Leasing and Loan Finance Services Dynamic Purchasing System – Market Engagement

Leasing and Loan Finance Services Dynamic Purchasing System – Market Engagement

Crown Commercial Service as the authority intends to put in place a Pan Government Collaborative Agreement for the provision of asset finance with a framework agreement for leasing advisory services and a Dynamic Purchasing System for Leasing and Loan funding.

United Kingdom-Liverpool: Financial leasing services

2020/S 133-328078

Prior information notice

This notice is for prior information only

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: The Minister for the Cabinet Office acting through Crown Commercial Service
Postal address: Ninth Floor, The Capital, Old Hall Street
Town: Liverpool
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Postal code: L3 9PP
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: FSleasing@crowncommercial.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 3450103503
Internet address(es):Main address: https://www.gov.uk/ccs

I.2)Information about joint procurement

I.3)Communication

Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Ministry or any other national or federal authority, including their regional or local subdivisions

I.5)Main activity

Other activity: Public Procurement

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Leasing and Loan Finance Services Dynamic Purchasing System (DPS)

Reference number: RM6120

II.1.2)Main CPV code

66114000 Financial leasing services

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

Crown Commercial Service (CCS) as the authority intends to put in place a Pan Government Collaborative Agreement for the provision of asset finance with a framework agreement for leasing advisory services and a Dynamic Purchasing System (DPS) for Leasing and Loan funding to be utilised by central government departments and all other UK public sector bodies, including local authorities, health, police, fire and rescue, education, devolved administrations and charities.

The proposed agreement will be the recommended asset finance vehicle for the UK public sector and will look to deliver value for money to the taxpayer.

This PIN is linked to the leasing and loans DPS procurement and features a unique CCS reference of RM6120 and is separate to the leasing advisory services framework RM6146 which will be subject to a wholly separate procurement process.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

66114000 Financial leasing services

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Blank.

II.2.14)Additional information

II.3)Estimated date of publication of contract notice:

30/10/2020

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description

IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:

CCS invites suggestions and feedback on the proposed content and structure of the leasing finance and advisory services from the market including industry experts, specialists and suppliers.

This prior information notice is to signal an intention to conduct market engagement with those within the leasing market.

To participate in market engagement please email FSleasing@crowncommercial.gov.uk with any suggestions and/or feedback in your email, along with the following details:

1) organisation name,

2) contact name,

3) job title of contact (including responsibility within your organisation),

4) contact phone number,

5) contact email,

6) organisation website link.

Please see the leasing and loan finance advisory services web page for further updates: https://www.crowncommercial.gov.uk/agreements/upcoming

Crown commercial service (CCS) will use an eSourcing system for this competition and reserves the right to use an electronic auction. The eSourcing system we will use is https://crowncommercialservice.bravosolution.co.uk

Please note that, to register, you must have a valid DUNS number (as provided by Dun and Bradstreet) for the organisation which you are registering, who will be entering into a contract if invited to do so.

The date in II.3) is the estimated date of publication, please refer to the CCS pipeline page http://ccs-agreements.cabinetoffice.gov.uk/procurement-pipeline for updates and monitor tenders electronic daily for the publication of the OJEU contract notice.

Please be advised that in preparation to participate in this competition for this framework that:

The Cyber Essentials scheme is mandatory for central government contracts which involve handling personal information and providing certain ICT products and services. The government is taking steps to further reduce the levels of cyber security risk in its supply chain through the Cyber Essentials scheme. The scheme defines a set of controls which, when properly implemented, will provide organisations with basic protection from the most prevalent forms of threat coming from the internet.

To participate in the procurement for the DPS leasing and loan finance services framework agreement RM6120, bidders will be required to demonstrate that they comply with the technical requirements prescribed by Cyber Essentials for the services under and in connection with the procurement.

The bidder may be awarded a framework contract but shall not enter into any call-off contracts with buyers until they are able to demonstrate to CCS that they meet the technical requirements prescribed by the Cyber Essentials Scheme for services under and in connection with this procurement.

The service that arise from this framework will involve the supplier holding material that has been assigned a protective marking under the Government Security Classifications Scheme (April 2014) of official. It will be a condition of this contract that this material must be protected. Baseline protection controls are defined in ISO 27001:2013 and further defined by the security policy framework

https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/government-security

Further information can be found at: https://www.contractsfinder.service.gov.uk/Notice/1df9ce6d-93a6-46ac-b2a0-f8a11e7a41fc

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

08/07/2020