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UK-Birmingham: Banking services. Birmingham City Council. 2 000 000 GBP
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UK-Birmingham: Banking services. Birmingham City Council. 2 000 000 GBP

Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
14.1.2014


Birmingham City Council invites companies to tender for the renewal of the Clearing Banking Services contract.

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United Kingdom-Birmingham: Banking services

2013/S 237-412223

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC
Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)
Name, addresses and contact point(s)
Birmingham City Council, Corporate Procurement Services
PO Box 10680
For the attention of: Mohammed Yahiah
B4 7WB Birmingham
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1214648000
E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Fax: +44 1213037322
Internet address(es):
General address of the contracting authority: www.finditinbirmingham.com
Address of the buyer profile: www.in-tendhost.co.uk/birminghamcc
Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)
Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)
Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: The above mentioned contact point(s)
I.2)
Type of the contracting authority
Regional or local authority
I.3)
Main activity
General public services
I.4)
Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities
The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: no
Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)
Description
II.1.1)
Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
P139 - Clearing Bank Services.
II.1.2)
Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Services
Service category No 6b:
NUTS code UKG31
II.1.3)
Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
The notice involves a public contract
II.1.4)
Information on framework agreement
II.1.5)
Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
Birmingham City Council invites companies to tender for the renewal of the Clearing Banking Services contract.
The requirement of the clearing bank service will be to manage all the councils financial business through a variety of accounts. The council and the successful bank will work together to deliver an efficient value for money service to the benefit of the citizens of Birmingham.
The proposed duration of the contract is for a period of 5 years with an option to extend the contract for a further 2 years subject to satisfactory performance.
To ensure the financial viability of the clearing bank, tenderers must have a minimum long term credit rating of Investment Grade by ratings agencies. Clearing Banks who fail to meet this minimum requirement will automatically be disqualified from the process.
The Council will be using its e-tendering system (in-tend) for the administration of this tender process. If you are interested in tendering please click on the following link to access Birmingham City Councils tender Portal:- https://in-tendhost.co.uk/birminghamcc/ and submit your details to register as a bidder. We will send you a log on and password so you can download the Invitation to Tender (ITT). Registration and use of in-tend is free. All correspondence for this procurement process must be via the in-tend correspondence function. If you have any problems in accessing in-tend please email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call +44 1214648000.
Note that the deadline to express an interest in this opportunity is noon Tuesday 14.11.2014.
Your completed ITT should be returned by noon on Tuesday 21.1.2014 using the Supplier Portal.
For more information Mohammed Yahiah, Category Officer, Professional Services, tel. +44 1213030031 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .
II.1.6)
Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)
66110000
II.1.7)
Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no
II.1.8)
Lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.1.9)
Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2)
Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)
Total quantity or scope:
Estimated value excluding VAT: 2 000 000 GBP
II.2.2)
Information about options
Options: no
II.2.3)
Information about renewals
II.3)
Duration of the contract or time limit for completion
Duration in months: 84 (from the award of the contract)
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)
Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)
Deposits and guarantees required:
The Contracting Authority reserves the right to require deposits, guarantees, bonds and/or other forms of appropriate security.
III.1.2)
Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
This will be in the tender documentation.
III.1.3)
Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
Joint and Several Liability.
No special legal form is required but in the case of group bidders the authority requires that a prime service provider assumes primary liability for the group and that each organisation in the group accepts joint and several liability.
III.1.4)
Other particular conditions
The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: yes
Description of particular conditions: Description of particular conditions: When executing the contract in the UK the successful tenderer will be required to comply with the recommendations of the code of practice for the elimination of Racial Discrimination and the promotion of Equality of Opportunity in Employment published by the Commission for Racial Equality. The successful tenderer will be required to participate actively in the service related economic, social and environmental regeneration of the locality of and surrounding the place of delivery for the procurement. Accordingly, tender evaluation and contract performance conditions may relate in particular to social, economic and environmental considerations.
III.2)
Conditions for participation
III.2.1)
Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: As set out in the Tender Documentation.
III.2.2)
Economic and financial ability
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: As set out in the Tender Documentation.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: Tenderers shall have a minimum long term credit rating of Investment Grade of BBB for Fitch and Standard and Poor or Baa3 for Moody from one week before closing date.
III.2.3)
Technical capacity
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
As set out in the Tender Documentation.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
As set out in the Tender Documentation.
III.2.4)
Information about reserved contracts
III.3)
Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)
Information about a particular profession
Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession: no
III.3.2)
Staff responsible for the execution of the service
Legal persons should indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff responsible for the execution of the service: no
Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)
Type of procedure
IV.1.1)
Type of procedure
Open
IV.1.2)
Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate
IV.1.3)
Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue
IV.2)
Award criteria
IV.2.1)
Award criteria
The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated in the specifications, in the invitation to tender or to negotiate or in the descriptive document
IV.2.2)
Information about electronic auction
An electronic auction will be used: no
IV.3)
Administrative information
IV.3.1)
File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:
P139
IV.3.2)
Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
no
IV.3.3)
Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)
Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
14.1.2014
IV.3.5)
Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
IV.3.6)
Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up
English.
IV.3.7)
Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.3.8)
Conditions for opening of tenders
Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)
Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)
Information about European Union funds
The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: 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, and the contract will be awarded on the basis of the most economically advantageous
tender. Requests to participate must be by way of completion and return of the tender documentation by no later than 12:00 hours on 21.1.2014. Applicants will be required to supply to the authority evidence showing their economic and financial standing, technical ability including satisfactory policies and documentation for race relations, environment impact and health and safety. When executing the contract in the UK the successful tenderer will be required to comply with the recommendations of the Code of Practice for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination and the Promotion of Equality of Opportunity in Employment published by the Commission for Racial Equality. Under this contract the contractor will be required to support the contracting authoritys economic and social regeneration objectives. Accordingly contract performance and conditions may relate in particular social and environmental considerations.
VI.4)
Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)
Body responsible for appeal procedures
VI.4.2)
Lodging of appeals
VI.4.3)
Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained
VI.5)
Date of dispatch of this notice:
5.12.2013

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