Prior information notice
This notice is for prior information only
Directive 2014/24/EU - Public Sector Directive
Section I: Contracting Change
I.1) Name and addresses
The Common Services Agency (more commonly known as NHS National Services Scotland) ("NSS")
Gyle Square (NSS Head Office), 1 South Gyle Crescent
Contact person: Rebecca Cruickshanks
Telephone: +44 1312756840
Main address: http://www.nhsscotlandprocurement.scot.nhs.uk/
Address of the buyer profile: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA11883
I.2) Joint procurement
The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
I.4) Type of the contracting authority
Body governed by public law
I.5) Main activity
Section II: Object
II.1) Scope of the procurement
VAT Advisory services
Reference number: NP828/18
II.1.2) Main CPV code
II.1.3) Type of contract
II.1.4) Short description
VAT Advisory Services
II.1.5) Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 2 400 000.00 GBP
II.1.6) Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots:
II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)
II.2.3) Place of performance
Main site or place of performance:
II.2.4) Description of the procurement
Provision of VAT consultancy and support services, including staff training, from appropriately accredited and experienced suppliers, ensuring compliance with HMRC regulations whilst maintaining accuracy and minimising risks arising from the HMRC fines and penalties regime.
The Framework Agreement may be used by all mainland and island NHS Scotland Health Boards and Special Boards (including the Common Services Agency) and by all entities constituted pursuant to the National Health Service (Scotland) Act 1978 (i.e. all NHS Scotland Health Boards, Special Health Boards and the Authority or other NHS organisations established pursuant to the NHS (Scotland) Act 1978) and any Integrated Joint Boards established pursuant to the new Public Bodies (Joint Working) Scotland Act 2014. All Scottish Hospices.
II.2.14) Additional information
Total value shown is for duration of the framework and based on last 12 months of supplier spend data. Based on historic data the estimated annual value of this requirement is 600000 GBP. The framework period will be 4 years.
II.3) Estimated date of publication of contract notice:
Section IV: Procedure
IV.1.8) Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement:
Section VI: Complementary information
VI.3) Additional information
Interested participants are invited to contact the National Procurement Contact Person detailed in this Notice (part I.1)should they wish to discuss any aspects of the requirement prior to issue of the Invitation to Tender which is scheduled to be released on 7th March 2018.
VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice
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