Services - 363122-2016

18/10/2016    S201    - - Services - Contract notice - Open procedure 

United Kingdom-Leicester: Business and management consultancy and related services

2016/S 201-363122

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
ESPO
Barnsdale Way, Grove Park, Enderby
Leicester
LE19 1ES
United Kingdom
Contact person: Ms Chloe Muir
Telephone: +44 1162944156
E-mail: tenders@espo.org
NUTS code: UK

Internet address(es):

Main address: http://www.espo.org/

I.1)Name and addresses
YPO
41 Industrial Park
Wakefield
WF2 0XE
United Kingdom
E-mail: contactus@ypo.co.uk
NUTS code: UKE4

Internet address(es):

Main address: https://www.ypo.co.uk/

I.2)Information about joint procurement
The contract involves joint procurement
The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body
I.3)Communication
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://procontract.due-north.com/Advert/Index?advertId=1e8faced-4d5d-e611-8114-000c29c9ba21
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://procontract.due-north.com/Advert/Index?advertId=1e8faced-4d5d-e611-8114-000c29c9ba21
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Regional or local authority
I.5)Main activity
Other activity: local authority services

Section II: Object

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

664_17 Consultancy Services.

Reference number: 664_17
II.1.2)Main CPV code
79400000
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

ESPO (in collaboration with YPO) is seeking to establish a framework agreement with a number of service providers for the provision of consultancy services. The key aim of the framework will be to promote cost savings and create efficiencies by providing customers access to pre-approved service providers whom they may appoint using a simple and streamlined procurement process.

To tender: (a) Go to www.eastmidstenders.org, (b) Register (c) Search for tender opportunity ‘X664_17’ d) Express an interest (e) Download the tender from the website.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 200 000 000.00 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:

Business Services

Lot No: 1
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
71241000
72221000
72224000
79000000
79313000
79410000
79411000
79411100
79414000
79419000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Including, but not limited to, advice around: Alternative delivery models, business continuity and resilience, HR, organisational design, project management, risk management, strategy development.

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
Value excluding VAT: 7 000 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Start: 24/01/2017
End: 23/01/2019
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: yes
Description of options:

The framework agreement has the option to extend for up to a further 24 months. The total estimated value stated in Section II.1.5 includes the option period.

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: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Auditing Consultancy

Lot No: 2a
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
72221000
79000000
79212000
79212100
79212200
79212300
79212400
79411000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Including, but not limited to, advice around: Audit strategies and methodologies, audit services, benchmarking and quality assurance, external/internal audits, governance, risk and internal control.

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
Value excluding VAT: 7 000 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Start: 24/01/2017
End: 23/01/2019
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: yes
Description of options:

The framework agreement has the option to extend for up to a further 24 months. The total estimated value stated in Section II.1.5 includes the option period.

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: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Auditing Services

Lot No: 2b
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
72221000
79212000
79212100
79212200
79212300
79212400
79400000
79411000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Including, but not limited to, advice around: Audit strategies and methodologies, audit services, benchmarking and quality assurance, external/internal audits, governance, risk and internal control.

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
Value excluding VAT: 7 000 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Start: 24/01/2017
End: 23/01/2019
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: yes
Description of options:

The framework agreement has the option to extend for up to a further 24 months. The total estimated value stated in Section II.1.5 includes the option period.

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: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

General Finance

Lot No: 2c
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
66170000
66171000
71241000
72221000
79400000
79412000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Including, but not limited to, advice around: Banking, financial analysis and reporting, financial reviews, financial options, financial policies, funding applications and grants.

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
Value excluding VAT: 7 000 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Start: 24/01/2017
End: 23/01/2019
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: yes
Description of options:

The framework agreement has the option to extend for up to a further 24 months. The total estimated value stated in Section II.1.5 includes the option period.

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: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Procurement

Lot No: 2d
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
72221000
79400000
79410000
79411000
79418000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Including, but not limited to, advice around:Category management, contract management, e-sourcing, European and global sourcing, process optimisation, supplier integration and relationship management.

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
Value excluding VAT: 7 000 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Start: 24/01/2017
End: 23/01/2019
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: yes
Description of options:

The framework agreement has the option to extend for up to a further 24 months. The total estimated value stated in Section II.1.5 includes the option period.

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: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Revenues and Benefits

Lot No: 2e
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
72221000
79400000
79410000
79411000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Including, but not limited to, advice around: Efficiency reviews, government returns, model adoptions, payment arrears.

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
Value excluding VAT: 7 000 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Start: 24/01/2017
End: 23/01/2019
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: yes
Description of options:

The framework agreement has the option to extend for up to a further 24 months. The total estimated value stated in Section II.1.5 includes the option period.

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: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Tax

Lot No: 2f
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
72221000
79221000
79400000
79410000
79411000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Including, but not limited to, advice around: Compliance and advisory, corporation tax, employment tax, land tax, PAYE, stamp duty, tax planning, VAT.

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
Value excluding VAT: 7 000 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Start: 24/01/2017
End: 23/01/2019
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: yes
Description of options:

The framework agreement has the option to extend for up to a further 24 months. The total estimated value stated in Section II.1.5 includes the option period.

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: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Treasury Management

Lot No: 2g
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
66171000
66600000
72221000
79400000
79410000
79411000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Including, but not limited to, advice around: Accounting treatment, credit ratings, codes of practice, debt management, investment reviews and strategies, market conditions, prudential indicators.

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
Value excluding VAT: 7 000 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Start: 24/01/2017
End: 23/01/2019
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: yes
Description of options:

The framework agreement has the option to extend for up to a further 24 months. The total estimated value stated in Section II.1.5 includes the option period.

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: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Food and Catering

Lot No: 3
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
79400000
79410000
79411000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Including, but not limited to, advice around: Commercial feasibility and technical reviews, equipment and facilities, food and drink menus, food hygiene, healthy eating programmes, nutrition.

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
Value excluding VAT: 7 000 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Start: 24/01/2017
End: 23/01/2019
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: yes
Description of options:

The framework agreement has the option to extend for up to a further 24 months. The total estimated value stated in Section II.1.5 includes the option period.

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: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Public Health

Lot No: 4a
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
79400000
79410000
79411000
85100000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Including, but not limited to, advice around: Developing and implementing of public health schemes, behavioural science, health education, biostatistics, environmental health, epidemiology.

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
Value excluding VAT: 7 000 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Start: 24/01/2017
End: 23/01/2019
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: yes
Description of options:

The framework agreement has the option to extend for up to a further 24 months. The total estimated value stated in Section II.1.5 includes the option period.

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: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Social Care (Adults)

Lot No: 4b
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
79400000
79410000
79411000
85000000
85100000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Including, but not limited to, advice around: Care tool kits, commissioning models, departmental and service reviews, demand management, personalisation, safeguarding, service user pathways.

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
Value excluding VAT: 7 000 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Start: 24/01/2017
End: 23/01/2019
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: yes
Description of options:

The framework agreement has the option to extend for up to a further 24 months. The total estimated value stated in Section II.1.5 includes the option period.

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: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Social Care (Children)

Lot No: 4c
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
79400000
79410000
79411000
85000000
85100000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Including, but not limited to, advice around: Care tool kits, commissioning models, departmental and service reviews, demand management, personalisation, safeguarding, service user pathways.

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
Value excluding VAT: 7 000 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Start: 24/01/2017
End: 23/01/2019
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: yes
Description of options:

The framework agreement has the option to extend for up to a further 24 months. The total estimated value stated in Section II.1.5 includes the option period.

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: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Highways, Transport and Logistics

Lot No: 5
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
71311200
71311210
79400000
79410000
79411000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Including, but not limited to, advice around: Demand management, management strategies, impact assessments, street & traffic management, travel initiatives, travel plans, intelligent transport systems.

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
Value excluding VAT: 7 000 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Start: 24/01/2017
End: 23/01/2019
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: yes
Description of options:

The framework agreement has the option to extend for up to a further 24 months. The total estimated value stated in Section II.1.5 includes the option period.

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: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Operational IT

Lot No: 6a
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
72000000
72200000
72220000
72221000
72222000
72223000
72227000
72240000
72246000
72260000
72266000
79400000
79411000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Including, but not limited to, advice around: Cloud solutions, server solutions, systems development and analysis, telecommunications, wireless solutions.

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
Value excluding VAT: 7 000 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Start: 24/01/2017
End: 23/01/2019
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: yes
Description of options:

The framework agreement has the option to extend for up to a further 24 months. The total estimated value stated in Section II.1.5 includes the option period.

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: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Strategic IT

Lot No: 6b
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
72000000
72200000
72220000
72221000
72222000
72223000
72227000
72240000
72246000
72260000
72266000
79400000
79410000
79411000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Including, but not limited to, advice around: Cost analysis and projection, data protection and cyber security, digital strategy development, disaster recovery, IT project and programme management.

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
Value excluding VAT: 7 000 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Start: 24/01/2017
End: 23/01/2019
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: yes
Description of options:

The framework agreement has the option to extend for up to a further 24 months. The total estimated value stated in Section II.1.5 includes the option period.

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: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Leisure, Culture and Tourism

Lot No: 7
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
73220000
79400000
79410000
79411000
79411100
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Including, but not limited to, advice around: Commercial and efficiency reviews, funding and funding applications, increasing public use of services, service strategy design, trusts and joint ventures.

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
Value excluding VAT: 7 000 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Start: 24/01/2017
End: 23/01/2019
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: yes
Description of options:

The framework agreement has the option to extend for up to a further 24 months. The total estimated value stated in Section II.1.5 includes the option period.

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: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Asset Management and Delivery

Lot No: 8a
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
79400000
79410000
79411000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Including, but not limited to, advice around: Acquisitions, sales and disposals, evaluations and reviews, management and delivery, maintenance, mapping, rationalisation, remodelling.

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
Value excluding VAT: 7 000 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Start: 24/01/2017
End: 23/01/2019
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: yes
Description of options:

The framework agreement has the option to extend for up to a further 24 months. The total estimated value stated in Section II.1.5 includes the option period.

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: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Environmental and Sustainability

Lot No: 8b
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
71314300
71351914
71800000
79400000
79410000
79411000
90710000
90713000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Including, but not limited to, advice around: Alternative energy, biodiversity, carbon footprint reduction, climate change, environmental legislation, landscape management, pollution, sustainability.

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
Value excluding VAT: 7 000 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Start: 24/01/2017
End: 23/01/2019
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: yes
Description of options:

The framework agreement has the option to extend for up to a further 24 months. The total estimated value stated in Section II.1.5 includes the option period.

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: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Facilities Management

Lot No: 8c
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
71315210
79400000
79411000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Including, but not limited to, advice around: Delivery models, fire risk, premises and caretaking, property security, hard and soft FM consultancy.

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
Value excluding VAT: 7 000 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Start: 24/01/2017
End: 23/01/2019
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: yes
Description of options:

The framework agreement has the option to extend for up to a further 24 months. The total estimated value stated in Section II.1.5 includes the option period.

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: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Health and Safety

Lot No: 8d
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
71317000
71317210
79400000
79411000
79417000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Including, but not limited to, advice around: Accident statistics, COSHH and REACH, inspections and audits, H&S legislation, H&S policies and management, risk assessments, safe working procedures.

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
Value excluding VAT: 7 000 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Start: 24/01/2017
End: 23/01/2019
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: yes
Description of options:

The framework agreement has the option to extend for up to a further 24 months. The total estimated value stated in Section II.1.5 includes the option period.

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: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Housing and Housing Support

Lot No: 8e
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
70333000
79400000
79411000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Including, but not limited to, advice around: Development and regeneration projects, investment programmes, needs and assessment, revenue optimisation and funding, tenant schemes, supported housing.

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
Value excluding VAT: 7 000 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Start: 24/01/2017
End: 23/01/2019
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: yes
Description of options:

The framework agreement has the option to extend for up to a further 24 months. The total estimated value stated in Section II.1.5 includes the option period.

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: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Planning, Valuation and Structure

Lot No: 8f
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
71410000
72221000
79410000
79411000
79411100
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Including, but not limited to, advice around: Agricultural & retail planning, employment land reviews, local economic assessments, applications & appeals, legislation, spatial or specialist planning.

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
Value excluding VAT: 7 000 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Start: 24/01/2017
End: 23/01/2019
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: yes
Description of options:

The framework agreement has the option to extend for up to a further 24 months. The total estimated value stated in Section II.1.5 includes the option period.

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: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Regeneration and Regional Development

Lot No: 8g
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
72221000
73220000
79410000
79411000
79411100
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Description Including, but not limited to, advice around: Government policy and awareness, local business development, economic development and sustainable growth plans, income generation schemes.

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
Value excluding VAT: 7 000 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Start: 24/01/2017
End: 23/01/2019
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: yes
Description of options:

The framework agreement has the option to extend for up to a further 24 months. The total estimated value stated in Section II.1.5 includes the option period.

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: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Waste and Recycling

Lot No: 8h
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
71800000
79400000
79411000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Including, but not limited to, advice around: Alternative waste treatment, commercial or domestic waste, legislation, new waste sites, waste campaigns, waste policies and strategies.

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
Value excluding VAT: 7 000 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Start: 24/01/2017
End: 23/01/2019
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: yes
Description of options:

The framework agreement has the option to extend for up to a further 24 months. The total estimated value stated in Section II.1.5 includes the option period.

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: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Community Research and Engagement

Lot No: 9a
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
72221000
73200000
79400000
79411000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Including, but not limited to, advice around: Community research/strategies, customer insight, feedback facilitation, public dialogue, consultation, soft market testing, stakeholder engagement.

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
Value excluding VAT: 7 000 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Start: 24/01/2017
End: 23/01/2019
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: yes
Description of options:

The framework agreement has the option to extend for up to a further 24 months. The total estimated value stated in Section II.1.5 includes the option period.

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: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Marketing, Communications and PR

Lot No: 9b
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
79300000
79341100
79400000
79411000
79413000
79416200
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Including, but not limited to, advice around: Branding, communication and marketing, crisis and events management, market research, campaigns, and strategies, media relations, targeting strategies.

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
Value excluding VAT: 7 000 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Start: 24/01/2017
End: 23/01/2019
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: yes
Description of options:

The framework agreement has the option to extend for up to a further 24 months. The total estimated value stated in Section II.1.5 includes the option period.

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: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Strategic Projects

Lot No: 10
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
71241000
72221000
72224000
79410000
79411000
79411100
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Consultancy advice across a wide range of disciplines in relation to high value and/or complex strategic projects.

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
Value excluding VAT: 7 000 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Start: 24/01/2017
End: 23/01/2019
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: yes
Description of options:

The framework agreement has the option to extend for up to a further 24 months. The total estimated value stated in Section II.1.5 includes the option period.

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: no
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
Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
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:

This contract will operate on-going contract monitoring procedures following award, to ensure financial stability requirements are maintained.

Credit rating checks will be carried out on a regular basis, using the credit rating agency, Creditsafe Business Solutions Limited.

Any changes will be assessed (compared with a baseline credit rating score obtained at contract award stage) and significant changes or sustained degradation will be investigated.

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
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
Notice number in the OJ S: 2016/S 152-275282
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 14/11/2016
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
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
Duration in months: 3 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 14/11/2016
Local time: 12:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
VI.3)Additional information:

As Central Purchasing Bodies as defined by the EU Procurement Directive 2014/24/EU, the Framework Agreement is open for use by the following classifications of user throughout all administrative regions of the UK: Local Authority Councils; Educational Establishments (including Academies); Central Government Departments and Agencies and Local Government Departments and Agencies; Police, Fire & Rescue and Coastguard Emergency Services; NHS and HSC Bodies, including Ambulance Services; Registered Charities; Registered Social Landlords; Any Public Body established by or under the Scotland Act 1998 or any Act of the Scottish Parliament. Full details of the classification of end user establishments and geographical areas is available on: http://www.espo.org/About-us-%281%29/FAQs/Legal.

An eAuction process may be used to award subsequent call off contracts following the reopening of competition among the parties to the Framework Agreement.

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
ESPO
Barnsdale Way, Grove Park, Enderby
Leicester
LE19 1ES
United Kingdom
E-mail: tenders@espo.org
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

ESPO will incorporate a minimum 10 calendar day standstill period at the point information on the award of the contract is communicated to tenderers. Applicants who are unsuccessful shall be informed by ESPO as soon as possible after the decision has been made as to the reasons why the applicant was unsuccessful. If an appeal regarding the award of the contract has not been successfully resolved, The Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (SI 2105 No. 102) provide for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or are at risk of harm by breach of the rules to take legal action. Any such action must be brought within the applicable limitation period. Where a contract has not been entered into, the Court may order the setting aside of the award decision or order for any document to be amended and may award damages, make a declaration of ineffectiveness, order for a fine to be paid, and/or order the duration of the contract be shortened. The purpose of the standstill period referred to above is to allow the parties to apply to the Courts to set aside 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:
14/10/2016