Tender for Community Advice and Legal Support Services

Tender for Community Advice and Legal Support Services

3 Lots. LOT1: General community advice services, and management of a community library and neighbourhood centre. LOT2: Specialist Legal Advice.

United Kingdom-London: Legal advisory and information services

2017/S 211-438498

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham
Town Hall, King Street
London
W6 9JU
United Kingdom
E-mail: procurement@lbhf.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKI33
Internet address(es):Main address: www.capitalesourcing.com
I.2)Joint procurement

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: www.capitalesourcing.com
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: www.capitalesourcing.com
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority

I.5)Main activity

General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Community advice and legal support services.

II.1.2)Main CPV code

79140000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

Community advice and legal support services within the borough of Hammersmith and Fulham. The tender is structured in three (3) lots as follows:

— LOT1: General community advice services, and management of a community library and neighbourhood centre.

— LOT2: Specialist Legal Advice, Casework, and Representation on housing matters that fall outside the scope of eligibility for Legal Aid.

— LOT3: Specialist community advice and support for disabled people (adults and children).

II.1.5)Estimated total value

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for all lots
Maximum number of lots that may be awarded to one tenderer: 3
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

General Community Advice Services, and management of a community library and neighbourhood centre

Lot No: 1

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79111000
92511000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKI33

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Provision of advice and information on a wide range of welfare benefits, personal, debt, housing, employment, and similar matters through one-off and on-going and on-going sessions with service users. This will include performance of these services at advice centres, and via assisted self-help at information hubs including libraries and food banks. The contract will include the management of a local community library and neighbourhood centre, which is an integral part of this lot.

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: 5 390 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 120
This contract is subject to renewal: no

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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Specialist Legal Advice, Casework, and Representation on housing matters that fall outside the scope of eligibility for Legal Aid

Lot No: 2

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79110000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKI33

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Provision of specialist legal advice, particularly in respect of tenants and leaseholders’ rights on housing matters. This will include referrals from Council departments, end-to-end legal casework, and where required legal representation at court. It will also include the provision of advice and legal support training to volunteers and local voluntary and community organisations. The funding of legal aid work will not, though, be included under the contract.

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: 1 024 510.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 120
This contract is subject to renewal: no

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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Specialist community advice and support for disabled people (adults and children)

Lot No: 3

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79110000
79111000
79112100

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKI33

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Provision of specialist legal advice and support for ill and disabled residents (adults and children) and their carers. This will include attendance at Personal Independence Panels and Work Capability Assessments, Work Forward Interviews, and Appeal Tribunals. This will include referrals from medical professionals, voluntary organisations, and Council departments providing adult social care, children’s services (especially around Special Educational Needs), housing, and public health.

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: 882 200.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 120
This contract is subject to renewal: no

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

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
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
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

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

Notice number in the OJ S: 2017/S 158-327183

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

Date: 01/12/2017
Local time: 03:00
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: 01/12/2017
Local time: 10:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Royal Court of Justice
Strand
London
WC1A 2LL
United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

31/10/2017

 

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