Business Support Consultancy Tender – Gloucestershire

Business Support Consultancy Tender – Gloucestershire

Our programme will help businesses to get the support they need, to adapt and recover and adjust to a new economic landscape.

United Kingdom-Yate: Miscellaneous business and business-related services

2020/S 169-410345

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: South Gloucestershire Council
Postal address: Broad Lane, Engine Common Lane
Town: Yate
NUTS code: UKK12 Bath and North East Somerset, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire
Postal code: BS37 7PN
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Mr David Wigram
E-mail: david.wigram@southglos.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 1454863978
Internet address(es):Main address: https://www.southglos.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: https://www.southglos.gov.uk

I.2)Information about joint procurement

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://procontract.due-north.com
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://procontract.due-north.com

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority

I.5)Main activity

General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Universal Business Support (UBS) Consultancy

 

Reference number: DN495702

II.1.2)Main CPV code

79900000 Miscellaneous business and business-related services

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

 

With the onset of the Coronavirus outbreak the economy has suffered and the Council is now focusing on supporting local businesses with its Universal Business Support Programme (to help businesses through the crisis and beyond). Our programme will help businesses to get the support they need, to adapt and recover and adjust to a new economic landscape.

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced business support provider (or consortium of providers) to help businesses based in South Gloucestershire achieve their aspirations and contribute towards the area’s economic prosperity.

 

II.1.5)Estimated total value

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)

79410000 Business and management consultancy services
72221000 Business analysis consultancy services

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKK12 Bath and North East Somerset, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

 

With the onset of the Coronavirus outbreak the economy has suffered and the Council is now focusing on supporting local businesses with its Universal Business Support Programme (to help businesses through the crisis and beyond). Our programme will help businesses to get the support they need, to adapt and recover and adjust to a new economic landscape.

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced business support provider (or consortium of providers) to help businesses based in South Gloucestershire achieve their aspirations and contribute towards the area’s economic prosperity.

 

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Alignment to brief / Weighting: 30
Quality criterion – Name: Experience and working knowledge / Weighting: 20
Quality criterion – Name: Experience of personnel / Weighting: 20
Quality criterion – Name: Data collation to inform M&E / Weighting: 20
Quality criterion – Name: Social value / Weighting: 10
Price – Weighting: 0
II.2.6)Estimated value

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

End: 31/03/2023
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
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

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
III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.1)Information about a particular profession
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of 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: 28/09/2020
Local time: 12:00
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

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 29/09/2020
Local time: 12:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

Electronic payment will be used
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Official name: South Gloucestershire Council
Postal address: Badminton Road Offices, PO Box 1954
Town: Yate
Postal code: BS37 5YU
Country: United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1454865030

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

Official name: South Gloucestershire Council
Postal address: Badminton Road Offices, PO Box 1954
Town: Yate
Postal code: BS37 5YU
Country: United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1454865030
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:

27/08/2020