United Kingdom-Newcastle-under-Lyme: Financial and insurance services

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Tile United Kingdom-Newcastle-under-Lyme: Financial and insurance services
OJEU (High Value) 424422-2019
Type Invitation to tender
Date Published 2019-09-10
Deadline 2019-10-07 15:00:00
Nature Of Contract Service contract
Awarding Authority
Awarding Criteria The most economic tender
Procedure Restricted procedure

Description :
CONTRACT NOTICE


Section I: Contracting authority

I.1) Name and addresses:
Official name: Aspire Housing
Postal address: Kingsley, The Brampton
Town: Newcastle-under-Lyme
Postal code: ST5 0QW
Country: UK
Contact person: Maureen Batten
Telephone: +44 7920131507
E-mail: maureenmbatten@gmail.com
NUTS code: UKG
Main address (URL): http://www.aspirehousing.co.uk/
Address of the buyer profile (URL): http://www.aspirehousing.co.uk/

Communication
I.3) Procurement documents
(URL):https://procontract.due-north.com

Additional Information
I.3.4) Additional information can be obtained from:
I.3.6)Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via:
https://procontract.due-north.com
I.4) Type of the contracting authority: BODY PUBLIC

Main Activity
I.5.1) Main Activity: HOUSING AND COMMUNITY AMENITIES

Section II: Object of Contract


Title:

Aspire Housing — Insurance and Related Services 2019

Reference number: DN432200

II.1.4) Short description

The contract is for the provision of general insurance and related services, including claims handling, loss control services, engineering inspections and general programme maintenance and advice as required by Aspire Housing, commencing 31.1.2020. The contract is not divided into lots: therefore bidders are required to tender for the entire scope of services. The procurement will follow the 2-stage restricted procedure with bidders pre-qualified on the basis on and bidders will be selected on the basis of their capability, capacity, economic and financial standing using the attached SQ. Those selected will be invited to submit a tender. The contract will be awarded on the basis of most economically advantageous tender, with specific evaluation criteria detailed in the invitation to tender. Due to the commercial sensitivity of the content, a full summary of current cover will be provided with the invitation to tender to selected bidders.

II.01) Estimated value excluding VAT:
GBP 980000.00

Information about lots
II.1.6) This contract is divided into lots: no

Description: Item/Lot 1
NUTS code: UKG
II.1.4) Short description

The scope of the contract includes insurance cover, brokerage services (where applicable), professional advice, claims management and loss control services for property, legal liabilities and other general (non-life) insurances as required by Aspire Housing for a period of 3 years (or periods of insurance)commencing 31.1.2020 with the option to extend by up to a further 2 years at Aspire

Housing's sole discretion. The contract is not divided into lots so bidders are required to bid for the entire scope of services. Bids are invited from suitably qualified and experienced insurance brokers or direct insurers.(see requirements in SQ). The contract will follow the 2-stage restricted procedure with bidders being selected on the basis of the responses contained in the pre-qualifying SQ. Bidders will be expected have the capability, capacity, financial and economic standing and experience to perform the contract. SQs must be completed in full with all relevant information supplied. The contract will be awarded on the basis of most economically advantageous tender, with specific evaluation criteria detailed within the ITT and contract documents.

II.2.5) Award criteria:

II.02.07) Duration in months 36
II.2.7.5) This contract is subject to renewal: yes
II.2.7.6) Description of renewals:

The contract will be for an initial 3 year period with the option to extend for a further 2 years at Aspire Housing's sole discretion. Renewal will be sought at the end of the 3 or 4 year period.

II.2.9.2) Minimum number of candidates: 3
II.2.9.3) Maximum number of candidates: 6
II.2.9,4) Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates:

Number of suitably qualified and accredited bidders with appropriate economic and financial standing and technical knowledge and capacity to provide the services.

II.2.10) Variants will be accepted: no



Additional information:

A summary of Aspire Housing's current insurances will be made available along with the invitation to tender. Bidders are required to submit the appropriate SQ, completed in full in order to be considered for Stage 2 of the procurement.


Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1.1) List and brief description of conditions

You are required to demonstrate: you are an insurance broker registered with/regulated by the UK FCA or an insurer authorised/regulated by the UK FCA or prudential regulation authority or equivalent in another member state of the EEA indicating the types of insurance/service authorised to arrange or provide; financial ability to deliver the programme; ability to provide a choice of insurers and/or options; a record of successful provision of relevant services to property owners, RSLs and to demonstrate client satisfaction on at least 3 similar contracts; a skilled and competent service team of client relationship management, technical staff, broking/underwriting expertise, claims managers and risk managers; commitment to delivering quality service Including that provided by any third party contractor employed by you or by the insurers you propose; CII chartered form status or commitment to its code of ethics, commitment to corporate/individual professional development.

III.1.2.3) List and brief description of selection criteria

Minimum level(s) of standards required:

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if requirements are met:

1) All candidates will be required to provide evidence of relevant professional indemnity insurance;

2) All candidates will be required to provide a statement, covering the 3 previous financial years including the overall turnover of the bidder and the turnover in respect of the activities which are of a similar type to the subject matter of this notice;

3) All candidates will be required to provide statements of accounts or extracts from those accounts relating to their business;

4) Financial ratings of all risk carriers must be provided within the final tender.

III.1.3.3) Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required

1) A statement of the candidate's average annual number of staff and managerial staff over the previous 3 years;

2) Details of the educational and professional qualifications of their managerial staff; and those of the person(s) who would be responsible for providing the services or carrying out the work or works under the contract;

3) An indication of the proportion of the contract which the services provider intends possibly to subcontract.


III.2.1) Reference to the relevant law, regulation or administrative provision

Bidders must be either an insurance broker registered with and regulated by the UK Financial Conduct Authority or an insurer authorised and/or regulated by the UK Financial Conduct Authority or Prudential Regulation Authority or equivalent in another member state of the European Economic Area indicating the types of insurance/service the bidder is authorised to arrange or provide.

III.2.3) Obligation to indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff assigned to performing the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1.1) Type of procedure: Restricted
IV.1.1) Type of procedure: Restricted procedure

IV.02.01) Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
IV.02.02) Date 2019-10-07
IV.02.02) Local time 15:00
IV.02.03) Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
2019-10-07


IV.02.06) Duration in months (from the date stated for receipt of tender): 3

Section V: Complementary information



36 or 60 months.


Additional information:

Bidders should note that for reasons of confidentiality, full tender information will be made available only to those Bidders that are selected to proceed to the ITT Stage. Sufficient detail is provided within this notice and within the contract notice, standard questionnaire and associated buyer profile to enable the bidder to decide whether to participate in this process. At Stage 2, those bidders selected to submit a tender will be required to detail their proposed insurance wordings and provide details of relevant experience of all account servicing, claims handling and risk management staff. Selection of bidders will be based on assessment of the responses to questions in SQs aligned with financial, economic and technical requirements stated in contract notice. These questions must be responded to in full and submitted before the deadline for requests to participate elapses.


Review body:
Official name: Aspire Housing
Postal address: Kingsley, The Brampton
Town: Newcastle-under-Lyme
Postal code: ST5 0QW
Country: UK

Body responsible for mediation procedures
Official name: Aspire Housing Ltd
Postal address: Kingsley, The Brampton
Town: Newcastle-under-Lyme
Postal code: ST5 0QW
Country: UK
VI.04.03) Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures

Any objections the decision must be notified in writing as aforementioned before the mandatory 10-day standstill period expires.


VI.04.04) Service from which information about the review
Official name: Aspire Housing Ltd
Postal address: Kingsley, The Brampton
Town: Newcastle-under-Lyme
Postal code: ST5 0QW
Country: UK

Section VI

VI.05.00) Date of dispatch of this notice 2019-09-06

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CPV Codes
66000000; 66512000; 66513000; 66515000; 66516000; 66518000; 66519000; Financial and insurance services; Accident and health insurance services; Legal insurance and all-risk insurance services; Damage or loss insurance services; Liability insurance services; Insurance brokerage and agency services; Engineering, auxiliary, average, loss, actuarial and salvage insurance services;

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