Tender for Taxation Services

Tender for Taxation Services

Audit and Taxation Services.

United Kingdom-London: Accounting and auditing services

2016/S 154-278626

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Rail Safety and Standards Board (RSSB)
The Helicon, 1 South Place
London
EC2M 2RB
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 2031425300
E-mail: shareditt@rssb.co.uk
NUTS code: UKI

Internet address(es):Main address: www.rssb.co.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.mytenders.org/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA33869

I.2)Joint procurement

I.3)Communication

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

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Other type: Public Contracting Authority

I.5)Main activity

Other activity: RSSB is a not for profit organisation whose purpose is to support our members and consequently the GB Rail industry

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

RSSB2131 — Audit and Taxation Services.

Reference number: RSSB2131

II.1.2)Main CPV code

79210000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

RSSB (www.rssb.co.uk) is seeking for a supplier to provide statutory audit and taxation services to the RSSB Group. Other services in addition to Statutory Audit include taxation advice, preparation of tax returns and filing, support and the audit of EU Framework Horizon 2020 and Research and Development Projects.

Guidance to Tenderers:

Tenderers should respond directly to the information request above in the context of describing how it intends to fulfil the requirements of the Specification detailed in Section 5 and 11 of the ITT documents.

Tenderers should note the following:

The selection and evaluation criteria and weightings provided indicate the relative importance of each question (which should be taken into consideration when constructing a response).

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 200 000.00 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)

79210000
79212300

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKI
Main site or place of performance:

RSSB, The Helicon, One South Place, London, EC2M 2RB.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

RSSB (www.rssb.co.uk) is seeking for a supplier to provide statutory audit and taxation services to the RSSB Group. Other services in addition to Statutory Audit include taxation advice, preparation of tax returns and filing, support and the audit of EU Framework Horizon 2020 and Research and Development Projects.

Guidance to Tenderers:

Tenderers should respond directly to the information request above in the context of describing how it intends to fulfil the requirements of the Specification detailed in Section 5 and 11 of the ITT documents.

Tenderers should note the following:

The selection and evaluation criteria and weightings provided indicate the relative importance of each question (which should be taken into consideration when constructing a response).

Please submit tenders by email to Shareditt@rssb.co.uk

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Quality and capability / Weighting: 70
Price – Weighting: 30
II.2.6)Estimated value

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

Duration in months: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The initial term may be extended for a further 2 years on a yearly basis (3+1+1).

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of options:

Detailed in the procurement documents — https://www.contractsfinder.service.gov.uk/Search

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

Tender documents are available at — https://www.contractsfinder.service.gov.uk/Search

Please submit tenders by email to Shareditt@rssb.co.uk

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:

Please refer to the suitability criteria (Section 4) and requirements (Section 5) in the procurement documents. Procurement documents are available at —https://www.contractsfinder.service.gov.uk/Search

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

Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession
Reference to the relevant law, regulation or administrative provision:

Detailed in procurement documents — https://www.contractsfinder.service.gov.uk/Search

The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales is the recognised qualifying body for auditing and accounting. It awards the Auditing Qualification (AQ) which is a requirement for auditors, as well as the Association of Chartered Accountants qualification (ACA), which is internationally recognised in the accounting sector.

III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:

As per specification documents and Conditions of Contract.

III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Obligation to indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff assigned to performing 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: no
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: 09/09/2016
Local time: 13:00
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: 09/09/2016
Local time: 14:00
Place:
Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

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

In the next 3-5 years time.

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

VI.3)Additional information:

All tender documents are available at — https://www.contractsfinder.service.gov.uk/Search

Please submit tenders by email to Shareditt@rssb.co.uk

(MT Ref: 181491).

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Rail Safety and Standards Board (RSSB)
The Helicon, 1 South Place
London
EC2M 2RB
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 2031425300
E-mail: Shareditt@rssb.co.ukInternet address:www.rssb.co.uk
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:

08/08/2016

 

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