Public Sector Consultancy Services Framework

Public Sector Consultancy Services Framework

ESPO (in collaboration with YPO) are seeking to establish a Framework Agreement with a number of service providers for the provision of consultancy services to the Public Sector. These services will be provided on a national basis across the UK.

United Kingdom-Leicester: Business and management consultancy and related services

2020/S 185-447987

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: ESPO
Postal address: 16 Penfold Drive
Town: Leicester
NUTS code: UKF21 Leicester
Postal code: LE19 1ES
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Corporate Solutions Procurement Team
E-mail: tender@espo.org
Telephone: +44 1162944156
Internet address(es):Main address: www.espo.org

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: YPO
Postal address: 41 Industrial Park
Town: Wakefield
NUTS code: UKE45 Wakefield
Postal code: WF2 0XE
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Procurement Team
E-mail: contracts@ypo.co.uk
Internet address(es):Main address: http://www.ypo.co.uk/

I.2)Information about joint procurement

The contract involves joint procurement
The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://www.eastmidstenders.org/
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://www.eastmidstenders.org/
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority

I.5)Main activity

Other activity: Local Authority Services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

664_21 Consultancy Services

 

Reference number: 664_21

II.1.2)Main CPV code

79400000 Business and management consultancy and related services

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

ESPO (in collaboration with YPO) are seeking to establish a framework agreement with a number of service providers for the provision of consultancy services to the Public Sector. These services will be provided on a national basis across the UK. The key aim of the framework will be to create efficiencies and promote cost savings by providing customers with access to pre-approved service providers whom they may appoint using a simple and streamlined procurement process.

To tender:

(a) go to www.eastmidstenders.org;

(b) register;

(c) search for tender opportunity 664_21;

(d) express an interest;

(e) download the tender from the website.

 

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 200 000 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for all lots
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Business Services

 

Lot No: 1

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

71241000 Feasibility study, advisory service, analysis
72221000 Business analysis consultancy services
72224000 Project management consultancy services
79313000 Performance review services
79400000 Business and management consultancy and related services
79411000 General management consultancy services
79411100 Business development consultancy services
79414000 Human resources management consultancy services
79419000 Evaluation consultancy services

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

 

Including, but not limited to, advice around: alternative delivery models

Brexit preparedness, response and contingency planning

Business continuity and resilience

Business transformation

Change management

Corporate social responsibility

Disaster recovery systems and testing

HR and payroll

Improvement programmes

Legislation compliance

Organisational design and policy

Pandemic preparedness, response and contingency planning

Process mapping

Programme management

Project management

Quality management

Risk management and mitigation

Service improvement

Strategy development

Supply chain management.

The following information is applicable to all lots:

— an eAuction process may be used to award subsequent call off contracts following the reopening of competition among the parties to the framework agreement;

— ESPO has established a commercial trading company, ESPO Trading Ltd, whose target clients are third sector organisations such as national and local charities, public sector mutual organisations and other organisations involved in the delivery of services to or for the public sector. The successful supplier may be asked to enter into an additional separate framework agreement (the Second Framework) with ESPO Trading Ltd on materially similar terms to that found in the tender pack to be entered into by ESPO itself.

Any second framework agreement will be a purely commercial agreement and will, for the avoidance of doubt, not be governed by the Public Contract Regulations 2015 or other public procurement legislation. ESPO Trading Ltd may enter into the second framework agreement with the successful supplier and make it available to third sector clients who themselves are not required to follow the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 or other public procurement legislation. Accordingly, this is provided for bidders’ information only.

 

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 7 142 857.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Start: 19/04/2021
End: 19/04/2023
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of options:

The framework agreement has the option to extend for up to a further 24 months. The total estimated value stated in Section II.1.5) includes the option period.

 

II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Audit Consultancy

 

Lot No: 2a

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79400000 Business and management consultancy and related services
79212000 Auditing services
72221000 Business analysis consultancy services
79212100 Financial auditing services
79212200 Internal audit services
79212300 Statutory audit services
79212400 Fraud audit services
79411000 General management consultancy services

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

 

Including, but not limited to, advice around: Audit assessments

Audit consultancy

Audit services

Audit strategies and methodologies

Benchmarking and quality assurance

External audits

Financial audits

Governance, risk and internal control

Internal audits

 

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 7 142 857.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Start: 19/04/2021
End: 19/04/2023
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of options:

The framework agreement has the option to extend for up to a further 24 months. The total estimated value stated in Section II.1.5 includes the option period.

 

II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Internal Audit Services

 

Lot No: 2b

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79400000 Business and management consultancy and related services
79212000 Auditing services
72221000 Business analysis consultancy services
79212100 Financial auditing services
79212200 Internal audit services
79212300 Statutory audit services
79212400 Fraud audit services
79411000 General management consultancy services

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

 

Including, but not limited to, advice around: Benchmarking and quality assurance

Compliance reviewing

Corporate governance

Fraud investigation

Internal control reviewing

Internal audits

Operational reviewing

Risk management

Specified purpose audits

 

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 7 142 857.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Start: 19/04/2021
End: 19/04/2023
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of options:

The framework agreement has the option to extend for up to a further 24 months. The total estimated value stated in Section II.1.5 includes the option period.

 

II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

External Audit Services

 

Lot No: 2c

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79400000 Business and management consultancy and related services
79212000 Auditing services
72221000 Business analysis consultancy services
79212100 Financial auditing services
79212200 Internal audit services
79212300 Statutory audit services
79212400 Fraud audit services
79411000 General management consultancy services

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

 

Including, but not limited to, advice around: Benchmarking and quality assurance

Compliance reviewing

Corporate governance

External assurance services

External audits

Financial audit

Fraud investigation

Risk management

Specified purpose audits

Statutory audit

 

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 7 142 857.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Start: 19/04/2021
End: 19/04/2023
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of options:

The framework agreement has the option to extend for up to a further 24 months. The total estimated value stated in Section II.1.5 includes the option period.

 

II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

General Finance

 

Lot No: 2d

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79400000 Business and management consultancy and related services
72221000 Business analysis consultancy services
79411000 General management consultancy services
66170000 Financial consultancy, financial transaction processing and clearing-house services
66171000 Financial consultancy services
71241000 Feasibility study, advisory service, analysis
79412000 Financial management consultancy services

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

 

Including, but not limited to, advice around: Actuary, investments and pensions

Banking

External funding

Financial analysis and reporting

Financial modelling and model reviews

Financial options

Financial reviews, evaluations and feasibility studies

Financial policies and strategies

Financial procedures and processes

Funding applications and grants

 

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 7 142 857.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Start: 19/04/2021
End: 19/04/2023
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of options:

The framework agreement has the option to extend for up to a further 24 months. The total estimated value stated in Section II.1.5 includes the option period.

 

II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Procurement

 

Lot No: 2e

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79400000 Business and management consultancy and related services
72221000 Business analysis consultancy services
79411000 General management consultancy services
79418000 Procurement consultancy services

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

 

Including, but not limited to, advice around: Category management

Contract management

Corporate Social Responsibility

E-sourcing

Efficiencies and savings

European and global sourcing

Process mapping and optimisation

Procurement strategy development and implementation

Social Value

Supplier integration

Supplier relationship management

Supply chain resilience

 

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 7 142 857.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Start: 19/04/2021
End: 19/04/2023
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of options:

The framework agreement has the option to extend for up to a further 24 months. The total estimated value stated in Section II.1.5 includes the option period.

 

II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Revenues and Benefits

 

Lot No: 2f

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79400000 Business and management consultancy and related services
72221000 Business analysis consultancy services
79411000 General management consultancy services

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

 

Including, but not limited to, advice around: Efficiency reviews

Government returns

Heath check programmes

Model adoptions

Payment arrears

 

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 7 142 857.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Start: 19/04/2021
End: 19/04/2023
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of options:

The framework agreement has the option to extend for up to a further 24 months. The total estimated value stated in Section II.1.5 includes the option period.

 

II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Tax

 

Lot No: 2g

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79400000 Business and management consultancy and related services
72221000 Business analysis consultancy services
79411000 General management consultancy services
79221000 Tax consultancy services

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

 

Including, but not limited to, advice around: CIS (Construction Industry Scheme)

Compliance and advisory

Corporation tax

Efficiency schemes

Employment tax

Land tax

NICs

PAYE

Policy development

Stamp duty

Tax accounting services

Tax planning

Tax technologies

VAT

 

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 7 142 857.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Start: 19/04/2021
End: 19/04/2023
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of options:

The framework agreement has the option to extend for up to a further 24 months. The total estimated value stated in Section II.1.5 includes the option period.

 

II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Treasury Management

 

Lot No: 2h

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79400000 Business and management consultancy and related services
72221000 Business analysis consultancy services
79411000 General management consultancy services
66600000 Treasury services
66171000 Financial consultancy services

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

 

Including, but not limited to, advice around: Accounting treatment

Credit ratings

Codes of practice

Debt management

External loan portfolios

Investment reviews and strategies

Legislation

Market conditions

Prudential indicators

Treasury management risks

 

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 7 142 857.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Start: 19/04/2021
End: 19/04/2023
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of options:

The framework agreement has the option to extend for up to a further 24 months. The total estimated value stated in Section II.1.5 includes the option period.

 

II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Food and Catering

 

Lot No: 3

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79400000 Business and management consultancy and related services
79411000 General management consultancy services

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

 

Including, but not limited to, advice around: Commercial feasibility and technical reviews

Equipment and facilities

Food and drink menus

Food hygiene

Healthy eating programmes

Legislation compliance

Nutrition

Options appraisals

 

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 7 142 857.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Start: 19/04/2021
End: 19/04/2023
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of options:

The framework agreement has the option to extend for up to a further 24 months. The total estimated value stated in Section II.1.5 includes the option period.

 

II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Public Health

 

Lot No: 4a

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79400000 Business and management consultancy and related services
79411000 General management consultancy services
85100000 Health services

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

 

Including, but not limited to, advice around: Behavioural science

Biostatistics

Developing and implementing of public health schemes

Environmental health

Epidemiology

Health education

Health services administration

Pandemic contingency

 

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 7 142 857.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Start: 19/04/2021
End: 19/04/2023
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of options:

The framework agreement has the option to extend for up to a further 24 months. The total estimated value stated in Section II.1.5 includes the option period.

 

II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Social Care (Adults)

 

Lot No: 4b

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79400000 Business and management consultancy and related services
79411000 General management consultancy services
85100000 Health services
85000000 Health and social work services

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

 

Including, but not limited to, advice around: Care toolkits

Clinical evaluations

Collaborative working arrangements

Commissioning models

Departmental and service reviews

Demand management

Health and social care integration

Outreach programmes

New service business cases

Personalisation

Safeguarding

Service efficiency plans and improvements

Service user pathways

Technology developments

 

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 7 142 857.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Start: 19/04/2021
End: 19/04/2023
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of options:

The framework agreement has the option to extend for up to a further 24 months. The total estimated value stated in Section II.1.5 includes the option period.

 

II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Social Care (Children)

 

Lot No: 4c

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79400000 Business and management consultancy and related services
79411000 General management consultancy services
85100000 Health services
85000000 Health and social work services

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

 

Including, but not limited to, advice around: Care toolkits

Clinical evaluations

Collaborative working arrangements

Commissioning models

Demand management

Departmental and service reviews

New service business cases

Outreach programmes

Personalisation

Safeguarding

Service efficiency plans and improvements

Service user pathways

Technology developments

 

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 7 142 857.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Start: 19/04/2021
End: 19/04/2023
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of options:

The framework agreement has the option to extend for up to a further 24 months. The total estimated value stated in Section II.1.5 includes the option period.

 

II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Highways, Transport and Logistics

 

Lot No: 5

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79400000 Business and management consultancy and related services
79411000 General management consultancy services
71311210 Highways consultancy services
71311200 Transport systems consultancy services

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

 

Including, but not limited to, advice around: Cycle route planning or improvements

Demand management

Highways asset management strategies

Impact assessments

Intelligent transport systems

Junction planning or improvements

Pedestrian route planning or improvements

Public transport route planning or improvements

Road/Route safety

Street and traffic management

Transport and transport links

Travel initiatives

Travel plans and planning

Transport planning and modelling

 

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 7 142 857.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Start: 19/04/2021
End: 19/04/2023
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of options:

The framework agreement has the option to extend for up to a further 24 months. The total estimated value stated in Section II.1.5 includes the option period.

 

II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Operational IT

 

Lot No: 6a

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79400000 Business and management consultancy and related services
79411000 General management consultancy services
72000000 IT services: consulting, software development, Internet and support
72200000 Software programming and consultancy services
72220000 Systems and technical consultancy services
72221000 Business analysis consultancy services
72222000 Information systems or technology strategic review and planning services
72223000 Information technology requirements review services
72227000 Software integration consultancy services
72246000 Systems consultancy services
72266000 Software consultancy services

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

 

Including, but not limited to, advice around: Cloud Solutions

Server solutions

Software assurance

Systems development and analysis

Telecommunications

Wireless solutions

Cyber security solutions

 

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 7 142 857.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Start: 19/04/2021
End: 19/04/2023
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of options:

The framework agreement has the option to extend for up to a further 24 months. The total estimated value stated in Section II.1.5 includes the option period.

 

II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Strategic IT

 

Lot No: 6b

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79400000 Business and management consultancy and related services
79411000 General management consultancy services
72000000 IT services: consulting, software development, Internet and support
72200000 Software programming and consultancy services
72220000 Systems and technical consultancy services
72221000 Business analysis consultancy services
72222000 Information systems or technology strategic review and planning services
72223000 Information technology requirements review services
72227000 Software integration consultancy services
72246000 Systems consultancy services
72266000 Software consultancy services

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

 

Including, but not limited to, advice around: Capability assessment, review and development

Cost analysis and projection

Data Protection and cyber security

Digital Strategy Development

Disaster recovery

Forecast, planning and strategy

IT project and programme management

Policy development, maintenance and review

Process mapping and optimisation

Risk assessment and risk management (specific to IT)

 

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 7 142 857.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Start: 19/04/2021
End: 19/04/2023
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of options:

The framework agreement has the option to extend for up to a further 24 months. The total estimated value stated in Section II.1.5 includes the option period.

 

II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Leisure, Culture and Tourism

 

Lot No: 7

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79400000 Business and management consultancy and related services
79411000 General management consultancy services
73220000 Development consultancy services
79411100 Business development consultancy services

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

 

Including, but not limited to, advice around: Commercial and efficiency reviews

Funding and funding applications

Increasing public use of services

Management improvement programmes

Outsourcing of services

Service strategy design

Sport and Library service studies

Technical reviews

Trusts and joint ventures

 

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 7 142 857.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Start: 19/04/2021
End: 19/04/2023
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of options:

The framework agreement has the option to extend for up to a further 24 months. The total estimated value stated in Section II.1.5 includes the option period.

 

II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Asset Management and Delivery

 

Lot No: 8a

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79400000 Business and management consultancy and related services
79411000 General management consultancy services
72221000 Business analysis consultancy services

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

 

Including, but not limited to, advice around: Acquisitions

Evaluations and reviews

Liability

Maintenance

Management and delivery

Mapping

Rationalisation

Remodelling

Sale and disposal

 

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 7 142 857.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Start: 19/04/2021
End: 19/04/2023
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of options:

The framework agreement has the option to extend for up to a further 24 months. The total estimated value stated in Section II.1.5 includes the option period.

 

II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Environmental and Sustainability

 

Lot No: 8b

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79400000 Business and management consultancy and related services
79411000 General management consultancy services
71314300 Energy-efficiency consultancy services
71351914 Archaeological services
71800000 Consulting services for water-supply and waste consultancy
90700000 Environmental services
90713000 Environmental issues consultancy services

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

 

Including, but not limited to, advice around: Assessments and appraisals

Alternative energy

Archaeology studies

Biodiversity

Carbon foot-printing and reduction

Carbon reduction and climate change adaptation

Climate change adaptation and mitigation

Eco-towns

Environmental audits

Environmental initiatives

Environmental legislation

Energy efficiency and targets

Flood alleviation and drainage

Green technologies

Heat networks

Landscape management

Mapping

Modelling

Pollution

Resource efficiency behaviour change programmes

Smart cities

Sustainability

Water management

Waste auditing

 

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 7 142 857.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Start: 19/04/2021
End: 19/04/2023
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of options:

The framework agreement has the option to extend for up to a further 24 months. The total estimated value stated in Section II.1.5 includes the option period.

 

II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Facilities Management

 

Lot No: 8c

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79400000 Business and management consultancy and related services
79411000 General management consultancy services
71315210 Building services consultancy services

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

 

Including, but not limited to, advice around: Delivery models

Fire risk

Hard FM consultancy

Outsourcing of FM services

Premises, caretaking and cleaning

Property security

Reorganisation of FM services

Soft FM consultancy

 

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 7 142 857.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Start: 19/04/2021
End: 19/04/2023
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of options:

The framework agreement has the option to extend for up to a further 24 months. The total estimated value stated in Section II.1.5 includes the option period.

 

II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Health and Safety

 

Lot No: 8d

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79400000 Business and management consultancy and related services
79411000 General management consultancy services
71317000 Hazard protection and control consultancy services
71317210 Health and safety consultancy services
79417000 Safety consultancy services

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

 

Including, but not limited to, advice around: Accident statistics

Assurance reports and model documentation

COSHH and REACH

H&S legislation

H&S policies and management

Inspections and audits

Notices and corrective action plans

Risk assessments and controls

Safe working procedures

 

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 7 142 857.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Start: 19/04/2021
End: 19/04/2023
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of options:

The framework agreement has the option to extend for up to a further 24 months. The total estimated value stated in Section II.1.5 includes the option period.

 

II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Housing and Housing Support

 

Lot No: 8e

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79400000 Business and management consultancy and related services
79411000 General management consultancy services
70333000 Housing services

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

 

Including, but not limited to, advice around: Benchmarking

Development project management

Governance

Homelessness

Housing needs and assessments

Investment programmes

Management and support

Quality assurance

Process mapping

Regeneration project management

Revenue optimisation and funding

Risk and internal control

Service improvement and performance

Supported housing

Tenant participation schemes

Tenant scrutiny

Transfers and de-commissioning

 

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 7 142 857.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Start: 19/04/2021
End: 19/04/2023
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of options:

The framework agreement has the option to extend for up to a further 24 months. The total estimated value stated in Section II.1.5 includes the option period.

 

II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Planning, Valuation and Structure

 

Lot No: 8f

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79400000 Business and management consultancy and related services
79411000 General management consultancy services
71410000 Urban planning services
72221000 Business analysis consultancy services
79411100 Business development consultancy services

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

 

Including, but not limited to, advice around: Agricultural and retail planning

Employment land reviews

Local economic assessments

Planning applications and appeals

Planning legislation

Planning taxes and levies

Spatial planning

Specialist planning

 

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 7 142 857.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Start: 19/04/2021
End: 19/04/2023
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of options:

The framework agreement has the option to extend for up to a further 24 months. The total estimated value stated in Section II.1.5 includes the option period.

 

II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Regeneration and Regional Development

 

Lot No: 8g

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79400000 Business and management consultancy and related services
79411000 General management consultancy services
72221000 Business analysis consultancy services
79411100 Business development consultancy services
73220000 Development consultancy services

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

 

Including, but not limited to, advice around: Business case development

Employment land reviews

Government policy and awareness

Income generation schemes

Local business development

Local economic assessments

Regeneration and economic development

Supply chain development

Sustainable community strategies

Sustainable economic growth plans

 

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 7 142 857.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Start: 19/04/2021
End: 19/04/2023
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of options:

The framework agreement has the option to extend for up to a further 24 months. The total estimated value stated in Section II.1.5 includes the option period.

 

II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Waste and Recycling

 

Lot No: 8h

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79400000 Business and management consultancy and related services
79411000 General management consultancy services
71800000 Consulting services for water-supply and waste consultancy

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

 

Including, but not limited to, advice around: Auditing services

Alternative waste treatment

Business cases

Campaigns

Carbon assessments

Commercial waste

Domestic waste

Legislation

Management investment programmes

New waste sites

Options appraisals

Permits and accreditations

Policies and strategies

Service reviews

Street cleansing support services

 

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 7 142 857.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Start: 19/04/2021
End: 19/04/2023
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of options:

The framework agreement has the option to extend for up to a further 24 months. The total estimated value stated in Section II.1.5 includes the option period.

 

II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Community Research and Engagement

 

Lot No: 9a

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79400000 Business and management consultancy and related services
79411000 General management consultancy services
73200000 Research and development consultancy services
72221000 Business analysis consultancy services

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

 

Including, but not limited to, advice around: Academic research

Communication

Community research and strategies

Customer insight information

Demand management

Feedback facilitation

Public dialogue, engagement and consultation

Soft market testing

Stakeholder engagement

 

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 7 142 857.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Start: 19/04/2021
End: 19/04/2023
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of options:

The framework agreement has the option to extend for up to a further 24 months. The total estimated value stated in Section II.1.5 includes the option period.

 

II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Marketing, Communications and PR

 

Lot No: 9b

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79400000 Business and management consultancy and related services
79411000 General management consultancy services
79300000 Market and economic research; polling and statistics
79341100 Advertising consultancy services
79413000 Marketing management consultancy services
79416200 Public relations consultancy services

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

 

Including, but not limited to, advice around: Branding

Creative communications

Communication and marketing materials

Crisis management

Digital communications

Events management

Market research

Marketing campaigns, plans and strategies

Media relations

Social media

Targeting strategies

Website design

 

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 7 142 857.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Start: 19/04/2021
End: 19/04/2023
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of options:

The framework agreement has the option to extend for up to a further 24 months. The total estimated value stated in Section II.1.5 includes the option period.

 

II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Strategic Projects

 

Lot No: 10

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79400000 Business and management consultancy and related services
79411000 General management consultancy services
71241000 Feasibility study, advisory service, analysis
72221000 Business analysis consultancy services
72224000 Project management consultancy services
79411100 Business development consultancy services

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

 

Including, but not limited to, advice around: Branding

Creative communications

Communication and marketing materials

Crisis management

Digital communications

Events management

Market research

Marketing campaigns, plans and strategies

Media relations

Social media

Targeting strategies

Website design

 

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 7 142 857.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Start: 19/04/2021
End: 19/04/2023
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of options:

The framework agreement has the option to extend for up to a further 24 months. The total estimated value stated in Section II.1.5 includes the option period.

 

II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation
III.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.1)Information about a particular profession

III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:

 

Throughout the Term ESPO shall monitor the service providers’ financial standings against the service providers’ financial positions taken on the commencement date. In the event that a Service Provider’s financial position falls below the position recorded on the Commencement Date, ESPO shall discuss the Service Provider’s circumstances with the service provider. ESPO reserves the right to terminate the framework agreement by serving notice on the service provider in writing with effect from the date specified in such notice where (in the reasonable opinion of ESPO) there is a material detrimental change in the financial standing of the service provider which:

• adversely impacts on the service provider’s ability to provide the services under this agreement; or

• could reasonably be expected to have an adverse impact on the service provider’s ability to provide the services under this agreement.

Social Value will also be expected to be demonstrated from service providers and monitor.

 

III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Open procedure

IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system

The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
Framework agreement with several operators
IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction

IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure

IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

Date: 19/10/2020
Local time: 12:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:

English

IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

Duration in months: 7 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 19/10/2020
Local time: 12:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

VI.3)Additional information:

As a Central Purchasing Body as defined by the EU Procurement Directive 2014/24/EU, the framework agreement is open for use by Public Bodies (defined at https://www.espo.org/ESPO/media/Documents/FAQs/ESPO-s_powers_to_trade__website_-2016-12-22.pdf) that also fall into one of the following classifications of user throughout all administrative regions of the UK: Local authorities; educational establishments (including academies); central government departments and agencies; police, fire and rescue and coastguard emergency services; NHS and HSC bodies, including ambulance services; registered charities; registered social landlords; the corporate office of the house of lords, the corporate officer of the house of commons; or any public body established by or under the Scotland Act 1998 or any Act of the Scottish Parliament. Details of the classification of end user establishments and geographical areas are available at: http://www.espo.org/About-us-%281%29/FAQs/Legal

 

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Official name: Royal Court of Justice
Postal address: Strand
Town: London
Postal code: WC2A 2LL
Country: United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

VI.4.3)Review procedure

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

ESPO will incorporate a minimum 10 calendar day standstill period at the point information on the award of the contract is communicated to tenderers. Applicants who are unsuccessful shall be informed by ESPO as soon as possible after the decision has been made as to the reasons why the applicant was unsuccessful. If an appeal regarding the award of the contract has not been successfully resolved, The Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (SI 2105 No 102) provide for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or are at risk of harm by breach of the rules to take legal action. Any such action must be brought within the applicable limitation period. Where a contract has not been entered into, the Court may order the setting aside of the award decision or order for any document to be amended and may award damages, make a declaration of ineffectiveness, order for a fine to be paid, and/or order the duration of the contract be shortened. The purpose of the standstill period referred to above is to allow the parties to apply to the Courts to set aside the award decision before the contract is entered into.

 

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

18/09/2020