Insurance Tender Manchester

Insurance Tender Manchester

Hopwood Hall College are looking at appoint the provision of independent Insurance Advice, broking/underwriting services and Insurances.

Insurance Tender Manchester

UK-Middleton: Insurance brokerage services

2013/S 060-100782

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Hopwood Hall College
Rochdale Rd Manchester, Middleton, Manchester, Lancashire M24 6XH
For the attention of: Darren Lowe
M24 6XH Middleton
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 7525124689
E-mail: darren.lowe@tenetservices.com

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: www.hopwood.ac.uk

Address of the buyer profile: www.tenet4tenders.com

Further information can be obtained from: Tenet Education Services Limited
6 Atlantic Square, Station Road
For the attention of: Darren Lowe
CM8 2TL Witham
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 7525124689
Internet address: www.tenet4tenders.com

I.2)Type of the contracting authority
I.3)Main activity

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:

Hopwood Hall College – Insurance Tender.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Hopwood Hall College, Rochdale Road, Middleton, Manchester M24 6XH.
NUTS code UKD

II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)

Hopwood Hall College are looking at appoint the provision of independent Insurance Advice, broking/underwriting services and Insurances.
The contract start date is the 1.8.2013 and will run for a period of 3 years (36 months).
The College is open to working with Companies who can provide/organise for the required level of cover for each area of insurance, prompt and professional advice and guidance when needed, and competitively priced.
The College will award the contract to the Company who can demonstrate the most economically advantageous tender.
Site visits will be permitted and will take place on the 9.4.2013 at 13:00 hours from the Middleton Campus. During the site visits there will be an opportunity to visit the main premises occupied by the College.
In the first instance candidates should register with www.tenet4tenders.com and express an interest in the contract. Contract details can be found under the ‘Latest Opportunities’ section of the tenet4tenders homepage.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

66518100, 66500000

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:

Value below is the estimated contract value reange for the duration of the initial 3 year contract period.
II.2.2)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.3)Information about renewals
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Duration in months: 36 (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:

Where a consortium or other grouping of suppliers submits a bid, such consortia or grouping must nominate a lead organisation to deal with the Contracting Authority on all matters relating to the Contract. All consortium members or grouping will be required to be jointly and severally liable of the obligations and liabilities relating to the Contract.
III.1.4)Other particular conditions
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: Any supplier may be disqualified who:
(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 May 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 June 1991 on prevention of the use of the financial system for the purpose of money laundering.
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if requirements are met:
In the first instance, candidates should register with www.tenet4tenders.com and express an interest in the contract. Contract details can be found under the ‘Latest Opportunities’ section of the tenet4tenders homepage.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: In the first instance, candidates should register with www.tenet4tenders.com and express an interest in the contract. Contract details can be found under the ‘Latest Opportunities’ section of the tenet4tenders homepage.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
In the first instance, candidates should register with www.tenet4tenders.com and express an interest in the contract. Contract details can be found under the ‘Latest Opportunities’ section of the tenet4tenders homepage.

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: yes

Section IV: Procedure

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

Open
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate
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:
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

no
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

9.5.2013 – 13:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

22.3.2013
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

Duration in months: 12 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 9.5.2013 – 15:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published: 36 months from contract start date.
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

In the first instance, candidates should register with www.tenet4tenders.com and express an interest in the contract. Contract details can be found under the ‘Latest Opportunities’ section of the tenet4tenders homepage.

The Contracting Authority shall not be under any obligation to accept the lowest tender or any tender. The Contracting Authority reserves the right to cancel the entire or parts of the tender, without such an action conferring any right to compensation on the Tenderers.
The College is willing to work with a Broker or direct insurer, and will select the provider based on the tender which offers the College the most economically advantegous terms.
The Contracting Authority has no liability to settle any costs incurred by the tenderer as a result of the tendering procedure.

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: The Contracting Authority will incorporate a minimum 10 calendar day standstill period (or 15 days if non electronic methods used) at the point that information on the award of the contract is communicated to tenderers. If an appeal regarding the award of contract has not been successfully resolved then the Public Contracts Regulations 2006 provide for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or are at risk of harm by breach of the rules to take action in the High Court. Any such action must be brought promptly.
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

22.3.2013
Requirement: Insurance Tender