Recruitment Services Tender – Financial Reporting Council

Recruitment Services Tender – Financial Reporting Council

The Financial Reporting Council regulates auditors, accountants and actuaries and sets the UK’s Corporate Governance and Stewardship Codes.

United Kingdom-London: Recruitment services

2020/S 099-238544

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: Financial Reporting Council
Postal address: 8th Floor, 125 London Wall
Town: London
NUTS code: UKI
Postal code: EC2Y 5AS
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Head of Procurement
E-mail: procurement@frc.org.uk
Internet address(es):Main address: https://www.frc.org.uk

I.2)Information about joint procurement

I.3)Communication

Access to the procurement documents is restricted. Further information can be obtained at: https://www.frc.org.uk/about-the-frc/procedures-and-policies/procurement
Additional information can be obtained from another address:
Official name: Financial Reporting Council
Postal address: 8th Floor, 125 London Wall
Town: London
NUTS code: UKI
Postal code: EC2Y 5AS
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: procurement@frc.org.uk
Internet address(es):Main address: https://www.frc.org.uk/about-the-frc/procedures-and-policies/procurement

Address of the buyer profile: https://www.frc.org.uk

Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.5)Main activity

Other activity: Economic and financial affairs

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Recruitment Services Framework Agreement

Reference number: FRC2020 -019

II.1.2)Main CPV code

79600000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

The Financial Reporting Council (FRC) regulates auditors, accountants and actuaries and sets the UK’s Corporate Governance and Stewardship Codes. We seek to promote transparency and integrity in business; our work is aimed at investors and others who rely on company accounts, audit and high-quality risk management.

We are seeking to set up a framework agreement for the provision of recruitment services:

• permanent/fixed term,

• interim.

The framework will comprise of four lots:

Lot 1: Regulatory Standards and Codes,

Lot 2: Supervision,

Lot 3: Enforcement,

Lot 4: Corporate Services.

The lots reflect our anticipated recruitment services needs based on roles/skill set.

Please refer to the tender pack for full details. The tender pack should be requested from procurement@frc.org.uk

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 2 000 000.00 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:

Regulatory Standards and Codes

Lot No: 1

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79600000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKI

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Please refer to tender pack.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Quality / Weighting: 70
Cost criterion – Name: Price / Weighting: 30
II.2.6)Estimated value

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

Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Proposed framework a maximum of 48 months.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
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:

Supervision

Lot No: 2

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79600000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKI

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Please refer to tender pack.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Quality / Weighting: 70
Cost criterion – Name: Price / Weighting: 30
II.2.6)Estimated value

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

Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Refer to tender pack.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
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:

Enforcement

Lot No: 3

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79600000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKI

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Refer to tender pack.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Price / Weighting: 70
Cost criterion – Name: Price / Weighting: 30
II.2.6)Estimated value

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

Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Refer to tender pack.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
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:

Corporate Services

Lot No: 4

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79600000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKI

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Refer to tender pack.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Quality / Weighting: 70
Cost criterion – Name: Price / Weighting: 30
II.2.6)Estimated value

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

Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Refer to tender pack.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
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

List and brief description of conditions:

Refer to tender pack.

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing

List and brief description of selection criteria:

Refer to tender pack.

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability

List and brief description of selection criteria:

Refer to tender pack.

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:
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
Envisaged maximum number of participants to the framework agreement: 10
In the case of framework agreements, provide justification for any duration exceeding 4 years:

Please refer to Tender Pack – The maximum varies per Lot

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: no
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: 18/06/2020
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: 3 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 18/06/2020
Local time: 12:15

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published:

2024

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

VI.3)Additional information:

Important: Please email procurement@frc.org.uk to request the tender pack.

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Official name: Financial Reporting Council
Postal address: 8th Floor, 125 London Wall
Town: London
Postal code: EC2Y 5AS
Country: United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

18/05/2020