Legal Advisory Services for Organisation Support

Legal Advisory Services for Organisation Support

Building Enterprise- The provision of organisational support services to the CHC group.

United Kingdom-Merthyr Tydfil: Legal advisory and information services

2013/S 152-265221

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Community Housing Cymru
Martin Evans House, Avenue de Clichy
Contact point(s): Building Enterprise
For the attention of: Anthony Hearn
CF47 8LD Merthyr Tydfil
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1685350061
E-mail: buildingenterprise@chcymru.org.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: www.buildingenterprise.org

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.sell2wales.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA0824

Further information can be obtained from: Community Housing Cymru
Martin Evans House, Avenue de Clichy
Contact point(s): Building Enterprise
For the attention of: Anthony Hearn
CF47 8LD Merthyr Tydfil
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1685350061
E-mail: buildingenterprise@chcymru.org.uk
Internet address: www.buildingenterprise.org

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: Community Housing Cymru
Martin Evans House, Avenue de Clichy
Contact point(s): Building Enterprise
For the attention of: Anthony Hearn
CF47 8LD Merthyr Tydfil
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1685350061
E-mail: buildingenterprise@chcymru.org.uk
Internet address: www.buildingenterprise.org

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: Community Housing Cymru
Martin Evans House, Avenue de Clichy
Contact point(s): Building Enterprise
For the attention of: Anthony Hearn
CF47 8LD Merthyr Tydfil
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1685350061
E-mail: buildingenterprise@chcymru.org.uk
Internet address: www.buildingenterprise.org

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Other: Third sector
I.3)Main activity

Housing and community amenities
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:

Building Enterprise- The provision of organisational support services to the CHC group.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Services
Service category No 27: Other services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Convergence areas of Wales.
NUTS code UKL1

II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)

The notice involves the establishment of a framework agreement
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement

Framework agreement with several operators
Number of participants to the framework agreement envisaged: 25
Duration of the framework agreement

Duration in months: 20
Estimated total value of purchases for the entire duration of the framework agreement

Estimated value excluding VAT: 795 000 GBP
Frequency and value of the contracts to be awarded: 50 packages of assistance average value 16 000 GBP.

II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)

CHC’s Building Enterprise project has been designed to provide an overarching structure to support Social Enterprise projects linked to RSL’s across Wales as well as RSLs themselves. Its specific aim is to maximise the regeneration and community benefit impacts from RSL assets and procurement spend in the Convergence area of Wales. The project will provide tailored packages of support to both Social Enterprises and RSLs to enable them to develop enterprise activities and increase community sustainability.
Note: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the Sell2Wales Web Site at http://www.sell2wales.gov.uk/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=915

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

79140000, 79412000, 66171000, 70210000, 70330000, 70331000, 70220000, 70332300, 79418000, 75112000, 72221000, 79996000, 79400000, 79000000, 79410000, 79411100, 79998000, 72600000, 72610000, 72261000, 72315000, 72315100, 79500000, 72212480, 72212481, 79342000, 79413000, 79340000, 79416000, 79416100, 79416200, 72222300, 72222200, 72267100, 70333000, 45211200, 75123000, 79414000, 79212110

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
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:

50 packages of support will be provided with an average value of 16 000 GBP.
Estimated value excluding VAT: 795 000 GBP
II.2.2)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Starting 11.10.2013. Completion 30.4.2015

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:

Delivery Payment – Payments will be made on submission of invoices for pre-agreed support and expenses carried out at pre-agreed intervals (usually monthly).
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

Any consortium bid must clearly identify a lead organisation.
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: (1) All candidates will be required to produce a certificate or declaration demonstrating that they are not bankrupt or the subject of an administration order, are not being wound-up, have not granted a trust deed, are not the subject of a petition presented for sequestration of their estate, have not had a receiver, manager or administrator appointed and are not otherwise apparently insolvent.
(2) All candidates will be required to produce a certificate or declaration demonstrating that the candidate, their directors, or any other person who has powers of representation, decision or control of the candidate has not been convicted of conspiracy, corruption, bribery, or money laundering. Failure to provide such a declaration will result in the candidate being declared ineligible and they will not be selected to participate in this procurement process.
(3) All candidates will be required to produce a certificate or declaration demonstrating that they have not been convicted of a criminal offence relating to the conduct of their business or profession.
(4) All candidates will be required to produce a certificate or declaration demonstrating that they have not committed an act of grave misconduct in the course of their business or profession.
(5) All candidates must comply with the requirements of the State in which they are established, regarding registration on the professional or trade register.
(6) Any candidate found to be guilty of serious misrepresentation in providing any information required, may be declared ineligible and not selected to continue with this procurement process.
(7) All candidates will have to demonstrate that they are licensed, or a member of the relevant organisation, in the State where they are established, when the law of that State prohibits the provision of the services, described in this notice, by a person who is not so licensed or who is not a member of the relevant organisation.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: (1) All candidates will be required to provide evidence of relevant professional risk indemnity insurance.
III.2.3)Technical capacity
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession
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:

BE
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

11.9.2013 – 14:00
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

Duration in months: 3 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 16.9.2013 – 10:00
Place:

CHC, 2 Ocean Way, Cardiff CF24 5TG.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
VI.2)Information about European Union funds

The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: yes
Reference to project(s) and/or programme(s): West Wales and the Valleys Convergence Operational Programme ERDF 2007-2013.
Building Enterprise: 80597.
VI.3)Additional information

The website for this project will be available from the 6th August 2013. Prior to that information can be found on CHC’s main website – www.chcymru.org.uk

(WA Ref:915)
Under the terms of this contract the successful supplier(s) will be required to deliver Community Benefits in support of the authority’s economic and social objectives. Accordingly, contract performance conditions may relate in particular to social and environmental considerations. The Community Benefits included in this contract are:
Buying from the third sector including supported businesses where possible.

VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

Nick Bennett
CHC, 2 Ocean Way
CF24 5TG Cardiff
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: contact@chcymru.org.uk
Telephone: +55 2920674800
Internet address: www.chymru.org.uk

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:2.8.2013