Tender for Public and Statutory Notices Publication Services

Tender for Public and Statutory Notices Publication Services

Hackney Council wants to appoint a local newspaper to publish its statutory notices in accordance with its legal requirements.

United Kingdom-Hackney: Publications

2020/S 190-460093

Contract notice

Supplies

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: London Borough of Hackney
Postal address: The Annexe, 2 Hillman Street
Town: Hackney
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Postal code: E8 1DY
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Ms Jacqueline Rutherford
E-mail: jacqueline.rutherford@hackney.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 2083565454
Internet address(es):Main address: http://www.hackney.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.hackney.gov.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://procontract.due-north.com
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://procontract.due-north.com

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.5)Main activity

General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Public and Statutory Notices Publication Services

 

Reference number: DN499710

II.1.2)Main CPV code

22120000 Publications

II.1.3)Type of contract

Supplies

II.1.4)Short description:

 

There is a legal requirement – referenced in several Acts – for local authorities to publish statutory notices in a local newspaper. There is no clear legal definition of a ‘newspaper’, nor is there clear guidance of how frequently notices should be published. However, it is a general convention that councils advertise their public notices in a daily, weekly or fortnightly publication.

Hackney Council wants to appoint a local newspaper to publish its statutory notices in accordance with its legal requirements, providing an efficient, reliable and cost-effective service.

 

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 600 000.00 GBP

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: UK UNITED KINGDOM

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

 

The London Borough of Hackney (the Council) is inviting tenders from suitably experienced and qualified providers for the Provision of Public and Statutory Notices Publication Services and to delivery the requirements in accordance with the service specification within this Invitation to Tender (ITT).

One contract will be awarded to the successful bidder and it is anticipated that the contract will be fully operational January 2021 and will continue for a period of 24 months, unless terminated under the terms and condition. There is an option to extend for a further 12 months.

 

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:

The initial contract will be a maximum of 24 months there is an option to extend for a further 12 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

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
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
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
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: 29/10/2020
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:

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

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 29/10/2020
Local time: 12:00
Place:

The tender will be opened by the authorised officer of the London Borough of Hackney Council.

 

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: Royal Court of Justice
Postal address: Strand
Town: London
Postal code: WC2A 2LL
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: administrativecourtoffice.generaloffice@hmcts.xgsi.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 2079476000Internet address: http://www.hackney.gov.uk

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

Official name: Royal Court of Justice
Postal address: Strand
Town: London
Postal code: WC2A 2LL
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: administrativecourtoffice.generaloffice@hmcts.xgsi.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 2079476000Internet address: http://www.hackney.gov.uk

VI.4.3)Review procedure

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

Review procedure are set out in the Public Contracts Regulations 2015. Proceeding under the Public Contract Regulations 2015 are time limited and any such proceeding must be brought in the High Court of England and Wales.

 

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

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

25/09/2020