Tender for Delivery of Growing Up in Scotland Study
The Scottish Government wishes to commission the next phase of data collection for the Growing Up in Scotland study.
United Kingdom-Edinburgh: Survey analysis services
Section I: Contracting authority
I.1)Name and addresses
Postal address: Area 3A South, Victoria Quay, the Shore
NUTS code: UKM
Postal code: EH6 6QQ
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Maxine Mullen
Telephone: +44 1312445905
Address of the buyer profile: https://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA10482
I.2)Information about joint procurement
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Section II: Object
Growing Up in Scotland Study: 2020-2026
II.1.2)Main CPV code
II.1.3)Type of contract
The Scottish Government wishes to commission the next phase of data collection for the Growing Up in Scotland (GUS) study. GUS is a longitudinal study tracking the lives of children from the early years, through childhood and beyond, to understand how children grow up in contemporary Scotland in the context of their families and communities. The study has been running since 2005 and has covered a wide range of topics around the children, their parents and wider family circumstances and the social context. See https://growingupinscotland.org.uk/ for more information.
II.1.5)Estimated total value
II.1.6)Information about lots
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
II.2.3)Place of performance
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:
The Scottish Government wishes to commission the next phase of data collection for the Growing Up in Scotland (GUS) study.
The study is currently tracking 1 cohort of children, Birth Cohort 1 (BC1, born in 2004/05), who have been followed since they were 10 months old. currently in the field and should be completed by July 2020.
The next phase of the study will aim to track BC1 children up to age 19/20 and will involve either 1 or 2 sweeps of data collection:
— Sweep 11, when the children will be in year 6 of secondary school, or at an equivalent age, and
— Sweep 12 when they will be around 19/20 years old.
This phase marks an important stage in the study, with the young person becoming the primary respondent in the study by Sweep 12.
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
There is additional extension option for Sweep 12.
II.2.10)Information about variants
II.2.11)Information about options
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
Financial Ratio(s) Insurance.
Bidders will be required to state the value(s) for the following ratio(s): current ratio
The acceptable range for each financial ratio is: no less than 0.8
The ratios will be calculated as follows: current assets/current liabilities.
It is a requirement of this contract that bidders hold, or can commit to obtain prior to the commencement of any subsequently awarded contract, the types and levels of insurance indicated below:
Employers (compulsory) liability insurance = 5 000 000 GBP
Public liability insurance = 2 000 000 GBP
Professional indemnity insurance = 5 000 000 GBP
Section IV: Procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Section VI: Complementary information
VI.1)Information about recurrence
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
The buyer is using PCS-Tender to conduct this ITT exercise. The project code is 15568.
For more information see: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/info/InfoCentre.aspx?ID=2343
Postal address: Sheriff Court House, 27 Chambers Street
Postal code: EH1 1LB
Country: United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1312252525Internet address: https://www.scotcourts.gov.uk/the-courts/court-locations/edinburgh-sheriff-court-and-justice-of-the-peace-court
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: