Employee Healthcare Tender – Doncaster

Employee Healthcare Tender – Doncaster

To provide a healthcare plan with cover for dental, optical, complimentary therapies and employee assistance.

United Kingdom-Doncaster: Accident and health insurance services

2020/S 244-605925

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: St Leger Homes of Doncaster Ltd
Postal address: St Leger Court, White Rose Way
Town: Doncaster
NUTS code: UKE31 Barnsley, Doncaster and Rotherham
Postal code: DN4 5ND
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Mr Paul Beales
E-mail: Paul.Beales@stlegerhomes.co.uk
Telephone: +44 1302862273
Internet address(es):
Main address: http://www.stlegerhomes.co.uk/
Address of the buyer profile: http://www.stlegerhomes.co.uk/

I.2)Information about joint procurement

The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://procontract.due-north.com/Advert/Index?advertId=3ba2b9af-f027-eb11-8105-005056b64545
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://procontract.due-north.com/Advert/Index?advertId=3ba2b9af-f027-eb11-8105-005056b64545

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority

I.5)Main activity

Housing and community amenities

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

St Leger Homes of Doncaster SLH20-CC127 Provision of Employee Healthcare

 

Reference number: DN510496

II.1.2)Main CPV code

66512000 Accident and health insurance services

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

 

St Leger Homes is an Arm’s Length Management Organisation (ALMO), wholly owned by Doncaster Council, to manage the housing stock and a portfolio of other properties on behalf of the Council.

St Leger Homes currently provide a healthcare plan to its employees and would like to continue to offer staff access to a Healthcare plan, which is designed to help employees pay for their day to day healthcare. As a minimum the healthcare provider will be expected to provide a healthcare plan with cover for dental, optical, complimentary therapies, employee assistance programme and face to face counselling. Tenderers are encouraged to propose additional benefits and services that have been identified by St Leger Homes as being important in terms of health, sickness and productivity, and following a consultation exercise with employees. The Company currently has 830 employees.

This contract is for 2 years with 2 further options to extend of up to 12 months each. The maximum contract duration is 4 years.

 

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 188 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKE31 Barnsley, Doncaster and Rotherham

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

 

St Leger Homes is an Arm’s Length Management Organisation (ALMO), wholly owned by Doncaster Council, to manage the housing stock and a portfolio of other properties on behalf of the Council.

St Leger Homes currently provide a healthcare plan to its employees and would like to continue to offer staff access to a healthcare plan, which is designed to help employees pay for their day to day healthcare. As a minimum the healthcare provider will be expected to provide a healthcare plan with cover for dental, optical, complimentary therapies, employee assistance programme and face to face counselling. Tenderers are encouraged to propose additional benefits and services that have been identified by St Leger Homes as being important in terms of health, sickness and productivity, and following a consultation exercise with employees. The Company currently has 830 employees.

This contract is for 2 years with 2 further options to extend of up to 12 months each. The maximum contract duration is 4 years.

 

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Cover proposed for the healthcare plan / Weighting: 55
Quality criterion – Name: Data protection / Weighting: 10
Quality criterion – Name: Performance and management information reporting / Weighting: 10
Quality criterion – Name: Service delivery / Weighting: 7.5
Quality criterion – Name: Customer care / Weighting: 7.5
Quality criterion – Name: Social value / Weighting: 10
Price – Weighting: 0

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 188 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of options:

This contract is for an initial period of 2 years with options to extend for 2 further periods of up to 12 months each. The maximum contract duration is 4 years.

 

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

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

List and brief description of conditions:

A tenderer may be disqualified who has not met the mandatory and discretionary grounds for exclusion detailed in the tender documents.

 

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

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

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

Date: 26/01/2021
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

Duration in months: 3 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 26/01/2021
Local time: 13:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published:

If options to extend not taken November 2022. If all options to extend are taken then November 2024.

 

VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Official name: St Leger Homes of Doncaster Ltd
Postal address: St Leger Court, White Rose Way
Town: Doncaster
Postal code: DN4 5ND
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: Paul.beales@stlegerhomes.co.uk
Telephone: +44 1302862273

VI.4.3)Review procedure

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

St Leger Homes of Doncaster Ltd will incorporate a minimum 10 calendar day standstill period at the point when information on the award of the contract is communicated to tenderers. If an appeal regarding the award of a contract has not been successfully resolved the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (SI20105/102) provide for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or are at risk of harm by a breach of the rules to take action in the High Court (England, Wales, Northern Ireland).

 

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

Official name: St Leger Homes of Doncaster Ltd
Postal address: St Leger Court, White Rose Way
Town: Doncaster
Postal code: DN4 5ND
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: Procurement.Team@stlegerhomes.co.uk
Telephone: +44 1302862273

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

10/12/2020