Salary Sacrifice Framework

Salary Sacrifice Framework

The Agreement will comprise of a single lot with between 6 and 8 economic operators awarded a place on this Agreement. The Agreement has been scoped to encourage Suppliers of smaller schemes within the single Lot.

United Kingdom-Carmarthen: Financial leasing services

2016/S 092-164395

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service
Headquarters, Lime Grove Avenue
Carmarthen
SA31 1SP
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: marc.garrett@capita.co.uk
NUTS code: UKL

Internet address(es):

Main address: http://www.mawwfire.gov.uk

I.2)Joint procurement

The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: http://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-UK-Carmarthen:-Financial-leasing-services./G7A827E89Z
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: http://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-title/G7A827E89Z
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Other type: Emergency Services

I.5)Main activity

Public order and safety

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Salary Sacrifice Framework.

II.1.2)Main CPV code

66114000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

This tender is being undertaken as an open procedure, as detailed in Regulation 27 of the UK statutory instrument Public Contracts Regulations 2015/102.

Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service (the ‘Authority’) invites tenders for organisations to participate in a 48 month agreement (‘the Agreement’) for the provision of salary sacrifice schemes. The Agreement will be used by the Authority and may also be used by all Fire and Rescue Services, Local Authorities, Registered Providers of Social Housing and other organisations (‘Eligible Bodies’) located in the United Kingdom, lists of all Eligible Bodies are provided with the additional information section of this notice.

Capita Treasury Solutions Limited, trading as Capita Asset Services (Capita), a major provider of advisory services to the UK public sector, intends to use this Agreement to enable its clients to offer salary sacrifice schemes to their employees.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 125 000 000.00 GBP

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)

34100000
66000000
66514110
66516100

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK
Main site or place of performance:

United Kingdom.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

This tender is being undertaken as an open procedure, as detailed in Regulation 27 of the UK statutory instrument Public Contracts Regulations 2015/102.

Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service (the ‘Authority’) invites tenders for organisations to participate in a 48 month Agreement (‘the Agreement’) for the provision of salary sacrifice schemes. The Agreement will be used by the Authority and may also be used by all Fire and Rescue Services, Local Authorities, Registered Providers of Social Housing and other organisations (‘Eligible Bodies’) located in the United Kingdom, lists of all Eligible Bodies are provided within the additional information section of this notice.

The Agreement will comprise of a single lot with between 6 and 8 economic operators awarded a place on this Agreement. The Agreement has been scoped to encourage Suppliers of smaller schemes within the single Lot. Apart from this consideration, there is no other variation that could be introduced through the use multiple Lots that would make this framework more accessible to potential Suppliers. Therefore there is no necessity for multiple Lots in this framework.

Other services that are clearly related to the focus of this Agreement that may not be easily identifiable as part of the tender document can be specified by individual Eligible Bodies during their call-off processes.

The estimated value range through the proposed Agreement during the 48 month period is between 75 000 000 GBP and 125 000 000 GBP excluding VAT. Any estimate of framework turnover is for information purposes only, no commitment or guarantee is given and should not be implied.

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

Value excluding VAT: 125 000 000.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Subject to satisfactory performance this framework will be renewed upon expiry in 4 years time.

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

The Agreement will be used by the Authority and may also be used by all Fire and Rescue Services, Local Authorities, Registered Providers of Social Housing and other organisations (‘Eligible Bodies’) located in the United Kingdom, lists of all Eligible Bodies can be found at:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fire_services_in_the_United_Kingdom

http://www.fireservice.co.uk/information/ukfrs

http://local.direct.gov.uk/Data/ (Download Local Authority Contact Details — right-click ‘save target as’)

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/current-registered-providers-of-social-housing

http://www.esystems.scottishhousingregulator.gov.uk/reports/rwservlet?reg2&report=reg2_rsl_directory.rdf&p_search_id=-1942626646

http://gov.wales/topics/housing-and-regeneration/publications/registered-social-landlords-in-wales/?lang=en

http://local.direct.gov.uk/LDGRedirect/Start.do?mode=1

http://www.cosla.gov.uk/scottish-local-government

http://gov.wales/topics/localgovernment/unitary-authorities/?lang=en

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/schools-in-england

http://www.gov.scot/Topics/Statistics/Browse/School-Education/Datasets/contactdetails

http://gov.wales/statistics-and-research/address-list-of-schools/?lang=en

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_universities_in_the_United_Kingdom#universities_alphabetically

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_law_enforcement_agencies_in_the_United_Kingdom

http://www.charity-commission.gov.uk/showcharity/registerofcharities/registerhomepage.aspx?&=&

http://www.wales.gov.uk/?lang=en

http://www.llgc.org.uk/

http://www.northernireland.gov.uk/az2.htm

http://www.police-information.co.uk/police-directory/index.php?cat=6&subcat=29

http://www.citizensadvice.org.uk/index/about/citizens_advice_offices.htm

http://www.sporta.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=categories&id=14&Itemid=140

http://www.ada.org.uk/idb_members_all.html

http://www.scotcourts.gov.uk/locations/index.asp

http://home.scotland.gov.uk/home

The Agreement can be accessed by all central government authorities as listed within Schedule 1 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015.

The Agreement is also available to all current and future members of The Procurement Partnership Limited’s (TPPL) buying club. A list of members of TPPL can be obtained from: http://www.tppl.co.uk/about-us/our-members/

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:

As per details stated within tender documentation and framework agreement.

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 several operators
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

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

Date: 13/06/2016
Local time: 12:00
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: 1 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 14/06/2016
Local time: 12:00
Place:

Capita or MWWFRS Offices.

Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

Employees of MWWFRS or Capita only. Opening will be conducted via the Delta e-Procurement system.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published:

Dependent on satisfactory performance this framework shall be re-procured in 48 months from award.

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

Electronic ordering will be used
Electronic invoicing will be accepted
Electronic payment will be used

VI.3)Additional information:

Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service (the ‘Authority’) invites tenders for organisations to participate in a 48 month agreement (‘the Agreement’) for the provision of salary sacrifice schemes. The Agreement will be used by the Authority and may also be used by all Fire and Rescue Services, Local Authorities, Registered Providers of Social Housing and other organisations (‘Eligible Bodies’) located in the United Kingdom, lists of all Eligible Bodies can be found at:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fire_services_in_the_United_Kingdom

http://www.fireservice.co.uk/information/ukfrs

http://local.direct.gov.uk/Data/ (Download Local Authority Contact Details — right-click ‘save target as’)

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/current-registered-providers-of-social-housing

http://www.esystems.scottishhousingregulator.gov.uk/reports/rwservlet?reg2&report=reg2_rsl_directory.rdf&p_search_id=-1942626646

http://gov.wales/topics/housing-and-regeneration/publications/registered-social-landlords-in-wales/?lang=en

http://local.direct.gov.uk/LDGRedirect/Start.do?mode=1

http://www.cosla.gov.uk/scottish-local-government

http://gov.wales/topics/localgovernment/unitary-authorities/?lang=en

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/schools-in-england

http://www.gov.scot/Topics/Statistics/Browse/School-Education/Datasets/contactdetails

http://gov.wales/statistics-and-research/address-list-of-schools/?lang=en

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_universities_in_the_United_Kingdom#universities_alphabetically

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_law_enforcement_agencies_in_the_United_Kingdom

http://www.charity-commission.gov.uk/showcharity/registerofcharities/registerhomepage.aspx?&=&

http://www.wales.gov.uk/?lang=en

http://www.llgc.org.uk/

http://www.northernireland.gov.uk/az2.htm

http://www.police-information.co.uk/police-directory/index.php?cat=6&subcat=29

http://www.citizensadvice.org.uk/index/about/citizens_advice_offices.htm

http://www.sporta.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=categories&id=14&Itemid=140

http://www.ada.org.uk/idb_members_all.html

http://www.scotcourts.gov.uk/locations/index.asp

http://home.scotland.gov.uk/home

The Agreement can be accessed by all central government authorities as listed within Schedule 1 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015.

The Agreement is also available to all current and future members of The Procurement Partnership Limited’s (TPPL) buying club. A list of members of TPPL can be obtained from: http://www.tppl.co.uk/about-us/our-members/

Capita Treasury Solutions Limited, trading as Capita Asset Services (Capita), a major provider of advisory services to the UK public sector, intends to use this Agreement to enable its clients to offer salary sacrifice schemes to their employees. Capita will therefore provide details of the Agreement and market the Agreement to its clients.

For more information about this opportunity, please visit the Delta eSourcing portal at: https://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-UK-Carmarthen:-Financial-leasing-services./G7A827E89Z

To respond to this opportunity, please click here: https://www.delta-esourcing.com/respond/G7A827E89Z

GO Reference: GO-2016512-PRO-8196811.

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

The High Court
Royal Court of Justice, The Strand
London
WC2A 2LL
UNITED KINGDOM
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

VI.4.3)Review procedure

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service will incorporate a minimum 10 calendar day standstill period following electronic notification to bidders of the award decision. An economic operator that suffers, or risks suffering, loss or damage attributable to a breach of duty under the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 may bring proceedings in the High Court in accordance with Part 3 of those Regulations.

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

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

12/05/2016

 

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