Printing and Distribution Service Contract Liverpool

Printing and Distribution Service Contract Liverpool

Charity Commission/ OSCR – Printing, Publication and Distribution Service for new Charities SORP / Secretariat for Drafting Service of future SORP Updates. Contract value: £50,000 – £100,000.

Reference number:CC03-2014

Deadline date:25/06/2014

This deadline is for…5:00 pm on Wednesday 25 June 2014

Contract value :£50,000 – £100,000

Location where the contract is to be carried out:Inner London Occasional travel may be required to the Charity Commission Taunton office.

Is this suitable for smaller suppliers?Yes

Is this contract suitable for a voluntary, community and social enterprise organisations?Yes

Name of the buying organisation:Charity Commission and Office of the Scottish Charity Regulator

Description of the contract

Lot 1 – A commercial opportunity providing a printing, publication, and distribution service for a new Charities Statements of Recommended Practice (SORPs). Lot 2- Provide secretariat and technical drafting resource for future updates of the SORPs.


Classification of the contract

79200000Accounting, auditing and fiscal services

98110000Services furnished by business, professional and specialist organisations

79970000Publishing services

79824000Printing and distribution services

79823000Printing and delivery services

79821100Proofreading services

79810000Printing services

79550000Typing, word-processing and desktop publishing services

75130000Supporting services for the government

22458000Bespoke printed matter

22121000Technical publications

22100000Printed books, brochures and leaflets

Additional information

Contract type:Services – 22

Is it a framework agreement?No

Is this contract related to a programme of funding?No

Contract will be awarded based on:Most economically advantageous tender in terms of: The criteria below:

Priority Description of criteria Percentage weighting
0 LOT 1: The Bidder’s approach is underpinned by proven track record in arranging the setting, printing and publishing of technical publications 25.00
0 LOT 1: The Bidder has a proven track record in the efficient acceptance and processing and distribution of orders for publications 25.00
0 LOT 1: Competiveness and value for money of the overall cost to customer 50.00
0 LOT 2: Demonstrates the capacity and technical skills, ability and knowledge to deliver this service 50.00
0 LOT 2: Competiveness and value for money of the overall cost to customer/ purchasing authority 50.00


Estimated length of contract:18/08/2014 – 17/08/2017

Who to contact

Contact nameJohn Kavanagh

Organisation nameCharity Commission/ OSCR

AddressPO Box 1227, Liverpool, L69 3UG

Telephone0300 065 1988

Extension number:


Web address

How to apply

Please read and follow instructions set out in attached Invitation to Tender Document. There are two Lots. Our preference is for Lot 1 and Lot 2 to be provided by the same supplier as an intergrated service but we will consider standlone bids for Lot 1 or Lot 2. Contractual terms and conditions will be agreed with the appointed supplier. Deadline for proposals is 5.00 pm on 25 June 2014.