Tender for PR Agency Services – Pension Protection Fund

Tender for PR Agency Services – Pension Protection Fund

The Pension Protection Fund is tendering a contract for the provision of PR agency Services.

United Kingdom-Croydon: Public relations consultancy services

2020/S 133-328084

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: Pension Protection Fund
Postal address: Renaissance, 12 Dingwall Road
Town: Croydon
NUTS code: UKI62 Croydon
Postal code: CR0 2NA
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: commercialservices@ppf.co.uk
Telephone: +44 8456002541
Internet address(es):Main address: https://www.ppf.co.uk

Address of the buyer profile: https://ppf.bravosolution.co.uk

I.2)Information about joint procurement

I.3)Communication

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

Economic and financial affairs

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

PR Agency Services

II.1.2)Main CPV code

79416200 Public relations consultancy services

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

The Pension Protection Fund (‘The PPF’) is tendering a contract for the provision of PR agency Services (‘The Services’) in accordance with the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 under the restricted procedure.

If you are interested in participating in the competition for this requirement, please complete the standard questionnaire (SQ) linked to this notice by the SQ return date.

Full details of the requirements and how to respond are available in the Information and guidance document which can be found at:

https://ppf.bravosolution.co.uk

II.1.5)Estimated total value

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKI62 Croydon

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The contract for the provision of PR agency Services (‘The Services’) is being tendered by the board of the pension protection PPF (‘The PPF’) in accordance with the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 under the restricted procedure. The PPF requires a PR agency.

Full details of the PPF’s requirements are set out in the Information and guidance for bidders document.

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

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

Duration in months: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

After the initial 24-month term there will be an option to extend for a further 24 months (48 months total).

II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

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

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)Description

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Restricted 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 a single operator
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: 07/08/2020
Local time: 12:00

IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

Date: 03/09/2020

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
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

Electronic invoicing will be accepted
Electronic payment will be used
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Official name: The Board of the Pension Protection Fund
Postal address: Renaissance, 12 Dingwall Road
Town: Croydon
Postal code: CR0 2NA
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: commercialservices@ppf.co.uk
Telephone: +44 08456002541Internet address: https://www.ppf.co.uk
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:

08/07/2020