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UK-Telford: Specialist training services.
Section I: Contracting Authority
I.1) Name and addresses
Telford & Wrekin Council
Darby House, Lawn Central, Telford, TF3 4JA, United Kingdom
Tel. +44 19523831041, Email: shelagh.higgins@telford.gov.uk
Contact: Shelagh Higgins
Main Address: http://www.telford.gov.uk
NUTS Code: UKG21
I.2) Joint procurement
The contract involves joint procurement: Yes.
In the case of joint procurement involving different countries, state applicable national procurement law: Not provided
The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body: No.
I.3) Communication
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: http://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-UK-Telford:-Specialist-training-services./B89H98FY65
Additional information can be obtained from: the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be sent electronically via http://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-UK-Telford:-Specialist-training-services./B89H98FY65 to the abovementioned address
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: Not provided
I.4) Type of the contracting authority
Regional or local authority
I.5) Main activity
General public services

Section II: Object
II.1) Scope of the procurement
II.1.1) Title: Building Business Confidence in the Marches
Reference Number: Not provided
II.1.2) Main CPV Code:
80510000 - Specialist training services.

II.1.3) Type of contract: SERVICES
II.1.4) Short description: Open Tender for the provision of business support and education to entrepreneurs and SME's in the Marches area. Part funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF)
II.1.5) Estimated total value:
Value excluding VAT: 350,000
Currency: GBP
II.1.6) Information about lots:
This contract is divided into lots: No

II.2) Description

II.2.2) Additional CPV codes:
80000000 - Education and training services.
80500000 - Training services.
80522000 - Training seminars.
79411100 - Business-development consultancy services.
79900000 - Miscellaneous business and business-related services.
79996000 - Business organisation services.

II.2.3) Place of performance:
UKG11 Herefordshire, County of
UKG22 Shropshire CC
UKG21 Telford and Wrekin

II.2.4) Description of procurement: Business support to Small to Medium Enterprises and Entrepreneurs through a range of workshops, one-to-one support and local business collaboration. The successful tenderer will develop and deliver all training material and programmes of activity. The contract will be split into two category areas: Transition Area (Telford & Wrekin, Shropshire) and More Developed Area (Herefordshire). The contract is part funded by the European Development Fund (ERDF) and the support provided will operate under the de-minimis state aid regulation.
II.2.5) Award criteria:
Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6) Estimated value:
Value excluding VAT: 350,000
Currency: GBP
II.2.7) Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system:
Start: 01/04/2017 / End: 30/06/2019
This contract is subject to renewal: No
Description of renewals: Not provided

II.2.10) Information about variants:
Variants will be accepted: No
II.2.11) Information about options:
Options: No
Description of options: Not provided
II.2.12) Information about electronic catalogues:
Tenders must be presented in the form of electronic catalogues or include an electronic catalogue: No
II.2.13) Information about European Union funds:
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: Yes
Identification of the project: The European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) Building Business Confidence in the Marches project
II.2.14) Additional information: Not provided


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 Provided
III.1.2) Economic and financial standing
Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
List and brief description of selection criteria:
Not Provided
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required (if applicable) :
Not Provided
III.1.3) Technical and professional ability
Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
List and brief description of selection criteria:
Not Provided
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required (if applicable) :
Not Provided
III.1.5) Information about reserved contracts (if applicable)
The contract is reserved to sheltered workshops and economic operators aiming at the social and professional integration of disabled or disadvantaged persons: No
The execution of the contract is restricted to the framework of sheltered employment programmes: No

III.2) Conditions related to the contract
III.2.1) Information about a particular profession
Reference to the relevant law, regulation or administrative provision:
Not Provided
III.2.2) Contract performance conditions
Not Provided
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: Yes

Section IV: Procedure
IV.1) Description OPEN
IV.1.1) Type of procedure: Open

IV.1.3) Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement - NO
In the case of framework agreements justification for any duration exceeding 4 years: Not Provided


IV.1.6) Information about electronic auction:
An electronic auction will be used: No
Additional information about electronic auction: Not provided
IV.1.8) Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: No
IV.2) Administrative information
IV.2.1) Previous publication concerning this procedure:
Notice number in the OJ S: Not provided
IV.2.2) Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 18/01/2017 Time: 12:00

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 month(s): 3

IV.2.7) Conditions for opening of tenders:
Date: 18/01/2017
Time: 12:00


Section VI: Complementary Information
VI.1) Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: No
Estimated timing for further notices to be published: Not provided
VI.2) Information about electronic workflows
Electronic ordering will be used No
Electronic invoicing will be accepted No
Electronic payment will be used No
VI.3) Additional Information: The contracting authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are small or medium enterprises (SMEs). However, any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement.
For more information about this opportunity, please visit the Delta eSourcing portal at:
https://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-UK-Telford:-Specialist-training-services./B89H98FY65

To respond to this opportunity, please click here:
https://www.delta-esourcing.com/respond/B89H98FY65
VI.4) Procedures for review
VI.4.1) Review body:
Telford and Wrekin Council
Telford, United Kingdom
VI.4.2) Body responsible for mediation procedures:
Not provided
VI.4.3) Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:
Not Provided
VI.4.4) Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained:
Not provided
VI.5) Date Of Dispatch Of This Notice: 02/12/2016

Annex A



IV) Address of the other contracting authority on behalf of which the contracting authority is purchasing
Purchased on behalf of other contracting authority details:
1: Contracting Authority
Shropshire Council
Shirehall, Shrewsbury, SY2 6ND, United Kingdom
Email: shelagh.higgins@telford.gov.uk
Contact: Shelagh Higgins
Main Address: http://shropshire.gov.uk/
NUTS Code: UKG22

IV) Address of the other contracting authority on behalf of which the contracting authority is purchasing
Purchased on behalf of other contracting authority details:
2: Contracting Authority
Herefordshire Council
11 Corn Square, Leominster, HR6 8AQ, United Kingdom
Email: shelagh.higgins@telford.gov.uk
Contact: Shelagh Higgins
Main Address: https://www.herefordshire.gov.uk/
NUTS Code: UKG11


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