United Kingdom-Leicester: Health services
Prior information notice
This notice aims at reducing time limits for receipt of tenders
Section I: Contracting authority
Main address: http://www.espo.org/
Section II: Object
985_19 Occupational Health Services
Please note this is a Prior Information Notice and tender documentation is not available yet.
The Occupational Health Services Framework will offer a comprehensive range of Occupational Health services that allows organisations to meet their statutory duties of care, health and welfare of their employees in their working environment. The lot structure will be defined once stakeholder engagement has been completed. To participate in the Request for Information (RfI) as part of the stakeholder engagement, please express your interest via the EastMids Tender eProcurement portal and the RfI will be emailed directly to you. To express an interest:
(a) go to www.eastmidstenders.org
(c) search for tender opportunity “985_19”;
(d) express an interest.
The lot structure to be confirmed through stakeholder engagement. The Occupational Health Services Framework will offer a comprehensive range of Occupational Health services that allows organisations to meet their statutory duties of care, health and welfare of their employees in their working environment. The lot structure will be defined once stakeholder engagement has been completed.
ESPO has established a commercial trading company, ESPO Trading Limited, whose target clients are third sector organisations such as national and local charities, public sector mutual organisations and other organisations involved in the delivery of services to or for the public sector. The successful Supplier may be asked to enter into an additional separate Framework Agreement (the Second Framework) with ESPO Trading Limited on materially similar terms to that found in the tender pack to be entered into by ESPO itself.
Any second Framework agreement will be a purely commercial agreement and will, for the avoidance of doubt, not be governed by the Public Contract Regulations 2015 or other public procurement legislation. ESPO Trading Limited may enter into the second Framework Agreement with the successful supplier and make it available to third sector clients who themselves are not required to follow the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 or other public procurement legislation. Accordingly, this is provided for bidders' information only.
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.
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
Section IV: Procedure
Section VI: Complementary information
As a Central Purchasing Body as defined by the EU Procurement Directive 2014/24/EU, the Framework Agreement is open for use by Public Bodies (defined at https://www.espo.org/ESPO/media/Documents/FAQs/ESPO-s_powers_to_trade__website_-2016-12-22.pdf) that also fall into one of the following classifications of user throughout all administrative regions of the UK:
— Local Authorities,
— Educational Establishments (including Academies),
— Central Government Departments and Agencies,
— Police, Fire and Rescue and Coastguard Emergency Services,
— NHS and HSC Bodies, including Ambulance Services,
— Registered Charities,
— Registered Social Landlords; or any public body established by or under the Scotland Act 1998 or any Act of the Scottish Parliament. Details of the classification of end user establishments and geographical areas are available at: http://www.espo.org/About-us-%281%29/FAQs/Legal
Internet address: www.espo.org