Tender for Single Person Discount on Council Tax Review Service
Hampshire County Council are tendering on behalf of local authorities in England and Wales to put in place a single supplier framework arrangement for the provision of a Single Person Discount on Council tax review service.
United Kingdom-Winchester: Fraud audit services
Section I: Contracting authority
I.1)Name and addresses
Contact person: Procurement Support
Telephone: +44 1962832323
NUTS code: UK
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Section II: Object
Single Person Discount on Council Tax Review Service
II.1.2)Main CPV code
II.1.3)Type of contract
Hampshire County Council are tendering on behalf of local authorities in England and Wales to put in place a single supplier framework arrangement for the provision of a Single Person Discount (SPD) on Council tax review service. Hampshire County Council will preform the tendering exercise on behalf of local authorities to maximise efficiency and economies of scale. A cost recovery arrangement will be included within this arrangement to cover the set up and framework management of this agreement. The detail of this will be included within the procurement documents.
II.1.5)Estimated total value
II.1.6)Information about lots
II.2.3)Place of performance
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:
The requirement is for a single supplier to perform a review of local authorities Single Person Discount records to check the discount being claimed is entitled. This is a new requirement and will be a managed Framework by Hampshire County Council for the local authorities in England and Wales to call-off from.
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Initial period of 2 years with the option to extend a further 2 years in 12 month increments (2 +1 +1)
II.2.10)Information about variants
II.2.11)Information about options
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
The tender exercise will be carried out electronically. Interested parties should register their interest, via Hampshire County Councils In-Tend website: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/hampshire.
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
III.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: In accordance with Articles 57 – 62 of Directive 2014/24/EC and Regulation 57 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015. Organisations are advised it is a condition of this contract that all managers and operatives (including subcontractors) are suitably competent to execute all trades and operations encompassed by these contracts in full compliance with UK legislation.
III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
Section IV: Procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
Framework will not exceed 4 years
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
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
Interested parties should register their interest in the project via the In-Tend website https://in-tendhost.co.uk/hampshire and complete the Stage 1 In-Tend Questionnaires, and upload supporting information and documents as requested within the ITT by 14:00 on the 29.10.2018. Clarifications regarding the ITT must be submitted via In-Tend by 14:00 on the 16.10.2018. How to obtain the Invitation To Tender (ITT) Documents. The ITT documents can be accessed when logged into In-Tend by selecting “View Details” on the relevant tender advert and clicking the “Express Interest” tab. Once in the tender there are 5 tabs— “Tender”, “ITT” — documents, “Correspondence”, “Clarifications” and “History”. Select the 2nd tab (ITT documents) where you will find useful information under “Tender Details”. Continue to scroll down to the heading “Tender Documents Received” where you will be able to view/download the documents. Opting in and out: please note you are required to “Opt In” before you can access the “My tender Return” to start populating your response. The “Opt Out” functionality will also be available throughout the duration of the tender process. Opting out will give you the option of declaring you no longer want to receive any further communication in relation to this tender along with the opportunity of providing comments and feedback for this decision. You may amend your decision to “Opt In or Out” at any time during the tender process. Further Guidance: In addition, guidance on how to participate in a tender — download and upload documents/returns and if required, register your company (free of charge), can be found on the In-Tend site under the “Help” or “Information for Suppliers” buttons. Receiving Notification Emails To ensure you receive email alerts and notifications from our system, please add the email domain ”@in-tend.co.uk“ to your safe senders list.
As set out in the Public Contracts Directive 2014/24/EU
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: