Marches LEP PR & Marketing Services

Publication reference: 2021/S 000-007636
Publication date: 12 April 2021

F02: Contract notice

Section one: Contracting authority

one.1) Name and addresses

Marches LEP

Knights Court, Archers Way

Shrewsbury

SY1 3AG

Email

procurement@shropshire.gov.uk

Telephone

+44 1743252051

Country

United Kingdom

NUTS code

UKG3 - West Midlands

Internet address(es)
Main address

https://www.marcheslep.org.uk/

Buyer's address

https://www.marcheslep.org.uk/

one.3) Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at

https://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-UK-Shrewsbury:-Public-relations-services./D5FK5U4F75

Additional information can be obtained from the above-mentioned address

Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via

https://www.delta-esourcing.com/respond/D5FK5U4F75

Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the above-mentioned address

one.4) Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local Agency/Office

one.5) Main activity

General public services


Section two: Object

two.1) Scope of the procurement

two.1.1) Title

Marches LEP PR & Marketing Services

Reference number

RMCV 035

two.1.2) Main CPV code
  • 79416000 - Public relations services
two.1.3) Type of contract

Services

two.1.4) Short description

The Marches Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) wishes to procure the services of a suitably qualified and experienced organisation to develop and deliver the following PR and marketing services for both the LEP, including the Hereford Enterprise Zone (HEZ), and the Marches Growth Hub (MGH), including supporting the promotion of activities at the three Growth Hub sites in Herefordshire, Shropshire and Telford & Wrekin

two.1.5) Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: £230,000

two.1.6) Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: No

two.2) Description

two.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)
  • 79416000 - Public relations services
two.2.3) Place of performance
NUTS codes

UKG3 - West Midlands

Main site or place of performance

West Midlands

two.2.4) Description of the procurement

The Marches Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) wishes to procure the services of a suitably qualified and experienced organisation to develop and deliver the following PR and marketing services for both the LEP, including the Hereford Enterprise Zone (HEZ), and the Marches Growth Hub (MGH), including supporting the promotion of activities at the three Growth Hub sites in Herefordshire, Shropshire and Telford & Wrekin

two.2.5) Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

two.2.6) Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: £230,000

two.2.7) Duration of the contract, frame agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Start

1 June 2021

End

31 March 2023

This contract is subject to renewal

Yes

Description of renewals

The initial duration of the contract is 1st June 2021 to 31st March 2023. There will then be an option to extend to 31st March 2024, subject to successful performance review and further funding being confirmed.

two.2.10) Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: No

two.2.11) Information about options

Options: No

two.2.13) Information about European Union Funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: No

two.2.14) Additional information

To respond to this opportunity please click here: https://www.delta-esourcing.com/respond/D5FK5U4F75


Section three. Legal, economic, financial and technical information

three.1) Conditions for participation

three.1.2) Economic and financial standing

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

three.1.3) Technical and professional ability

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents


Section four. Procedure

four.1) Description

four.1.1) Type of procedure

Open procedure

four.1.8) Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: No

four.2) Administrative information

four.2.2) Time limit for receipt of projects or requests to participate
Date

12 May 2021

Local time

12:00pm

four.2.4) Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted

English

four.2.6) Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

Tender must be valid until: 12 October 2021

four.2.7) Conditions for opening of tenders
Date

12 May 2021

Local time

12:00pm

Information about authorised persons and opening procedure

Tenders opened electronically by Legal Services


Section six. Complementary information

six.1) Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: No

six.2) Information about electronic workflows

Electronic invoicing will be accepted

Electronic payment will be used

six.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.

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

https://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-UK-Shrewsbury:-Public-relations-services./D5FK5U4F75

To respond to this opportunity, please click here:

https://www.delta-esourcing.com/respond/D5FK5U4F75

GO Reference: GO-2021412-PRO-18067818

six.4) Procedures for review

six.4.1) Review body

Marches LEP

Knights Court, Archers Way

Shrewsbury

SY1 3AG

Email

procurement@shropshire.gov.uk

Telephone

+44 1743252993

Country

United Kingdom

Internet address

https://www.marcheslep.org.uk/