National Framework for Salary Sacrifice Schemes
Benefit schemes that will provide a range of personal and home technology employee benefits.
United Kingdom-Chester: Business services: law, marketing, consulting, recruitment, printing and security
Section I: Contracting authority
I.1)Name and addresses
I.1)Name and addresses
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Section II: Object
National Framework Agreement for Salary Sacrifice (Home Technology) Schemes.
II.1.2)Main CPV code
II.1.3)Type of contract
The Countess of Chester Hospital NHS Foundation Trust’s Commercial Procurement service seeks to establish a single supplier framework agreement to deliver Optional Remuneration Arrangement (OPRA) benefit schemes that will provide a range of personal and home technology employee benefits.
II.1.6)Information about lots
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
II.2.3)Place of performance
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:
The planned procurement concerns the establishment of a framework agreement. Participating organisations may choose to open multiple windows for benefit schemes in each year that the framework agreement operates.
All values are estimates and there is no guarantee or commitment on the part of the Awarding Authority to any level of spend through the proposed framework agreement.
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
The proposed framework agreement may be subject to re-advertisement.
II.2.10)Information about variants
II.2.11)Information about options
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
Section IV: Procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction
The Awarding Authority reserves the right to carry out an electronic auction.
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Section VI: Complementary information
VI.1)Information about recurrence
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
The Countess of Chester Hospital NHS Foundation Trust will incorporate a standstill period at the point information on the award of the framework agreement is communicated to tenderers. That notification will provide full information on the award decision. The standstill period, which will be for a minimum of 10 calendar days, provides time for unsuccessful tenderers to challenge the award decision before the framework agreement is entered into.
The Public Contracts Regulations 2015 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).
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: