Hertfordshire County Council’s Special Educational Needs Central Team wants to identify an appropriate provider, to independently give legal advice and assistance to defend SEND Tribunal Appeals brought against Hertfordshire County Council.
GB-Hertfordshire: First Tier Tribunal (Education and Disability) (SEND) Legal Advice and Assistance to defend SEND Tribunal Appeals brought against Hertfordshire County
Reference number: HCC1205147
Deadline date: 17/02/2012
This deadline is for… Deadline for Expression of Interest
Contract value: £25,000 – £50,000
Location where the contract is to be carried out: HertfordshireHertfordshire,
Is this suitable for smaller suppliers? Yes
Name of the buying organisation: Hertfordshire County Council
How to apply
Hertfordshire County Council utilises e-Tendering through a procurement website called Supply Hertfordshire, which is supported by BiP Solutions through Delta-esourcing. Step 1: Registering with Supply Hertfordshire To participate in this quote you will need to go into http://hertscc.g2b.info and register, where you will be issued with a USERNAME and PASSWORD. If you have already registered with Delta or Supply Hertfordshire, please follow the link above where you can log on using your existing username and password. Please keep this USERNAME and PASSWORD secure, and do not pass it to any third parties. Step 2: Completing the Quote Documents To obtain and complete the quote documents you will need to go into the Response Manager area in Delta e-sourcing enter the Access Code: SWQW473K63. You will then need to download the relevant documents. Step 3: Uploading Your Completed Documents Once you have completed your quote documents you must then “upload” your completed response and supporting documents into the Tenderbox (Access Code: SWQW473K63) by 12 noon on 17th February 2012. Documents cannot be uploaded after the closing date/time. Please make sure you have submitted your completed tender and supporting documents to the correct Access Code, the Council will not be held accountable for any errors made by a tenderer in submitting your completed documents. If the Council requires further information concerning your bid, your organisation will be contacted. However, please provide full details and answer all questions, as the Council reserves the right not to ask applicants for any further information or clarification. Multiple documents can only be uploaded one at a time or can all be ‘zipped’ together using an application like WinZip If you are experiencing problems, then please contact the Delta helpdesk via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 0845 270 7050 (option 2) Monday to Friday 8.30am – 5.30pm for further assistance. Any clarification questions related to the quotation documents must be submitted via the Delta system, which enables questions and answers to be exchanged via the e-mail facility in the system. If questions are deemed to be of relevance to other tenderers the question and answer will be transmitted to all tenderers. The contracting authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are small or medium enterprises (SMEs).However, any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement,and the contract will be awarded on the basis of the most economically advantageous tender. The contracting authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are small or medium enterprises (SMEs).However, any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement,and the contract will be awarded on the basis of the most economically advantageous tender.