Chinese Language Interpreting Service – Invitation to Quote
Provision of Chinese language interpreting service to Bespoke Interpreting Language and Communication Services.
- Translation services – 79530000
Location of contract
Value of contract
14 May 2018
25 May 2018
Contract start date
01 June 2018
Contract end date
31 May 2019
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Invitation to Quote (ITQ)
Provision of Chinese language interpreting service to Bespoke Interpreting Language and Communication Services (BILCS)
I am pleased to inform you that Midlands and Lancashire CSU (MLCSU) wish to invite you to participate in this ‘Invitation to Quote’.
Following the receipt of your quote via email, the Project group/Evaluation panel will evaluate the proposals against each other within the evaluation matrix below. Final selection will be based on the ability of the service provider to provide the required service at the best price, at the optimum performance level and with a clear and demonstrable implementation/delivery programme.
Bidding organisations must obtain for themselves at their own responsibility and expense all information necessary for the preparation of their bids and will be deemed to have availed themselves of all necessary information in submitting bids. In the event that MLCSU decides not to award this contract, there will be no liability for MLCSU for any costs incurred by the bidding providers.
Please see evaluation grid below:
Weightings – Totalling 100%:
Quality sub-criteria: Ability to meet specification 60%
Pricing: Rates 40%
Please find attached the ‘Specification Brief’ which will help you direct your response appropriately.
Please do not hesitate to contact me with any questions.
Please send your response to the following email addresses:
Please note that the deadline for your proposal is 25th May 2018 4pm. Any submissions received after this date will not be considered.
Senior Procurement Officer
Introduction to the brief
MLCSU require the provision of Chinese language interpreting service to Bespoke Interpreting Language and Communication Services (BILCS). We are looking for face to face on site interpreting in a medical environment for NHS and private clients in the Birmingham and Black Country area. We will require interpreters in the following languages;
Interpreting Charges Monday-Friday 8am-6pm Out of Hours
Face-to-Face Interpreting First 60 Minutes £ £
Face-to-Face Interpreting Subsequent 15 minute intervals £ £
Please note that the contract will be on a cost and volume basis with no guarantee of any activity for the successful provider(s).
If you would like to provide us with a quotation for this work please return to be by Friday 25th May 2018.
We require the quotation to be submitted on headed paper.
Activity: Date: Relative to:
Deadline for questions 19th May 2018 4pm All bidders wishing to quote
Deadline for receipt of Proposal 26th May 2018 4pm All bidders wishing to quote
Notice of award June 2018 All bidders that quoted
Delivery of work commencement June 2018 Successful bidder
About the buyer
How to apply
Please apply directly to the buyer using the contact details provided, or follow the instructions given in the notice description or information section.