Health and safety training

Health and safety training

Home Group. Nationally across the UK

UK-Newcastle upon Tyne: safety training services

2012/S 14-022457

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Home Group
Sourcing and Supplier Performance, 2 Gosforth Park Way, Gosforth Business Park
For the attention of: Mrs Leanne Stewart
NE12 8ET Newcastle upon Tyne
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 8451551234
E-mail: leanne.stewart@homegroup.org.uk

Further information can be obtained from: www.housingprocurement.com

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: www.housingprocurement.com

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: www.housingprocurement.com

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law
I.3)Main activity

Housing and community amenities
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities

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

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:

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

Services
Service category No 24: Education and vocational education services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Nationally across the UK.
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)

Note: to register your interest in this notice and to obtain the pre-qualifying questionnaire or any additional information please visit: www.housingprocurement.com.

Home Group is looking for an experienced national provider of Health, Safety & Wellbeing learning products and services. The requirement is to provide these products and services across Home Group covering all business units in each region including England, Scotland and Wales.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

80550000, 71317200

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: no
II.1.9)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:

Estimated value excluding VAT: 250 000 GBP
II.2.2)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of these options: Contract term is 24 months plus and optional extension of a further 12 months.
II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Number of possible renewals: 1
In the case of renewable supplies or service contracts, estimated timeframe for subsequent contracts:
in months: 12 (from the award of the contract)
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Duration in months: 24 (from the award of the contract)

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
III.1.4)Other particular conditions

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: no
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: Applicants will be required to complete a questionnaire with details of structure, current financial standing, evidence of insurance cover, experience, examples of similar activities undertaken in the past 5 years.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Applicants will be required to complete a questionnaire with details of structure, current financial standing, evidence of insurance cover, experience, examples of similar activities undertaken in the past 5 years.
III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
Applicants will be required to complete a questionnaire with details of structure, current financial standing, evidence of insurance cover, experience, examples of similar activities undertaken in the past 5 years.
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession
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: yes

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 number of operators: 1
IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue
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:

DNWD-8QNKVC
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: 20.2.2012 – 12:00
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

20.2.2012 – 12:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

5.3.2012
IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up

English.
IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published: Jan 2014/5.
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

It is Home’s preference that all prospective bidders utilise the provision of our electronic ‘Opportunities Portal’ to download and submit all documentation within the tender. This portal can be found at: www.housingprocurement.com.

Prospective bidders must log onto the site and register as a supplier. Instructions and help are available from the home page. Once interest.
Has been registered, Home is able to issue the PQQ document to prospective bidders accordingly. The completed document must then be submitted back to the portal; instructions included within the PQQ document detailing how to achieve this. Queries from bidders can also be raised within the portal by utilising the Q & A facility where they will be answered, allowing total transparency to all other participating bidders.
Home Group is acting as a central purchasing body on behalf of itself and potentially a range of contracting authorities who will be able to access this framework.
Eligible bodies include:
Home Group and any existing or future subsidiary companies (see www.homegroup.org.uk for more information on the Group);

Other Registered Providers in England (providers registered with the Homes and Communities Agency, see www.homesandcommunities.co.uk) and Social Landlords in Scotland (providers registered with the Scottish Housing Regulator, see www.scottishhousingregulator.gov.uk);

Charitable Organisations registered with the Charity Commission for England and Wales (see www.charity-commission.gov.uk) or the Office of the Scottish Charity Regulator (see www.oscr.org.uk) whose charitable purposes include, but not are limited to, the prevention or relief of poverty; the advancement of education; the advancement of health or saving of lives; the advancement of citizenship or community development; the relief of those in need, by reason of youth, age, ill-health, disability, financial hardship or other disadvantage; and, any other purposes currently recognised as charitable and any new charitable purposes which are similar to another charitable purpose; and social enterprises involved in the provision of housing related services/activities or whose activities are similar to those listed above in respect of charitable organisations.

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:19.1.2012