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Services - 370927-2018

24/08/2018    S162

United Kingdom-Newcastle upon Tyne: Supply services of personnel including temporary staff

2018/S 162-370927

Contract award notice

Results of the procurement procedure

Services

Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: North East Procurement Organisation (Central Purchasing Body)
Postal address: Guildhall, Quayside
Town: Newcastle upon Tyne
NUTS code: UKC NORTH EAST (ENGLAND)
Postal code: NE1 3AF
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Marie Bartup
E-mail: marie.bartup@nepo.org
Internet address(es):
Main address: www.nepo.org
Address of the buyer profile: www.nepo.org
I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Darlington Borough Council (Framework Contract Participant)
Postal address: Town Hall
Town: Darlington
NUTS code: UKC NORTH EAST (ENGLAND)
Postal code: DL1 5QT
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: customerservices@darlington.gov.uk
Internet address(es):
Main address: www.darlington.gov.uk
I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Durham County Council (Framework Contract Participant)
Postal address: County Hall
Town: Durham
NUTS code: UKC NORTH EAST (ENGLAND)
Postal code: DH1 5UL
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: help@durham.gov.uk
Internet address(es):
Main address: www.durham.gov.uk
I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Gateshead Council (Framework Contract Participant)
Postal address: Civic Centre
Town: Gateshead
NUTS code: UKC NORTH EAST (ENGLAND)
Postal code: NE8 1HH
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: customerservices@gateshead.gov.uk
Internet address(es):
Main address: www.gateshead.gov.uk
I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Hartlepool Borough Council (Framework Contract Participant)
Postal address: Civic Centre
Town: Hartlepool
NUTS code: UKC NORTH EAST (ENGLAND)
Postal code: TS24 8AY
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: customer.service@hartlepool.gov.uk
Internet address(es):
Main address: www.hartlepool.gov.uk
I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Middlesbrough Borough Council (Framework Contract Participant)
Postal address: Civic Centre
Town: Middlesbrough
NUTS code: UKC NORTH EAST (ENGLAND)
Postal code: TS1 9FX
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: contactcentre@middlesbrough.gov.uk
Internet address(es):
Main address: www.middlesbrough.gov.uk
I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Newcastle City Council (Framework Contract Participant)
Postal address: Civic Centre
Town: Newcastle upon Tyne
NUTS code: UKC NORTH EAST (ENGLAND)
Postal code: NE1 7RS
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: csc@newcastle.gov.uk
Internet address(es):
Main address: www.newcastle.gov.uk
I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: North Tyneside Council (Framework Contract Participant)
Postal address: Cobalt Business Park
Town: North Tyneside
NUTS code: UKC NORTH EAST (ENGLAND)
Postal code: NE27 0BY
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: contact.us@northtyneside.gov.uk
Internet address(es):
Main address: www.northtyneside.gov.uk
I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Redcar and Cleveland Borough Council (Framework Contract Participant)
Postal address: Redcar and Cleveland House
Town: Redcar
NUTS code: UKC NORTH EAST (ENGLAND)
Postal code: TS10 1RT
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: contactus@redcar-cleveland.gov.uk
Internet address(es):
Main address: www.redcar-cleveland.gov.uk
I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: South Tyneside Council (Framework Contract Participant)
Postal address: Town Hall and Civic Offices
Town: South Shields
NUTS code: UKC NORTH EAST (ENGLAND)
Postal code: NE33 2RL
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: customerhelp@southtyneside.gov.uk
Internet address(es):
Main address: www.southtyneside.gov.uk
I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council (Framework Contract Participant)
Postal address: Municipal Buildings
Town: Stockton-on-Tees
NUTS code: UKC NORTH EAST (ENGLAND)
Postal code: TS18 1DL
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: customer.comments@stockton.gov.uk
Internet address(es):
Main address: www.stockton.gov.uk
I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Sunderland City Council (Framework Contract Participant)
Postal address: Civic Centre
Town: Sunderland
NUTS code: UKC NORTH EAST (ENGLAND)
Postal code: SR2 7DN
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: enquiries@sunderland.gov.uk
Internet address(es):
Main address: www.sunderland.gov.uk
I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Cleveland Fire and Rescue Service (Framework Contract Participant)
Postal address: Endeavour House
Town: Hartlepool
NUTS code: UKC NORTH EAST (ENGLAND)
Postal code: TS25 5TH
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: info@clevelandfire.gov.uk
Internet address(es):
Main address: www.clevelandfire.gov.uk
I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: County Durham Housing Group (Framework Contract Participant)
Postal address: Spectrum 6
Town: Seaham
NUTS code: UKC NORTH EAST (ENGLAND)
Postal code: SR7 7TT
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: info@cdhg.co.uk
Internet address(es):
Main address: www.cdhg.co.uk
I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Homes England (Framework Contract Participant)
Postal address: St Georges House
Town: Newcastle upon Tyne
NUTS code: UKC NORTH EAST (ENGLAND)
Postal code: NE11 0NA
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: enquiries@homesengland.gov.uk
Internet address(es):
Main address: www.homesengland.gov.uk
I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Newcastle University (Framework Contract Participant)
Postal address: Higham House
Town: Newcastle upon Tyne
NUTS code: UKC NORTH EAST (ENGLAND)
Postal code: NE1 8AF
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: purchasing@ncl.ac.uk
Internet address(es):
Main address: www.ncl.ac.au
I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Tyne and Wear Fire and Rescue Service (Framework Contract Participant)
Postal address: Nissan Way
Town: Sunderland
NUTS code: UKC NORTH EAST (ENGLAND)
Postal code: SR5 3QY
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: procurement@twfire.gov.uk
Internet address(es):
Main address: www.twfire.gov.uk
I.2)Information about joint procurement
The contract involves joint procurement
The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Regional or local authority
I.5)Main activity
General public services

Section II: Object

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

NEPO508 Vendor Neutral Managed Service for Temporary Agency Workers

II.1.2)Main CPV code
79620000 Supply services of personnel including temporary staff
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

The Association of North East Councils Trading as the North East Procurement Organisation (NEPO) Framework Contract Award for a Vendor Neutral Managed Service for Temporary Agency Resourcing. The single supplier solution will provide for all types of temporary agency resource across a number of supply categories on behalf of NEPO Members and NEPO Associate Members. The successful supplier will source and manage the effective provision of Temporary Agency Resource across all service areas and for all assignments; this will be up to 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year and across all skill sets as required.

II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.1.7)Total value of the procurement (excluding VAT)
Lowest offer: 120 000 000.00 GBP / Highest offer: 580 000 000.00 GBP taken into consideration
II.2)Description
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The Framework Contract for a Vendor Neutral Managed Service for Temporary Agency Workers to be made available for use by all Contracting Authorities throughout all administrative regions of the UK (as defined by the Public Contracts Regulations 2015) including but not limited to Government Departments and their Agencies, Non-Departmental Public Bodies, Central Government, NHS Bodies, Local Authorities, Emergency Services, Coastguard Emergency Services, Educational Establishments, Registered Social Landlords and Registered Charities who have a need for temporary worker resourcing. The Framework Contract will operate as a sole supplier, which will be accessed via Direct Award only. Associate Members may choose to accept the solution pricing based on that provided by the Tenderer for Member Authorities, or alternatively they may provide data specific to their own situation for which the Managed Service Provider will supply them with a tailored price. This price can improve upon, but should not exceed that agreed for Member Authorities at contract award. In accordance with the Framework Agreement, each Contracting Authority will enter into a Call-off contract. The Call-off contract will be based on the terms and conditions of the Framework Agreement, between a Contracting Authority and the Supplier. Call-off Contracts must be signed and returned to NEPO before the Framework Contract commencement date.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Quality criterion - Name: Managed service provision / Weighting: 12 %
Quality criterion - Name: Recruitment and management of agencies / Weighting: 7 %
Quality criterion - Name: System demonstration / Weighting: 12 %
Quality criterion - Name: Implementation / Weighting: 6 %
Quality criterion - Name: Continuous improvement / Weighting: 11 %
Quality criterion - Name: Social value / Weighting: 10 %
Price - Weighting: 42 %
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: yes
Identification of the project:

It is anticipated that this Framework Contract will be utilised for funded projects including but not limited to the European Regional Development Fund.

II.2.14)Additional information

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
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: 2018/S 093-211190
IV.2.8)Information about termination of dynamic purchasing system
IV.2.9)Information about termination of call for competition in the form of a prior information notice

Section V: Award of contract

Title:

NEPO508 Framework Contract for a Vendor Neutral Managed Service for Temporary Agency Workers

A contract/lot is awarded: yes
V.2)Award of contract
V.2.1)Date of conclusion of the contract:
22/08/2018
V.2.2)Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 6
Number of tenders received from SMEs: 3
Number of tenders received from tenderers from other EU Member States: 0
Number of tenders received from tenderers from non-EU Member States: 0
Number of tenders received by electronic means: 6
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: Geometric Results International Limited
Town: Cheshire
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Postal code: WA16 8GS
Country: United Kingdom
The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.4)Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
Lowest offer: 120 000 000.00 GBP / Highest offer: 580 000 000.00 GBP taken into consideration
V.2.5)Information about subcontracting

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:

NEPO is a Central Purchasing Body as defined in the Public Contract Regulations 2015 (PCR15). This means that NEPO may provide central purchasing activity on behalf of Contracting Authorities. The agreement will be available for use by all NEPO Members. A list of member organisations is available in the About section of the NEPO website at www.nepo.org

This agreement will also be made available to all current and future NEPO Associate Members. Current Associate Members are listed in the Associate Member section of the NEPO website at www.nepo.org/associate-membership/list

NEPO intends to make the resulting agreement available for use by all Contracting Authorities throughout all administrative regions of the UK (as defined by the Public Contracts Regulations 2015) including but not limited to Government Departments and their Agencies, Non-Departmental Public Bodies, Central Government, NHS Bodies, Local Authorities, Emergency Services, Coastguard Emergency Services, Educational Establishments, Registered Social Landlords and Registered Charities who have a need to purchase the above services.

Please see the following websites for further details:

http://www.direct.gov.uk/en/Dl1/Directories/Localcouncils/index.htm

http://www.education.gov.uk/edubase/home.xhtml

http://www.schoolswebdirectory.co.uk/localauthorities.php

http://www.ukschoolsdirectory.net

https://www.gov.uk/find-school-in-england

https://education.gov.scot/ParentZone

http://hwb.wales.gov.uk/

https://www.education-ni.gov.uk/

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/open-academies-and-academy-projects-in-development

http://unistats.direct.gov.uk/institutions/

http://www.hefce.ac.uk/workprovide/unicoll/heis/

http://www.hefce.ac.uk/workprovide/unicoll/fecs/

http://www.nhs.uk/ServiceDirectories/Pages/AcuteTrustListing.aspx

http://www.wales.nhs.uk/nhswalesaboutus/structure

http://www.scottishambulance.com/TheService/organised.aspx

http://www.hscni.net/index.php?link=trusts

http://www.scottishambulance.com/AboutUs/HowWeOrganised.aspx

http://www.direct.gov.uk/en/Dl1/Directories/A-ZOfCentralGovernment/index.htm

https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations

http://www.northernireland.gov.uk/gov.htm

http://www.nidirect.gov.uk/local-councils-in-northern-ireland

http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Publications/2012/02/2421/1

https://www.communities-ni.gov.uk/contact

https://www.ons.gov.uk/

https://www.police.uk/forces/

http://www.police-information.co.uk/index.html

http://www.psni.police.uk/index.htm

http://www.scotland.police.uk/

http://www.mcga.gov.uk/c4mca/mcga07-home.htm

http://www.fireservice.co.uk/information/ukfrs

http://www.gov.scot/Topics/archive/law-order/Police/PoliceServiceofScotland

http://www.fire.org.uk/fire-brigades.html

http://www.nifrs.org/areas-districts/

http://www.firescotland.gov.uk/your-area.aspx

http://www.charity-commission.gov.uk/About_us/Regulation/Registering_charities_index.aspx

http://www.oscr.org.uk/

http://apps.charitycommission.gov.uk/Showcharity/RegisterOfCharities/registerhomepage.aspx

http://www.sell2wales.gov.uk/Search/search_Auth.aspx

http://www.communities.gov.uk/newsroom/factsandfigures/housingplanning1/facts/socialhousing/?id=1822644

A complete list of permissible users is shown on the NEPO website below:

http://www.nepo.org/associate-membership/permissable-users

Organisations wishing to access the NEPO agreement will be required to register as a NEPO Associate Member in the first instance. Further information can be found at www.nepo.org

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: NEPO
Postal address: Guildhall, Quayside
Town: Newcastle upon Tyne
Postal code: NE1 3AF
Country: United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
Official name: NEPO
Postal address: Guildhall, Quayside
Town: Newcastle upon Tyne
Postal code: NE1 3AF
Country: United Kingdom
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
Official name: NEPO
Postal address: Guildhall, Quayside
Town: Newcastle upon Tyne
Postal code: NE1 3AF
Country: United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1912613918
Internet address: www.nepo.org
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
22/08/2018