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Published 23/10/2020

United Kingdom

Country UK

Status Contract notice

CType Services

Tender Details
Reference2020/S 207-506346
Award CriteriaThe most economic tender
ProcurementOpen procedure
Main ActivitiesGeneral public services
Common Procurement VocabularyBusiness and management consultancy and related services
Mergers and acquisition services
Financial consultancy services
Feasibility study
advisory service
analysis
Business analysis consultancy services
Project management consultancy services
Research consultancy services
Economic impact assessment
Business and management consultancy services
General management consultancy services
Business development consultancy services
Information systems or technology strategic review and planning services
Development consultancy services
Financial consultancy
financial transaction processing and clearing-house services
Highways consultancy services
Infrastructure works consultancy services
Hardware consultancy services
Software programming and consultancy services
Accounting
auditing and fiscal services
Accounting and auditing services
Compilation of financial statements services
Accounting review services
Tax consultancy services
Human resources management consultancy services
Procurement consultancy services
Actuarial services
Pension fund consultancy services
Economic research services
Financial management consultancy services
Transport systems consultancy services
Equal opportunities consultancy services
Evaluation consultancy services
Health and social work services
Health services
Community action programme
Community health services
Environmental institution building or planning
Noise-control consultancy services
Geological and geophysical consultancy services
Geophysical consultancy services
Geological consultancy services
Consulting services for water-supply and waste consultancy
Environmental services
Environmental management
Environmental impact assessment other than for construction
Environmental standards other than for construction
Environmental indicators analysis other than for construction
Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) services other than for construction
Environmental monitoring other than for construction
Environmental planning
Environmental issues consultancy services
Environmental protection
Air quality management
Date Published23rd Oct 2020

United Kingdom

Country UK

Status Contract notice

CType Services

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: The Minister for the Cabinet Office acting through Crown Commercial Service
Postal address: 9th Floor, The Capital Building, Old Hall Street
Town: Liverpool
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Postal code: L3 9PP
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: supplier@crowncommercial.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 3450103503
Internet address(es):
Main address: https://www.crowncommercial.gov.uk
I.3)Communication
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://www.crowncommercial.gov.uk/agreements/RM6187
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://crowncommercialservice.bravosolution.co.uk/
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address
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:

Management Consultancy Framework Three (MCF3)

Reference number: RM6187
II.1.2)Main CPV code
79400000 Business and management consultancy and related services
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

Management Consultancy Framework Three (MCF3) (RM6187) is a multi-lot framework agreement available for use by UK public sector bodies and future successor organisation, which includes Central Government Departments and their arm’s length bodies and agencies, the wider public sector and third sector including, but not limited to, local government, health, education, police, fire and rescue, housing associations and charities.

Services will be delivered primarily within the United Kingdom, with some limited requirements overseas.

This framework agreement will replace Management Consultancy Framework (RM3745) and Management Consultancy Framework Two (RM6008).

Please note that this procurement is for professional services and not contingent labour.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 3 600 000 000.00 GBP
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for all lots
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Business

Lot No: 1
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
66121000 Mergers and acquisition services
66171000 Financial consultancy services
71241000 Feasibility study, advisory service, analysis
72221000 Business analysis consultancy services
72224000 Project management consultancy services
73210000 Research consultancy services
79311410 Economic impact assessment
79400000 Business and management consultancy and related services
79410000 Business and management consultancy services
79411000 General management consultancy services
79411100 Business development consultancy services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Provision of objective advice relating to strategy, structure, management or operations of an organisation. This may include identification of options with recommendations as well as implementation and delivery.

Further details can be found in Attachment 9 — Framework Schedule 1 (Specification) of the bid pack.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Criteria below
Quality criterion - Name: Quality / Weighting: 10
Price - Weighting: 90
II.2.6)Estimated value
Value excluding VAT: 700 000 000.00 GBP
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.2.10)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

A framework contract will be awarded to 75 suppliers.

The maximum number of suppliers for this Lot may increase where two (2) or more bidders have tied scores in the last awarded position only.

We also reserve the right to award a framework to any bidders whose final score is within 1 % of the last awarded position. The last awarded position is 75th position.

II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Strategy and Policy

Lot No: 2
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
71241000 Feasibility study, advisory service, analysis
72221000 Business analysis consultancy services
72222000 Information systems or technology strategic review and planning services
73220000 Development consultancy services
79400000 Business and management consultancy and related services
79410000 Business and management consultancy services
79411000 General management consultancy services
79411100 Business development consultancy services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Provision of strategic objective advice relating to corporate strategies or government policy. This may include identification of options with recommendations as well as implementation and delivery.

Further details can be found in Attachment 9 — Framework Schedule 1 (Specification) of the bid pack.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Criteria below
Quality criterion - Name: Quality / Weighting: 90
Price - Weighting: 10
II.2.6)Estimated value
Value excluding VAT: 500 000 000.00 GBP
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.2.10)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

A framework contract will be awarded to 30 suppliers.

The maximum number of suppliers for this lot may increase where two (2) or more bidders have tied scores in the last awarded position only.

We also reserve the right to award a framework to any bidders whose final score is within 1 % of the last awarded position. The last awarded position is 30th position.

II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Complex and Transformation

Lot No: 3
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
66121000 Mergers and acquisition services
66170000 Financial consultancy, financial transaction processing and clearing-house services
66171000 Financial consultancy services
71241000 Feasibility study, advisory service, analysis
71311210 Highways consultancy services
71311300 Infrastructure works consultancy services
72100000 Hardware consultancy services
72200000 Software programming and consultancy services
72221000 Business analysis consultancy services
72222000 Information systems or technology strategic review and planning services
72224000 Project management consultancy services
73210000 Research consultancy services
73220000 Development consultancy services
79200000 Accounting, auditing and fiscal services
79210000 Accounting and auditing services
79211200 Compilation of financial statements services
79212500 Accounting review services
79221000 Tax consultancy services
79400000 Business and management consultancy and related services
79410000 Business and management consultancy services
79411000 General management consultancy services
79411100 Business development consultancy services
79414000 Human resources management consultancy services
79418000 Procurement consultancy services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Provision of objective advice on complex programmes or portfolios of work which may be multi-disciplinary and/or transformational. This may include identification of options with recommendations, as well as implementation and delivery.

Further details can be found in Attachment 9 — Framework Schedule 1 (Specification) of the bid pack.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Criteria below
Quality criterion - Name: Quality / Weighting: 90
Price - Weighting: 10
II.2.6)Estimated value
Value excluding VAT: 900 000 000.00 GBP
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.2.10)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

A framework contract will be awarded to 30 suppliers.

The maximum number of suppliers for this lot may increase where two (2) or more bidders have tied scores in the last awarded position only.

We also reserve the right to award a framework to any bidders whose final score is within 1 % of the last awarded position. The last awarded position is 30th position.

II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Finance

Lot No: 4
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
66121000 Mergers and acquisition services
66170000 Financial consultancy, financial transaction processing and clearing-house services
66171000 Financial consultancy services
66519600 Actuarial services
66523000 Pension fund consultancy services
71241000 Feasibility study, advisory service, analysis
72221000 Business analysis consultancy services
79200000 Accounting, auditing and fiscal services
79210000 Accounting and auditing services
79211200 Compilation of financial statements services
79212500 Accounting review services
79221000 Tax consultancy services
79311400 Economic research services
79311410 Economic impact assessment
79400000 Business and management consultancy and related services
79410000 Business and management consultancy services
79411000 General management consultancy services
79411100 Business development consultancy services
79412000 Financial management consultancy services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Provision of objective strategic and operational financial advice. This may include identification of options with recommendations as well as implementation and delivery.

Further details can be found in Attachment 9 — Framework Schedule 1 (Specification) of the bid pack.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Criteria below
Quality criterion - Name: Quality / Weighting: 90
Price - Weighting: 10
II.2.6)Estimated value
Value excluding VAT: 500 000 000.00 GBP
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.2.10)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

A framework contract will be awarded to 30 suppliers.

The maximum number of suppliers for this lot may increase where two (2) or more bidders have tied scores in the last awarded position only.

We also reserve the right to award a framework to any bidders whose final score is within 1 % of the last awarded position. The last awarded position is 30th position.

II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

HR

Lot No: 5
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
66523000 Pension fund consultancy services
71241000 Feasibility study, advisory service, analysis
71311200 Transport systems consultancy services
72221000 Business analysis consultancy services
79400000 Business and management consultancy and related services
79410000 Business and management consultancy services
79411000 General management consultancy services
79411100 Business development consultancy services
79414000 Human resources management consultancy services
98200000 Equal opportunities consultancy services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Provision of objective advice on HR which may include identification of options with recommendations as well as implementation and delivery.

Further details can be found in Attachment 9 — Framework Schedule 1 (Specification) of the bid pack.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Criteria below
Quality criterion - Name: Quality / Weighting: 75
Price - Weighting: 25
II.2.6)Estimated value
Value excluding VAT: 200 000 000.00 GBP
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.2.10)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

A framework contract will be awarded to 30 suppliers.

The maximum number of suppliers for this lot may increase where two (2) or more bidders have tied scores in the last awarded position only.

We also reserve the right to award a framework to any bidders whose final score is within 1 % of the last awarded position. The last awarded position is 30th position.

II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Procurement and Supply Chain

Lot No: 6
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
71241000 Feasibility study, advisory service, analysis
72221000 Business analysis consultancy services
79200000 Accounting, auditing and fiscal services
79400000 Business and management consultancy and related services
79410000 Business and management consultancy services
79411000 General management consultancy services
79411100 Business development consultancy services
79418000 Procurement consultancy services
79419000 Evaluation consultancy services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Provision of objective advice in relation to procurement, and supply chain, This may include identification of options with recommendations as well as implementation and delivery.

Further details can be found in Attachment 9 — Framework Schedule 1 (Specification) of the bid pack.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Criteria below
Quality criterion - Name: Quality / Weighting: 75
Price - Weighting: 25
II.2.6)Estimated value
Value excluding VAT: 200 000 000.00 GBP
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.2.10)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

A framework contract will be awarded to 30 suppliers.

The maximum number of supplieres for this Lot may increase where two (2) or more bidders have tied scores in the last awarded position only.

We also reserve the right to award a framework to any bidders whose final score is within 1 % of the last awarded position. The last awarded position is 30th position.

II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Health, Social Care and Community

Lot No: 7
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
71241000 Feasibility study, advisory service, analysis
72224000 Project management consultancy services
73210000 Research consultancy services
79400000 Business and management consultancy and related services
79410000 Business and management consultancy services
79411000 General management consultancy services
79411100 Business development consultancy services
85000000 Health and social work services
85100000 Health services
85322000 Community action programme
85323000 Community health services
98200000 Equal opportunities consultancy services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Provision of objective specialist advice in areas related to health, social care and/or community. This may include identification of options with recommendations as well as implementation and delivery.

Further details can be found in Attachment 9 — Framework Schedule 1 (Specification) of the bid pack.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Criteria below
Quality criterion - Name: Quality / Weighting: 75
Price - Weighting: 25
II.2.6)Estimated value
Value excluding VAT: 250 000 000.00 GBP
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.2.10)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

A framework contract will be awarded to 40 suppliers.

The maximum number of suppliers for this lot may increase where two (2) or more bidders have tied scores in the last awarded position only.

We also reserve the right to award a framework to any bidders whose final score is within 1 % of the last awarded position. The last awarded position is 40th position.

II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Infrastructure including Transport

Lot No: 8
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
71241000 Feasibility study, advisory service, analysis
71311200 Transport systems consultancy services
71311210 Highways consultancy services
71311300 Infrastructure works consultancy services
72222000 Information systems or technology strategic review and planning services
72224000 Project management consultancy services
73210000 Research consultancy services
79400000 Business and management consultancy and related services
79410000 Business and management consultancy services
79411000 General management consultancy services
79411100 Business development consultancy services
79418000 Procurement consultancy services
90712500 Environmental institution building or planning
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Provision of objective specialist advice on areas related to infrastructure and/or transport. This may include identification of options with recommendations.

Further details can be found in Attachment 9 — Framework Schedule 1 (Specification) of the bid pack.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Criteria below
Quality criterion - Name: Quality / Weighting: 75
Price - Weighting: 25
II.2.6)Estimated value
Value excluding VAT: 300 000 000.00 GBP
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.2.10)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

A framework contract will be awarded to 40 suppliers.

The maximum number of suppliers for this lot may increase where two (2) or more bidders have tied scores in the last awarded position only.

We also reserve the right to award a framework to any bidders whose final score is within 1 % of the last awarded position. The last awarded position is 40th position.

II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Environmental Sustainability and Socio-Economic Development

Lot No: 9
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
71241000 Feasibility study, advisory service, analysis
71311210 Highways consultancy services
71311300 Infrastructure works consultancy services
71313100 Noise-control consultancy services
71351200 Geological and geophysical consultancy services
71351210 Geophysical consultancy services
71351220 Geological consultancy services
71800000 Consulting services for water-supply and waste consultancy
73210000 Research consultancy services
79400000 Business and management consultancy and related services
79410000 Business and management consultancy services
79411000 General management consultancy services
79411100 Business development consultancy services
90700000 Environmental services
90710000 Environmental management
90711000 Environmental impact assessment other than for construction
90711200 Environmental standards other than for construction
90711300 Environmental indicators analysis other than for construction
90711400 Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) services other than for construction
90711500 Environmental monitoring other than for construction
90712000 Environmental planning
90712500 Environmental institution building or planning
90713000 Environmental issues consultancy services
90720000 Environmental protection
90731100 Air quality management
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Provision of objective strategic advice in areas related to environmental and/or sustainability. This may include identification of options with recommendations as well as implementation and delivery.

Further details can be found in Attachment 9 — Framework Schedule 1 (Specification) of the bid pack.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Criteria below
Quality criterion - Name: Quality / Weighting: 75
Price - Weighting: 25
II.2.6)Estimated value
Value excluding VAT: 50 000 000.00 GBP
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.2.10)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

A framework contract will be awarded to 40 suppliers.

The maximum number of suppliers for this lot may increase where two (2) or more bidders have tied scores in the last awarded position only.

We also reserve the right to award a framework to any bidders whose final score is within 1 % of the last awarded position. The last awarded position is 40th position.

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:

Bidders will be assessed in accordance with Section 5 of the 2015 Public Contract Regulations (implementing The Directive) on the basis of information provided in response to an Invitation to Tender (‘ITT’) registering for Access.

Once registered on the BravoSolution portal, you will be able to express your interest in this procurement. Your registered user will receive a notification email to alert them once this has been done.

Note: if you require additional users from your organisation to see the (ITT), do not repeat the above as this will create a new separate account; instead the registered user can add additional users to the existing account via Profile, User Management, Users expressing an interest.

To express your interest in this procurement:

1) Login to the BravoSolution eSourcing Suite portal: https://crowncommercialservice.bravosolution.co.uk

2) On the dashboard there is a quick links portlet, click on My ITTs;

3) On the next screen click on ITTs open to all suppliers;

4) The Management Consultancy Framework Three (MCF3) bid pack will be displayed;

5) Click on Express Interest at the top of the next screen;

6) You can now access the published documents in the BravoSolution portal.

For assistance please contact the eSourcing help-desk operated by BravoSolution by email at: help@bravosolution.co.uk or by telephone at: 0345 0103503.

Responses must be submitted by the date stated in IV.2.2) of this contract notice.

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
List and brief description of selection criteria:

Bidders will be assessed in accordance with the invitation to tender (ITT), CCS may take into account the following information:

— a statement of turnover, profit and loss account/income statement, balance sheet/statement of financial position and statement of cash flow for the most recent period of trading,

— forecast financial statements and cash for the current year and a bank letter outlining the current cash and credit position and/or

— an alternative means of demonstrating financial status.

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:

We will use a credit reference agency (Dun and Bradstreet) to obtain a financial risk score (D&B Failure Score) for you and any members of your consortium or any nominated guarantor(s).

If the financial risk score associated with the framework is 51 or more, or there is an equivalent international score, you will receive a Pass for this question.

If the score is less than 51 or no financial risk score is available then we will ask for copies of your financial statements, audited if applicable, for the 2 most recent years.

CCS may also assess whether the selection criteria (in respect of III.1.3 Technical and professional ability), as set out in the procurement documents, is met on request from a framework agreement user (Buyer) prior to the proposed conclusion of a call-off contract with a value in excess of GBP 20 million.

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Open procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure
Notice number in the OJ S: 2019/S 198-481222
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 18/12/2020
Local time: 13:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:
English
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
Duration in months: 10 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 18/12/2020
Local time: 13:01

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.3)Additional information:

As part of this contract notice the following documents can be accessed at:

https://www.contractsfinder.service.gov.uk/Notice/8a252806-6948-47c9-8f3c-806e68c9913b

1) Contract notice transparency information for the agreement;

2) Contract notice authorised customer list;

3) Rights reserved for CCS framework.

On 2 April 2014 Government introduced its Government Security Classifications (GSC) scheme which replaced Government Protective Marking Scheme (GPMS). A key aspect is the reduction in the number of security classifications used. All bidders should make themselves aware of the changes as it may impact this requirement. This link provides information on the GSC at:

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/government-security-classifications

Cyber Essentials is a mandatory requirement for Central Government contracts which involve handling personal information or provide certain ICT products/services. Government is taking steps to reduce the levels of cyber security risk in its supply chain through the Cyber Essentials scheme. The scheme defines a set of controls which, when implemented, will provide organisations with basic protection from the most prevalent forms of threat coming from the internet.

To participate in this procurement, bidders must be able to demonstrate they comply with the technical requirements prescribed by Cyber Essentials, for services under and in connection with this procurement.

Please note:

All certificates issued prior to 1 April 2020 or before 30 June 2020 on the existing scheme are valid until 30 June 2021. This includes those issued by Accreditation Bodies other than IASME.

On 30 June 2021, any certificate issued under the old scheme will expire.

Refer to https://www.ncsc.gov.uk/information/cyber-essentials-faqs for more information.

CCS reserve the right to award a framework to any bidder whose final score is within 1 % of the last position.

Registering for access:

This procurement will be managed electronically via the eSourcing suite. This will be the route for sharing all information and communicating with bidders. If you have recently registered on the eSourcing suite for another CCS procurement you can use the same account for this new procurement. If not, you will first need to register your organisation on the portal.

Use the following link for information on how register and use the eSourcing tool:

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/esourcing-tool-guidance-for-suppliers

For assistance please contact the eSourcing Help desk operated by email at help@eSourcingsolution.co.uk or call 0800 069 8630.

Please note:

Some purchases under this framework agreement may have requirements that can be met under this framework agreement but the purchase of which may be exempt from the Procurement Regulations (as defined in Attachment 1 — About the framework within the invitation to tender documentation). In such cases, Call-offs from this framework will be unregulated purchases for the purposes of the procurement regulations, and the buyers may, at their discretion, modify the terms of the framework and any call-off contracts to reflect that buyer’s specific needs.

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: Crown Commercial Service
Postal address: 9th Floor, The Capital Building, Old Hall Street
Town: Liverpool
Postal code: L3 9PP
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: Supplier@crowncommercial.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 3450103503
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
19/10/2020
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Tender Details
Reference2020/S 207-506346
Award CriteriaThe most economic tender
ProcurementOpen procedure
Main ActivitiesGeneral public services
Common Procurement VocabularyBusiness and management consultancy and related services
Mergers and acquisition services
Financial consultancy services
Feasibility study
advisory service
analysis
Business analysis consultancy services
Project management consultancy services
Research consultancy services
Economic impact assessment
Business and management consultancy services
General management consultancy services
Business development consultancy services
Information systems or technology strategic review and planning services
Development consultancy services
Financial consultancy
financial transaction processing and clearing-house services
Highways consultancy services
Infrastructure works consultancy services
Hardware consultancy services
Software programming and consultancy services
Accounting
auditing and fiscal services
Accounting and auditing services
Compilation of financial statements services
Accounting review services
Tax consultancy services
Human resources management consultancy services
Procurement consultancy services
Actuarial services
Pension fund consultancy services
Economic research services
Financial management consultancy services
Transport systems consultancy services
Equal opportunities consultancy services
Evaluation consultancy services
Health and social work services
Health services
Community action programme
Community health services
Environmental institution building or planning
Noise-control consultancy services
Geological and geophysical consultancy services
Geophysical consultancy services
Geological consultancy services
Consulting services for water-supply and waste consultancy
Environmental services
Environmental management
Environmental impact assessment other than for construction
Environmental standards other than for construction
Environmental indicators analysis other than for construction
Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) services other than for construction
Environmental monitoring other than for construction
Environmental planning
Environmental issues consultancy services
Environmental protection
Air quality management
Date Published23rd Oct 2020