Tender for ONS Annual Survey of Goods and Services

Tender for ONS Annual Survey of Goods and Services

The annual survey of goods and services meets the recommendations in Sir Charles Bean’s review.

United Kingdom-Newport: Survey services

2020/S 189-457571

Contract notice


Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: Office for National Statistics
Postal address: Government Buildings, Cardiff Road
Town: Newport
Postal code: NP10 8XG
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: jessica.payne@ons.gov.uk
Internet address(es):Main address: https://www.ons.gov.uk

I.2)Information about joint procurement


The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/ons/aspx/Home
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/ons/aspx/Home
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Ministry or any other national or federal authority, including their regional or local subdivisions

I.5)Main activity

General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement


Annual Survey of Goods and Services (ASGS)


Reference number: PU-21-0091

II.1.2)Main CPV code

79311000 Survey services

II.1.3)Type of contract


II.1.4)Short description:

The annual survey of goods and services (ASGS) meets the recommendations in Sir Charles Bean’s review. Detailed information is now captured outlining the variety of services provided by the UK services industries, showing a split of turnover generated inside and outside the UK. Survey outputs also highlight the diversification of businesses operating within the service industries, by collecting information about products a business produces inside and outside its main industrial classification or activity. Overall, the Annual Survey of Goods and Services has contributed to improving the quality of product breakdowns in the Supply-Use tables, and in turn the quality of balancing and gross domestic product (GDP), as well as improving the weights and sample for the service producer prices index (SPPI).


II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 2 200 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

71355000 Surveying services
79311000 Survey services

II.2.3)Place of performance

Main site or place of performance:



II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The supply of services for the production of the annual survey for goods and services (ASGS).


II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
II.2.6)Estimated value

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

Start: 24/04/2021
End: 23/04/2023
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Option to extend for 2 years.


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:



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

Section IV: Procedure


IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Open procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
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: 28/10/2020
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:


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

Tender must be valid until: 11/02/2021

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 28/10/2020
Local time: 12:01



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:
VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Official name: Office for National Statistics (ONS)
Town: Newport
Country: United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

VI.4.3)Review procedure

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:



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

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: