Services - 105427-2018

09/03/2018    S48    - - Services - Prior information notice without call for competition - Not applicable 

United Kingdom-London: Collection agency services

2018/S 048-105427

Prior information notice

This notice is for prior information only

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Financial Conduct Authority
25 The North Colonnade
London
E14 5HS
United Kingdom
E-mail: FPSProcurement@fca.org.uk
NUTS code: UK

Internet address(es):

Main address: www.fca.org.uk

I.2)Information about joint procurement
I.3)Communication
Additional information can be obtained from 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:

TEN-17-104 FCA Debt Collection Framework

II.1.2)Main CPV code
79940000
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

The FCA Revenue department is responsible for invoicing fee payers, to raise the Annual Funding Requirement for the FCA each year. In addition, we also collect the fees on behalf of other regulators, i.e. Prudential Regulation Authority fees, Financial Services Compensation Scheme levy, the Financial Ombudsman Service general levy, the levy on behalf of the Financial Reporting Council and the funding for the Money Advice Service.

The FCA is seeking to set up a framework agreement for debt collection service providers for a 4 year period. The providers will form part of our debt collection process where we have exhausted all of the options available to us.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: yes
Maximum number of lots that may be awarded to one tenderer: 3
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Enforcement Fines

Lot No: 1
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
79940000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

These are cases where a firm or individual have been fined for misconduct. Some of these individuals will often leave the UK and we would need to trace them in order to take legal action. We expect in these cases to take action up to bankruptcy if necessary. Debts in these cases range from 25 000 GBP to 1 000 000 GBP plus.

II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Regulatory fee debtors <£1K & £1-5K

Lot No: 2
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
79940000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Debts in this range start from 65 GBP for Mutual societies which are typically working men’s clubs, private associations. Also includes small consumer credit organisations which account for the majority of the volume of these debtors. Debts for international fund managers also fall under this category.

II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Regulatory Fees 5 000 GBP

Lot No: 3
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
79940000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Debts in excess of 5 000 GBP are primarily FCA authorised firms and International firms who are listed on the London Stock Exchange.

II.2.14)Additional information
II.3)Estimated date of publication of contract notice:
16/04/2018

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: no

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
07/03/2018