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Services - 100561-2020

28/02/2020    S42

United Kingdom-Leicestershire: Interpretation services

2020/S 042-100561

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Leicestershire Police
National registration number: N/A
Postal address: Police Headquarters, St. Johns, Enderby
Town: Leicestershire
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Postal code: LE19 2BX
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Jim Bates
E-mail: Jim.Bates8964@leicestershire.pnn.police.uk
Telephone: +44 1162222222
Internet address(es):
Main address: http://www.leics.police.uk
Address of the buyer profile: https://uk.eu-supply.com/ctm/Company/CompanyInformation/Index/30501
I.3)Communication
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://uk.eu-supply.com/app/rfq/rwlentrance_s.asp?PID=31242&B=BLUELIGHT
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://uk.eu-supply.com/app/rfq/rwlentrance_s.asp?PID=31242&B=BLUELIGHT
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
Public order and safety

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement
II.1.1)Title:

UK Police Service Language Services

Reference number: CON923
II.1.2)Main CPV code
79540000 Interpretation services
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

Leicestershire Police are leading and awarding a language services arrangement on behalf of the following Police forces.

https://www.police.uk/forces

Also included are home office and its Arm’s Length Bodies (ALB’s) including but not limited to border enforcement and immigration removal services for the purposes of national security through border and immigration enforcement.

The arrangement will be a dynamic purchasing system (DPS), which will be in place for a 7-year period from commencement of the DPS. It is anticipated that the DPS wil commence in September 2020.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 100 000 000.00 GBP
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for all lots
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Language Services — Face to Face

Lot No: 1
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
79540000 Interpretation services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

This lot is for the provision of face to face requirements normally conducted in Police custody and required for evidential purposes. The vast majority of requirements are immediate (within 2 hours from request). The lot is for Police forces who wish to convert a spoken language from one to another via the use of an interpreter in physical attendance, allowing listeners and speakers to understand one another.

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: 84
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.2.13)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
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Language Services — Translation/Transcription

Lot No: 2
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
79540000 Interpretation services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

This lot is for provision of translation/transcription services which are mainly conducted in Police custody and required for evidential purposes. The lot will used for Police forces to translate or arrange for written material to be translated for one language to another as text: or to review and revise written material already translated: or convert audio files, tapes and other electronic media into written and/or electronic text documents.

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: 84
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.2.13)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
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Language Services — Telephone

Lot No: 3
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
79540000 Interpretation services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

This lot is for the provision of telephone Interpreting and will be conducted remotely by suppliers on a non-evidential basis. The lot is for Police forces who wish to convert a spoken language from one to another via the use of an interpreter over the telephone, allowing listeners and speakers to understand one another.

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: 84
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.2.13)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
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Language Services — British Sign Language

Lot No: 4
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
79540000 Interpretation services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

This is for the provision of British Sign language requirements normally conducted in Police Custody and required for evidential purposes. This will facilitate communication between deaf/blind, deaf or hard of hearing service users and hearing individuals via the use of an interpreter in physical attendance allowing individuals to understand each other.

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: 84
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.2.13)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
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Language Services — Video/Remote

Lot No: 5
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
79540000 Interpretation services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

This lot is for Police forces who wish to convert a spoken language from one to another via the use of video and audio technology allowing both parties to understand one another. The services may be used in the evidential process.

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: 84
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.2.13)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
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Language Services — Managed Service

Lot No: 6
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
79540000 Interpretation services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

This lot is for Police forces who wish to appoint a service provider to manage all or a proportion of their requirements for face to face, translation/transcription, telephone, British sign language and video/remote.

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: 84
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.2.13)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.1.2)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

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 setting up of a dynamic purchasing system
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.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 31/08/2027
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

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: Leicester Crown Court
Postal address: 90 Wellington Street
Town: Leicester
Postal code: LE1 6HG
Country: United Kingdom
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
26/02/2020