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Notice Details

Title: General Stationery and Office Paper Framework
Reference No: SEP220328
OCID: ocds-r6ebe6-0000412276
Published by: Scottish Government
Publication Date: 11/09/2015
Deadline Date: 22/10/2015
Deadline Time: 12:00
Notice Type: Contract Notice
Has Documents: No
Has ESPD: No
Abstract: The Framework Agreement is for the provision of General Stationery and Office Paper including delivery to Framework Public Bodies’ premises and associated service elements.
The scope of General Stationery covers writing materials; files, folders and storage (e.g. ring binders, polythene pockets, box files and archival storage); envelopes; diaries; planners and calendars; postage stamps; small desktop furniture (e.g. monitor risers, letter trays, desk tidies); small office electrical items (e.g. telephone headsets, batteries, shredders, laminators); and other stationery items (e.g. staplers, paperclips, adhesives, labels, ink stamps).
Office Paper will consist of White copier paper and Coloured copier paper.
The Framework Agreement will be available for use by the Scottish Ministers (including Agencies), Scottish Non-Departmental Public Bodies, offices in the Scottish Administration which are not ministerial offices, cross- border public authorities within the meaning of section 88(5) of the Scotland Act 1998, the Scotland Office, the Scottish Parliamentary Corporate Body, councils constituted under section 2 of the Local Government etc. (Scotland) Act 1994, Scottish Fire & Rescue Service, the Scottish Police Authority, Scottish health boards or special health boards, all NHS Scotland, The Integrated Joint Boards established further to the Public Bodies (Joint Working) Act 2014, bodies registered as social landlords under the Housing (Scotland) Act 2001, Student Loans Company Limited, the Forestry Commission, the Commissioner of Northern Lighthouse operating as the Northern Lighthouse Board, Equality and Human Rights Commission, Business Stream Ltd, the Business Gateway National Unit at the Convention of Scottish Local Authorities, further or higher education institutions being fundable bodies within the meaning of section 6 of the further and Higher Education (Scotland) Act 2005, any public body established by or under the Scotland Act 1998 or any Act of the Scottish Parliament, any association of or formed by one or more of the foregoing, bodies financed wholly or mainly by one or more of the foregoing, bodies subject to management supervision by one or more of the foregoing and bodies more than half of the board of directors or members of which, or, in the case of a group of individuals, more than half of those individuals, being appointed by one or more of the foregoing. In addition to the contracting authorities listed, the framework agreement will be available to charities entered on the Scottish Charity Register and voluntary organisations entered on the Membership Database of the Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations.
Information about Public Bodies of the Scottish Ministers which are not ministerial offices is available at:
http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Topics/Government/public-bodies/about/Bodies
CPV: 30192700, 30192000, 30190000, 30199000, 30197640.

CONTRACT NOTICE – OFFICIAL JOURNAL

Section I: Contracting Authority

I.1)

Name, Address and Contact Point(s)


Scottish Government

Area 3F-North, Victoria Quay

Edinburgh

EH6 6QQ

UK

Scottish Procurement and Commercial Directorate

Darren Russell

+44 1312443645

darren.russell@scotland.gsi.gov.uk


http://www.scotland.gov.uk

http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA10482

http://www.publictendersscotland.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/

http://www.publictendersscotland.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/
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I.2)

Type of contracting Authority and Main Activity or Activities

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Yes

National Records of Scotland

Historic Scotland

Disclosure Scotland

Registers of Scotland

Scottish Qualification Authority

Scottish Courts Service

Scottish Prison Service

Transport Scotland

The Scottish Government Core Directorates

Caledonian Maritime Assets Limited

Highlands and Islands Enterprise

Crown Office & Procurator Fiscal Service

Scottish Police Authority

National Museums of Scotland

Scottish Children's Reporter Administration

Scottish Enterprise

Scottish Environment Protection Agency

Scottish Legal Aid Board

Scottish Natural Heritage

Skills Development Scotland

Visit Scotland

Aberdeen City Council

Aberdeenshire Council

Angus Council

Argyll and Bute Council

City of Edinburgh Council

Clackmannanshire Council

Comhairle nan Eilean Siar

Dumfries and Galloway Council

Dundee City Council

East Ayrshire Council

East Dunbartonshire Council

East Lothian Council

East Renfrewshire Council

Falkirk Council

Fife Council

Glasgow City Council

Highland Council

Inverclyde Council

Midlothian Council

Moray Council, The

North Ayrshire Council

North Lanarkshire Council

Orkney Islands Council

Perth and Kinross Council

Renfrewshire Council

Scottish Borders Council

Shetland Islands Council

South Ayrshire Council

South Lanarkshire Council

Stirling Council

West Dunbartonshire Council

West Lothian Council

Scottish Fire and Rescue Service

Golden Jubilee Hospital (National Waiting Times Centre Board)

NHS 24

NHS Ayrshire and Arran

NHS Borders

NHS Dumfries and Galloway

NHS Education for Scotland

NHS Fife

NHS Forth Valley

NHS Grampian

NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde

NHS Health Scotland

NHS Highland

NHS Lanarkshire

NHS Lothian

NHS Orkney

Healthcare Improvement Scotland

NHS Shetland

NHS Tayside

NHS Western Isles

Scottish Ambulance Service

The Common Services Agency for the Scottish Health Service

The State Hospital for Scotland

Fife College

Dundee & Angus College

Edinburgh College

West College Scotland

Glasgow Clyde College

Ayrshire College

City of Glasgow College

North East College Scotland

New College Lanarkshire

Glasgow Kelvin College

Borders College

Dumfries and Galloway College

Forth Valley College

Inverness College

Lews Castle College

Moray College

Newbattle Abbey College

North Highland College

Orkney College

Perth College

Sabhal Mor Ostaig

Shetland College

South Lanarkshire College

West Lothian College

SRUC

Edinburgh Napier University

Glasgow Caledonian University

Glasgow School of Art

Heriot-Watt University

Queen Margaret University

Robert Gordon University

Royal Conservatoire of Scotland

UHI Millennium Institute

University of Aberdeen

University of Abertay Dundee

University of Dundee

University of Edinburgh

University of Glasgow

University of St Andrews

University of Stirling

University of Strathclyde

University of the West of Scotland

Cairngorms National Park Authority

Office of Scottish Charity Regulator

Forestry Commission Scotland

Audit Scotland

Student Loans Company Limited

Commissioner of Northern Lighthouse operating as the Northern Lighthouse Board

Equality and Human Rights Commission

Business Stream Ltd

Business Gateway National Unit

Food Standards Scotland

Revenue Scotland

Independent Living Fund Scotland

Section II: Object of the Contract

II.1)

Description

II.1.1)

Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority

General Stationery and Office Paper Framework

II.1.2(a))

Type of works contract

II.1.2(b))

Type of supplies contract

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Type of service contract

II.1.2)

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

Locations throughout Scotland.



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II.1.3)

This notice involves

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II.1.4)

Information on framework agreement (if applicable)

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Number of participants to the framework agreement envisaged

Duration of the framework agreement

48

Justification for a framework agreement the duration of which exceeds four years

Estimated total value of purchases for the entire duration of the framework agreement

6500000080000000GBP

Frequency and value of the contracts to be awarded

II.1.5)

Short description of the contract or purchase(s)

The Framework Agreement is for the provision of General Stationery and Office Paper including delivery to Framework Public Bodies’ premises and associated service elements.

The scope of General Stationery covers writing materials; files, folders and storage (e.g. ring binders, polythene pockets, box files and archival storage); envelopes; diaries; planners and calendars; postage stamps; small desktop furniture (e.g. monitor risers, letter trays, desk tidies); small office electrical items (e.g. telephone headsets, batteries, shredders, laminators); and other stationery items (e.g. staplers, paperclips, adhesives, labels, ink stamps).

Office Paper will consist of White copier paper and Coloured copier paper.

The Framework Agreement will be available for use by the Scottish Ministers (including Agencies), Scottish Non-Departmental Public Bodies, offices in the Scottish Administration which are not ministerial offices, cross- border public authorities within the meaning of section 88(5) of the Scotland Act 1998, the Scotland Office, the Scottish Parliamentary Corporate Body, councils constituted under section 2 of the Local Government etc. (Scotland) Act 1994, Scottish Fire & Rescue Service, the Scottish Police Authority, Scottish health boards or special health boards, all NHS Scotland, The Integrated Joint Boards established further to the Public Bodies (Joint Working) Act 2014, bodies registered as social landlords under the Housing (Scotland) Act 2001, Student Loans Company Limited, the Forestry Commission, the Commissioner of Northern Lighthouse operating as the Northern Lighthouse Board, Equality and Human Rights Commission, Business Stream Ltd, the Business Gateway National Unit at the Convention of Scottish Local Authorities, further or higher education institutions being fundable bodies within the meaning of section 6 of the further and Higher Education (Scotland) Act 2005, any public body established by or under the Scotland Act 1998 or any Act of the Scottish Parliament, any association of or formed by one or more of the foregoing, bodies financed wholly or mainly by one or more of the foregoing, bodies subject to management supervision by one or more of the foregoing and bodies more than half of the board of directors or members of which, or, in the case of a group of individuals, more than half of those individuals, being appointed by one or more of the foregoing. In addition to the contracting authorities listed, the framework agreement will be available to charities entered on the Scottish Charity Register and voluntary organisations entered on the Membership Database of the Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations.

Information about Public Bodies of the Scottish Ministers which are not ministerial offices is available at:

http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Topics/Government/public-bodies/about/Bodies

NOTE: The buyer is using PCS-Tender to carry out this procurement process. Please note this is a separate website and if you are not already registered, registration will be required.

To access PCS-Tender, record your interest in this notice and access the tender documentation please visit https://www.publictendersscotland.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk and search for project Code project_4733 under ITTs Open to All Suppliers. Please use the Search/Filter function, then select Project Code from the dropdown. Please note that once you have expressed interest in the ITT it will move to your My ITTs area.

For further information on using PCS-Tender, please read the Supplier Response Guide: https://www.publictendersscotland.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/esop/pts-host/public/pts/supplierhelppage/PCS-TSupplierResponseGuide.pdf

If you have already registered on Public Contracts Scotland and PCS-Tender and paired your accounts you can access PCS-Tender through your Public Contracts Scotland Control Panel.

II.1.6)

Common Procurement Vocabulary (CPV)

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30192000
30190000
30199000
30197640

II.1.7)

Contract covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

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II.1.8)

Division into lots

No

II.1.9)

Will variants be accepted

No

II.2)

Quantity or Scope of the Contract

II.2.1)

Total quantity or scope

6500000080000000
GBP

II.2.2)

Options

The Framework shall run for an initial 3 year period with an option for a further 12 month extension period.

Provisional timetable for recourse to these options

Number of possible renewals

In the case of renewable supplies or service contracts, estimated time frame for subsequent contracts

Section III: Legal, Economic, Financial and Technical Information

III.1)

Conditions Relating to the Contract

III.1.1)

Deposits and guarantees required

Guarantees may be required from banks and parent companies. Cover for professional indemnity, employer liability and third party liability will also be required.

III.1.2)

Main Terms of financing and payment and/or reference to the relevant provisions

Terms and conditions for payment will be provided in the Invitation to Tender.

III.1.3)

Legal form to be taken by the grouping of suppliers, contractors or service providers to whom the contract is to be awarded

Consortia or grouping bidders must nominate a lead member to deal with the Scottish Ministers on all matters relating to this procurement exercise. If successful, consortia or group bidders will be required to accept joint and several liability.

III.1.4)

Other particular conditions to which the performance of the contract is subject

III.2)

Conditions for Participation

III.2.1)

Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers


(1) All candidates will be required to produce a certificate or declaration demonstrating that they are not bankrupt or the subject of an administration order, are not being wound-up, have not granted a trust deed, are not the subject of a petition presented for sequestration of their estate, have not had a receiver, manager or administrator appointed and are not otherwise apparently insolvent.

(2) All candidates will be required to produce a certificate or declaration demonstrating that the candidate, their directors, or any other person who has powers of representation, decision or control of the candidate has not been convicted of conspiracy, corruption, bribery, or money laundering. Failure to provide such a declaration will result in the candidate being declared ineligible and they will not be selected to participate in this procurement process.

(3) All candidates will be required to produce a certificate or declaration demonstrating that they have not been convicted of a criminal offence relating to the conduct of their business or profession.

(4) All candidates will be required to produce a certificate or declaration demonstrating that they have not committed an act of grave misconduct in the course of their business or profession.

(5) All candidates must comply with the requirements of the State in which they are established, regarding registration on the professional or trade register.

(6) Any candidate found to be guilty of serious misrepresentation in providing any information required, may be declared ineligible and not selected to continue with this procurement process.

(7) All candidates will have to demonstrate that they are licensed, or a member of the relevant organisation, in the State where they are established, when the law of that State prohibits the provision of the services, described in this notice, by a person who is not so licensed or who is not a member of the relevant organisation.

(8) All candidates will be required to produce a certificate or declaration demonstrating that they have fulfilled obligations relating to the payment of social security contributions under the law of any part of the United Kingdom or of the relevant State in which the candidate is established

(9) All candidates will be required to produce a certificate or declaration demonstrating that they have fulfilled obligations relating to the payment of taxes under the law of any part of the United Kingdom or of the relevant State in which the economic operator is established.

III.2.2)

Economic and financial capacity


Details are provided in the Invitation to Tender.




III.2.3)

Technical capacity


Details are provided in the Invitation to Tender.




III.2.4)

Reserved contracts

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Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)

Type of Procedure


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Justification for the choice of accelerated procedure

IV.1.1)

Have candidates already been selected?

No

IV.1.2)

Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate

Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates

IV.1.3)

Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue

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IV.2)

Award Criteria

No


Yes

No

IV.2.2)

An electronic auction will be used

No

IV.3 Administrative Information

IV.3.1)

Reference number attributed to the notice by the contracting authority

SP-14-009

IV.3.2)

Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

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Other previous publications

IV.3.3)

Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents



 


IV.3.4)

Time-limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

 22-10-2015  12:00

IV.3.5)

Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates


IV.3.6)

Language or languages in which tenders or requests to participate can be drawn up

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Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender 

6 

IV.3.8)

Conditions for opening tenders



 22-10-2015  12:00
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Section VI: Other Information

VI.1)

Indicate whether this procurement is a recurrent one and the Estimated timing for further notices to be published


VI.2)

Does the contract relate to a Project/Programme financed by Community Funds?

No



VI.3)

Additional Information

(SC Ref:412276)

VI.4)

Procedures for appeal

VI.4.1)

Body responsible for appeal procedures










Body responsible for mediation procedures










VI.4.2)

Lodging of appeals

An economic operator that suffers or risks suffering loss or damage attributable to a breach of duty under the Public Contracts (Scotland) Regulations 2012 may bring proceedings in the Sheriff Court or Court of Session.

VI.4.3)

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










VI.5)

Dispatch date of this Notice

 11-09-2015

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Main Contact: darren.russell@scotland.gsi.gov.uk
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Commodity Categories

Commodity Categories
IDTitleParent Category
349999other StationeryStationery
341000PaperStationery
341100SundriesStationery

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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