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United Kingdom-Glasgow: IT services: consulting, software development, Internet and support
Contract award notice
Results of the procurement procedure
Section I: Contracting authority
Main address: http://www.scotland.gov.uk
Address of the buyer profile: https://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA10482
Section II: Object
Services to Develop SPM
Responsibility for some social security benefits is transferring from the UK Government to Scottish Ministers on a phased basis over the next few years. The Scottish Ministers have invested in a case management platform (IBM Social program management (SPM)). This contract provides services to develop, configure and integrate SPM for the disability benefits that will transfer to Scottish Ministers.
Glasgow and Edinburgh.
There is an option to extend the contract up to a maximum of 2 additional years in total.
Section IV: Procedure
Section V: Award of contract
Applications services to be subcontracted to Mphasis UK Ltd
Section VI: Complementary information
With reference to Public Contracts (Scotland) Regulations 2015, Regulation 83, see below:
1) (a) the name and address of the contracting authority, the subject-matter and value of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system;
Refer to Section I.1), II.1.4) and II.1.7);
(b) where applicable, the results of the qualitative selection and reduction of numbers pursuant to Regulations 66 (reduction of the number of otherwise qualified candidates to be invited to participate) and 67 (contract award criteria), namely:
(i) the names of the selected candidates or tenderers and the reasons for their selection: Capita Business Services Limited, Diona UK Ltd, EntServ UK Limited (trading as DXC) and IBM UK Ltd were the selected candidates due to submitting an EPSD appropriately showing their ability to provide the services required in relation to the SPM software to be developed during the term of the contract;
(ii) the names of the candidates or tenderers rejected and the reasons for their rejection: no candidates were rejected during the selection stage;
(c) the reasons for the rejection of any tenders found to be abnormally low: no tenders were rejected on the basis of being abnormally low.
(d) the name of the successful tenderer and the reasons why its tender was selected: EntServe UK Ltd were the successful tenderer due to having the the best price, quality ratio;
(e) where known by the contracting authority:
(i) the share (if any) of the contract or framework agreement which the successful tenderer intends to subcontract to third parties: refer to Section V.2.5);
(ii) the names of the main contractor’s subcontractors (if any): refer to Section V.2.5);
(f) for competitive procedures with negotiation and competitive dialogues, the circumstances as laid down in Regulation 27 (choice of procedures) which justify the use of those procedures: not applicable;
(g) for negotiated procedures without prior publication, the circumstances referred to in Regulation 33 (use of the negotiated procedure without prior publication) which justify the use of this procedure: not applicable;
(h) where applicable, the reasons why the contracting authority has decided not to award a contract or framework agreement or to establish a dynamic purchasing system: not applicable;
(i) where applicable, the reasons why means of communication other than electronic means have been used for the submission of tenders and not applicable;
(j) where applicable, conflicts of interests detected and subsequent measures taken.
A potential conflict of interest was identified in respect of a candidate at the selection stage and was addressed at the time by the provision of relevant assurances and undertakings. No conflict of interest actually arose, and the candidate subsequently withdrew from the process for other reasons.
Scottish Government reserves the right to place additional work, that will not be stipulated in the original statement of requirement, on the basis that the scope of the new services will consist of the repetition of similar services performed by the supplier to whom is awarded the contract. Such services will be in conformity with the basic project which the original contract is awarded.
The extent of the additional services will be limited to services required to support the delivery of benefits and will be a repetition of similar services performed by the supplier to whom is awarded the contract.
The conditions whereby further services would be called upon are if it is identified that further development of Social program management (SPM) or service related to the support and or maintenance of SPM is required.
The total cost of the additional work will not exceed 100 % of the original contract value.
Internet address: http://www.scotland.gov.uk