United Kingdom - London: Benefit services

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Threshold: 
OJEU
Main activities: 
Economic and financial affairs
Type: 
Contract notice
Type of contract: 
SERVICES
Award criteria: 
The most economic tender
Published: 
Friday, May 19, 2017
Tender ID: 
2017/S 096-189086

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)

Name and addresses
Financial Conduct Authority
25 The North Colonnade
London
E14 5HS
United Kingdom
Contact person: Kevin McMahon
E-mail: kevin.mcmahon@fca.org.uk
NUTS code: UK

Internet address(es):

Main address: www.fca.org.uk

I.2)

Joint procurement

I.3)

Communication
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: www.fca.bravosolution.co.uk
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: www.fca.bravosolution.co.uk
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address

I.4)

Type of the contracting authority
National or federal agency/office

I.5)

Main activity
Economic and financial affairs

Section II: Object

II.1)

Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)

Title:

Provision of a Flexible Benefits Platform.

Reference number: TEN 17-043

II.1.2)

Main CPV code
75310000

II.1.3)

Type of contract
Services

II.1.4)

Short description:

The FCA require a supplier who is able to provide both a benefit processing platform and a brokerage service for our insured benefits.

The FCA provides a generous and competitive range of benefits which cover.

— Non-contributory pension (not in scope for this tender beyond hosting of information, links and promotion of offering).

— Spouses Death in Service pension.

— Private medical insurance.

— Group income protection.

— Life assurance.

— Dental insurance.

— Travel insurance.

— Critical Illness insurance.

— Cycle to work scheme.

— Childcare vouchers.

— Retail discount site.

It is expected that these services may be used by the following bodies:

Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA).

Bank of England.

Payment Systems Regulator (PSR).

Financial Ombudsman Service (FOS).

Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS).

II.1.5)

Estimated total value

II.1.6)

Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no

II.2)

Description

II.2.1)

Title:

II.2.2)

Additional CPV code(s)
18530000
66518100

II.2.3)

Place of performance
NUTS code: UK

II.2.4)

Description of the procurement:

The FCA require a supplier who is able to provide both a benefit processing platform and a brokerage service for our insured benefits.

The FCA provides a generous and competitive range of benefits which cover.

— Non-contributory pension (not in scope for this tender beyond hosting of information, links and promotion of offering)

— Spouses Death in Service pension.

— Private medical insurance.

— Group income protection.

— Life assurance.

— Dental insurance.

— Travel insurance.

— Critical Illness insurance.

— Cycle to work scheme.

— Childcare vouchers.

— Retail discount site.

It is expected that these services may be used by the following bodies:

Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA).

Bank of England.

Payment Systems Regulator (PSR).

Financial Ombudsman Service (FOS).

Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS).

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

II.2.7)

Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
End: 31/05/2021
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

An additional 12 months.

II.2.10)

Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: yes

II.2.11)

Information about options
Options: no

II.2.12)

Information about electronic catalogues

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

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:

Suppliers Instructions How to Express Interest in this Tender~: 1. Register your company on the eSourcing portal (this is only required once) — Browse to the eSourcing Portal: https://fca.bravosolution.co.uk and click the link to register — Accept the terms and conditions and click ‘continue’ — Enter your correct business and user details — Note the username you chose and click ‘Save’ when complete — You will shortly receive an email with your unique password (please keep this secure) 2. Express an Interest in the tender — Login to the portal with the username/password — Click the ‘PQQs / ITTs Open To All Suppliers’ link. (These are Pre-Qualification Questionnaires or Invitations to Tender open to any registered supplier) — Click on the relevant PQQ/ ITT to access the content. — Click the ‘Express Interest’ button at the top of the page. — This will move the PQQ /ITT into your ‘My PQQs/ My ITTs’ page. (This is a secure area reserved for your projects only) -You can now access any attachments by clicking ‘Buyer Attachments’ in the ‘PQQ/ ITT Details’ box 3. Responding to the tender — Click ‘My Response’ under ‘PQQ/ ITT Details’, you can choose to ‘Create Response’ or to ‘Decline to Respond’ (please give a reason if declining) — You can now use the ‘Messages’ function to communicate with the buyer and seek any clarification — Note the deadline for completion, then follow the onscreen instructions to complete the PQQ/ ITT — There may be a mixture of online and offline actions for you to perform (there is detailed online help available) You must then submit your reply using the ‘Submit Response’ button at the top of the page. If you require any further assistance please consult the online help, or contact the eTendering help desk.

III.1.2)

Economic and financial standing
Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

III.1.3)

Technical and professional ability
Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

III.1.5)

Information about reserved contracts

III.2)

Conditions related to the contract

III.2.1)

Information about a particular profession

III.2.2)

Contract performance conditions:

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.1.3)

Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system

IV.1.4)

Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue

IV.1.6)

Information about electronic auction

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

IV.2.2)

Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 16/06/2017
Local time: 12:00

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: 12 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7)

Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 16/06/2017
Local time: 12:00
Place:

FCA Bravo Portal.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)

Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no

VI.2)

Information about electronic workflows

VI.3)

Additional information:

VI.4)

Procedures for review

VI.4.1)

Review body
Financial Conduct Authority
London
United Kingdom

VI.4.2)

Body responsible for mediation procedures

VI.4.3)

Review procedure

VI.4.4)

Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

VI.5)

Date of dispatch of this notice:
16/05/2017