Revenues and Benefits System Tender
The Council is seeking Tenders from suitably qualified suppliers for the provision of an IT system for Revenues and Benefits Collections.
United Kingdom-Llandrindod Wells: Software package and information systems
Section I: Contracting authority
I.1)Name and addresses
Contact person: Mary Salmon
Telephone: +44 01597826244
NUTS code: UKL
Internet address(es):Main address: www.entenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk
Address of the buyer profile: http://www.sell2wales.gov.wales/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA0354
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Section II: Object
Provision of a Revenues and Benefits System.
II.1.2)Main CPV code
II.1.3)Type of contract
The Council is seeking Tenders from suitably qualified suppliers for the provision of an IT system for Revenues and Benefits Collections. To incorporate functions:
Council tax calculation and billing;
Manage council tax discounts and exemptions;
NNDR calculation and billing;
Manage discounts and exemptions;
Awards claim processing and payments including housing benefit, council tax benefit, council tax reduction, discretionary housing payments and universal credit;
Collection and recovery of Council Tax, NNDR and overpaid Housing Benefit invoices;
Integration with DWP; VOA; RTI; BACS; Finance; Housing management system; Local Land and Property Gazetteer; Revenues and Benefits work-flow; EDRM;
Support for self-service enquiries and payments.
In the case of Council Tax and Business Rates there is an expectation that the supplied system will be open and capable of sharing and interoperating with other IT systems.
II.1.6)Information about lots
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
II.2.3)Place of performance
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:
Provision of Revenues and Benefits System.
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Up to a further 36 months.
II.2.10)Information about variants
II.2.11)Information about options
Please refer to Tender Documentation.
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:
Please refer to Tender Documentation.
Section IV: Procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Section VI: Complementary information
VI.1)Information about recurrence
Instructions for Suppliers — Registration on etenderwales
Powys County Council will be conducting this procurement exercise through the Value Wales e-Tendering portal. This can be found at www.etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk all information may be downloaded and returned through this channel.
Internet address(es): http://etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk
Suppliers Instructions How to Express Interest in this Tender
1. Register your company on the eTenderwales portal (this is only required once)
— Browse to the eSourcing Portal: www.etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk
— Click the ‘Click here to register’ link;
— Accept the terms and conditions and click ‘continue’;
— Enter your correct business and user details;
— Note the username you chose and click ‘Save’ when complete;
— You will shortly receive an email with your unique password (please keep this secure).
2. Express an Interest in the tender
— Login to the portal with the username/password.
— Click the ‘Open Access ITTs’ link.
— Click on the relevant ITT to access the content.
— Click the ‘Express Interest’ button in the ‘Actions’ box on the left-hand side of the page.
— This will move the ITT into your ‘My ITTs’ page. (This is a secure area reserved for your projects only).
— Click on the ITT code, you can now access any attachments by clicking the ‘Settings and Buyer Attachments’ in the ‘Actions’ box.
3. Responding to the tender
— You can now choose to ‘Reply’ or ‘Reject’ (please give a reason if rejecting).
— 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).
If you require any further assistance use the online help, or the BravoSolution help desk is available Mon – Fri (8:00 — 18:00) on:
— eMail: firstname.lastname@example.org
— Phone: 0800 368 4850 / Fax: 020 7080 0480.
Note: The authority is using eTenderwales to carry out this procurement process. To obtain further information record your interest on Sell2Wales at http://www.sell2wales.gov.wales/search/search_switch.aspx?ID=50553
(WA Ref: 50553).
Telephone: +44 01597826000
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: