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United Kingdom-Edinburgh: Building consultancy services
Section I: Contracting authority
Main address: http://www.edinburgh.gov.uk
Address of the buyer profile: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA00290
Section II: Object
Clerk of Works Framework.
The City of Edinburgh Council wishes to appoint up to ten organisations who deliver Clerk of Works Services to provide professional consultancy services for an undefined programme of construction, alteration, repair and maintenance works. The Framework Agreement shall be for a two year period and may be extended annually for a maximum period of two further years by mutual consent. The commissions will fall under a range of construction costs from 50 000 GBP and may be utilised for projects up to a value of 150 000 000 GBP
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
Part IV: Selection criteria — B: Economic and financial standing — Question 4B.4 — Tenderers will be required provide the following information in response to 4B.4:
Current ratio for Current Year: (value)
Current ratio for Prior Year: (value)
The formula for calculating a Tenderer's current ratio is current assets divided by current liabilities. The acceptable range for each financial ratio is greater than 1.10. Where a Tenderer's current ratio is less than the acceptable value, the Council may exclude the Tenderer from the competition or may apply discretion seeking supporting evidence to determine the Tenderer's suitability to proceed in the competition.
Tenderers will be required provide the following information in response to 4B.4:
Current ratio for Current Year: [value]
Current ratio for Prior Year: [value]
Part IV: Selection criteria — B: Economic and financial standing — Question 4B.5 — Tenderers are required to hold, or commit to obtaining prior to the commencement of any subsequently awarded contract, the types and levels of insurance indicated below:
a. Employers (Compulsory) Liability Insurance — 5 000 000 GBP
b. Public Liability Insurance — 10 000 000 GBP
c. Professional Indemnity — 1 000 000 GBP
Where a Tenderer does not hold, or commit to obtaining the types and levels of insurance indicated, the Council will exclude the Tenderer from the competition.
Bidders are required to provide relevant examples of where they have carried out Clerk of Works Services in the past five years. The Council requires that a maximum three examples of contracts of similar nature and complexity to this contract are provided. This information should include the client, contract sum, detailed information on the scope of services provided, dates and successful delivery outcomes such as client satisfaction, added value and any problems encountered on site and how these were overcome.
As per terms and conditions of contract.
Section IV: Procedure
This contract was previously published under OJEU reference 212/602-2017. On reviewing the tender returns, it was identified that the pricing structure was more complicated than required and therefore this notice is being published to allow interested bidders to resubmit their proposals. The decision to republish the OJEU notice was to ensure that any bidder who did not initially apply could still have their tender considered.
Section VI: Complementary information
NOTE: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the Public Contracts Scotland Web Site at http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=507302.
The buyer has indicated that it will accept electronic responses to this notice via the Postbox facility. A user guide is available at http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/sitehelp/help_guides.aspx.
Suppliers are advised to allow adequate time for uploading documents and to dispatch the electronic response well in advance of the closing time to avoid any last minute problems.
The Contracting Authority does not intend to include a sub-contract clause as part of community benefits (as per Section 25 of the Procurement Reform (Scotland) Act 2014) in this contract for the following reason:
The council expects these services to be self-delivered
Community benefits are included in this requirement. For more information see: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/info/InfoCentre.aspx?ID=2361
A summary of the expected community benefits has been provided as follows:
Please see Tender documents