Financial and insurance services

Country: United Kingdom
Language: EN
Customer: University Of Edinburgh
Number: 6184071
Publication date: 13-12-2017
Contract value: 1 130 620 (USD)
Price original: 850 000 (GBP)

Source: TED
Deadline: 4 days
Tags: Auditing services Accounting services liability insurance services Insurance services

Description

  1. Section I
    1. Name and addresses
      University Of Edinburgh
      Charles Stewart House, 9-16 Chambers Street
      Edinburgh
      EH1 1HT
      United Kingdom
      Telephone: +44 1316502508
      E-mail: stuart.mclean@ed.ac.uk
    2. Joint procurement
    3. Communication
      The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at
      https://www.publictendersscotland.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk
      Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned addresselectronically via: https://www.publictendersscotland.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk

    4. Type of the contracting authority:
      Body governed by public law
    5. Main activity:
      Education
  2. Section II
    1. Scope of the procurement:
      1. Title:

        External Audit Service.


        Reference number: EC0791
      2. Main CPV code:
        66000000
      3. Type of contract:
        Services
      4. Short description:

        External Auditing Services for the University of Edinburgh. This requirement cannot be slit into Lots as one supplier is required to provide all links and detailed service.

        This procurement will be conducted via the Public Contracts Scotland - Tender portal (PCS-T). We will apply a one stage Open procedure.

        Bidders must self-certify their adherence to the conditions of participation via the ESPD (Scotland) in PSC-T, and may be required to submit Means of Proof before contract award. Bidders must refer to the specific requirements listed in Section III in this OJEU Contract Notice when completing the ESPD in PCS-T.


      5. Estimated total value:
        Value excluding VAT: 850 000.00 GBP
      6. Information about lots:
        This contract is divided into lots: no
    2. Description
      1. Title:
      2. Additional CPV code(s):
        66171000, 79212100, 79412000
      3. Place of performance:
        Main site or place of performance:

        The University of Edinburgh, 9-16 Chamber Street, Edinburgh EH1 1HT.


      4. Description of the procurement:

        External Audit Services covers audit services as detailed in schedule 4 in the ITT documentation, relating to the financial years’ ending 31st July 2019, 31st July 2020 and 31st July 2021 with the option to extend for a period of 2 (1+1) further financial years. This contract requires initial work during year 2018.


      5. Award criteria:
        Quality criterion - Name: Quality of Service and Ability to Deliver it / Weighting: 40
        Quality criterion - Name: Extent of proactive work proposed in dealing with new accounting standards and practices, developments in corporate governance / Weighting: 15
        Quality criterion - Name: Final Stage Interview / Weighting: 25
        Price - Weighting: 20
      6. Estimated value:
        Value excluding VAT: 850 000.00 GBP
      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:

        1+1 year extensions possible.


      8. Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited:
      9. Information about variants:
        Variants will be accepted: no
      10. Information about options:
        Options: no
      11. Information about electronic catalogues:

      12. Information about European Union funds:
        The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
      13. Additional information:
  3. Section III
    1. Conditions for participation:
      1. Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers:
        List and brief description of conditions:

        Mandatory Exclusions Successful completion of ESPD documentation.

        Certificates must be prepared and certified by an auditor qualified in accordance with national legislation implementing Directive 2006/43 on statutory audits of annual accounts and consolidated accounts or any Community legislation replacing this Directive. Provide evidence of compliance with the relevant UK regulatory bodies.

        Confirmation that you can meet and provide the requirements as detailed in the ITT.


      2. Economic and financial standing:
        List and brief description of selection criteria:

        Financial and Economic Standing:e

        — suppliers must include recent accounts which along with Dun & Bradstreet checks will be used to assess the current Financial and Economic standing. (Info Only).

        — public liability insurance 5mil GBP.

        — employers liability insurance 5mil GBP.

        — professional indemnity insurance 10mil GBP.


      3. Technical and professional ability:
      4. Information about reserved contracts:
    2. Conditions related to the contract:
      1. Information about a particular profession:
        Reference to the relevant law, regulation or administrative provision:

        Section Certificates must be prepared and certified by an auditor qualified in accordance with national legislation implementing Directive 2006/43 on statutory audits of annual accounts and consolidated accounts or any Community legislation replacing this Directive.


      2. 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
  4. Section IV
  5. Description:
    1. Type of procedure:
      Open procedure
    2. Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system:
    3. Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue:
    4. Information about negotiation:
    5. Information about electronic auction:
    6. Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA):
      The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes
  6. Administrative information:
    1. Previous publication concerning this procedure:
    2. Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate:
      Date: 2018-01-22
      Local time: 12:00
    3. Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates:
    4. Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:
      EN
    5. Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender:
      (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
    6. Conditions for opening of tenders:
      Date: 2018-01-31
      Local time: 12:00
  1. Information about recurrence
    This is a recurrent procurement: yes
    Estimated timing for further notices to be published:

    3 to 5 years.


  2. Information about electronic workflows
  3. Additional information

    This procurement includes additional procurement-specific minimum requirements which are detailed in the declaration box of the Qualification Envelope in PCS-T.

    With regard to the University’s Strategy Plan “Delivering Impact for Society” in particular the Development Theme, “Contributing Locally”, tenderers will be asked to what extent can you offer a number of intern placements to University of Edinburgh Students.

    The buyer is using PCS-Tender to conduct this ITT exercise. The Project code is 9824. For more information see:

    — http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/info/InfoCentre.aspx?ID=2343

    Community benefits are included in this requirement. For more information see:

    — http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/info/InfoCentre.aspx?ID=2361.

    A summary of the expected community benefits has been provided as followed in the Qualification Envelope Section 6.

    — as stipulated in the Qualification Envelope Section 6.

    — with regard to the University’s Strategy Plan “Delivering Impact for Society” in particular the Development Theme, “Contributing Locally”, tenderers will be asked to what extent they can offer a number of intern placements to University of Edinburgh Students, providing which starting years in the contract term this would be feasible and total numbers of internship placements you can guarantee.

    — how they will make this available, and work with, the relevant departments and the Careers Service to ensure these indicated numbers are met.

    (SC Ref:522080).


  4. Procedures for review
    1. Review body
      University Of Edinburgh
      Charles Stewart House, 9-16 Chambers Street
      Edinburgh
      EH1 1HT
      United Kingdom
      Contact person: EH1 1HT
      Telephone: +44 1316502508
      Internet address: http://www.ed.ac.uk/schools-departments/procurement/supplying
    2. Body responsible for mediation procedures

    3. Review procedure
    4. Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

  5. Date of dispatch of this notice
    2017-12-08

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