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Title: Tune into Tourism
Published by: Highlands and Islands Enterprise
Publication Date: 24/02/2018
Deadline Date: 26/03/2018
Deadline Time: 12:00
Notice Type: 02 Contract Notice
Has Documents: Yes
Has ESPD: No
Abstract: Highlands and Islands Enterprise are looking for a supplier with a creative outlook to work with them to deliver the "Tune into Tourism" programme. The supplier will require a range of technical services and expertise whilst offering best value in the expenditure of public funds. The duration of this contract is 2 years with the option to extend for a further 2 x 1 year periods.
CPV: 79340000, 92110000, 92100000, 32210000, 32000000, 38650000.

Contract notice

Directive 2014/24/EU - Public Sector Directive

Section I: Contracting Change authority

I.1) Name and addresses

Highlands and Islands Enterprise

An Lòchran, 10 Inverness Campus

Inverness

IV2 5NA

UK

Contact person: Lynda Collin

Telephone: +44 1463245245

E-mail: hie.procurement@hient.co.uk

NUTS: UKM6

Internet address(es)

Main address: http://www.hie.co.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA00313

I.2) 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:

www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk


Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address


Tenders or requests to participate must be sent electronically to:

www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk


Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to the abovementioned address


I.4) Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority

I.5) Main activity

Economic and financial affairs

Section II: Object

II.1) Scope of the procurement

II.1.1) Title

Tune into Tourism

Reference number: OJE 0168

II.1.2) Main CPV code

79340000

 

II.1.3) Type of contract

Services

II.1.4) Short description

Highlands and Islands Enterprise are looking for a supplier with a creative outlook to work with them to deliver the "Tune into Tourism" programme. The supplier will require a range of technical services and expertise whilst offering best value in the expenditure of public funds. The duration of this contract is 2 years with the option to extend for a further 2 x 1 year periods.

II.1.5) Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 308 000.00 GBP

II.1.6) Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: No

II.2) Description

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

92110000

92100000

32210000

32000000

38650000

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UKM6

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

Highlands and Islands Enterprise are looking to appoint a suitably qualified supplier to work with them to deliver the Tune into Tourism Programme. The purpose of the programme is to enable businesses to:

Learn about the latest trends from subject experts and industry contributors.

Identify areas within their business that could benefit from innovative action.

Hear what other businesses have successfully done to maximise business opportunities.

The successful supplier shall be required to provide the following services (which are not exhaustive) as appropriate:

Produce Webinars that provide an interactive experience for online viewers. Produce Short video podcast tutorials/talks that offer tourism businesses a range of practical business insights and tips that can be applied in their own operation. Produce Facebook Live sessions offering informal, friendly and personal observations drawn from interviews and experiences on agreed subjects.

II.2.5) Award criteria

Criteria below:

Quality criterion: Quality / Weighting: 70

Price / Weighting:  30

II.2.6) Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 308 000.00 GBP

II.2.7) Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 24

This contract is subject to renewal: Yes

Description of renewals:

2 x 1 year extension periods

II.2.9) Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

II.2.10) Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: No

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: No

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1) Conditions for participation

III.1.2) Economic and financial standing

List and brief description of selection criteria:

INSURANCE, FINANCIAL


Minimum level(s) of standards required:

INSURANCE ESPD 4B.5.1

Bidders will be required to have the undernoted policies in place prior to commencement of the contract and to maintain them throughout the terms of the contract. Bidders will also be expected to supply HIE, upon request, copies of the policies and evidence of premiums paid:

Employers Liability Insurance – minimum GBP 5M for each and every claim

Public Liability Insurance – minimum GBP 1M for each and every claim

Professional Indemnity Liability Insurance – minimum GBP 1M for each and every claim

Bidders unable to meet these criteria will not be evaluated further.

Evidence will be sought prior to Contract Award.

FINANCIAL ESPD 4B.6

Tenderers are required to have a minimum turnover of GBP 103k.

III.1.3) Technical and professional ability

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents


III.2) Conditions related to the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1) Description

IV.1.1) Type of procedure

Open procedure

IV.1.8) Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: Yes

IV.2) Administrative information

IV.2.2) Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

Date: 26/03/2018

Local time: 12:00

IV.2.4) Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted

EN

IV.2.6) Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

Duration in months: 6 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7) Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 26/03/2018

Local time: 12:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1) Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: Yes

Estimated timing for further notices to be published:

within 4 years

VI.2) Information about electronic workflows

Electronic ordering will be used

Electronic invoicing will be accepted

Electronic payment will be used

VI.3) Additional information

Award Criteria questions can be found in the ITT together with the weightings.

Award scoring methodology will be the following:

0 Unacceptable. Nil or inadequate response which fails to demonstrate an ability to meet the requirement.

1 Poor. Response is partially relevant but generally poor. It addresses some elements of the requirement but contains insufficient/limited detail or explanation to demonstrate how the requirement will be fulfilled.

2 Acceptable. Response is relevant and acceptable. It addresses a broad understanding of the requirement but may lack details on how the requirement will be fulfilled in certain areas.

3 Good. Response is relevant and good. It is sufficiently detailed to demonstrate a good understanding and provides details on how the requirements will be fulfilled.

4 Excellent. Response is completely relevant and excellent overall. It is comprehensive, unambiguous and demonstrates a thorough understanding of the requirement and provides details of how the requirement will be met in full.

Economic operators may be excluded from this competition if they are in any of the situations referred to in Regulation 58 of the Public Contracts (Scotland) Regulations 2015.

NOTE: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the Public Contracts Scotland Web Site at http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=529123.

The buyer has indicated that it will accept electronic responses to this notice via the Postbox facility. A user guide is available at http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/sitehelp/help_guides.aspx.

Suppliers are advised to allow adequate time for uploading documents and to dispatch the electronic response well in advance of the closing time to avoid any last minute problems.

(SC Ref:529123)

Download the ESPD document here: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/ESPD/ESPD_Download.aspx?id=529123

VI.4) Procedures for review

VI.4.1) Review body

Highlands and Islands Enterprise

An Lòchran, 10 Inverness Campus

Inverness

IV2 5NA

UK

Telephone: +44 1463245245

Internet address(es)

URL: http://www.hie.co.uk

VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice

22/02/2018


Information added to the notice since publication.

Additional information added to the notice since it's publication.
DateDetails
26/02/2018 12:58ADDED FILE: Tune into Tourism

Amendment to Mandatory Requirement for Professional Indemnity Liability Insurance
20/03/2018 11:20ADDED FILE: Circular Advice Note No 1

Question No 3
26/03/2018 10:07ADDED FILE: Circular Advice Note

Question 4
Main Contact: hie.procurement@hient.co.uk
Admin Contact: N/a
Technical Contact: N/a
Other Contact: N/a

Commodity Categories

Commodity Categories
IDTitleParent Category
191000AdvertisingFacilities and Management Services
179999other EducationEducation
171111Supplies - Audio VisualEducation

Delivery Locations

Delivery Locations
IDDescription
120Highlands and Islands

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Current Documents

CreatedNameDescriptionSizeDownloads
24/02/2018 Tune into Tourism Form of Tender Tune into Tourism Form of Tender45.50 KB52
24/02/2018 HIE Conflict of Interest Policy HIE Conflict of Interest Policy365.58 KB27
24/02/2018 HIE Travel Policy HIE Travel Policy205.99 KB22
24/02/2018 Tune into Tourism Award Criteria Tender Response Form Tune into Tourism Award Criteria Tender Response Form58.33 KB36
24/02/2018 Tune into Tourism Pricing Proforma Tune into Tourism Pricing Proforma14.51 KB31
24/02/2018 Tune into Tourism Scope of Requirements and Tender Response Guidance Notes Tune into Tourism Scope of Requirements & Tender Guidance406.77 KB65
24/02/2018 Tune into Tourism - Terms and Conditions Tune into Tourism Terms and Conditions384.40 KB25
24/02/2018 Tune into Tourism ESPD Tune into Tourism ESPD109.32 KB37
26/02/2018 Tune into Tourism - Amendment to Professional Indemnity Insurance Amendment to Mandatory Requirement for Professional Indemnity Liability Insurance102.09 KB26
20/03/2018 Circular Advice Notice 1 Question No 328.40 KB16
26/03/2018 Circular Advice Notice 1 Question 425.50 KB10

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