Catering Services Swindon

Catering Services Swindon

RCUK Shared Services. 

UK-Swindon: restaurant and food-serving services

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)

RCUK Shared Servies Centre Ltd
North Star Avenue
For the attention of: Beverly Eagles
SN2 1FF Swindon
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1793867203
E-mail: beverly.eagles@ssc.rcuk.ac.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: www.ssc.rcuk.ac.uk

Address of the buyer profile: www.ssc.rcuk.ac.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)

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.3)Main activity

Other: Research

I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities

The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: yes

RCUK Shared Service Centre
North Star Avenue
SN2 1FF Swindon
UNITED KINGDOM

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description

II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:

Catering Services.

II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Services
Service category No 17: Hotel and restaurant services

NUTS code UK

II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)

The notice involves a public contract
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement

II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)

RCUK SSC Ltd as the Contracting Authority is putting in place a Contract for Catering and Hotel Accommodation Service and Refurbishment of Catering Facilities for use by or on behalf of UK bodies. These bodies include but are not limited to The Science and Technology Facilities Council, The Medical Research Council, The Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council, The Economic and Social Research Council, The Natural Environment Research Council, The Arts and Humanities Research Council, The Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council, The RCUK Shared Services Centre Ltd, Central Government Departments and their Agencies, Non Departmental Public Bodies, NHS bodies, Local Authorities, Voluntary Sector Charities, and/or other private organisations acting as managing agents or procuring on behalf of these UK bodies. (See section VI.3, Additional Information).

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

55300000, 55520000, 55321000, 50883000, 42933000, 55110000

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes

II.1.8)Lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for one or more lots
II.1.9)Information about variants
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract

II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:

The Research Councils and the RCUK Shared Services Centre Ltd are seeking to procure the services of a catering provider to cover the provision of on site catering and refurbishment of several site facilities, including spend on restaurants, hospitality, vending machines, water coolers, shops (within Research Council premises), Nursery (food for children 0 to 5 years old) events-inhouse and external (where catered by incumbent caterer), hotel accommodation and Conference / Meeting facilities for STFC Ridgeway House, Conference/Events/Meeting facilities and hotel accommodation and Weddings at STFC The Cosener’s House, which is licensed for civil ceremonies), purchasing and maintenance of catering equipment and purchasing of food products. There is also a requirement for the successful caterer to provide a meeting room and hospitality booking system for the Research Councils. A different contract model will be operated at different sites. The contract will be for a total of 7 years. Existing catering facilities are in place and therefore TUPE will apply to this contract.

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: yes

II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Number of possible renewals: 2

II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Duration in months: 36 (from the award of the contract)

Information about lots

Lot No: 1 Lot title: All sites

1)Short description

The Research Councils and the RCUK Shared Services Centre Ltd are seeking to procure the services of a catering provider to cover the provision of on site catering and refurbishment of several site facilities, including spend on restaurants, hospitality, vending machines, water coolers, shops (within Research Council premises), Nursery (food for children 0 to 5 years old) events-inhouse and external (where catered by incumbent caterer), hotel accommodation and Conference / Meeting facilities for STFC Ridgeway House, Conference/Events/Meeting facilities and hotel accommodation and Weddings at STFC The Cosener’s House, which is licensed for civil ceremonies), purchasing and maintenance of catering equipment and purchasing of food products. There is also a requirement for the successful caterer to provide a meeting room and hospitality booking system for the Research Councils. A different contract model will be operated at different sites. The contract will be for a total of 7 years. Existing catering facilities are in place and therefore TUPE will apply to this contract.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

55500000

3)Quantity or scope

As per specification for each site.

4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion

Duration in months: 36 (from the award of the contract)
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 2 Lot title: Rutherford Appleton Laboratoy only

1)Short description

The Research Councils and the RCUK Shared Services Centre Ltd are seeking to procure the services of a catering provider to cover the provision of on site catering and refurbishment of several site facilities, including spend on restaurants, hospitality, vending machines, water coolers, shops (within Research Council premises), Nursery (food for children 0 to 5 years old) events-inhouse and external (where catered by incumbent caterer), hotel accommodation and Conference / Meeting facilities for STFC Ridgeway House, Conference/Events/Meeting facilities and hotel accommodation and Weddings at STFC The Cosener’s House, which is licensed for civil ceremonies), purchasing and maintenance of catering equipment and purchasing of food products. There is also a requirement for the successful caterer to provide a meeting room and hospitality booking system for the Research Councils. A different contract model will be operated at different sites. The contract will be for a total of 7 years. Existing catering facilities are in place and therefore TUPE will apply to this contract.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

55110000, 55300000

3)Quantity or scope

As per specification.

4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion

Duration in months: 36 (from the award of the contract)
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 3 Lot title: All sites other than Rutherford Appleton Laboratory

1)Short description

The Research Councils and the RCUK Shared Services Centre Ltd are seeking to procure the services of a catering provider to cover the provision of on site catering and refurbishment of several site facilities, including spend on restaurants, hospitality, vending machines, water coolers, shops (within Research Council premises), Nursery (food for children 0 to 5 years old) events-inhouse and external (where catered by incumbent caterer), purchasing and maintenance of catering equipment and purchasing of food products. There is also a requirement for the successful caterer to provide a meeting room and hospitality booking system for the Research Councils. A different contract model will be operated at different sites. The contract will be for a total of 7 years. Existing catering facilities are in place and therefore TUPE will apply to this contract.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

55500000

3)Quantity or scope

As per site specific specification.

4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion

Duration in months: 36 (from the award of the contract)
5)Additional information about lots

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract

III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:

See Request for Quotation Documents.

III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

The Bid is to be priced in sterling. The payment schedule will be notified in the Contract documents.

III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

Joint and severable liability required.

III.1.4)Other particular conditions

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: yes
Description of particular conditions: The government has set out the need for greater transparency across its operations to enable the public to hold public bodies and politicians to account. This includes commitments relating to public expenditure, intended to help achieve better value for money.
As part of the transparency agenda, government has made the following commitments with regard to procurement and contracting.
All new central government ICT contracts over the value of 10 000 GBP to be published in full online from July 2010.
All new central government sourcing documents for contracts over 10 000 GBP to be published on a single website from September 2010, with this information to be made available to the public free of charge.
New items of central government spending over 25 000 GBP to be published online from November 2010.
All new central government contracts to be published in full from January 2011.
Suppliers and those organisations looking to bid for public sector contracts should be aware that if they are awarded a new government contract, the resulting contract between the supplier and government will be published. In some circumstances, limited redactions will be made to some contracts before they are published in order to comply with existing law and for the protection of national security.
Service providers must clearly demonstrate recent successful experience in similar projects and environments. Potential suppliers will be excluded if one of the following applies the supplier is in a state of bankruptcy, insolvency, compulsory winding up, administration, receivership, composition with creditors or any analogous state, or subject to relevant proceedings has been convicted of a criminal offence related to the business of professional misconduct has committed an act of grave misconduct in the course of business has not fulfilled obligations relating to the payment of taxes is guilty of serious misrepresentation in supplying information required by the authority is not in the possession of a licence or not a member of the appropriate trade or other organisation where the law requires it.
III.2)Conditions for participation

III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: To be detailed in the Request for Information Questionnaire.Participating suppliers are also expected to have in place necessary insurances. Expressions of Interest must include the return of a satisfactory RFI which will be supplied. This is a voluntary notice and in carrying out this competitive process the SSC Ltd is not obliged to follow the detailed rules and procedures set out in directive 2004/18/EC. This notice is to alert interested suppliers of the start of a competitive process and does not mark the start of a regulated procedure.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Request for Information Questionnaire as above. Turnover figures and copies of audited accounts will be requested. Reports from credit bureaux references may be sought in due course.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
Contractors must demonstrate that they have the resources, knowledge and capability to undertake the work employing appropriately skilled staff. They must be able to confirm experience of performing similar projects. A minimum of two employees at the STFC RAL site require personal licenses and obtain the qualification BIIAB level 2 national certificate for personal licence holders Suppliers must be able to recieve orders via email. Must have HACCP policy Must have health and safety at work policy All employees (where applicable) must be trained in at least basic food hygiene to an accredited level Must have a risk assessment process Must report accidents and incidents under RIDDOR. The supplier will need to demonstrate that they are able to Project Manage a refubishment of the sites that have this requirement.
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts

III.3.1)Information about a particular profession

Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession: no

III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service

Legal persons should indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff responsible for the execution of the service: no

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Restricted

IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate

Envisaged minimum number 5: and maximum number 7

IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue

Recourse to staged procedure to gradually reduce the number of solutions to be discussed or tenders to be negotiated no
IV.2)Award criteria

IV.2.1)Award criteria

The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated in the specifications, in the invitation to tender or to negotiate or in the descriptive document

IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction

An electronic auction will be used: no
IV.3)Administrative information

IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:

FM110033

IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

no

IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document

Time limit for receipt of requests for documents or for accessing documents: 21.6.2012 – 17:00
Payable documents: no

IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

21.6.2012 – 17:00

IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

16.8.2012

IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up

Any EU official language
Other: English.
IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

IV.3.8)Conditions for opening tenders

Date: 8.11.2012 – 12:00

Place:

RCUK SSC Ltd.

Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: no

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no

VI.2)Information about European Union funds

The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no

VI.3)Additional information

RCUK SSC Ltd as the Contracting Authority is putting in place a Contract for Catering for use by the following bodies summarised in II.1.5 above (and any future successors to these organisations).

Detailed on the RCUK Shared Services Centre Ltd website is a list of all organisations, institutes, centres and bodies (Authorised Entities) that may use any appropriately advertised Contract let by the RCUK Shared Services Centre Ltd. The full list can be accessed from the following link http//www.ssc.rcuk.ac.uk/procure/contracts/Pages/def ault.aspx.

VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:1.6.2012

UK-Swindon: restaurant and food-serving services

2012/S 105-175565

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)

RCUK Shared Servies Centre Ltd
North Star Avenue
For the attention of: Beverly Eagles
SN2 1FF Swindon
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1793867203
E-mail: beverly.eagles@ssc.rcuk.ac.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: www.ssc.rcuk.ac.uk

Address of the buyer profile: www.ssc.rcuk.ac.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)

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.3)Main activity

Other: Research

I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities

The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: yes

RCUK Shared Service Centre
North Star Avenue
SN2 1FF Swindon
UNITED KINGDOM

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description

II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:

Catering Services.

II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Services
Service category No 17: Hotel and restaurant services

NUTS code UK

II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)

The notice involves a public contract
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement

II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)

RCUK SSC Ltd as the Contracting Authority is putting in place a Contract for Catering and Hotel Accommodation Service and Refurbishment of Catering Facilities for use by or on behalf of UK bodies. These bodies include but are not limited to The Science and Technology Facilities Council, The Medical Research Council, The Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council, The Economic and Social Research Council, The Natural Environment Research Council, The Arts and Humanities Research Council, The Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council, The RCUK Shared Services Centre Ltd, Central Government Departments and their Agencies, Non Departmental Public Bodies, NHS bodies, Local Authorities, Voluntary Sector Charities, and/or other private organisations acting as managing agents or procuring on behalf of these UK bodies. (See section VI.3, Additional Information).

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

55300000, 55520000, 55321000, 50883000, 42933000, 55110000

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes

II.1.8)Lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for one or more lots
II.1.9)Information about variants
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract

II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:

The Research Councils and the RCUK Shared Services Centre Ltd are seeking to procure the services of a catering provider to cover the provision of on site catering and refurbishment of several site facilities, including spend on restaurants, hospitality, vending machines, water coolers, shops (within Research Council premises), Nursery (food for children 0 to 5 years old) events-inhouse and external (where catered by incumbent caterer), hotel accommodation and Conference / Meeting facilities for STFC Ridgeway House, Conference/Events/Meeting facilities and hotel accommodation and Weddings at STFC The Cosener’s House, which is licensed for civil ceremonies), purchasing and maintenance of catering equipment and purchasing of food products. There is also a requirement for the successful caterer to provide a meeting room and hospitality booking system for the Research Councils. A different contract model will be operated at different sites. The contract will be for a total of 7 years. Existing catering facilities are in place and therefore TUPE will apply to this contract.

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: yes

II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Number of possible renewals: 2

II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Duration in months: 36 (from the award of the contract)

Information about lots

Lot No: 1 Lot title: All sites

1)Short description

The Research Councils and the RCUK Shared Services Centre Ltd are seeking to procure the services of a catering provider to cover the provision of on site catering and refurbishment of several site facilities, including spend on restaurants, hospitality, vending machines, water coolers, shops (within Research Council premises), Nursery (food for children 0 to 5 years old) events-inhouse and external (where catered by incumbent caterer), hotel accommodation and Conference / Meeting facilities for STFC Ridgeway House, Conference/Events/Meeting facilities and hotel accommodation and Weddings at STFC The Cosener’s House, which is licensed for civil ceremonies), purchasing and maintenance of catering equipment and purchasing of food products. There is also a requirement for the successful caterer to provide a meeting room and hospitality booking system for the Research Councils. A different contract model will be operated at different sites. The contract will be for a total of 7 years. Existing catering facilities are in place and therefore TUPE will apply to this contract.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

55500000

3)Quantity or scope

As per specification for each site.

4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion

Duration in months: 36 (from the award of the contract)
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 2 Lot title: Rutherford Appleton Laboratoy only

1)Short description

The Research Councils and the RCUK Shared Services Centre Ltd are seeking to procure the services of a catering provider to cover the provision of on site catering and refurbishment of several site facilities, including spend on restaurants, hospitality, vending machines, water coolers, shops (within Research Council premises), Nursery (food for children 0 to 5 years old) events-inhouse and external (where catered by incumbent caterer), hotel accommodation and Conference / Meeting facilities for STFC Ridgeway House, Conference/Events/Meeting facilities and hotel accommodation and Weddings at STFC The Cosener’s House, which is licensed for civil ceremonies), purchasing and maintenance of catering equipment and purchasing of food products. There is also a requirement for the successful caterer to provide a meeting room and hospitality booking system for the Research Councils. A different contract model will be operated at different sites. The contract will be for a total of 7 years. Existing catering facilities are in place and therefore TUPE will apply to this contract.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

55110000, 55300000

3)Quantity or scope

As per specification.

4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion

Duration in months: 36 (from the award of the contract)
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 3 Lot title: All sites other than Rutherford Appleton Laboratory

1)Short description

The Research Councils and the RCUK Shared Services Centre Ltd are seeking to procure the services of a catering provider to cover the provision of on site catering and refurbishment of several site facilities, including spend on restaurants, hospitality, vending machines, water coolers, shops (within Research Council premises), Nursery (food for children 0 to 5 years old) events-inhouse and external (where catered by incumbent caterer), purchasing and maintenance of catering equipment and purchasing of food products. There is also a requirement for the successful caterer to provide a meeting room and hospitality booking system for the Research Councils. A different contract model will be operated at different sites. The contract will be for a total of 7 years. Existing catering facilities are in place and therefore TUPE will apply to this contract.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

55500000

3)Quantity or scope

As per site specific specification.

4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion

Duration in months: 36 (from the award of the contract)
5)Additional information about lots

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract

III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:

See Request for Quotation Documents.

III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

The Bid is to be priced in sterling. The payment schedule will be notified in the Contract documents.

III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

Joint and severable liability required.

III.1.4)Other particular conditions

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: yes
Description of particular conditions: The government has set out the need for greater transparency across its operations to enable the public to hold public bodies and politicians to account. This includes commitments relating to public expenditure, intended to help achieve better value for money.
As part of the transparency agenda, government has made the following commitments with regard to procurement and contracting.
All new central government ICT contracts over the value of 10 000 GBP to be published in full online from July 2010.
All new central government sourcing documents for contracts over 10 000 GBP to be published on a single website from September 2010, with this information to be made available to the public free of charge.
New items of central government spending over 25 000 GBP to be published online from November 2010.
All new central government contracts to be published in full from January 2011.
Suppliers and those organisations looking to bid for public sector contracts should be aware that if they are awarded a new government contract, the resulting contract between the supplier and government will be published. In some circumstances, limited redactions will be made to some contracts before they are published in order to comply with existing law and for the protection of national security.
Service providers must clearly demonstrate recent successful experience in similar projects and environments. Potential suppliers will be excluded if one of the following applies the supplier is in a state of bankruptcy, insolvency, compulsory winding up, administration, receivership, composition with creditors or any analogous state, or subject to relevant proceedings has been convicted of a criminal offence related to the business of professional misconduct has committed an act of grave misconduct in the course of business has not fulfilled obligations relating to the payment of taxes is guilty of serious misrepresentation in supplying information required by the authority is not in the possession of a licence or not a member of the appropriate trade or other organisation where the law requires it.
III.2)Conditions for participation

III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: To be detailed in the Request for Information Questionnaire.Participating suppliers are also expected to have in place necessary insurances. Expressions of Interest must include the return of a satisfactory RFI which will be supplied. This is a voluntary notice and in carrying out this competitive process the SSC Ltd is not obliged to follow the detailed rules and procedures set out in directive 2004/18/EC. This notice is to alert interested suppliers of the start of a competitive process and does not mark the start of a regulated procedure.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Request for Information Questionnaire as above. Turnover figures and copies of audited accounts will be requested. Reports from credit bureaux references may be sought in due course.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
Contractors must demonstrate that they have the resources, knowledge and capability to undertake the work employing appropriately skilled staff. They must be able to confirm experience of performing similar projects. A minimum of two employees at the STFC RAL site require personal licenses and obtain the qualification BIIAB level 2 national certificate for personal licence holders Suppliers must be able to recieve orders via email. Must have HACCP policy Must have health and safety at work policy All employees (where applicable) must be trained in at least basic food hygiene to an accredited level Must have a risk assessment process Must report accidents and incidents under RIDDOR. The supplier will need to demonstrate that they are able to Project Manage a refubishment of the sites that have this requirement.
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts

III.3.1)Information about a particular profession

Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession: no

III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service

Legal persons should indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff responsible for the execution of the service: no

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Restricted

IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate

Envisaged minimum number 5: and maximum number 7

IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue

Recourse to staged procedure to gradually reduce the number of solutions to be discussed or tenders to be negotiated no
IV.2)Award criteria

IV.2.1)Award criteria

The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated in the specifications, in the invitation to tender or to negotiate or in the descriptive document

IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction

An electronic auction will be used: no
IV.3)Administrative information

IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:

FM110033

IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

no

IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document

Time limit for receipt of requests for documents or for accessing documents: 21.6.2012 – 17:00
Payable documents: no

IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

21.6.2012 – 17:00

IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

16.8.2012

IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up

Any EU official language
Other: English.
IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

IV.3.8)Conditions for opening tenders

Date: 8.11.2012 – 12:00

Place:

RCUK SSC Ltd.

Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: no

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no

VI.2)Information about European Union funds

The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no

VI.3)Additional information

RCUK SSC Ltd as the Contracting Authority is putting in place a Contract for Catering for use by the following bodies summarised in II.1.5 above (and any future successors to these organisations).

Detailed on the RCUK Shared Services Centre Ltd website is a list of all organisations, institutes, centres and bodies (Authorised Entities) that may use any appropriately advertised Contract let by the RCUK Shared Services Centre Ltd. The full list can be accessed from the following link http//www.ssc.rcuk.ac.uk/procure/contracts/Pages/def ault.aspx.

VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

1.6.2012