Tender for External Audit and Tax Services

Tender for External Audit and Tax Services

Taxation advice services, for up to five years, subject to performance.

UK-Swindon: Auditing services

2013/S 103-176434

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Greensquare Group
Barbury House Stonehill Green Westlea
SN5 7HB Swindon
UNITED KINGDOM

Further information can be obtained from: PTCD Ltd
Stirling House, 6 The Courtyard, Harris Business Park, Hanbury Road
For the attention of: Derek Marshall
B60 4DJ Bromsgrove, Worcestershire
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1527558111
E-mail: Derek.Marshall@plan2do.net
Fax: +44 1527558101
Internet address: www.xantive.com

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: PTCD Ltd
Stirling House, 6 The Courtyard, Harris Business Park, Hanbury Road
For the attention of: Derek Marshall
B60 4DJ Bromsgrove, Worcestershire,
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1527558111
E-mail: Derek.Marshall@plan2do.net
Fax: +44 1527558101
Internet address: www.xantive.com

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: PTCD Ltd
Stirling House, 6 The Courtyard, Harris Business Park, Hanbury Road,
For the attention of: Derek Marshall
B60 4DJ Bromsgrove,
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1527558111
E-mail: Derek.Marshall@plan2do.net
Fax: +44 1527558101
Internet address: www.xantive.com

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law
I.3)Main activity

Housing and community amenities
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:

Greensquare Group – External Audit and Tax Services.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Services
Service category No 9: Accounting, auditing and bookkeeping services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: North Wiltshire and Oxfordshire.
NUTS code UKJ14

II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)

The notice involves a public contract
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)

There are two services GSG require that we intend to award through this tender process, subject to acceptable responses (see the terms and conditions).
Our External Auditing Service, for up to five years, subject to performance.
Taxation advice services, for up to five years, subject to performance.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

79212000, 79221000

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

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no
II.1.8)Lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for one or more lots
II.1.9)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
II.2.2)Information about options
II.2.3)Information about renewals
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Duration in months: 48 (from the award of the contract)

Information about lots

Lot No: 1 Lot title: External Auditing Service

1)Short description
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

79212000

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 2 Lot title: Taxation advice services

1)Short description
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

79221000

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

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: The information that will be required concerning the personal situation, the economic and financial capacity and the technical capacity of economic operators will be detailed in the Invitation to Tender documents that will be issued in connection with this contract. Details as to how these documents apply, how they can be obtained and the instructions for returning them are included in sections IV) and VI) hereunder.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Please refer to III.2.1) above.
III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
Please refer to III.2.1) above.
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession

Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession: no
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: no

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 below

1. Quality. Weighting 60

2. Costs. Weighting 40

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

no
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document

Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

12.7.2013 – 13:00
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
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about European Union funds

The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
VI.3)Additional information

In order to Obtain information for this tender log on to the ‘Plan2Do Tender Platform’ web site:
1) Click the link http://plan2do.supplierselect.com/rfp/

2) Click the link ‘I am a respondent’.
3) Click the link “Create a new organization account”.
4) Register an account.
5) Login with new details.
6) Click “Public Projects / Public Tenders”.
7) Click “Create Invitation / Register for this Tender” for the “GSG External Audit and Tax Services” tender.
8) Change Status to ‘accepted’.
9) Complete questionnaire displayed and change status to ‘submitted’.

VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

28.5.2013