Insurance And Related Services To The Sovini Group

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Sovini Group
Atlantic House, Dunnings Bridge Road
Bootle
L30 4TH
United Kingdom
Contact person: Paul Foster
Telephone: +44 1515305552
E-mail: procurement@sovini.co.uk
NUTS code: UKD72

Internet address(es):

Main address: www.sovini.co.uk

I.2)Information about joint procurement
The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body
I.3)Communication
Access to the procurement documents is restricted. Further information can be obtained at: www.delta-esourcing.com
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Body governed by public law
I.5)Main activity
Housing and community amenities

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement
II.1.1)Title:

Insurance and related Services to the Sovini Group

II.1.2)Main CPV code
66510000
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

Insurance and related services for Property, Legal Liability and other general non life insurable risks as required by the Sovini Group.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 3 000 000.00 GBP
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for maximum number of lots: 3
The contracting authority reserves the right to award contracts combining the following lots or groups of lots:

The contracting authority reserves the right to award contracts combining the following lots or groups of lots:

The Contracting authority ideally seeks a single provider for all Lots. Lots 1-3 will however be individuallyevaluated and therefore multiple awards may result.

II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

A programme of general Insurance to the Registered Provider part of the Group

Lot No: 1
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
66510000
66513000
66513100
66513200
66515000
66515100
66515200
66515411
66516000
66516400
66516500
66517000
66518100
66518200
66517300
66519200
66519500
66512000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKD72
Main site or place of performance:

Liverpool.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

A programme of General Insurance and related services for the Registered Provider part of The Sovini Group.The programme will require Insurance and related services for risks that may include but not be limited to:property damage and business interruption, Employers, Public, Products and Property Owners liability, BusinessCombined / Office, Money, All Risks, Computer, Contract Works, Group Personal Accident, Professional Indemnity, Fidelity Guarantee / Crime, Employment Practices Liability, Engineering Insurance and Inspection,Cyber and Terrorism.

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: 3 000 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Between 3 and 5 years from the date of this Notice.

II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
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
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

A programme of general Insurance to the Commercial part of the Group

Lot No: 2
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
66510000
66513000
66513100
66513200
66515000
66515100
66515200
66515411
66516000
66516400
66516500
66517000
66518100
66518200
66517300
66519200
66519500
66512000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKD72
Main site or place of performance:

Liverpool.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

A programme of General Insurance and related services for the Commercial parts of The Sovini Group. The programme will require Insurance and related services for risks that may include but not be limited to: property damage and business interruption, Employers, Public, Products and Property Owners liability, Business Combined / Office, Money, All Risks, Computer, Contract Works, Group Personal Accident, Professional Indemnity, Fidelity Guarantee / Crime, Employment Practices Liability, Engineering Insurance and Inspection, Cyber and Terrorism.

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
Duration in months: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Between 3 and 5 years from the date of this Notice.

II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
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
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Combined award of Lots 1 and 2

Lot No: 3
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
66510000
66512000
66513000
66513100
66513200
66515000
66515100
66515200
66515411
66516000
66516400
66516500
66517000
66518100
66518200
66517300
66519200
66519500
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKD72
Main site or place of performance:

Liverpool.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The Contracting Authority reserves the right to Award Lot 3 to a single successful provider (instead of AwardingLot 1 and 2) where there is an economically advantageous reason for doing so.

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
Duration in months: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Between 3 and 5 years from the date of this Notice.

II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
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:

Potential suppliers will be required to complete a Mandatory Information Questionnaire which will enable you to demonstrate the type of services provided to property owners, public sector organisations, social landlords or relevant organisations over the past 5 years, plus details of 3 clients receiving similar services. Potential suppliers will be asked to evidence permission by the FCA, PRA or other appropriate regulatory authority indicating the types of insurance/service the bidder is authorised to arrange to provide.

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

The tender documents will require providers to produce financial information in relation to the type of services offered, including but not limited to 3 years reports and accounts.

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:

For all risk carriers/insurers, the bidder will be required to demonstrate the financial ability to deliver the programme, including Insurers that are at least 'B++ rated by Standard and Poor's (or equivalent Rating Agency) and /or approved by the bidders Market Security Committee. In the case of the latter, Sovini Group will evaluate and accept the Risk Carriers /Insurer(s) at its sole discretion, subject to disclosure prior to the bid deadline of the Market Security Committee's latest report, including written opinion from the bidder's Committee that the Insurer would achieve a Standard and Poor's (or equivalent Rating Agency) rating of B++ or above if/when seeking such rating.

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
List and brief description of selection criteria:

The tender documents will require providers to detail their relevant professional experience, resource, skills, qualifications and quality control practices.

III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.1)Information about a particular profession
Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession
Reference to the relevant law, regulation or administrative provision:

For Insurance services, Insurers authorised under the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000, Insurance Companies Act 1982 (and any other statutory modifications thereof) and regulated by the Prudential Regulation Authority, UK Financial Conduct, or equivalent in another member state of the European Economic Area. Insurance Brokers registered with and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority.

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: 01/08/2018
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
Tender must be valid until: 01/11/2018
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 02/08/2018
Local time: 12:00
Place:

Bootle, Liverpool.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published:

Between 3 or 5 years from the date of this notice.

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
VI.3)Additional information:

Bidders should note that a mandatory Standard Questionnaire is provided with the ITT Document. The bidder will be required to demonstrate, through satisfactory completion of the SQ, that it meets the minimum standards required for the delivery of the Tendered Services. A Satisfactorily completed SQ will be required in order for the bidders to proceed full evaluation.

All respondents will be required to detail your proposed insurance wordings and provide details of relevant experience of all account servicing, claims handling and risk management staff.

For more information about this opportunity, please visit the Delta eSourcing portal at:

https://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-UK-Bootle:-Insurance-services./84446W82B6

To respond to this opportunity, please click here:

https://www.delta-esourcing.com/respond/84446W82B6

GO Reference: GO-201864-PRO-12550191.

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
The High Court of England and Wales
London
United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

The Contracting Authority will enter into this contract following a 10 calendar day standstill period starting on the day after the notification of the result. The Public Contracts Regulations 2015 provide for aggrieved Parties who have been harmed or who are at risk of harm by a breach of regulations to bring proceedings to the High Court. Any such proceedings must be brought within the limitation period specified by the Regulations according to the remedy sought.

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
The Cabinet Office
London
United Kingdom
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
04/06/2018