownshire, Dumfriesshire).

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

79620000, 79610000

3)Quantity or scope

Provision of recruitment services for temporary and permanent catering staff to members of TUCO.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion

5)Additional information about lots

Interested suppliers should register their interest in the first instance at https://in-tendhost.co.uk/tuco/aspx/Homesuppliers will then be able to access the Pre-Qualification documents. All tendering and communication will be done electronically via the InTend Host website.

The contracting authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are small or medium enterprises (SMEs). However, any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement, and the contract will be awarded on the basis of the most economically advantageous tender.
The Framework Agreement is for use by but not limited to various institutions of Higher Education http://www.hefce.ac.uk/unicoll/ (TUCO Ltd clients see http://www.tuco.org/buy/clients); SUPC members see http://supc.procureweb.ac.uk/aboutsupc-members APUC members see http://www.apuc-scot.ac.uk/home.htmNWUPC members see www.nwupc.ac.uk NEUPC members see http://neupg.procureweb.ac.uk/ HEPCW members seehttp://hepcw.procureweb.ac.uk/ LUPC members see http://www.lupc.ac.uk/ Academies; Further Education FE colleges and FE colleges via Crescent Purchasing Consortium (currently 170 colleges throughout the UK) and any other member of CPC; Conwy CBC, Denbighshire CC, Flintshire CC, Wrexham CBC, Sefton Council, Halton BC, Cheshire West and Chester Council, South Ribble Borough Council, Liverpool City Council, Wirral BC, Rochdale MBC, Northumberland CC and any other Local Authoritieshttp://www.direct.gov.uk/en/D11/Directories/Localcouncils/AToZOfLocalCouncils/DG_A-Z_LG Education Establishments in England and Wales, maintained by the Department for Children, Schools and Families including Schools, Universities and Collegeshttp://www.edubase.gov.uksearchxhtml;4767F89630A039E98FE593093D577013?page=members http://www.assemblywales.orghttp://new.wales.gov.uk/?lang=en https://www.sell2wales.co.uk and NHS Trusts http://www.nhs.uk/servicedirectories/Pages/AcuteTrustListing.aspxand this may include additional Local Authorities, Research Councils www.rcuk.ac.uk NHS Trusts and Police Authorities www.apa.police.uk Housing associations, registered social landlords(RSL’s), arm’s length management organisations. All 700 plus current members of Procurement for Housing (PfH) and any future members, details of current membership for PfH can be found here;http://www.procurementforhousing.co.uk/membership/membership_list

Please refer to the following websites for a full list of RSL’s http://www.tenantservicesauthority.org/ or http:NUSSLhttp://www.ukmsl.com/client/nusconnect/ The member organisations above are located throughout the UK, including England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. The Framework Agreement is also for use by but not limited to Crown Commercial Services.

This Framework may also be used by other public bodies as defined by the European Union. GOReferenceGO-2012314-PRO-3784493.
The geographical counties detailed in each Lot are generally understood to be the counties relating to each of the ‘regions’.

Lot No: 11 Lot title: East Scotland — Provision of recruitment services for temporary and permanent catering staff

1)Short description

This Lot will focus solely on the Provision of recruitment services for temporary and permanent catering staff to members of TUCO in east Scotland (Berwickshire, Clackmannanshire, East Lothian, Fife, Kincardineshire, Midlothian, Peeblesshire, Perthshire, Roxburghshire, Selkirkshire, West Lothian, East Lothian, Kinross-shire).

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

79620000, 79610000

3)Quantity or scope

Provision of recruitment services for temporary and permanent catering staff to members of TUCO.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion

5)Additional information about lots

Interested suppliers should register their interest in the first instance at https://in-tendhost.co.uk/tuco/aspx/Homesuppliers will then be able to access the Pre-Qualification documents. All tendering and communication will be done electronically via the InTend Host website.

The contracting authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are small or medium enterprises (SMEs). However, any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement, and the contract will be awarded on the basis of the most economically advantageous tender.
The Framework Agreement is for use by but not limited to various institutions of Higher Education http://www.hefce.ac.uk/unicoll/ (TUCO Ltd clients see http://www.tuco.org/buy/clients); SUPC members see http://supc.procureweb.ac.uk/aboutsupc-members APUC members see http://www.apuc-scot.ac.uk/home.htmNWUPC members see www.nwupc.ac.uk NEUPC members see http://neupg.procureweb.ac.uk/ HEPCW members seehttp://hepcw.procureweb.ac.uk/ LUPC members see http://www.lupc.ac.uk/ Academies; Further Education FE colleges and FE colleges via Crescent Purchasing Consortium (currently 170 colleges throughout the UK) and any other member of CPC; Conwy CBC, Denbighshire CC, Flintshire CC, Wrexham CBC, Sefton Council, Halton BC, Cheshire West and Chester Council, South Ribble Borough Council, Liverpool City Council, Wirral BC, Rochdale MBC, Northumberland CC and any other Local Authoritieshttp://www.direct.gov.uk/en/D11/Directories/Localcouncils/AToZOfLocalCouncils/DG_A-Z_LG Education Establishments in England and Wales, maintained by the Department for Children, Schools and Families including Schools, Universities and Collegeshttp://www.edubase.gov.uksearchxhtml;4767F89630A039E98FE593093D577013?page=members http://www.assemblywales.orghttp://new.wales.gov.uk/?lang=en https://www.sell2wales.co.uk and NHS Trusts http://www.nhs.uk/servicedirectories/Pages/AcuteTrustListing.aspxand this may include additional Local Authorities, Research Councils www.rcuk.ac.uk NHS Trusts and Police Authorities www.apa.police.uk Housing associations, registered social landlords(RSL’s), arm’s length management organisations. All 700 plus current members of Procurement for Housing (PfH) and any future members, details of current membership for PfH can be found here;http://www.procurementforhousing.co.uk/membership/membership_list

Please refer to the following websites for a full list of RSL’s http://www.tenantservicesauthority.org/ or http:NUSSLhttp://www.ukmsl.com/client/nusconnect/ The member organisations above are located throughout the UK, including England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. The Framework Agreement is also for use by but not limited to Crown Commercial Services.

This Framework may also be used by other public bodies as defined by the European Union. GOReferenceGO-2012314-PRO-3784493.
The geographical counties detailed in each Lot are generally understood to be the counties relating to each of the ‘regions’.

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract

III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:

Parent Company and/or other guarantees may be required if TUCO deems necessary. Please see tender documents.

III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

Please see tender documents.

III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

A single member of any grouping/consortium of suppliers will be required to accept prime contractorship.

III.1.4)Other particular conditions

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: no
III.2)Conditions for participation

III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Please see tender documents.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Please see tender documents.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
Please see tender documents.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
Yes, please see tender documents.
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts

III.3.1)Information about a particular profession

Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession: no

III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service

Legal persons should indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff responsible for the execution of the service: no

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Restricted

IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate

Envisaged minimum number 6: and maximum number 10
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: These will be based on the evaluation of the PQQ documents which is a combination of Pass/Fail questions and scored responses.
These min/max numbers are per Lot.

IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue

Recourse to staged procedure to gradually reduce the number of solutions to be discussed or tenders to be negotiated no
IV.2)Award criteria

IV.2.1)Award criteria

The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated in the specifications, in the invitation to tender or to negotiate or in the descriptive document

IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction

An electronic auction will be used: no
IV.3)Administrative information

IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:

RS16 (CAT11025-TU)

IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

no

IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document

Time limit for receipt of requests for documents or for accessing documents: 8.2.2016 – 16:00
Payable documents: no

IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

12.2.2016 – 10:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up

English.
IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: no

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no

VI.2)Information about European Union funds

The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no

VI.3)Additional information

Interested suppliers should register their interest in the first instance at https://in-tendhost.co.uk/tuco/aspx/Homesuppliers will then be able to access the Pre-Qualification documents. All tendering and communication will be done electronically via the InTend Host website.

The contracting authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are small or medium enterprises (SMEs). However, any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement, and the contract will be awarded on the basis of the most economically advantageous tender.
The Framework Agreement is for use by but not limited to various institutions of Higher Education http://www.hefce.ac.uk/unicoll/ (TUCO Ltd clients see http://www.tuco.org/buy/clients); SUPC members see http://supc.procureweb.ac.uk/aboutsupc-members APUC members see http://www.apuc-scot.ac.uk/home.htmNWUPC members see www.nwupc.ac.uk NEUPC members see http://neupg.procureweb.ac.uk/ HEPCW members seehttp://hepcw.procureweb.ac.uk/ LUPC members see http://www.lupc.ac.uk/ Academies; Further Education FE colleges and FE colleges via Crescent Purchasing Consortium (currently 170 colleges throughout the UK) and any other member of CPC; Conwy CBC, Denbighshire CC, Flintshire CC, Wrexham CBC, Sefton Council, Halton BC, Cheshire West and Chester Council, South Ribble Borough Council, Liverpool City Council, Wirral BC, Rochdale MBC, Northumberland CC and any other Local Authoritieshttp://www.direct.gov.uk/en/D11/Directories/Localcouncils/AToZOfLocalCouncils/DG_A-Z_LG Education Establishments in England and Wales, maintained by the Department for Children, Schools and Families including Schools, Universities and Collegeshttp://www.edubase.gov.uksearchxhtml;4767F89630A039E98FE593093D577013?page=members http://www.assemblywales.orghttp://new.wales.gov.uk/?lang=en https://www.sell2wales.co.uk and NHS Trusts http://www.nhs.uk/servicedirectories/Pages/AcuteTrustListing.aspxand this may include additional Local Authorities, Research Councils www.rcuk.ac.uk NHS Trusts and Police Authorities www.apa.police.uk Housing associations, registered social landlords(RSL’s), arm’s length management organisations. All 700 plus current members of Procurement for Housing (PfH) and any future members, details of current membership for PfH can be found here;http://www.procurementforhousing.co.uk/membership/membership_list

Please refer to the following websites for a full list of RSL’s http://www.tenantservicesauthority.org/ or http:NUSSLhttp://www.ukmsl.com/client/nusconnect/ The member organisations above are located throughout the UK, including England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. The Framework Agreement is also for use by but not limited to Crown Commercial Services.

This Framework may also be used by other public bodies as defined by the European Union. GOReferenceGO-2012314-PRO-3784493.

VI.4)Procedures for appeal

VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

TUCO Ltd
UNITED KINGDOM

Body responsible for mediation procedures

TUCO Ltd
UNITED KINGDOM

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

TUCO Ltd
UNITED KINGDOM

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

12.1.2016

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