Tender to Supply Staff Uniforms for Scottish Courts and Tribunals Service
This contract notice is in relation to a new contract for the provision of staff uniform.
United Kingdom-Edinburgh: Occupational clothing, special workwear and accessories
Section I: Contracting authority
I.1)Name and addresses
Saughton House, Broomhouse Drive
Contact person: Denise Donaldson
Telephone: +44 1314443461
NUTS code: UKM
Address of the buyer profile: https://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA00396
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Section II: Object
Staff Uniforms for Scottish Courts and Tribunals Service
II.1.2)Main CPV code
II.1.3)Type of contract
Provision of court staff uniforms to the Scottish Court and Tribunals Service.
II.1.5)Estimated total value
II.1.6)Information about lots
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
II.2.3)Place of performance
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:
This contract notice is in relation to a new contract for the provision of staff uniform. Scottish Courts and Tribunals Service (SCTS) requires a supplier to offer a range of corporate clothing for our Court staff who are located across the SCTS estate in 45 courts.
The contract will include full contract management with co-ordination of the order and returns process. The specification and requirements of this invitation to tender (ITT) are aligned with the SCTS Uniform Policy 2019.
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Scottish Courts and Tribunals Service have the option of extending the contract by 2 further 1-year periods. Extensions shall be determined by requirements and contract performance.
II.2.10)Information about variants
II.2.11)Information about options
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
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
If required by the member state, bidders are required to be enrolled in the relevant professional or trade registers within the country in which they are established.
III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
Bidders will be required to have a minimum ‘general’ yearly turnover of 1 000 000 GBP for the last 3 years.
It is a requirement of this contract that bidders hold, or can commit to obtain prior to the commence of any subsequently awarded contract, the types and levels of insurance indicated below:
— employer’s (compulsory) liability insurance = 5 000 000 GBP,
— public liability insurance = 1 000 000 GBP,
— product liability insurance = 1 000 000 GBP.
SCTS will use Experian to check the financial stability/risks associated with a tenderer, and require that they have at least a score of 51 out of 100 ‘Below Average Risk’. Failing that, the authority will use reasonable measures to ensure that appointing the tenderer does not provide an elevated risk in terms of their financial stability and will request such information as may be reasonable necessary to ascertain that.
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
Bidders will be required to confirm whether they intend to subcontract and, if so, for what proportion of the contract.
Bidders must confirm that they will provide samples, descriptions and/or photographs of the products to be supplied which do not require a certificate of authenticity: the bidder must confirm that they will provide certificates of authenticity where required.
Section IV: Procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure
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
The buyer is using PCS-Tender to conduct this ITT exercise. The project code is 13992
For more information see: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/info/InfoCentre.aspx?ID=2343
A subcontract clause has been included in this contract. For more information see: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/info/InfoCentre.aspx?ID=2363
Community benefits are included in this requirement. For more information see: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/info/InfoCentre.aspx?ID=2361
A summary of the expected community benefits has been provided as follows:
Examples could include:
— creation of apprenticeships,
— work experience for S4-S6 pupils,
— school/college visits and career training,
— main contractors advertising subcontract opportunities to local businesses or Scottish supported businesses,
— working with Scottish charities that help support unemployed people prepare and secure jobs.
Saughton House, Broomhouse Drive
Telephone: +44 1314443300
Fax: +44 1314432610Internet address: http://www.scotcourtstribunals.gov.uk
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: