Insurance Tender Leicestershire

Insurance Tender Leicestershire

Leicestershire Academies Insurance Scheme (LAIS). UK-Leicester: insurance services

2012/S 60-097891

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Leicestershire County Council – Leicestershire Academies Insurance Scheme (LAIS)
County Hall
Contact point(s): David Marshall-Rowan
LE3 8RP Leicester
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1163057658
E-mail: David.Marshall-Rowan@leics.gov.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://www.leics.gov.uk

Further information can be obtained from: Aon Limited
125/129 Vaughan Way
For the attention of: Anne Wilson
LE1 4SB Leicester
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1162807048
E-mail: anne.e.wilson@aon.co.uk
Internet address: http://www.aon.co.uk

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: Anne Wilson
Insurance House 125/129 Vaughan Way
LE1 4SB Leicester
UNITED KINGDOM

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: Aon Ltd
Insurance House 125/129 Vaughan Way
LE1 4SB Leicester
UNITED KINGDOM

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority
I.3)Main activity

General public services
Education
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities

The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: no

Section II: Object of the contract

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

Leicestershire Academies Insurance Scheme (LAIS).
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Services
Service category No 7: Computer and related services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Leicestershire.
NUTS code UKF22

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)

Property, liability, fidelity guarantee, computers.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

66510000, 66516400, 66515100, 66518300, 66519500, 66000000, 66517300, 66515000, 66516500

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
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:

Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 1 000,00 and 5 000 000,00 GBP
II.2.2)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of these options: See below.
II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Number of possible renewals: Range: between 2 and 10
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

Starting 1.9.2012. Completion 1.9.2017

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:

Not applicable.
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

Premiums will be paid annually.
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

Not applicable.
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: This tender is open to insurance companies who must be licensed to transact insurance business in the categories listed in 11.1.6 either in the UK or the EC Member state of domicile.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Standard & Poor’s (or equivalent) rating.
III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
Details of names and qualification of employees who would be responsible for delivery of service.
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession

Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession: no
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: no

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Negotiated
Some candidates have already been selected (if appropriate under certain types of negotiated procedures) yes
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate

Envisaged minimum number 1: and maximum number 10
IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue

Recourse to staged procedure to gradually reduce the number of solutions to be discussed or tenders to be negotiated no
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:
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

31.5.2012 – 12:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
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: no
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

The following Insurers have already been selected to participate in this tender and do not need to apply for inclusion:
Allianz, Chartis, Travelers, Eccesiastical, Zurich Municipal, RMP.
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: This authority will incorporate a minimum 10 calendar day standstill period at the point information on the award of the contract is communicated to tenderers. This period allows unsuccessful tenderers to seek further debriefing from the contracting authority before the contract is entered into. Such additional information should be requested from the address in section 1.1.
If an appeal regarding the award of a contract has not been successfully resolved the Public Contracts Regulations 2006 (SI 2006 No 5) 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 and Northern Ireland). Any such action must be brought promptly (generally within 3 months). Where a contract has not been entered into the court may order the setting EBCT130 – General Insurance, Risk Management and Claims Handling excluding Broker Services aside of the award decision or order the authority to amend any document and may award damages. If the contract has been entered into the Court may only award damages.
This authority will incorporate a minimum 10 calendar day standstill period at the point information on the award of the contract is communicated to tenderers. This period allows unsuccessful tenderers to seek further debriefing from the contracting authority before the contract is entered into. Applicants have 2 working days from notification of the award decision to request additional debriefing and that information has to be provided a minimum of 3 working days before expiry of the standstill period. Such additional information should be requested from the address in section 1.1.
If an appeal regarding the award of a contract has not been successfully resolved the Public Contracts Regulations 2006 (SI 2006 No 5) 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 and Northern Ireland). Any such action must be brought promptly (generally within 3 months). Where a contract has not been entered into the Court may order the setting aside of the award decision or order the authority to amend any document and may award damages. If the contract has been entered into the Court may only award damages
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:22.3.2012