Provision of Temporary and Permanent Employment Services

Provision of Temporary and Permanent Employment Services

Aylward and Nightingale Academies wish to establish a preferred supplier for the provision of cover, short term and permanent teachers to complement the existing internal services that are already in place.

UK-London: Supply services of personnel including temporary staff

2013/S 078-131506

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

London Academies Enterprise Trust
c/o Aylward Academy, 1 Windmill Road, Edmonton
Contact point(s): HR
For the attention of: Jihan Amin
N18 1NT London
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2088031738
E-mail: jamin@aylwardacademy.org
Fax: +44 2088076285

Internet address(es):

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

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.mytenders.org/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA27908

Further information can be obtained from: London Academies Enterprise Trust
c/o Aylward Academy, 1 Windmill Road, Edmonton
Contact point(s): HR
For the attention of: Jihan Amin
N18 1NT London
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2088031738
E-mail: jamin@aylwardacademy.org
Fax: +44 2088076285
Internet address: www.aylwardacademy.org

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: London Academies Enterprise Trust
c/o Aylward Academy, 1 Windmill Road, Edmonton
Contact point(s): HR
For the attention of: Jihan Amin
N18 1NT London
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2088031738
E-mail: jamin@aylwardacademy.org
Fax: +44 2088076285
Internet address: www.aylwardacademy.org

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: London Academies Enterprise Trust
c/o Aylward Academy, 1 Windmill Road, Edmonton
Contact point(s): HR
For the attention of: Jihan Amin
N18 1NT London
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2088031738
E-mail: jamin@aylwardacademy.org
Fax: +44 2088076285
Internet address: www.aylwardacademy.org

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Other: Secondary Education
I.3)Main activity

Education
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:

Provision of Temporary and Permanent Employment Services.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Services
Service category No 22: Personnel placement and supply services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Aylward and/or Nightingale Academies.
NUTS code UKI2

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
maximum number of participants to the framework agreement envisaged: 2
Duration of the framework agreement

Duration in years: 1
Estimated total value of purchases for the entire duration of the framework agreement

Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 100 000 and 150 000 GBP

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

Aylward and Nightingale Academies wish to establish a preferred supplier for the provision of cover, short term and permanent teachers to complement the existing internal services that are already in place. The anticipated framework period of 12 months may be extended at the option of the Academies by up to one further period of 12 months.
Note: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the myTenders Web Site at http://www.myTenders.org/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=103803

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

79620000, 79600000

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

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes
II.1.8)Lots

This contract is divided into lots: no
II.1.9)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: yes
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:

The Academies require a preferred supplier to accommodate their temporary teacher needs resulting from absence and establishment vacancies.
II.2.2)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of these options: The Academies have reserved the option to extend the contract after the initial period by one further period of 12 months each.
II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: no
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

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) 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.
(6) All candidates will be required to produce a certificate or declaration demonstrating that they have fulfilled obligations relating to the payment of social security contributions under the law of any part of the United Kingdom or of the relevant State in which the candidate is established.
(7) All candidates will be required to produce a certificate or declaration demonstrating that they have fulfilled obligations relating to the payment of taxes under the law of any part of the United Kingdom or of the relevant State in which the economic operator is established.
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 a reference from their bank.
(2) All candidates will be required to provide evidence of relevant professional risk indemnity insurance.
(3) All candidates will be required to provide a statement, covering the 3 previous financial years including the overall turnover of the candidate and the turnover in respect of the activities which are of a similar type to the subject matter of this notice.
(4) All candidates will be required to provide statements of accounts or extracts from those accounts relating to their business.
III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
(1) A statement of the candidate’s average annual number of staff and managerial staff over the previous 3 years.
(2) Details of the educational and professional qualifications of their managerial staff; and those of the person(s) who would be responsible for providing the services or carrying out the work or works under the contract.
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:
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document

Time limit for receipt of requests for documents or for accessing documents: 10.5.2013
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

16.5.2013 – 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

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

Date: 16.5.2013 – 13:00
Place:

HR Office, Nightingale Academy, 34 Turin Road, Edmonton, London, N9 8DQ.

Section VI: Complementary information

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

The value of this contract does not exceed the specific thresholds of the European public contracts directive (2004/18/EC). The Academies are advertising the contract in the Official Journal of the European Union on a voluntary basis and do not undertake any obligation to comply with the procurement legislation. The academies reserve the right in full to adapt or step outside the procedures in the procurement legislation as considered necessary.
Information about the tender process to be followed does not amount to a legally binding offer by the academies to follow the process so described. The academies reserve the right not to follow or to modify the procedures as considered necessary.
(MT Ref:103803).
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

Academies Enterprise Trust
Foundry Business Park, Station Approach, Hockley, Essex, SS5 4HS
SS5 4HS Hockley
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: kparish@academiesenterprisetrust.org
Telephone: +44 7802287242
Internet address: academiesenterprisetrust.org

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: 17,00 on 24.5.2013.
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:18.4.2013