Inward Investment Agency Services for Kent
Development of innovative and creative solutions to secure Inward investment in Kent and support Kent County Council’s priorities for inward investment which are: securing investment into the county of Kent that will create jobs; promoting the county to target markets and high value sectors.
United Kingdom-Maidstone: Business services: law, marketing, consulting, recruitment, printing and security
Section I: Contracting authority
Kent County Council
For the attention of: Amanda Richardson-Jess
ME14 1XQ Maidstone
Telephone: +44 1622696697
Section II: Object of the contract
Service category No 11: Management consulting services  and related services
NUTS code UKJ4
– securing investment into the county of Kent that will create jobs;
– promoting the county to target markets and high value sectors;
– competing with other locations being considered by the investor and developing compelling reasons why the company should invest in Kent;
– maintaining close contact with companies who invest in Kent, supporting them to establish and grow in Kent;
– attracting potential investors and providing key information to help decision making;
– working closely with key partners in the county and internationally in collaboration with UK Trade and Investment.
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
(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 26.5.1972 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.
(b) the presentation of balance-sheets or extracts from the balance-sheets, where publication of the balance-sheet is required under the law of the country in which the economic operator is established;
(c) a statement of the undertaking’s overall turnover and, where appropriate , of turnover in the area covered by the contract for a maximum of the last three financial years available, depending on the date on which the undertaking was set up or the economic operator started trading, as far as the information of these turnovers is available.
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if requirements are met:
As defined in Tender Documentation.
As Defined in Tender Documentation.
Section IV: Procedure
Payable documents: no
Section VI: Complementary information
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:20.9.2013