Services - 247695-2016

19/07/2016    S137

United Kingdom-Belfast: IT services: consulting, software development, Internet and support

2016/S 137-247695

Voluntary ex ante transparency notice

Services

Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority/entity

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Department of Finance
Postal address: Goodwood House, 44-58 May Street
Town: Belfast
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Postal code: BT1 4NN
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: Brian.steen@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.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:

Accounting Services Programme (ASP).

Reference number: S/9946/03
II.1.2)Main CPV code
72000000 IT services: consulting, software development, Internet and support
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

The Department of Finance is placing this transparency notice to alert economic operators of its plan to modify a contract in accordance with Regulation 72 (1) (c) of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015. The modification will extend the contract for the Accounting Services Programme (ASP) (2004/S 005-004446 OJEU Publication date of 5.1.2004) for 24 months from 9.3.2018.

II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.1.7)Total value of the procurement (excluding VAT)
Value excluding VAT: 5 534 000.00 GBP
II.2)Description
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKN NORTHERN IRELAND
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The Department of Finance is placing this transparency notice to alert economic operators of its plan to modify a contract in accordance with Regulation 72 (1) (c) of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015. The modification will extend the contract for the Accounting Services Programme(ASP) for 24 months from 9.3.2018.

II.2.5)Award criteria
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 IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Award of a contract without prior publication of a call for competition in the Official Journal of the European Union in the cases listed below
  • The procurement falls outside the scope of application of the directive
Explanation:

This transparency notice is to alert economic operators to a modification of a contract in accordance with Regulation 72 (1) (c) of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015. The modification will extend the contract for the Accounting Services Programme for 24 months from 9.3.2018. The contracting authority is relying on Regulation 72 (1) (c) for reasons connected with the severe financial constraints facing the contracting authority and the unprecedented reduction in resources through a Voluntary Exit Scheme. The increase in price will not exceed 11 % of the original contract award value of 52 000 000 GBP.

IV.1.3)Information about framework agreement
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
Notice number in the OJ S: 2004/S 005-004446

Section V: Award of contract/concession

V.2)Award of contract/concession
V.2.1)Date of contract award decision:
09/03/2006
V.2.2)Information about tenders
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor/concessionaire
Official name: British Telecommunication Plc
Postal address: 81 Newgate Street
Town: London
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Postal code: EC1A 7AJ
Country: United Kingdom
The contractor/concessionaire will be an SME: no
V.2.4)Information on value of the contract/lot/concession (excluding VAT)
Total value of the contract/lot/concession: 5 534 000.00 GBP
V.2.5)Information about subcontracting

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:

This transparency notice is to alert economic operators to a modification of a contract in accordance with Regulation 72 (1) (c) of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015. The modification will extend the contract for the Accounting Services Programme (ASP) for 24 months from 9.3.2018. The contracting authority is relying on Regulation 72 (1) (c) for reasons connected with the severe financial constraints facing the contracting authority and the unprecedented reduction in resources through a Voluntary Exit Scheme. The original ASP contract ref S/9946/03 was subject to an OJEU Contract Notice and was awarded in accordance with the Directive 2004/18/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council. The increase in price will not exceed 11 % of the original contract award value of 52 000 000 GBP.

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: Central Procurement Directorate
Postal address: 303 Airport Road West
Town: Belfast
Postal code: BT3 9ED
Country: United Kingdom
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
15/07/2016