Asbestos Surveys and Air Monitoring Staffordshire
This framework agreementis for full time air monitoring during licensed removal works, four stage clearance works and refurbishment and demolition surveys the reports of which are to be supplied in a format laid down by the County Council.
United Kingdom-Stafford: Architectural, engineering and surveying services
Section I: Contracting authority
Staffordshire County Council
Wedgwood Building, Tipping Street
For the attention of: Jenny Mann
ST16 2DH Stafford
Telephone: +44 1785854647
General address of the contracting authority: http://www.staffordshire.gov.uk/business/procurement/
Further information can be obtained from: Refer to I.1
Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: This is an electronic tender. All requests for information to be sent through the electronic tendering portal and messaging facility on the Proactis electronic tendering system. Follow the instructions and follow the link to the PROACTIS E-Tendering. Initially, go to http://www.staffordshire.gov.uk/business/procurement/etendering/
Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: The above mentioned contact point(s)
The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: yes
Academies, Staffordshire Fire, Police and other agencies under the administrative area of the County Council.
Section II: Object of the contract
Service category No 16: Sewage and refuse disposal services; sanitation and similar services
NUTS code UKD2,UKF1,UKG2,UKG1,UKG31
Number of participants to the framework agreement envisaged: 4
Duration of the framework agreement
Duration in years: 4
71250000, 71315300, 71631300, 90650000
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 1 000 000 and 4 000 000 GBP
Number of possible renewals: 2
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
(a) is bankrupt or is being wound up, where his affairs are being administered by the court, where he has entered into an arrangement with creditors, where he has suspended business activities or is in any analogous situation arising from a similar procedure under national laws and regulations
(b) is the subject of proceedings for a declaration of bankruptcy, for an order for compulsory winding up or administration by the court or of an arrangement with creditors or of any other similar proceedings under national laws and regulations
(c) has been convicted by a judgment which has the force of res judicata in accordance with the legal provisions of the country of any offence concerning his professional conduct
(d) has been guilty of grave professional misconduct proven by any means which the contracting authorities can demonstrate
(e) has not fulfilled obligations relating to the payment of social security contributions in accordance with the legal provisions of the country in which he is established or with those of the country of the contracting authority
(f) has not fulfilled obligations relating to the payment of taxes in accordance with the legal provisions of the country in which he is established or with those of the country of the contracting authority
(g) is guilty of serious misrepresentation in supplying the information required under this Section or has not supplied such information
(h) has been the subject of a conviction for participation in a criminal organisation, as defined in Article 2(1) of Council Joint Action 98/733/JHA
(i) has been the subject of a conviction for corruption, as defined in Article 3 of the Council Act of 26 May 1997 and Article 3(1) of Council Joint Action 98/742/JHA respectively
(j) has been the subject of a conviction for fraud within the meaning of Article 1 of the Convention relating to the protection of the financial interests of the European Communities
(k) has been the subject of a conviction for money laundering, as defined in Article 1 of Council Directive 91/308/EEC of 10 June 1991 on prevention of the use of the financial system for the purpose of money laundering.
Please refer to Regulation no 23 of the Public Procurement Regulations 2006 (SI No 5) for additional rejection criteria (see link)
The applicant must meet the minimum set standards of economic and financial standing to service the term and value of the contract.
Financial checks will be undertaken for economic operators using one or more of the Council’s current financial assessors n2check (www.n2check.com), Dunn & Bradstreet (www.dnb.co.uk) Experian (www.experian.co.uk). Economic operators will be assessed according to the level of risk stipulated by the financial assessors used. YOUR SUBMISSION
MAY BE REJECTED IF YOU ARE GIVEN AN ABOVE AVERAGE/HIGHER THAN AVERAGE RISK RATING OR POORER, BY ONE OR MORE OF THE ASSESSORS USED Note
1. It is the responsibility of the economic operator to ensure that the appropriate accounts have been filed and that the credit information held is correct.
2. Should economic operators wish other financial information to be taken into account to support the economic and financial check this should be submitted with the response to the PQQ. SCC reserves the right to request further financial information and to take this into account where necessary in addition to the level of risk stipulated by the financial assessors.
3. For sole traders/partnerships where 3rd party
financial assessments are not available the
assessment will be undertaken using a financial
spreadsheet detailing trading account data for the last three years.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if requirements are met
The organisation should hold as a minimum the following insurance levels or be able to provide with their response, a written statement advising that should they be awarded the contract they will have the required levels of insurance
in place for the commencement of the contract.
Public Liability GBP 5 000 000
Employers Liability GBP 10 000 000
Professional Indemnity GBP 2 000 000
Failure to achieve or agree to this may lead to
The company will be registered or in the process of registering with Constructionline, SOPO Accredit or BiP Select Accredit or equivalent . Failure to be registered will lead to disqualification.
It is a condition of this contract that all installation work is carried out by CHAS accredited fitters or equivalent. Failure to be CHAS accredited will lead to disqualification.
Submissions may be disqualified in the abscene of a Health and Safety policy where requried in law.
4 references are required as per the PQQ documentation. Failure to provide may lead to disqualification.
Disqualifiaction will occur if the submission is not willing to comply with the COSHH and DBS requirements.
Disqualification will occur on the following grounds
Refer to section M subject specific criteria.
The County Council currently as two service requirements in the area of Asbestos Tender PC440 (this tender) and PC439 Removal and Encapsulation of Asbestos containing material. Due to the need for independency of services, a bidder may bid for both tenders, however if successful the bidder will not be awarded both tenders. Further detail of award procedure under this situation will be included in the Invitation to Tender documents.
Section IV: Procedure
Payable documents: no
Section VI: Complementary information
Staffordshire County Council
Body responsible for mediation procedures
Refer to I.1
Refer to I.1
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:23.8.2013