Bailiff Services Harrow
Estimated value excluding VAT: 7 500 000 GBP. UK-Harrow: bailiff services
Section I: Contracting authority
London Borough of Harrow
Civic Centre, Station Road
For the attention of: Adeel Rajput
HA1 2XF Harrow
Telephone: +44 2084168686
General address of the contracting authority: www.harrow.gov.uk
Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)
Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and 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
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: London Horough of Harrow.
NUTS code UKI23
Duration of the framework agreement
Duration in years: 5
Justification for a framework agreement, the duration of which exceeds four years: Contract will be for a period of 3 years, with an option to extend for a period of a further 2 years.
Estimated total value of purchases for the entire duration of the framework agreement
Estimated value excluding VAT: 7 500 000 GBP
We intend to appoint 2 companies to carry out the full range of duties associated with collection of each of the above and would expect any applicant to have experience in all areas.
This is a voluntary contract notice.
In accordance with the Local Government Finance Acts 1998 and 1992 (as amended) and accompanying Regulations, the Council will be responsible for obtaining liability orders for unpaid Council tax and business rates. Some of these orders will subsequently be passed to the contractor who will then arrange for their execution.
Likewise, the Council will obtain warrants under the Road Traffic Act 1991 (RTA) and Traffic Management Act 2004 (TMA) and pass these to the contractor for execution.
Cases will also be passed to the contractor for either distrain or collection where monies are owed to the Council for commercial rent arrears or for unpaid miscellaneous debts.
This contract will be subject to a service charge for the transfer of PCN warrant data to the Contractor in relation to Council tax & business rates, subject to negotiation on the fees and charges collected on behalf of the local authority that the Contractor can retain. The level of fee share payable to the local authority will be negotiated prior to the award of the contract.
Estimated value excluding VAT: 7 500 000 GBP
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
Description of particular conditions: Under this contract the contractor and its supply chain will be required to actively participate in the achievement of social and/or environmental policy objectives relating to recruitment, training and supply chain initiatives, and sustainable working. Accordingly the contract performance conditions may relate in particular to social and/or environmental considerations.
1. Register your company on the eSourcing portal (this is only required once):
— Browse to the eSourcing Portal: https://harrow.bravosolution.co.uk and click the link to register,
— Accept the terms and conditions and click “Continue”,
— Enter your correct business and user details,
— Note the username you chose and click “Save” when complete,
— You will shortly receive an e-mail with your unique password (please keep this secure).
2. Express an interest in the tender:
— Login to the portal with the username/password,
— Click the “PQQs / ITTs Open To All Suppliers” link. (These are pre-qualification questionnaires or invitations to tender open to any registered supplier),
— Click on the relevant PQQ/ ITT to access the content,
— Click the “Express Interest” button at the top of the page,
— This will move the PQQ /ITT into your “My PQQs/ My ITTs” page. (This is a secure area reserved for your projects only),
— You can now access any attachments by clicking “Buyer Attachments” in the “PQQ/ ITT Details” box.
3. Responding to the tender:
— Click “My Response” under “PQQ/ ITT Details”, you can choose to “Create Response” or to “Decline to Respond” (please give a reason if declining),
— You can now use the “Messages” function to communicate with the buyer and seek any clarification,
— Note the deadline for completion, then follow the onscreen instructions to complete the PQQ/ ITT,
— There may be a mixture of online & offline actions for you to perform (there is detailed online help available). You must then submit your reply using the “Submit Response” button at the top of the page. If you require any further assistance please consult the online help, or contact the eTendering help desk.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: As set out in PQQ.
In accordance with Articles 48 to 50 of directive 2004/18/EC and regulation 25 of the Public Contracts Regulations and as set out in the pre-qualification questionnaire.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
As set out in PQQ.
Section IV: Procedure
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: The contracting authority envisage selecting to invite to tender the highest eight (8) scoring suppliers or suppliers achieving the minimum threshold score following evaluation of the PQQ responses in accordance with Part 4 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2006.
Payable documents: no
Section VI: Complementary information
The contracting authority reserves the right, which will be expressly included in the contract documents, to remove or include temporarily or permanently part or all of the contract works from or in the different Lots depending on the performance of the successful economic operators and the reasonable operational requirements of the contracting authority from time to time.
This Contract Notice and procurement relates to and is part of a wider procurement by the contracting authority. The related Contract Notices will also be published on or around the date of this Notice. The contracting authority can provide the details of these related Contract Notices on request.
The Contracting Authority intends to use an eTendering system in this procurement exercise.