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Title: Full Design, Editing and Production Service for NLS Customer Magazine "Discover NLS"
Published by: National Library of Scotland
Publication Date: 15/06/2015
Deadline Date:
Deadline Time:
Notice Type: Contract Award Notice
Has Documents: No
Abstract: Award of the contract to provide a full design, editing and production service for the Library’s customer magazine Discover NLS.
This will involve three editions per year: spring, summer and winter with the possibility of a fourth in autumn, subject to NLS business need.
The service includes meeting with the NLS editorial team to discuss and plan content for each issue
Organising and generating content, editing, designing and producing proofs for checking and understanding all elements of advertising sales
Preparing the magazine for print and delivery and in digital format in line with agreed deadlines
The scope of service is for a minimum of three and maximum of four issues a year. This comprises the following essential elements:
32 pages , including cover approximately. Depending on the advertising space sold the number of pages may vary.
All design, art direction, picture research and artwork
Full editorial service, working predominantly with staff-authored articles, but generating all news and short features under direction of the NLS communications team and often using material (press releases etc) provided
Some researching, commissioning and interviewing required
Pre-production and finalisation for print and print management
Delivery and distribution of printed copies as required
Supplying magazine in digital format for use on NLS website
All sales of advertisements to appear in the magazine.
The magazine must be fully accessible i.e the publication, regardless of the medium in which published, should be accessible to the public as is reasonably possible; regardless of any disability or protected characteristics which the customer may or may not have.
CPV: 79415000, 79970000, 22000000, 79000000, 22213000, 22200000.

CONTRACT AWARD NOTICE – OFFICIAL JOURNAL

Section I: Contracting Authority

I.1)

Name, Address and Contact Point(s)


National Library of Scotland

George IV Bridge,

Edinburgh

EH1 1EW

UK

Communications and Enterprise Department

Bryan Christie

+44 1316233700

b.christie@nls.uk

+44 1316233701

http://www.nls.uk

http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA11622

I.2)

Type of contracting Authority and Main Activity or Activities

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No

Section II: Object of the Contract

II.1)

Description

II.1.1)

Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority

Full Design, Editing and Production Service for NLS Customer Magazine "Discover NLS"

II.1.2(a))

Type of works contract

II.1.2(b))

Type of supplies contract

II.1.2(c))

Type of service contract

15

II.1.2)

Main site or location of works, place of delivery or performance

Edinburgh


UKM25

II.1.3)

This notice involves a framework agreement

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II.1.4)

Short description of the contract or purchase(s)

Award of the contract to provide a full design, editing and production service for the Library’s customer magazine Discover NLS.

This will involve three editions per year: spring, summer and winter with the possibility of a fourth in autumn, subject to NLS business need.

The service includes meeting with the NLS editorial team to discuss and plan content for each issue

Organising and generating content, editing, designing and producing proofs for checking and understanding all elements of advertising sales

Preparing the magazine for print and delivery and in digital format in line with agreed deadlines

The scope of service is for a minimum of three and maximum of four issues a year. This comprises the following essential elements:

32 pages , including cover approximately. Depending on the advertising space sold the number of pages may vary.

All design, art direction, picture research and artwork

Full editorial service, working predominantly with staff-authored articles, but generating all news and short features under direction of the NLS communications team and often using material (press releases etc) provided

Some researching, commissioning and interviewing required

Pre-production and finalisation for print and print management

Delivery and distribution of printed copies as required

Supplying magazine in digital format for use on NLS website

All sales of advertisements to appear in the magazine.

The magazine must be fully accessible i.e the publication, regardless of the medium in which published, should be accessible to the public as is reasonably possible; regardless of any disability or protected characteristics which the customer may or may not have.

II.1.5)

Common Procurement Vocabulary (CPV)

79415000
79970000
22000000
79000000
22213000
22200000

II.1.6)

Contract covered by the government procurement agreement (GPA)

Yes

II.2)

Total final value of the contract(s)

II.2.1)

Total final value of the contract(s)

 27021   GBP     

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)

Type of procedure

IV.1.1)

Type of procedure

IV.2)

Award criteria

IV.2.1)

Award criteria

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Price 40%
Quality - 60%
Quality - Contract set up and mobilisation 10
Quality - Providing the Service 35
Quality - Service Continuity 25
Quality - Business Processes 20
Sustainable Procurement Duty & Community Benefits 10

IV.2.2)

An electronic auction has been used

No

IV.3)

Administrative information

IV.3.1)

File reference number attributed by the contracting authority

32/14

IV.3.2)

Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract


2013/S 249-436040 24-12-2013


2014/S 141-253183 25-07-2014

Other previous publications

Section V: Award of contract

2014.15.019

V.1)

Date of contract award:

 04-06-2015

V.2)

Numbers of offers received:

2

V.3)

Name and address of economic operator to whom the contract has been awarded


Connect Communications (Scotland) Ltd

Studio 2001 Mile End , 12 Seedhill Road

Paisley

PA1 1JS

UK

daniel@connectcommunications.co.uk


http://www.connectcommunications.co.uk

V.4)

Information on value of contract

 27021 GBP 

 27021 GBP 

1

V.5)

The contract is likely to be subcontracted

No

Short description of the value/proportion of the contract to be subcontracted

Section VI: Complementary Information

VI.1)

Contract related to a project and/or programme financed by community funds?

No



VI.2)

Additional Information

Tender price evaluated in line with lump sum provided in the Form of Tender.

(SC Ref:401087)

VI.3)

Procedures for appeal

VI.3.1)

Body responsible for appeal procedures










Body responsible for mediation procedures










VI.3.2)

Lodging of appeals

As per the Public Contracts (Scotland) Regulations 2012 (SSI 2012/88) as amended

VI.3.3)

Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained










VI.4)

Dispatch date of this Notice

 15-06-2015

Information added to the notice since publication.

Additional information added to the notice since it's publication.
No further information has been uploaded.
Main Contact: b.christie@nls.uk
Admin Contact: N/a
Technical Contact: N/a
Other Contact: N/a

Commodity Categories

Commodity Categories
IDTitleParent Category
191000AdvertisingFacilities and Management Services
191010Advertising - Promotional and RecruitmentFacilities and Management Services
191700PrintingFacilities and Management Services
191900ReprographicsFacilities and Management Services
159999other ConsultancyConsultancy
199999other Facilities and Management ServicesFacilities and Management Services

Delivery Locations

Delivery Locations
IDDescription
160Edinburgh & Lothians
150Glasgow & Strathclyde

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