Marketing Services for Leeds City Council

Marketing Services for Leeds City Council

Leeds City Region City Deal Apprenticeship Hub Programme – Marketing Activity.

United Kingdom-Leeds: Marketing services

2013/S 178-307261

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Leeds City Council
Civic Hall
For the attention of: Sau Fung
LS1 1UR Leeds
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 7891272428
E-mail: sau.fung@leeds.gov.uk
Fax: +44 1133952452

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: www.leeds.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://yortender.co.uk

Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: The above mentioned contact point(s)

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority
I.3)Main activity

General public services
Health
Housing and community amenities
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:

YORE-9BDFLF Leeds City Region City Deal Apprenticeship Hub Programme – Marketing Activity
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Services
Service category No 10: Market research and public opinion polling services
NUTS code UKE42

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)

To work with Leeds City Region to provide marketing activity.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

79342000, 79413000, 79342100

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
II.1.8)Lots
II.1.9)Information about variants
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
II.2.2)Information about options
II.2.3)Information about renewals
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

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:
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
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
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

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
IV.3)Administrative information
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:

YORE-9BDFLF Leeds City Region City Deal Apprenticeship Hub Programme – Marketing Activity
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

23.10.2013 – 12:00
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
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 23.10.2013 – 12:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
VI.3)Additional information

Under this contract the contractor will be required to actively contribute to the achievement of social objectives. These include: skills development; employment and training opportunities within the locality of where the contract will be delivered; and other added value initiatives throughout the supply chain to support community programmes promoted by the council.
Accordingly contract performance conditions may relate in particular to secondary considerations.
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

The High Court of Justice
The Strand
WC2A 2LL London
UNITED KINGDOM

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: Where necessary in order to comply with the Public Contracts Regulations 2006 this authority will incorporate a
minimum 10 calendar day standstill period at the point information on the award of the contract is communicated
to tenderers. This period allows unsuccessful tenderers to seek further debriefing from the contracting authority
before the contract is entered into. Such additional information should be requested from the addressee found
in 1.1. If an appeal regarding the award of a contract has not been successfully resolved the (for Public Sector)
Public Contracts Regulations 2006 (SI 2006 No 5) provide for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or are
at risk of harm by a breach of the rules to take action in the High Court (England, Wales and Northern Ireland).
Any such action must be brought promptly (generally within 3 months). Where a contract has not been entered
into the court may order the setting aside of the award decision or order the authority to amend any document
and may award damages. If the contract has been entered into the court may only award damages. Following
the 10 day standstill period, if no further debriefing has been requested, the court may only award damages
once the contract has been entered into.
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:11.9.2013