Cleaning Services Tender for Research Councils UK
RCUK SSC Ltd as the Contracting Authority is putting in place a Contract for Cleaning Services 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 Natural Environment Research Council.
UK-Swindon: cleaning services
Section I: Contracting authority
RCUK Shared Servies Centre Ltd
North Star House
Contact point(s): Beverly Eagles
For the attention of: Beverly Eagles
SN2 1FF Swindon
Telephone: +44 1793867203
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)
Section II: Object of the contract
Service category No 14: Building-cleaning services and property management services
NUTS code UK
Estimated value excluding VAT: 3 500 000 GBP
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
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.
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. Suppliers must be able to recieve orders via email. Must have HACCP policy Must have health and safety at work policy All employees must have a risk assessment process Must report accidents and incidents under RIDDOR.
Section IV: Procedure
Additional information about electronic auction:
Prior information notice
Payable documents: no
Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: no
Section VI: Complementary information
RCUK SSC Ltd as the Contracting Authority is putting in place a Contract for Cleaning Servicesfor 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.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:24.10.2012