Independent Claims Advisory Services for Windrush Compensation Scheme
The Home Office plans to procure independent claims advisory services for those applying to the Windrush Compensation Scheme.
United Kingdom-London: Administration services
Section I: Contracting authority
I.1)Name and addresses
Postal address: 2 Marsham Street
NUTS code: UK
Postal code: SW1P 4DF
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Windrush Support Procurement Team
Internet address(es):Main address: http://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/home-office
Address of the buyer profile: https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/home-/about/procurement
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Section II: Object
Windrush Compensation Scheme – Claims Advice
II.1.2)Main CPV code
II.1.3)Type of contract
II.1.6)Information about lots
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
II.2.3)Place of performance
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:
The Home Office plans to procure independent claims advisory services for those applying to the Windrush Compensation Scheme, who need additional support completing the claim form.
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
The contract can be extended on any number of occasions, of up to two (2) years, subject to a minimum extension period of three (3) months, giving a maximum contract duration of 4 years, 6 months.
II.2.10)Information about variants
II.2.11)Information about options
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
The Authority is not responsible for any bidding costs incurred by Participants, in respect of this procurement. The Authority reserves the right to abandon the competitive process and not award any contract, make any changes it sees as reasonable to the competition, remove and/or amend element(s) from the scope of the requirements and accept or reject any tender.
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
Section IV: Procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Section VI: Complementary information
VI.1)Information about recurrence
The process for submission of expressions of interest and requesting further information is set out below.
Please note that Participants are required to express an interest separately for this competition regardless of any involvement in previous Market Engagement activities for this project. Any such involvement does not constitute an expression of interest for the competition advertised in this notice.
The Home Office uses an eSourcing toolkit to enable its sourcing activities to be conducted over the internet.
The procurement will be managed electronically via the Home Office’s e-Sourcing Suite. To participate in this procurement, participants must first be registered on the e-Sourcing Suite. If you have not yet registered, this can be done online at https://homeoffice.app.jaggaer.com/web/login.html by following the link ‘To register click here’.
To register, you must have a valid DUNS number (provided by Dun and Bradstreet) for the organisation being registered and who will be entering into a commercial agreement if invited to do so.
Further instructions for registration and use of the system can be found at https://homeoffice.app.jaggaer.com/web/login.html.
Once registered, organisations wishing to participate in the tender must send an email to: firstname.lastname@example.org. The email should be entitled ‘HO UKVI WCSCA Procurement – Expression of Interest’ and contain the following details: your organisation’s name, your contact name, e-mail address and telephone number.
Any expressions of interest not submitted in the required form (or not containing the requested information) may be rejected.
Further information will be available in the procurement documentation.
The Authority requires Participants to sign a Non-Disclosure Agreement (NDA) in order to be invited to participate in the competition for this project.
On receipt of an email detailed above, the Authority will provide access to the NDA through the eSourcing portal. Further instructions for the completion of the NDA can be obtained once access to the eSourcing portal NDA event is granted by the Authority.
Participants will be able to ask questions of the Authority about the tender documentation by submitting a clarification question request through the eSourcing portal. Clarification requests must be submitted no later than 8 April 2020 (15.00 local time) to allow the Authority to publish responses within a reasonable period before the ITT closing date.
For technical assistance on the use of the e-Sourcing Suite, please contact the ‘Supplier eSourcing Helpdesk’. Helpdesk contact details can be found on the front page of the eSourcing portal.
Postal address: Cabinet Office
Country: United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 3450103503Internet address: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/public-procurement-review-service-scope-and-remit
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: