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Notice Details

Title: Early Learning and Childcare Inclusion Fund
Published by: Scottish Government
Publication Date: 05/10/2017
Deadline Date: 08/11/2017
Deadline Time: 12:00
Notice Type: 02 Contract Notice
Has Documents: No
Abstract: The Scottish Government (SG) wishes to contract an appropriate external organisation, through open competition, to administer a new Early Learning & Childcare (ELC) Inclusion Fund
CPV: 79411000, 79411000.

Contract notice

Directive 2014/24/EU - Public Sector Directive

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1) Name and addresses

Scottish Government

Victoria Quay, Leith

Edinburgh

EH6 6QQ

UK

Contact person: Michael Brydon

Telephone: +44 1312443619

E-mail: michael.brydon@gov.scot

NUTS: UKM

Internet address(es)

Main address: http://www.scotland.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA10482

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:

https://www.publictenderscotland.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk


Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address


Tenders or requests to participate must be sent electronically to:

https://www.publictenderscotland.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk


Electronic communication requires the use of tools and devices that are not generally available. Unrestricted and full direct access to these tools and devices is possible, free of charge, at:

https://www.publictenderscotland.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk


I.4) Type of the contracting authority

Ministry or any other national or federal authority, including their regional or local subdivisions

I.5) Main activity

General public services

Section II: Object

II.1) Scope of the procurement

II.1.1) Title

Early Learning and Childcare Inclusion Fund

Reference number: case/381405

II.1.2) Main CPV code

79411000

 

II.1.3) Type of contract

Services

II.1.4) Short description

The Scottish Government (SG) wishes to contract an appropriate external organisation, through open competition, to administer a new Early Learning & Childcare (ELC) Inclusion Fund

II.1.5) Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 290 000.00 GBP

II.1.6) Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: No

II.2) Description

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

79411000

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UKM

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

The Scottish Government (SG) wishes to contract an appropriate external organisation, through open competition, to administer a new Early Learning & Childcare (ELC) Inclusion Fund. The Fund will support children with disabilities and other additional support needs to access their funded ELC entitlement, and ensure that staff working in ELC settings receive appropriate training to help them meet the needs of such children.

II.2.5) Award criteria

Criteria below:

Quality criterion: Quality / Weighting: 70

Price / Weighting:  30

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

Duration in months: 48

This contract is subject to renewal: No

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

II.2.14) Additional information

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.

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1) Conditions for participation

III.1.1) Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

List and brief description of conditions:

NOT USED

III.1.2) Economic and financial standing

List and brief description of selection criteria:

FINANCIAL RATIO(S)

INSURANCE


Minimum level(s) of standards required:

FINANCIAL RATIO:

Bidders will be required to state the value(s) for the following financial ratio(s): Current Ratio.

The acceptable range for each financial ratio is: Not less than 0.8

The ratio will be calculated as follows: Current Assets/Current Liabilities.

INSURANCE:

It is a requirement of this contract that bidders hold, or can commit to obtain prior to the commence of any subsequently awarded contract, the types and levels of insurance indicated below:

Employer's (Compulsory) Liability Insurance = 5 Million GBP

Public Liability Insurance = 1 Million GBP

Professional Indemnity insurance = 1 Million GBP

III.1.3) Technical and professional ability

List and brief description of selection criteria:

NOT USED


Minimum level(s) of standards required:

NOT USED

III.2) Conditions related to the contract

III.2.1) Information about a particular profession

III.2.2) Contract performance conditions

NOT USED

III.2.3) Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Obligation to indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff assigned to performing 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: 08/11/2017

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: 08/11/2017

Local time: 12:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1) Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: No

VI.2) Information about electronic workflows

Electronic invoicing will be accepted

Electronic payment will be used

VI.3) Additional information

The buyer is using PCS-Tender to conduct this ITT exercise. The Project code is 9268. For more information see: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/info/InfoCentre.aspx?ID=2343

(SC Ref:513541)

VI.4) Procedures for review

VI.4.1) Review body

Scottish Government

Victoria Quay, Leith

Edinburgh

EH6 6QQ

UK

Telephone: +44 1312443619

E-mail: michael.brydon@gov.scot

Internet address(es)

URL: http://www.scotland.gov.uk

VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice

03/10/2017


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: michael.brydon@gov.scot
Admin Contact: N/a
Technical Contact: N/a
Other Contact: N/a

Commodity Categories

Commodity Categories
IDTitleParent Category
151500Healthcare ConsultancyConsultancy
152000Management ConsultancyConsultancy

Delivery Locations

Delivery Locations
IDDescription
130Aberdeen & North-East
100All Scotland
160Edinburgh & Lothians
150Glasgow & Strathclyde
120Highlands and Islands
170Scotland South
140Tayside, Central & Fife

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