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UK-London: Research services.

Section I: Contracting Authority

I.1) Name, Addresses and Contact Point(s):
Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport
Fourth Floor, 100 Parliament Street, London, SW1A 2BQ, United Kingdom
Tel. +44 2072112028, Email: mark.hill@culture.gov.uk
Contact: Mark Hill
Main Address: https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/department-for-culture-media-sport
NUTS Code: UKI

I.2) Joint procurement:
The contract involves joint procurement: No
In the case of joint procurement involving different countries, state applicable national procurement law: Not Provided
The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body: No

I.4)Type of the contracting authority:
Ministry or any other national or federal authority, including their regional or local subdivisions

I.5) Main activity:
General public services

Section II: Object Of The Contract

II.1) Scope of the procurement

II.1.1) Title: Public Services Mutual's Research
Reference number: 100937

II.1.2) Main CPV code:
73110000 - Research services.


II.1.3) Type of contract: SERVICES

II.1.4) Short description: DCMS is looking to select a research partner that will have two main purposes:
To monitor the health of the mutuals sector and establish whether the government¿s interventions are having a positive impact. This will include the growth in number, size and turnover of public service mutuals.
To gain in-depth qualitative insight, over an extended period of time, of the real challenges and opportunities faced when running a public service mutual.
We hope the combination of quantitative and qualitative insight will help us build the case for the mutual model as a viable way of delivering public services. It will also help us to make informed policy decisions about how the government should support these organisations in the future.

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

II.1.7) Total value of the procurement (excluding VAT)
Lowest offer: 192,750 / Highest offer:241,635
Currency:GBP

II.2) Description

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s):
Not Provided

II.2.3) Place of performance
Nuts code:
UKI - LONDON

Main site or place of performance:
LONDON


II.2.4) Description of the procurement: Public service mutuals are organisations which have spun out of the public sector, deliver public services and have a substantial level of employee involvement in the way they¿re run. The Mutuals Team is in the Office for Civil Society (OCS), part of the Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport (DCMS). It works across government to support existing public service mutuals to thrive, and new ones to emerge.
This research will have two main purposes:
1.To monitor the health of the mutual's sector and establish whether the government¿s interventions are having a positive impact. This will include the growth in number, size and turnover of public service mutual's.
2.To gain in-depth qualitative insight, over an extended period of time, of the real challenges and opportunities faced when running a public service mutual.

II.2.5) Award criteria:
Quality criterion - Name: Case Study - Quantitative research / Weighting: 10
Quality criterion - Name: Case Study - Longitudinal qualitative research / Weighting: 10
Quality criterion - Name: Skills, expertise and capacity / Weighting: 20
Quality criterion - Name: Methodology / Weighting: 30
Quality criterion - Name: Understanding of the mutuals sector / Weighting: 10

Price - Weighting: 20


II.2.11) Information about options
Options: No


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: Not Provided


Section IV: Procedure

IV.1) Description

IV.1.1)Type of procedure: Open


IV.1.3) Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement: No


IV.1.6) Information about electronic auction
An electronic auction has been used: No

IV.1.8) Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: Yes

IV.2) Administrative information

IV.2.1) Previous publication concerning this procedure
Not Provided


IV.2.9) Information about termination of call for competition in the form of a prior information notice
The contracting authority will not award any further contracts based on the above prior information notice: No

Section V: Award of contract

Award Of Contract (No.1)

Contract No: 100937
Lot Number: Not Provided
Title: Not Provided

A contract/lot is awarded: Yes


V.2) Award of contract

V.2.1) Date of conclusion of the contract: 30/10/2017

V.2.2) Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 3
Number of tenders received from SMEs: Not Provided
Number of tenders received from tenderers from other EU Member States: Not Provided
Number of tenders received from tenderers from non-EU Member States: Not Provided
Number of tenders received by electronic means: Not Provided

V.2.3) Name and address of the contractor

The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: No

Contractor (No.1)
Social Enterprise Coalition CIC
The Fire Station, 139 Tooley Street, London, SE1 2HZ, United Kingdom
NUTS Code: UKI
The contractor is an SME: Yes

V.2.4) Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
Initial estimated total value of the contract/lot: Not Provided
Lowest offer: 192,750 / Highest offer: 241,635
Currency: GBP

V.2.5) Information about subcontracting
The contract is likely to be subcontracted: No

Section VI: Complementary information

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.
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VI.4) Procedures for review

VI.4.1) Review body
Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport
Fourth Floor, 100 Parliament Street, London, SW1A 2BQ, United Kingdom
Internet address: https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/department-for-culture-media-sport

VI.4.3) Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures: Not Provided

VI.4.4) Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
Not Provided

VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice: 05/12/2017






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