UK Private Medical Insurance Tender
To provide Private Medical Insurance to approximately 300 Thames Water management employees.
UK-Reading: Insurance and pension services
Contract notice – utilities
Section I: Contracting entity
Thames Water Utilities Limited
Clearwater Court, Vastern Road
Contact point(s): c/o Lorica Employee Benefits, Lorica House, Fleet Mill, Minley Road, Fleet, GU51 2RD, UK
For the attention of: Charles Alberts
RG1 8DB Reading
Telephone: +44 7785550407
Fax: +44 8452184051
General address of the contracting entity: http://www.thameswater.co.uk
Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)
Specifications and additional documents (including documents for a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)
Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: The above mentioned contact point(s)
Section II: Object of the contract
Service category No 6: Financial services a) Insurances services b) Banking and investment services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: UK Reading and National.
NUTS code UK
Estimated value excluding VAT
Range: between 350 000 and 550 000 GBP
Description of these options: Any agreement awarded would be for an initial duration of 1 years, with options to extend annually up to a maximum overall term of 3 years.
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
Reference to the relevant law, regulation or administrative provision: Insurers authorised and regulated by the Financial Services Authority. Insurers authorised under the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 or an insurance company authorised in another member state of the European Economic Area.
Section IV: Procedure
Some candidates have already been selected (if appropriate under certain types of negotiated procedures): no
Additional information about electronic auction: Thames Water reserves the right to conduct an electronic auction, if it wishes to do so, as part of the award criteria for the particular contract/agreement.
Payable documents: no
Section VI: Complementary information
All suppliers who wish to respond to this OJEU notice to indicate their interest in the tender, must request a ‘pre-qualification questionnaire’ (PQQ) document. The PQQ will be available immediately and should be requested via email from Charles.firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com and returned no later than 18.1.2013.
Further instructions for bidders are within the PQQ.
Variants will be accepted, if submitted in addition to a compliant bid.
We intend to invite up to 5 respondents to tender for this contract. Weighted selection criteria will be used to evaluate the responses to the PQQ, as set out in the PQQ:
Contracts will be under English law.
Thames Water Utilities Limited reserves the right to require further information or clarification from an applicant before considering its response.
Thames Water Utilities Limited reserves the right to exclude an applicant from the procurement process if it is subsequently determined that any information supplied was inaccurate, incomplete or untrue and was relied on for selection purposes.
Thames Water Utilities Limited reserves the right to make no award as a result of this procurement process. Except for the contract, if any, concluded with the successful tenderer, nothing in the procurement process shall create a contract, whether express or implied, between Thames Water Utilities Limited and any applicant.
Thames Water Utilities Limited (including its employees and advisers) does not make any representations, warranties or other commitments, whether express or implied, in relation to the accuracy, adequacy or completeness of the information provided to applicants in this Contact Notice or otherwise in connection with this tender, except as may be specifically agreed in any contract concluded at the end of this tender process.
Thames Water Utilities Limited may disclose any information if required to do so by any applicable laws or regulations (including but not limited to, the Environmental Information Regulations 2004 and the Freedom of Information Act 2000, to the extent that these may now or in the future apply to Thames Water Utilities Limited), any requirements or guidelines of any competent regulatory body, and any order of any court of competent jurisdiction.
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:7.1.2013