Provision of Welfare Funerals

Provision of Welfare Funerals

The Contract is for making the necessary funeral arrangements and carrying out the burial or cremation on behalf of the City Council in response to instructions from it, relating to its duties regarding welfare funerals.

Reference number: AN2013/265*

Deadline date:14/01/2014

This deadline is for… Deadline for Expression of Interest

Contract value:£10,000 – £25,000

Location where the contract is to be carried out: Stoke-on-Trent Stoke-on-Trent,

Is this suitable for smaller suppliers? Yes

Is this contract suitable for a voluntary, community and social enterprise organisations? No

Name of the buying organisation: Stoke-on-Trent City Council

Original source URL www.stoke.gov.uk

 

Description of the contract

The Contract is for making the necessary funeral arrangements and carrying out the burial or cremation on behalf of the City Council in response to instructions from it, relating to its duties regarding welfare funerals.

 

Documents

Classification of the contract

98370000 Funeral and related services

98371000 Funeral services

 

Additional information

Contract type: Services – 27

Is it a framework agreement? Yes

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 stated in the contract documents

Estimated length of contract: 01/04/2014 – 31/03/2018

 

Who to contact

Contact name Tina Capewell

Organisation name Stoke-on-Trent City Council

Address Floor 1, Civic Centre, Glebe Street, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, ST4 1HH

Telephone 01782232952

Extension number:

Fax

Web address

 

How to apply

The contracting authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are small or medium enterprises (SMEs). However, any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement, and the contract will be awarded on the basis of the most economically advantageous tender. The tender documents are available for completion (and must be returned) via the Bravosolution e-tendering portal. Instructions on how to access the tender documentation are below; Tender Title: Provision of Welfare Funerals within Stoke-On-Trent Bravo Project code: project_18551 Bravo ITT code: itt_29704 The web address for Bravo Solution is https://iewm.bravosolution.co.uk/sotandstaffordshireauthorities You will have to register and follow the instructions below Suppliers Instructions How to Tender 1. Register your company on the WMCOE eTendering portal (this is only required once) – Browse to the eSourcing Portal: https://iewm.bravosolution.co.uk/sotandstaffordshireauthorities – Click the “Click here to register” link – Accept the terms and conditions and click “continue” – Enter your correct business and user details – Note the username you chose and click “Save” when complete – You will shortly receive an email with your unique password (please keep this secure). 2. Responding to the tender – Login to the portal with your username/password – Click the “Open Access ITTs” link. (These are ITTs open to any registered supplier) – Click on the relevant ITT to access the content. – Click the “Express Interest” button in the “Actions” box on the left-hand side of the page. – This will move the ITT into your “My ITT” page. (This is a secure area reserved for your projects only) – Click on the PQQ code, you can now access any attachments by clicking the “Settings and Buyer Attachments” in the “Actions” box – You can now choose to “Reply” or “Reject” (please give a reason if rejecting) – You can now use the ‘Messages’ function to communicate with the buyer and seek any clarification – Note the deadline for completion, then follow the onscreen instructions to complete the ITT – There may be a mixture of online & offline actions for you to perform (there is detailed online help available) If you require any further assistance use the online help, or the BravoSolution help desk is available Mon – Fri (8am – 6pm) on: – eMail: help@bravosolution.co.uk Phone: 0800 368 4850/ Fax: 020 7080 0480 Response Address: Tenders to be completed and returned via the Bravosolution e-tendering portal – link as follows; https://iewm.bravosolution.co.uk/sotandstaffordshireauthorities; https://iewm.bravosolution.co.uk/sotandstaffordshireauthorities