Business Support Framework Devon

Business Support Framework Devon

Devon County Council is looking to establish a Framework to deliver Business Support for the HotSW LEP area.

United Kingdom-Exeter: Business services: law, marketing, consulting, recruitment, printing and security

2019/S 237-581740

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: Devon County Council
Postal address: County Hall, Topsham Road
Town: Exeter
NUTS code: UKK
Postal code: EX2 4QD
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Mr Iain Perkins
E-mail: Iain.Perkins@devon.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 1392383000
Internet address(es):Main address: http://www.devon.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.supplyingthesouthwest.org.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: http://www.supplyingthesouthwest.org.uk
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: http://www.supplyingthesouthwest.org.uk

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:

CP1787-19 Business Support Framework 2020

Reference number: DN451779

II.1.2)Main CPV code

79000000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

DCC is looking to establish a framework to deliver Business Support for the HotSW LEP area. This framework will also be available to Somerset County Council, Members of the Heart of the South West Local Enterprise Partnership (HotSW LEP) and the Devon and Cornwall Procurement Partnership.

Local authorities across the Heart of the South West LEP area are committed to supporting businesses to prosper and grow. The authority recognises that good quality advice and support is one of the key ways to do this, encouraging people to start up, grow and be innovative in their business thinking.

Stated value is over the entire Full term of the entire framework.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 4 000 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for all lots
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Business Support and Growth

Lot No: 1

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79000000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKK
Main site or place of performance:

South West (England).

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Support for all types of businesses and social enterprises on all levels, regarding general business topics and essential growth and planning support.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Quality / Weighting: 70
Price – Weighting: 30
II.2.6)Estimated value

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

Duration in months: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Option to extend for a further 24 months (2 x 12 months) at the sole discretion of the authority.

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: yes
Identification of the project:

European Regional Development Fund

II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Data Collection, Analysis, and Project/Programme Appraisal Activities

Lot No: 2

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79000000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKK

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Providers of data collection, analysis and evaluation activities are required for activities to support the design, and rationale for future business support across HotSW. Activities may include.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Quality / Weighting: 70
Price – Weighting: 30
II.2.6)Estimated value

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

Duration in months: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Option to extend for a further 24 months (2 x 12 months) at the sole discretion of the authority.

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: yes
Identification of the project:

European Regional Development Fund

II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Specialist Business Support

Lot No: 3

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79000000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKK
Main site or place of performance:

South West (England).

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Specialist services are required with regards to a variety of topics unique to specific sectors or business developments.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Quality / Weighting: 70
Price – Weighting: 30
II.2.6)Estimated value

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

Duration in months: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Option to extend for a further 24 months (2 x 12 months) at the sole discretion of the authority.

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: yes
Identification of the project:

European Regional Development Fund

II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Developing a More Productive and Skilled Workforce

Lot No: 4

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79000000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKK

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Under this strand of activity, the authority is seeking organisations to complete training needs analyses who can work with employers to help ensure they can.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Quality / Weighting: 70
Price – Weighting: 30
II.2.6)Estimated value

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

Duration in months: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Option to extend for a further 24 months (2 x 12 months) at the sole discretion of the authority.

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: yes
Identification of the project:

European Regional Development Fund

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

The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
Framework agreement with several operators
Envisaged maximum number of participants to the framework agreement: 40
In the case of framework agreements, provide justification for any duration exceeding 4 years:
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: yes
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: 31/01/2020
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: 31/01/2020
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
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Official name: Devon County Council
Postal address: County Hall, Topsham Road
Town: Exeter
Postal code: EX2 4QD
Country: United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
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:

05/12/2019