Digital Printing Tender Bank of England
The Bank of England are looking to procure off site secure digital printing services with delivery to EC2.
These services will consist of digital printing and ancillary finishing services.
UK-London: printed matter and related products
Section I: Contracting authority
Bank of England
Procurement, Bank of England, Threadneedle Street
For the attention of: Supplier Manager
EC2R 8AH London
Telephone: +44 2076014875
Fax: +44 2076015649
General address of the contracting authority: www.bankofengland.co.uk
Address of the buyer profile: www.bankofengland.co.uk
Further information can be obtained from: Bank of England
Please note that no further information will be released regarding this tender until the Expression of Interest period has finished. To register interest please log on to the Bank’s tender portal at www.bankofenglandtenders.co.uk and register. General information about the Bank is available on our website www.bankofengland.co.uk
Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: Bank of England
All documentation will be issued via our tender portal at www.bankofenglandtenders.co.uk. Once registered (and your application has been accepted) you must log back onto the site with the password and login provided and express your interest in this tender (under “My Opportunities”) After this has been completed nothing further is required of you until the Expression of Interest period has finished, after this time the Pre Qualification Questionnaire will be released and you will be automatically notified
Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: Bank of England
All requests to participate must be registered via the Bank’s tender portal, www.bankofenglandtenders.co.uk. Once registered and interest expressed no further information will be released until the EoI period finishes. By registering you will automatically be notified when the Pre Qualification Questionnaire is issued. For further information on the Bank please view our website at www.bankofengland.co.uk
Section II: Object of the contract
Service category No 15: Publishing and printing services on a fee or contract basis
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: City of London, London, UK.
NUTS code UKI
These services will consist of digital printing and ancillary finishing services, all printing jobs will be subject to a delivery SLA of between one (1) working hour and up to a maximum of forty eight (48) working hours.
Interested suppliers must be able to provide a secure PGP service for the transfer of files, have secure premises, there own delivery transport and have a security process in place to check all staff.
This contract will be awarded for 36 months with an option to extend this by 2 periods of 12 months, if this is mutually acceptable to both parties.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 250 000 and 1 250 000 GBP
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
(a) is bankrupt or is being wound up, where his affairs are being administered by the court, where he has entered into an arrangement with creditors, where he has suspended business activities or is in any analogous situation arising from a similar procedure under national laws and regulations;
(b) is the subject of proceedings for a declaration of bankruptcy, for an order compulsory winding up the administration by the court or of an arrangement with creditors or of any other similar proceedings under national laws and regulations;
(c) has been convicted by a judgment which has the force of res judicata in accordance with the legal provisions of the country of any offence concerning his professional conduct;
(d) has been guilty of grave professional misconduct proven by any means which the contract authorities can demonstrate;
(e) has not fulfilled obligations relating to the payment of social security contributions in accordance with the legal provisions of the country in which he is established or with those of the country of the contracting authority;
(f) has not fulfilled obligations relating to the payment of taxes in accordance with the legal provisions of the country in which he is established or with those of the country of the contracting authority;
(g) is guilty of serious misrepresentation in supplying the information required under this Section or has not supplied such information;
(h) has been the subject of a conviction for participation in a criminal organization, as defined in Article 2(1) of Council Joint Action 98/733/JHA;
(i) has been the subject of a conviction for corruption, as defined in Article 3 of the Council Act of 26.5.1972 and Article 3(1) of Council Joint Action 98/742/JHA3 respectively;
(j)has been the subject of a conviction for fraud within the meaning of Article 1 of the Convention relating to the protection of the financial interests of the European Communities;
(k) has been the subject of a conviction for money laundering, as defined in Article 1 of Council Directive 91/308/EEC of 10.6.1991 on prevention of the use of the financial system for the purpose of money laundering.
(b) the presentation of balance-sheets or extracts from the balance-sheets, where publication of the balance-sheet is required under the law of the country in which the economic operator is established;
(c) a statement of the undertaking’s overall turnover and, where appropriate, of turnover in the area covered by the contract for a maximum of the last 3 financial years available, depending on the date on which the undertaking was set up or the economic operator started trading, as far as the information of these turnovers is available.
To be outlined in the Pre Qualification Questionnaire which will be issued at the end of the EOI period.
Section IV: Procedure
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: This will be outlined in the Pre Qualification Questionnaire which will be issued at the end of the EOI period.
Section VI: Complementary information
Please note that there is no further documentation available once you have expressed your interest. The Pre Qualification Questionnaire (PQQ) will not be published until the end of the Expression of Interest stage (27.3.2012). All communications regarding this tender should be conducted throught the Bank’s tender portal at www.bankofenglandtenders.co.uk.
Any emails, faxes or telephone calls to the Bank are not permitted and the Bank is NOT liable for information (or its accuracy) obtained through these formats).
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:23.2.2012