Tender to Deliver Business Escalator Plus Programme

Tender to Deliver Business Escalator Plus Programme

The Framework will be subdivided into 12 lots: 1) Strategic Business Growth, 2) Business Planning, 3) Leadership and Management.

United Kingdom-Ballymena: Training services

2020/S 108-263411

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: Mid and East Antrim Borough Council
Postal address: The Braid, 1-29 Bridge Street
Town: Ballymena
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Postal code: BT43 5EJ
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: SSDAdmin.CPD@finance-ni.gov.uk
Internet address(es):Main address: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps

Address of the buyer profile: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps

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://etendersni.gov.uk/epps
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
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

General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

ID 2887234 DfE — Mid and East Antrim Borough Council — LED — Business Escalator Plus Programme

Reference number: 2887234

II.1.2)Main CPV code

80500000 Training services

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

Mid and East Antrim Borough Council wishes to establish a framework agreement which aims to create jobs by helping early stage trading and existing micro and small sized businesses located in Mid and East Antrim to realise and harness their growth potential and provide specialist mentoring to support the business growth aspirations to improve productivity and ultimately create jobs for the Client. The framework will be subdivided into 12 lots:

1) Strategic Business Growth,

2) Business Planning,

3) Leadership and Management,

4) Human Resources and Staff Development,

5) Financial Management,

6) Innovation and New Product Development,

7) Marketing,

8) Sales,

9) Export,

10) Legal and IP,

11) Customer Experience Management,

12) ICT and E Commerce.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 325 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for maximum number of lots: 12
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Strategic Business Growth

Lot No: 1

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

80000000 Education and training services
80510000 Specialist training services
80521000 Training programme services
80530000 Vocational training services
79410000 Business and management consultancy services
79411100 Business development consultancy services
79400000 Business and management consultancy and related services

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKN NORTHERN IRELAND

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Mid and East Antrim Borough Council wishes to establish a framework agreement which aims to create jobs by helping early stage trading and existing micro and small sized businesses located in Mid and East Antrim to realise and harness their growth potential and provide specialist mentoring to support the business growth aspirations to improve productivity and ultimately create jobs for the Client. The framework will be subdivided into 12 lots:

1) Strategic Business Growth,

2) Business Planning,

3) Leadership and Management,

4) Human Resources and Staff Development,

5) Financial Management,

6) Innovation and New Product Development,

7) Marketing,

8) Sales,

9) Export,

10) Legal and IP,

11) Customer Experience Management,

12) ICT and E Commerce.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Qualitative criteria / Weighting: 80
Cost criterion – Name: Quantitative criteria / Weighting: 20
II.2.6)Estimated value

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

Duration in months: 27
This contract is subject to renewal: no

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: yes
Identification of the project:

EU Investment for Growth and Jobs Programme 2014-2020 (EUIGJ).

II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Business Planning

Lot No: 2

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

80000000 Education and training services
80510000 Specialist training services
80521000 Training programme services
80530000 Vocational training services
79410000 Business and management consultancy services
79411100 Business development consultancy services
79400000 Business and management consultancy and related services

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKN NORTHERN IRELAND

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Mid and East Antrim Borough Council wishes to establish a framework agreement which aims to create jobs by helping early stage trading and existing micro and small sized businesses located in Mid and East Antrim to realise and harness their growth potential and provide specialist mentoring to support the business growth aspirations to improve productivity and ultimately create jobs for the Client. The framework will be subdivided into 12 lots:

1) Strategic Business Growth,

2) Business Planning,

3) Leadership and Management,

4) Human Resources and Staff Development,

5) Financial Management,

6) Innovation and New Product Development,

7) Marketing,

8) Sales,

9) Export,

10) Legal and IP,

11) Customer Experience Management,

12) ICT and E Commerce.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Qualitative criteria / Weighting: 80
Cost criterion – Name: Quantitative criteria / Weighting: 20
II.2.6)Estimated value

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

Duration in months: 27
This contract is subject to renewal: no

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: yes
Identification of the project:

EU Investment for Growth and Jobs Programme 2014-2020 (EUIGJ)

II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Leadership and Management

Lot No: 3

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

80000000 Education and training services
80510000 Specialist training services
80521000 Training programme services
80530000 Vocational training services
79410000 Business and management consultancy services
79411100 Business development consultancy services
79400000 Business and management consultancy and related services

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKN NORTHERN IRELAND

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Mid and East Antrim Borough Council wishes to establish a framework agreement which aims to create jobs by helping early stage trading and existing micro and small sized businesses located in Mid and East Antrim to realise and harness their growth potential and provide specialist mentoring to support the business growth aspirations to improve productivity and ultimately create jobs for the Client. The framework will be subdivided into 12 lots:

1) Strategic Business Growth,

2) Business Planning,

3) Leadership and Management,

4) Human Resources and Staff Development,

5) Financial Management,

6) Innovation and New Product Development,

7) Marketing,

8) Sales,

9) Export,

10) Legal and IP,

11) Customer Experience Management,

12) ICT and E Commerce.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Qualitative criteria / Weighting: 80
Cost criterion – Name: Quantitative criteria / Weighting: 20
II.2.6)Estimated value

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

Duration in months: 27
This contract is subject to renewal: no

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: yes
Identification of the project:

EU Investment for Growth and Jobs Programme 2014-2020 (EUIGJ).

II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Human Resources and Staff Development

Lot No: 4

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

80000000 Education and training services
80510000 Specialist training services
80521000 Training programme services
80530000 Vocational training services
79410000 Business and management consultancy services
79411100 Business development consultancy services
79400000 Business and management consultancy and related services

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKN NORTHERN IRELAND

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Mid and East Antrim Borough Council wishes to establish a framework agreement which aims to create jobs by helping early stage trading and existing micro and small sized businesses located in Mid and East Antrim to realise and harness their growth potential and provide specialist mentoring to support the business growth aspirations to improve productivity and ultimately create jobs for the Client. The framework will be subdivided into 12 lots:

1) Strategic Business Growth,

2) Business Planning,

3) Leadership and Management,

4) Human Resources and Staff Development,

5) Financial Management,

6) Innovation and New Product Development,

7) Marketing,

8) Sales,

9) Export,

10) Legal and IP,

11) Customer Experience Management,

12) ICT and E Commerce.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Qualitative criteria / Weighting: 80
Cost criterion – Name: Quantitative criteria / Weighting: 20
II.2.6)Estimated value

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

Duration in months: 27
This contract is subject to renewal: no

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: yes
Identification of the project:

EU Investment for Growth and Jobs Programme 2014-2020 (EUIGJ).

II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Financial Management

Lot No: 5

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

80000000 Education and training services
80510000 Specialist training services
80521000 Training programme services
80530000 Vocational training services
79410000 Business and management consultancy services
79411100 Business development consultancy services
79400000 Business and management consultancy and related services

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKN NORTHERN IRELAND

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Mid and East Antrim Borough Council wishes to establish a framework agreement which aims to create jobs by helping early stage trading and existing micro and small sized businesses located in Mid and East Antrim to realise and harness their growth potential and provide specialist mentoring to support the business growth aspirations to improve productivity and ultimately create jobs for the Client. The framework will be subdivided into 12 lots:

1) Strategic Business Growth,

2) Business Planning,

3) Leadership and Management,

4) Human Resources and Staff Development,

5) Financial Management,

6) Innovation and New Product Development,

7) Marketing,

8) Sales,

9) Export,

10) Legal and IP,

11) Customer Experience Management,

12) ICT and E Commerce.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Qualitative criteria / Weighting: 80
Cost criterion – Name: Quantitative criteria / Weighting: 20
II.2.6)Estimated value

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

Duration in months: 27
This contract is subject to renewal: no

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: yes
Identification of the project:

EU Investment for Growth and Jobs Programme 2014-2020 (EUIGJ).

II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Innovation and New Product Development

Lot No: 6

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

80000000 Education and training services
80510000 Specialist training services
80521000 Training programme services
80530000 Vocational training services
79410000 Business and management consultancy services
79411100 Business development consultancy services
79400000 Business and management consultancy and related services

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKN NORTHERN IRELAND

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Mid and East Antrim Borough Council wishes to establish a framework agreement which aims to create jobs by helping early stage trading and existing micro and small sized businesses located in Mid and East Antrim to realise and harness their growth potential and provide specialist mentoring to support the business growth aspirations to improve productivity and ultimately create jobs for the Client. The framework will be subdivided into 12 lots:

1) Strategic Business Growth,

2) Business Planning,

3) Leadership and Management,

4) Human Resources and Staff Development,

5) Financial Management,

6) Innovation and New Product Development,

7) Marketing,

8) Sales,

9) Export,

10) Legal and IP,

11) Customer Experience Management,

12) ICT and E Commerce.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Qualitative criteria / Weighting: 80
Cost criterion – Name: Quantitative criteria / Weighting: 20
II.2.6)Estimated value

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

Duration in months: 27
This contract is subject to renewal: no

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: yes
Identification of the project:

EU Investment for Growth and Jobs Programme 2014-2020 (EUIGJ).

II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Marketing

Lot No: 7

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

80000000 Education and training services
80510000 Specialist training services
80521000 Training programme services
80530000 Vocational training services
79410000 Business and management consultancy services
79411100 Business development consultancy services
79400000 Business and management consultancy and related services

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKN NORTHERN IRELAND

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Mid and East Antrim Borough Council wishes to establish a framework agreement which aims to create jobs by helping early stage trading and existing micro and small sized businesses located in Mid and East Antrim to realise and harness their growth potential and provide specialist mentoring to support the business growth aspirations to improve productivity and ultimately create jobs for the Client. The framework will be subdivided into 12 lots:

1) Strategic Business Growth,

2) Business Planning,

3) Leadership and Management,

4) Human Resources and Staff Development,

5) Financial Management,

6) Innovation and New Product Development,

7) Marketing,

8) Sales,

9) Export,

10) Legal and IP,

11) Customer Experience Management,

12) ICT and E Commerce.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Qualitative criteria / Weighting: 80
Cost criterion – Name: Quantitative criteria / Weighting: 20
II.2.6)Estimated value

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

Duration in months: 27
This contract is subject to renewal: no

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: yes
Identification of the project:

EU Investment for Growth and Jobs Programme 2014-2020 (EUIGJ).

II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Sales

Lot No: 8

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

80000000 Education and training services
80510000 Specialist training services
80521000 Training programme services
80530000 Vocational training services
79410000 Business and management consultancy services
79411100 Business development consultancy services
79400000 Business and management consultancy and related services

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKN NORTHERN IRELAND

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Mid and East Antrim Borough Council wishes to establish a framework agreement which aims to create jobs by helping early stage trading and existing micro and small sized businesses located in Mid and East Antrim to realise and harness their growth potential and provide specialist mentoring to support the business growth aspirations to improve productivity and ultimately create jobs for the Client. The framework will be subdivided into 12 lots:

1) Strategic Business Growth,

2) Business Planning,

3) Leadership and Management,

4) Human Resources and Staff Development,

5) Financial Management,

6) Innovation and New Product Development,

7) Marketing,

8) Sales,

9) Export,

10) Legal and IP,

11) Customer Experience Management,

12) ICT and E Commerce.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Qualitative criteria / Weighting: 80
Cost criterion – Name: Quantitative criteria / Weighting: 20
II.2.6)Estimated value

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

Duration in months: 27
This contract is subject to renewal: no

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: yes
Identification of the project:

EU Investment for Growth and Jobs Programme 2014-2020 (EUIGJ).

II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Export

Lot No: 9

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

80000000 Education and training services
80510000 Specialist training services
80521000 Training programme services
80530000 Vocational training services
79410000 Business and management consultancy services
79411100 Business development consultancy services
79400000 Business and management consultancy and related services

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKN NORTHERN IRELAND

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Mid and East Antrim Borough Council wishes to establish a framework agreement which aims to create jobs by helping early stage trading and existing micro and small sized businesses located in Mid and East Antrim to realise and harness their growth potential and provide specialist mentoring to support the business growth aspirations to improve productivity and ultimately create jobs for the Client. The framework will be subdivided into 12 lots:

1) Strategic Business Growth,

2) Business Planning,

3) Leadership and Management,

4) Human Resources and Staff Development,

5) Financial Management,

6) Innovation and New Product Development,

7) Marketing,

8) Sales,

9) Export,

10) Legal and IP,

11) Customer Experience Management,

12) ICT and E Commerce.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Qualitative criteria / Weighting: 80
Cost criterion – Name: Quantitative criteria / Weighting: 20
II.2.6)Estimated value

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

Duration in months: 27
This contract is subject to renewal: no

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: yes
Identification of the project:

EU Investment for Growth and Jobs Programme 2014-2020 (EUIGJ).

II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Legal and IP

Lot No: 10

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

80000000 Education and training services
80510000 Specialist training services
80521000 Training programme services
80530000 Vocational training services
79410000 Business and management consultancy services
79411100 Business development consultancy services
79400000 Business and management consultancy and related services

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKN NORTHERN IRELAND

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Mid and East Antrim Borough Council wishes to establish a framework agreement which aims to create jobs by helping early stage trading and existing micro and small sized businesses located in Mid and East Antrim to realise and harness their growth potential and provide specialist mentoring to support the business growth aspirations to improve productivity and ultimately create jobs for the Client. The framework will be subdivided into 12 lots:

1) Strategic Business Growth,

2) Business Planning,

3) Leadership and Management,

4) Human Resources and Staff Development,

5) Financial Management,

6) Innovation and New Product Development,

7) Marketing,

8) Sales,

9) Export,

10) Legal and IP,

11) Customer Experience Management,

12) ICT and E Commerce.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Qualitative criteria / Weighting: 80
Cost criterion – Name: Quantitative criteria / Weighting: 20
II.2.6)Estimated value

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

Duration in months: 27
This contract is subject to renewal: no

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: yes
Identification of the project:

EU Investment for Growth and Jobs Programme 2014-2020 (EUIGJ).

II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Customer Experience Management

Lot No: 11

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

80000000 Education and training services
80510000 Specialist training services
80521000 Training programme services
80530000 Vocational training services
79410000 Business and management consultancy services
79411100 Business development consultancy services
79400000 Business and management consultancy and related services

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKN NORTHERN IRELAND

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Mid and East Antrim Borough Council wishes to establish a framework agreement which aims to create jobs by helping early stage trading and existing micro and small sized businesses located in Mid and East Antrim to realise and harness their growth potential and provide specialist mentoring to support the business growth aspirations to improve productivity and ultimately create jobs for the Client. The framework will be subdivided into 12 lots:

1) Strategic Business Growth,

2) Business Planning,

3) Leadership and Management,

4) Human Resources and Staff Development,

5) Financial Management,

6) Innovation and New Product Development,

7) Marketing,

8) Sales,

9) Export,

10) Legal and IP,

11) Customer Experience Management,

12) ICT and E Commerce.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Qualitative criteria / Weighting: 80
Cost criterion – Name: Quantitative criteria / Weighting: 20
II.2.6)Estimated value

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

Duration in months: 27
This contract is subject to renewal: no

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: yes
Identification of the project:

EU Investment for Growth and Jobs Programme 2014-2020 (EUIGJ).

II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

ICT and E Commerce

Lot No: 12

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

80000000 Education and training services
80510000 Specialist training services
80521000 Training programme services
80530000 Vocational training services
79410000 Business and management consultancy services
79411100 Business development consultancy services
79400000 Business and management consultancy and related services

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKN NORTHERN IRELAND

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Mid and East Antrim Borough Council wishes to establish a framework agreement which aims to create jobs by helping early stage trading and existing micro and small sized businesses located in Mid and East Antrim to realise and harness their growth potential and provide specialist mentoring to support the business growth aspirations to improve productivity and ultimately create jobs for the Client. The framework will be subdivided into 12 lots:

1) Strategic Business Growth,

2) Business Planning,

3) Leadership and Management,

4) Human Resources and Staff Development,

5) Financial Management,

6) Innovation and New Product Development,

7) Marketing,

8) Sales,

9) Export,

10) Legal and IP,

11) Customer Experience Management,

12) ICT and E Commerce.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Qualitative Criteria / Weighting: 80
Cost criterion – Name: Quantitative Criteria / Weighting: 20
II.2.6)Estimated value

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

Duration in months: 27
This contract is subject to renewal: no

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: yes
Identification of the project:

EU Investment for Growth and Jobs Programme 2014-2020 (EUIGJ)

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.2.1)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

Open 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 several operators
Envisaged maximum number of participants to the framework agreement: 30
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: 08/07/2020
Local time: 15:00
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

Tender must be valid until: 06/10/2020

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 08/07/2020
Local time: 15:30

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published:

April 2025.

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Official name: The UK does not have any special review body with responsibility for appeal/mediationprocedures in publicprocurement competitions. Instead; any challenges are dealt with by the HighCourt,Commercial Division, towhich proceedings may be issued regarding alleged breaches of the PublicContractsRegs
Town: UK
Country: United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

VI.4.3)Review procedure

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

CPD will comply with the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 and, where appropriate, will incorporate a standstill period (i.e. a minimum of 10 calendar days) at the point information on the award of contract is communicated to tenderers. That notification will provide full information on the award decision. This provides time for the unsuccessful tenderers to challenge the award decision before the contract is entered into.

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

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

03/06/2020