Supply Market Industry Intelligence Reporting Tool to HMRC

Supply Market Industry Intelligence Reporting Tool to HMRC

Provision of a Market Industry Reporting Tool(s) to assist the Client in obtaining industry research intelligence and expert analysis.

United Kingdom-Salford: Market research services

2017/S 061-114225

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

HM Revenue and Customs
5th Floor West, Ralli Quays, 3 Stanley Street
Salford
M60 9LA
United Kingdom
Contact person: Joanne Sykes
Telephone: +44 3000587786
E-mail: joanne.sykes@hmrc.gsi.gov.uk
NUTS code: 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: https://www.gov.uk/contracts-finder
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: http://hmrc.supplier-eu.ariba.com/ad/register/SSOActions?type=full
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Ministry or any other national or federal authority, including their regional or local subdivisions

I.5)Main activity

Other activity: direct and indirect taxes

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

GB-Salford: Market Industry Intelligence Reporting Tool.

Reference number: SR46280796

II.1.2)Main CPV code

79310000 – RB20

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) supported by the Valuation Office Agency and The Adjudicator’s Office are tendering to acquire supplier(s) for the provision of a Market Industry Reporting Tool(s) to assist the Client in obtaining industry research intelligence and expert analysis in respect of trade sectors and consumer behaviours and forecasts. The requirement will be divided into 2 Lots — Lot 1, Trade sector expert analysis reporting tool; Lot 2, Understanding on the consumer landscape reporting tool.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 837 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for all lots
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Trade sector expert analysis reporting tool

Lot No: 1

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

72300000
79310000
73100000
79311400
79980000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK
Main site or place of performance:

United Kingdom.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) supported by the Valuation Office Agency and The Adjudicator’s Office are tendering to acquire supplier(s) for the provision of a Trade sector expert analysis reporting tool. HMRC requires UK (and overseas where available) information, data, industry reporting on trade sectors with expert analysis functionality. The required reporting tool must have the ability to:

(a) create HMRC specific sectors and run pre-defined and ad-hoc reports;

(b) cover a broad range of UK industries (Overseas if available), making use of government industry classification (SIC codes — at 5 digit ‘class’ level);

(c) have a query tool enabling HMRC to search across the entire UK economy (Overseas if available) at the granular industry level; statistics, cost structure, levels, trends, risks, supply chain, external drivers, regional concentration;

(d) cover the subject — commodity; financial market; content types; corporate or industry type; economic; trends and analysis; international; political; sport and recreation.

In addition to the above, the reporting tool must be able to provide risk analysis functionality to help understand risks such as forward-looking picture, impact assessment of critical factors on growth, competition and innovation in the market.

HMRC will require a search tool that will allow users to combine various search criteria and select specified outputs as well as having the ability to run bespoke reports against UK economy.

HMRC will require the Data to be up-to-date from official, recognised sources and be published in consistent report formats, to enable comparison between reports.

Management Information will be required to provide reports on all activities throughout the life of the contract.

Contractors will ideally be using latest web standards based on HTML5 and associated technologies.

The reporting tool will be used by approximately 1 000 users, of which 250 are likely to be concurrent.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Social, Environmental and Innovative Characteristics / Weighting: 2
Quality criterion – Name: Service Requirements — Schedule A / Weighting: 53
Quality criterion – Name: Contract Management Activity — Schedules B-J / Weighting: 3
Quality criterion – Name: ICT Product Accessibility / Weighting: 2
Cost criterion – Name: Cost Effectiveness / Weighting: 40

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 495 000.00 GBP

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: yes

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of options:

Note: The initial contract will be for 24 months, however provision will be included for the extension of the contract beyond the initial primary term for a further 12 months if required. The estimated value of the procurement includes the potential for an extension.

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

Variant bids will be considered, provided that they meet specified minimum requirements and are submitted in addition to a ‘compliant bid’ or a primary tender based on the original specification of requirement.

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Understanding on the consumer landscape reporting tool

Lot No: 2

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

72300000
79310000
73100000
79311400
79980000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK
Main site or place of performance:

United Kingdom.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) supported by the Valuation Office Agency and The Adjudicator’s Office are tendering to acquire supplier(s) for the provision of an Understanding on the consumer landscape reporting tool. HMRC requires UK consumer (Including business to end consumer and business to business (known as B2B)) reporting tool, to provide analysis and performance forecasts. The reporting functionality required needs to provide an understanding of consumer attitudes and behaviours of the trade sector customers. The reports also need to include how they operate and/or the market they are in, helping to identify potential risks.

In addition to the above, the reporting tool must be able to provide a reporting tool functionality to provide strategic assessments of emerging trends to identify future risk areas to help understand a number of aspects, from revenue forecasts to threats and opportunities presented by consumers (end or B2B) to industry over coming period.

HMRC will require a search tool that will allow users to combine various search criteria and select specified outputs as well as having the ability to run bespoke reports against UK economy.

HMRC will require the Data to be up-to-date from official, recognised sources and be published in consistent report formats, to enable comparison between reports.

Management Information will be required to provide reports on all activities throughout the life of the contract.

Contractors will ideally be using latest web standards based on HTML5 and associated technologies.

The reporting tool will be used by approximately 1 000 users, of which 250 are likely to be concurrent.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Social, Environmental and Innovative Characteristics / Weighting: 2
Quality criterion – Name: Service Requirements — Schedule A / Weighting: 53
Quality criterion – Name: Contract Management Activity — Schedules B-J / Weighting: 3
Quality criterion – Name: ICT Product Accessibility / Weighting: 2
Cost criterion – Name: Cost Effectiveness / Weighting: 40

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 342 000.00 GBP

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: yes

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of options:

Note: The initial contract will be for 24 months, however provision will be included for the extension of the contract beyond the initial primary term for a further 12 months if required. The estimated value of the procurement includes the potential for an extension.

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

Variant bids will be considered, provided that they meet specified minimum requirements and are submitted in addition to a ‘compliant bid’ or a primary tender based on the original specification of requirement.

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

List and brief description of conditions:

HMRC is using an e-sourcing (eTendering) tool or application for this procurement. Tenders will normally not be fully considered or evaluated unless Tenderers have first demonstrated that they have the necessary personal standing and are eligible and suitable to be awarded a public contract. Tenderers will therefore be required to provide a statement within an online ‘selection questionnaire’ as to whether any of the circumstances (relating to mandatory and discretionary grounds for exclusion) described in Regulation 57 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 apply. Revenue compliance will be considered and checks will be undertaken throughout the tendering exercise, using, as applicable, information from HMRC’s own records. UK applicants will be required to provide their tax reference numbers: i.e. Value Added Tax registration number, PAYE collection reference and Corporation Tax or Self-Assessment reference, as applicable. Overseas or non-UK Tenderers will be required to submit a certificate of tax compliance obtained from the country in which they are resident for tax purposes. If a company is a subsidiary, a member of a group or a consortium, the above details may also be required in respect of the parent company, other group members or each consortium member as appropriate. Information may also be required in respect of sub-contractors who will prospectively be performing core or major elements of the requirement.

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing

List and brief description of selection criteria:

Full details regarding legal, economic, financial and technical information to be provided at the tender stage will be detailed in the tender documentation. Tenders will normally not be fully considered or evaluated unless Tenderers have first demonstrated via an online ‘selection questionnaire’ that they have the necessary economic or financial capacity to perform the contract. Potential Tenderers should be aware, however, that they may be required to forward the following information:

(a) A copy of the most recent audited accounts covering the Tenderer’s last 2 years of trading (or for the period that is available if trading for less than 3 years) or

(b) For the most recent full year of trading, where this information is not available in audited form, a copy of the draft or unaudited financial accounts or equivalent information showing the Tenderer’s turnover, profit and loss and cash flow position and an end period balance sheet or, where this cannot be provided, a statement signed by the finance director or similar responsible person detailing any major changes in the current financial position since the date of the latest audited accounts provided.

(c) Details of Public Liability and Employers Liability Insurance (as applicable) and other relevant insurances. If a company is a subsidiary, a member of a group or a consortium, the above details may also be required in respect of the parent company, other group members or each consortium member as appropriate.

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability

List and brief description of selection criteria:

Full details regarding technical and professional ability information to be provided at the tender stage will be detailed in the tender documentation. Tenders will normally not be fully considered or evaluated unless Tenderers have first demonstrated via an online ‘selection questionnaire’ that they have the necessary technical capacity to perform the contract. Actual requirements will vary depending on the particular requirement or contractual opportunity, but, as a minimum, the questionnaire will request the following information:

(a) details of the principal business areas(s) in which the company is engaged and its structure, site locations and facilities;

(b) evidence of previous relevant experience in the last 3 years, demonstrating capacity and ability to provide the required goods and/or services, inclusive of dates, size/value of contract and customer address/contact names for reference purposes;

(c) details of quality systems in place, including (if applicable) details and copy certification relating to formal accreditation held, such as BS, ISO or equivalent;

(d) information relating to compliance with Health and Safety, Equalities and Environmental legislation; and

(e) if a company is a subsidiary, a member of a group or a consortium, the above details may also be required in respect of the parent company, other group members or each consortium member as appropriate.

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
IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue

IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction

An electronic auction will be used
Additional information about electronic auction:

The Authority reserves the right to use e-auctions as part of the tendering or procurement process.

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: 02/05/2017
Local time: 10:00
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: 6 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 02/05/2017
Local time: 10:00
Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

HMRC will be using an e-sourcing (e-tendering) tool/application for this procurement. This prevents any information provided by the applicant or tenderer from being viewed by the Authority until the e-sourcing event is closed. The e-sourcing (e-tendering) application will display the closing date and time for this particular tendering exercise within the event. The close time will be the earliest point at which the HMRC nominated or a tender defined evaluation team member will be able to open and view the tender responses. Therefore, the opening time for tenders will coincide with the close date and time for the event and all tenders will become visible to the HMRC nominated or event defined tender evaluation team in any place that provides access to the e-sourcing tool/application at that time.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no

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:

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. Economic operators who wish to view the tender documentation electronically can view via Contracts Finder website: https://sid4gov.cabinetoffice.gov.uk/login 48 hours after dispatch of this notice. The Authority (HMRC) use an HMRC instance of SAP Ariba Sourcing Pro (referred as HMRC’s SAP Ariba), this must be used by Economic Operators to express an interest and/or bid for the opportunity. (Information about HMRC’s SAP Ariba is at: www.hmrc.gov.uk/about/supplying.htm). Economic operators who have used HMRC’s SAP Ariba previously will be registered as part of the HMRC Ariba Supplier Network, you should access the system to obtain your account ID number. Contact details on the system should be checked and, where necessary, additional users added to help avoid multiple registrations for the same organisation. Previously registered users having difficulty recovering their account ID number or identifying users within their organisation should email for assistance sapariba.hmrcsupport@hmrc.gsi.gov.uk. If using HMRC’s SAP Ariba for the first time, including suppliers who are registered on the wider SAP Ariba supplier network, will need to register at http://hmrc.supplier-eu.ariba.com/ad/register/SSOActions?type=full. (You must ensure that you are directed to the registration page identified with the HMRC logo at the top of the page, you may need to copy the web address directly into your browser). A system generated email will ask you to activate your SAP Ariba supplier account by verifying your email address. Upon completion of the activation process a further email will be sent to you confirming ‘registration process is now complete’ and provide you with ‘your organisation’s account ID’ number. If an email response from HMRC is not received within one working day of your request, re-contact sapariba.hmrcsupport@hmrc.gsi.gov.uk (after first checking your spam in-box) notifying non-receipt and confirming when your registration request was first made. Once you have obtained ‘your account ID’ number and it is approved, email services.professional@hmrc.gsi.gov.uk no later than 11:00 on 14.4.2017 with the following information as confirmation that you wish to express an interest and/or bid for the opportunity. The contract reference shown in Section II1.1 of this Contract Notice, Your organization’s HMRC SAP Ariba account ID: AN…, Your organisation’s name, Your name, Your email address, Your telephone number. Economic operators who have complied will receive e-mail confirmation to access the online questionnaires. If access is not provided within one working day, contact services.professional@hmrc.gsi.gov.uk notifying non-receipt and confirming when your request for access to the online questionnaires was first made. When requesting access to the online questionnaires, notify HMRC if you have accessibility issues (disabilities) which may prevent you from providing a quality response using HMRC’s SAP Ariba. This will then allow HMRC to agree with you an appropriate format for you to view and respond. Expressions of interest not submitted in the required form (or containing the requested information) may be rejected.

Online questionnaires must be fully completed (and any associated hard-copy documents received by HMRC) no later than 10:00 on 2.5.2017. The deadline for clarification questions is 18.4.2017 with responses provided by the 24.4.2017 which will allow the required 6 days for the information to be considered by Tenderers. HMRC does not bind itself to accept any tender and reserves the right to accept any part of the tender unless the tenderer expressly stipulates to the contrary.

To view this notice, please click here:

https://www.delta-esourcing.com/delta/viewNotice.html?noticeId=246876827

GO Reference: GO-2017324-PRO-9867389.

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

See VI.4.2
Salford
United Kingdom

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

HM Revenue and Customs
Commercial Directorate, 5th Floor West, Ralli Quays, 3 Stanley Street
Salford
M60 9LA
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 3000587786
E-mail: services.professional@hmrc.gsi.gov.ukInternet address:https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/hm-revenue-customs

VI.4.3)Review procedure

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

HMRC will incorporate a minimum 10 calendar day standstill period at the time the award of the contract is communicated to tenderers. This period allows unsuccessful tenderers to seek further debriefing from the contracting authority before the contract is entered into. Such additional information should be requested from the address at I.1. Where a contract has not been entered into, the Court may order the setting aside of the award decision or order the Authority to amend any document and may award damages. If the contract has been entered into, the Court may only award damages.

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

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

24/03/2017

 

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