Interpretation and Translation Services

Publication reference: 2021/S 000-010582
Publication date: 13 May 2021

F03: Contract award notice

Section one: Contracting authority

one.1) Name and addresses

NHS Shared Business Services Ltd (NHS SBS)

Halyard Court, Chandlers Point, 31 Broadway

Salford

M50 2UW

Contact

Nic Langman

Email

nic.langman@nhs.net

Country

United Kingdom

NUTS code

UK - United Kingdom

National registration number

05280446

Internet address(es)
Main address

https://www.sbs.nhs.uk/

Buyer's address

https://uk.eu-supply.com/ctm/Company/CompanyInformation/Index/39

one.2) Information about joint procurement

The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body

one.4) Type of the contracting authority

Other type

Joint Venture between the Department of Health and Sopra Steria

one.5) Main activity

General public services


Section two: Object

two.1) Scope of the procurement

two.1.1) Title

Interpretation and Translation Services

Reference number

SBS/21/NL/ZXV/10127

two.1.2) Main CPV code
  • 79540000 - Interpretation services
two.1.3) Type of contract

Services

two.1.4) Short description

Framework for the provision of Interpretation and Translation services

two.1.6) Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: Yes

two.1.7) Total value of the procurement (excluding VAT)

Value excluding VAT: £125,000,000

two.2) Description

two.2.1) Title

Lot 1 Face to Face

Lot No

1

two.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)
  • 79540000 - Interpretation services
two.2.3) Place of performance
NUTS codes
  • UK - United Kingdom
two.2.4) Description of the procurement

Lot for the provision of Face to Face Interpretation Services

two.2.5) Award criteria

Quality criterion - Name: Quality / Weighting: 60.00%

Price - Weighting: 40.00%

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) Description

two.2.1) Title

Lot 2 BSL

Lot No

2

two.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)
  • 79540000 - Interpretation services
two.2.3) Place of performance
NUTS codes
  • UK - United Kingdom
two.2.4) Description of the procurement

Lot for the provision of BSL Interpretation and Translation Services and ancillary services

two.2.5) Award criteria

Quality criterion - Name: Quality / Weighting: 60.00%

Price - Weighting: 40.00%

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) Description

two.2.1) Title

Lot 3 Telephone Interpretation

Lot No

3

two.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)
  • 79540000 - Interpretation services
two.2.3) Place of performance
NUTS codes
  • UK - United Kingdom
two.2.4) Description of the procurement

Lot for the provision of Telephone Interpreting services

two.2.5) Award criteria

Quality criterion - Name: Quality / Weighting: 60.00%

Price - Weighting: 40.00%

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) Description

two.2.1) Title

Lot 4 Document Translation and Ancillary Services

Lot No

4

two.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)
  • 79530000 - Translation services
two.2.3) Place of performance
NUTS codes
  • UK - United Kingdom
two.2.4) Description of the procurement

Lot for the provision of document translation and ancillary services

two.2.5) Award criteria

Quality criterion - Name: Quality / Weighting: 60.00%

Price - Weighting: 40.00%

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) Description

two.2.1) Title

Lot 5 Video Interpretation

Lot No

5

two.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)
  • 79540000 - Interpretation services
two.2.3) Place of performance
NUTS codes
  • UK - United Kingdom
two.2.4) Description of the procurement

Lot for the Provision of Video Interpretation services

two.2.5) Award criteria

Quality criterion - Name: Quality / Weighting: 60.00%

Price - Weighting: 40.00%

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) Description

two.2.1) Title

Lot 6 One Stop Shop

Lot No

6

two.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)
  • 79540000 - Interpretation services
two.2.3) Place of performance
NUTS codes
  • UK - United Kingdom
two.2.4) Description of the procurement

Lot for the provision of a One Stop Shop Interpretation and Translation Service covering services from Lot 1 to Lot 5.

two.2.5) Award criteria

Quality criterion - Name: Quality / Weighting: 60.00%

Price - Weighting: 40.00%

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) Description

two.2.1) Title

Products

Lot No

P

two.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)
  • 79540000 - Interpretation services
two.2.3) Place of performance
NUTS codes
  • UK - United Kingdom
two.2.4) Description of the procurement

Provision of products to aid Interpretation and Translation

two.2.5) Award criteria

Quality criterion - Name: Quality / Weighting: 60.00%

Price - Weighting: 40.00%

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


Section four. Procedure

four.1) Description

four.1.1) Type of procedure

Open procedure

four.1.3) Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system

The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement

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

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: Yes

four.2) Administrative information

four.2.1) Previous publication concerning this procedure

Notice number: 2020/S 175-423956

four.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


Section five. Award of contract

Lot No

1

Title

Lot 1 Face to Face

A contract/lot is awarded: Yes

five.2) Award of contract

five.2.1) Date of conclusion of the contract

30 April 2021

five.2.2) Information about tenders

Number of tenders received: 19

Number of tenders received from SMEs: 15

Number of tenders received from tenderers from other EU Member States: 0

Number of tenders received from tenderers from non-EU Member States: 19

Number of tenders received by electronic means: 19

The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: Yes

five.2.3) Name and address of the contractor

AA Global Language Services Ltd

Hull

Country

United Kingdom

NUTS code
  • UK - United Kingdom
The contractor is an SME

Yes

five.2.3) Name and address of the contractor

Absolute Interpreting and Translations Ltd

Birmingham

Country

United Kingdom

NUTS code
  • UK - United Kingdom
The contractor is an SME

Yes

five.2.3) Name and address of the contractor

DA Languages Limited

Stretford

Country

United Kingdom

NUTS code
  • UK - United Kingdom
The contractor is an SME

Yes

five.2.3) Name and address of the contractor

Enable2 CIC

Bradford

Country

United Kingdom

NUTS code
  • UK - United Kingdom
The contractor is an SME

Yes

five.2.3) Name and address of the contractor

Global Language Services Limited

Glasgow

Country

United Kingdom

NUTS code
  • UK - United Kingdom
The contractor is an SME

Yes

five.2.3) Name and address of the contractor

Global Translation Services Limited

Birmingham

Country

United Kingdom

NUTS code
  • UK - United Kingdom
The contractor is an SME

Yes

five.2.3) Name and address of the contractor

ITL (North East) Limited

Gateshead

Country

United Kingdom

NUTS code
  • UK - United Kingdom
The contractor is an SME

Yes

five.2.3) Name and address of the contractor

Language Connect International Ltd

London

Country

United Kingdom

NUTS code
  • UK - United Kingdom
The contractor is an SME

No

five.2.3) Name and address of the contractor

Language Empire Limited

Rochdale

Country

United Kingdom

NUTS code
  • UK - United Kingdom
The contractor is an SME

Yes

five.2.3) Name and address of the contractor

Language Line Limited

London

Country

United Kingdom

NUTS code
  • UK - United Kingdom
The contractor is an SME

No

five.2.3) Name and address of the contractor

ONCALL Interpreters Ltd

London

Country

United Kingdom

NUTS code
  • UK - United Kingdom
The contractor is an SME

Yes

five.2.3) Name and address of the contractor

Papillon Translations Ltd

Newcastle upon Tyne

Country

United Kingdom

NUTS code
  • UK - United Kingdom
The contractor is an SME

Yes

five.2.3) Name and address of the contractor

Prestige Network Limited

Newbury

Country

United Kingdom

NUTS code
  • UK - United Kingdom
The contractor is an SME

Yes

five.2.3) Name and address of the contractor

Silent Sounds Communications Ltd

High Wycombe

Country

United Kingdom

NUTS code
  • UK - United Kingdom
The contractor is an SME

Yes

five.2.3) Name and address of the contractor

Supreme Linguistic Services T/A Premium Linguistic Services Limited

Birmingham

Country

United Kingdom

NUTS code
  • UK - United Kingdom
The contractor is an SME

Yes

five.2.3) Name and address of the contractor

thebigword Group Limited

Leeds

Country

United Kingdom

NUTS code
  • UK - United Kingdom
The contractor is an SME

Yes

five.2.3) Name and address of the contractor

Word360 Ltd

Edgbaston

Country

United Kingdom

NUTS code
  • UK - United Kingdom
The contractor is an SME

Yes

five.2.4) Information on value of contract/lot (excluding VAT)

Total value of the contract/lot: £20,833,333.33


Section five. Award of contract

Lot No

2

Title

Lot 2 BSL Interpretation and Translation

A contract/lot is awarded: Yes

five.2) Award of contract

five.2.1) Date of conclusion of the contract

1 May 2021

five.2.2) Information about tenders

Number of tenders received: 19

Number of tenders received from SMEs: 17

Number of tenders received from tenderers from other EU Member States: 0

Number of tenders received from tenderers from non-EU Member States: 19

Number of tenders received by electronic means: 19

The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: Yes

five.2.3) Name and address of the contractor

AA Global Language Services Ltd

Hull

Country

United Kingdom

NUTS code
  • UK - United Kingdom
The contractor is an SME

Yes

five.2.3) Name and address of the contractor

Absolute Interpreting and Translations Ltd

Birmingham

Country

United Kingdom

NUTS code
  • UK - United Kingdom
The contractor is an SME

Yes

five.2.3) Name and address of the contractor

Action Deafness

Leicester

Country

United Kingdom

NUTS code
  • UK - United Kingdom
The contractor is an SME

Yes

five.2.3) Name and address of the contractor

BID Services

Birmingham

Country

United Kingdom

NUTS code
  • UK - United Kingdom
The contractor is an SME

Yes

five.2.3) Name and address of the contractor

DA Languages Limited

Stretford

Country

United Kingdom

NUTS code
  • UK - United Kingdom
The contractor is an SME

Yes

five.2.3) Name and address of the contractor

Direct Access Consultancy Limited

Nantwich

Country

United Kingdom

NUTS code
  • UK - United Kingdom
The contractor is an SME

Yes

five.2.3) Name and address of the contractor

Faircomplus Ltd t/a CommPlus

Birmingham

Country

United Kingdom

NUTS code
  • UK - United Kingdom
The contractor is an SME

Yes

five.2.3) Name and address of the contractor

Global Translation Services Limited

Birmingham

Country

United Kingdom

NUTS code
  • UK - United Kingdom
The contractor is an SME

Yes

five.2.3) Name and address of the contractor

ITL (North East) Limited

Gateshead

Country

United Kingdom

NUTS code
  • UK - United Kingdom
The contractor is an SME

Yes

five.2.3) Name and address of the contractor

Language Connect International Ltd

London

Country

United Kingdom

NUTS code
  • UK - United Kingdom
The contractor is an SME

No

five.2.3) Name and address of the contractor

Language Empire Limited

Rochdale

Country

United Kingdom

NUTS code
  • UK - United Kingdom
The contractor is an SME

Yes

five.2.3) Name and address of the contractor

ONCALL Interpreters Ltd

London

Country

United Kingdom

NUTS code
  • UK - United Kingdom
The contractor is an SME

Yes

five.2.3) Name and address of the contractor

Sign Solutions (SLIA) Ltd

Birmingham

Country

United Kingdom

NUTS code
  • UK - United Kingdom
The contractor is an SME

Yes

five.2.3) Name and address of the contractor

Silent Sounds Communications Ltd

High Wycombe

Country

United Kingdom

NUTS code
  • UK - United Kingdom
The contractor is an SME

Yes

five.2.3) Name and address of the contractor

Supreme Linguistic Services T/A Premium Linguistic Services Limited

Birmingham

Country

United Kingdom

NUTS code
  • UK - United Kingdom
The contractor is an SME

Yes

five.2.3) Name and address of the contractor

thebigword Group Limited

Leeds

Country

United Kingdom

NUTS code
  • UK - United Kingdom
The contractor is an SME

Yes

five.2.3) Name and address of the contractor

Topp Language Solutions Ltd

Stockport

Country

United Kingdom

NUTS code
  • UK - United Kingdom
The contractor is an SME

No

five.2.3) Name and address of the contractor

Word360

Edgbaston

Country

United Kingdom

NUTS code
  • UK - United Kingdom
The contractor is an SME

Yes

five.2.4) Information on value of contract/lot (excluding VAT)

Total value of the contract/lot: £20,833,333


Section five. Award of contract

Lot No

3

Title

Lot 3 Telephone Interpretation

A contract/lot is awarded: Yes

five.2) Award of contract

five.2.1) Date of conclusion of the contract

1 May 2021

five.2.2) Information about tenders

Number of tenders received: 18

Number of tenders received from SMEs: 15

Number of tenders received from tenderers from other EU Member States: 0

Number of tenders received from tenderers from non-EU Member States: 18

Number of tenders received by electronic means: 18

The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: Yes

five.2.3) Name and address of the contractor

AA Global Language Services Ltd

Hull

Country

United Kingdom

NUTS code
  • UK - United Kingdom
The contractor is an SME

Yes

five.2.3) Name and address of the contractor

Absolute Interpreting and Translations Ltd

Birmingham

Country

United Kingdom

NUTS code
  • UK - United Kingdom
The contractor is an SME

Yes

five.2.3) Name and address of the contractor

Capita Translation and Interpreting

London

Country

United Kingdom

NUTS code
  • UK - United Kingdom
The contractor is an SME

No

five.2.3) Name and address of the contractor

DA Languages Limited

Stretford

Country

United Kingdom

NUTS code
  • UK - United Kingdom
The contractor is an SME

Yes

five.2.3) Name and address of the contractor

Enable2 CIC

Bradford

Country

United Kingdom

NUTS code
  • UK - United Kingdom
The contractor is an SME

Yes

five.2.3) Name and address of the contractor

Global Translation Services Limited

Birmingham

Country

United Kingdom

NUTS code
  • UK - United Kingdom
The contractor is an SME

Yes

five.2.3) Name and address of the contractor

ITL (North East) Limited

Gateshead

Country

United Kingdom

NUTS code
  • UK - United Kingdom
The contractor is an SME

Yes

five.2.3) Name and address of the contractor

Language Connect International Ltd

London

Country

United Kingdom

NUTS code
  • UK - United Kingdom
The contractor is an SME

No

five.2.3) Name and address of the contractor

Language Empire Limited

Rochdale

Country

United Kingdom

NUTS code
  • UK - United Kingdom
The contractor is an SME

Yes

five.2.3) Name and address of the contractor

Language is Everything Limited

Hull

Country

United Kingdom

NUTS code
  • UK - United Kingdom
The contractor is an SME

Yes

five.2.3) Name and address of the contractor

Language Line Limited

London

Country

United Kingdom

NUTS code
  • UK - United Kingdom
The contractor is an SME

No

five.2.3) Name and address of the contractor

ONCALL Interpreters Ltd

London

Country

United Kingdom

NUTS code
  • UK - United Kingdom
The contractor is an SME

Yes

five.2.3) Name and address of the contractor

Silent Sounds Communications Ltd

High Wycombe

Country

United Kingdom

NUTS code
  • UK - United Kingdom
The contractor is an SME

Yes

five.2.3) Name and address of the contractor

Supreme Linguistic Services T/A Premium Linguistic Services Limited

Birmingham

Country

United Kingdom

NUTS code
  • UK - United Kingdom
The contractor is an SME

Yes

five.2.3) Name and address of the contractor

thebigword Group Limited

Leeds

Country

United Kingdom

NUTS code
  • UK - United Kingdom
The contractor is an SME

Yes

five.2.3) Name and address of the contractor

Word360

Edgbaston

Country

United Kingdom

NUTS code
  • UK - United Kingdom
The contractor is an SME

Yes

five.2.4) Information on value of contract/lot (excluding VAT)

Total value of the contract/lot: £20,833,333.33


Section five. Award of contract

Lot No

4

Title

Lot 4 Document Translation and Ancillary Services

A contract/lot is awarded: Yes

five.2) Award of contract

five.2.1) Date of conclusion of the contract

1 May 2021

five.2.2) Information about tenders

Number of tenders received: 17

Number of tenders received from SMEs: 14

Number of tenders received from tenderers from other EU Member States: 1

Number of tenders received from tenderers from non-EU Member States: 16

Number of tenders received by electronic means: 17

The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: Yes

five.2.3) Name and address of the contractor

AA Global Language Services Ltd

Hull

Country

United Kingdom

NUTS code
  • UK - United Kingdom
The contractor is an SME

Yes

five.2.3) Name and address of the contractor

Absolute Interpreting and Translations Ltd

Birmingham

Country

United Kingdom

NUTS code
  • UK - United Kingdom
The contractor is an SME

Yes

five.2.3) Name and address of the contractor

Capita Translation and Interpreting

London

Country

United Kingdom

NUTS code
  • UK - United Kingdom
The contractor is an SME

No

five.2.3) Name and address of the contractor

DA Languages Limited

Stretford

Country

United Kingdom

NUTS code
  • UK - United Kingdom
The contractor is an SME

Yes

five.2.3) Name and address of the contractor

Global Language Services Limited

Glasgow

Country

United Kingdom

NUTS code
  • UK - United Kingdom
The contractor is an SME

Yes

five.2.3) Name and address of the contractor

Global Translation Services Limited

Birmingham

Country

United Kingdom

NUTS code
  • UK - United Kingdom
The contractor is an SME

Yes

five.2.3) Name and address of the contractor

ITL (North East) Limited

Gateshead

Country

United Kingdom

NUTS code
  • UK - United Kingdom
The contractor is an SME

Yes

five.2.3) Name and address of the contractor

Language Connect International Ltd

London

Country

United Kingdom

NUTS code
  • UK - United Kingdom
The contractor is an SME

No

five.2.3) Name and address of the contractor

Language Empire Limited

Rochdale

Country

United Kingdom

NUTS code
  • UK - United Kingdom
The contractor is an SME

Yes

five.2.3) Name and address of the contractor

Language Line Limited

London

Country

United Kingdom

NUTS code
  • UK - United Kingdom
The contractor is an SME

No

five.2.3) Name and address of the contractor

LingvoHouse Translation Services Limited

London

Country

United Kingdom

NUTS code
  • UK - United Kingdom
The contractor is an SME

Yes

five.2.3) Name and address of the contractor

ONCALL Interpreters Ltd

London

Country

United Kingdom

NUTS code
  • UK - United Kingdom
The contractor is an SME

Yes

five.2.3) Name and address of the contractor

Papillon Translations Ltd

Newcastle upon Tyne

Country

United Kingdom

NUTS code
  • UK - United Kingdom
The contractor is an SME

Yes

five.2.3) Name and address of the contractor

Silent Sounds Communications Ltd

High Wycombe

Country

United Kingdom

NUTS code
  • UK - United Kingdom
The contractor is an SME

Yes

five.2.3) Name and address of the contractor

Supreme Linguistic Services T/A Premium Linguistic Services Limited

Birmingham

Country

United Kingdom

NUTS code
  • UK - United Kingdom
The contractor is an SME

Yes

five.2.3) Name and address of the contractor

thebigword Group Limited

Leeds

Country

United Kingdom

NUTS code
  • UK - United Kingdom
The contractor is an SME

Yes

five.2.3) Name and address of the contractor

Word360 Ltd

Edgbaston

Country

United Kingdom

NUTS code
  • UK - United Kingdom
The contractor is an SME

Yes

five.2.4) Information on value of contract/lot (excluding VAT)

Total value of the contract/lot: £20,833,333.33


Section five. Award of contract

Lot No

5

Title

Lot 5 Video Interpretation

A contract/lot is awarded: Yes

five.2) Award of contract

five.2.1) Date of conclusion of the contract

1 May 2021

five.2.2) Information about tenders

Number of tenders received: 20

Number of tenders received from SMEs: 17

Number of tenders received from tenderers from other EU Member States: 1

Number of tenders received from tenderers from non-EU Member States: 19

The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: Yes

five.2.3) Name and address of the contractor

AA Global Language Services Ltd

Hull

Country

United Kingdom

NUTS code
  • UK - United Kingdom
The contractor is an SME

Yes

five.2.3) Name and address of the contractor

Absolute Interpreting and Translations Ltd

Birmingham

Country

United Kingdom

NUTS code
  • UK - United Kingdom
The contractor is an SME

Yes

five.2.3) Name and address of the contractor

Capita Translation and Interpreting

London

Country

United Kingdom

NUTS code
  • UK - United Kingdom
The contractor is an SME

No

five.2.3) Name and address of the contractor

DA Languages Limited

Stretford

Country

United Kingdom

NUTS code
  • UK - United Kingdom
The contractor is an SME

Yes

five.2.3) Name and address of the contractor

Enable2 CIC

Bradford

Country

United Kingdom

NUTS code
  • UK - United Kingdom
The contractor is an SME

Yes

five.2.3) Name and address of the contractor

Global Translation Services Limited

Birmingham

Country

United Kingdom

NUTS code
  • UK - United Kingdom
The contractor is an SME

Yes

five.2.3) Name and address of the contractor

ITL (North East) Limited

Gateshead

Country

United Kingdom

NUTS code
  • UK - United Kingdom
The contractor is an SME

Yes

five.2.3) Name and address of the contractor

Language Connect International Ltd

London

Country

United Kingdom

NUTS code
  • UK - United Kingdom
The contractor is an SME

No

five.2.3) Name and address of the contractor

Language Empire Limited

Rochdale

Country

United Kingdom

NUTS code
  • UK - United Kingdom
The contractor is an SME

Yes

five.2.3) Name and address of the contractor

Language is Everything Limited

Hull

Country

United Kingdom

NUTS code
  • UK - United Kingdom
The contractor is an SME

Yes

five.2.3) Name and address of the contractor

Language Line Limited

London

Country

United Kingdom

NUTS code
  • UK - United Kingdom
The contractor is an SME

No

five.2.3) Name and address of the contractor

ONCALL Interpreters Ltd

London

Country

United Kingdom

NUTS code
  • UK - United Kingdom
The contractor is an SME

Yes

five.2.3) Name and address of the contractor

Silent Sounds Communications Ltd

High Wycombe

Country

United Kingdom

NUTS code
  • UK - United Kingdom
The contractor is an SME

Yes

five.2.3) Name and address of the contractor

Supreme Linguistic Services T/A Premium Linguistic Services Limited

Birmingham

Country

United Kingdom

NUTS code
  • UK - United Kingdom
The contractor is an SME

Yes

five.2.3) Name and address of the contractor

thebigword Group Limited

Leeds

Country

United Kingdom

NUTS code
  • UK - United Kingdom
The contractor is an SME

Yes

five.2.3) Name and address of the contractor

Word360 Ltd

Edgbaston

Country

United Kingdom

NUTS code
  • UK - United Kingdom
The contractor is an SME

Yes

five.2.4) Information on value of contract/lot (excluding VAT)

Total value of the contract/lot: £20,833,333.33


Section five. Award of contract

Lot No

6

Title

Lot 6 One Stop Shop

A contract/lot is awarded: Yes

five.2) Award of contract

five.2.1) Date of conclusion of the contract

30 April 2021

five.2.2) Information about tenders

Number of tenders received: 16

Number of tenders received from SMEs: 13

Number of tenders received from tenderers from other EU Member States: 0

Number of tenders received from tenderers from non-EU Member States: 16

Number of tenders received by electronic means: 16

The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: Yes

five.2.3) Name and address of the contractor

AA Global Language Services Ltd

Hull

Country

United Kingdom

NUTS code
  • UK - United Kingdom
The contractor is an SME

Yes

five.2.3) Name and address of the contractor

Absolute Interpreting and Translations Ltd

Birmingham

Country

United Kingdom

NUTS code
  • UK - United Kingdom
The contractor is an SME

Yes

five.2.3) Name and address of the contractor

Capita Translation and Interpreting

London

Country

United Kingdom

NUTS code
  • UK - United Kingdom
The contractor is an SME

No

five.2.3) Name and address of the contractor

DA Languages Limited

Stretford

Country

United Kingdom

NUTS code
  • UK - United Kingdom
The contractor is an SME

Yes

five.2.3) Name and address of the contractor

Global Translation Services Limited

Birmingham

Country

United Kingdom

NUTS code
  • UK - United Kingdom
The contractor is an SME

Yes

five.2.3) Name and address of the contractor

ITL (North East) Limited

Gateshead

Country

United Kingdom

NUTS code
  • UK - United Kingdom
The contractor is an SME

Yes

five.2.3) Name and address of the contractor

Language Connect International Ltd

London

Country

United Kingdom

NUTS code
  • UK - United Kingdom
The contractor is an SME

No

five.2.3) Name and address of the contractor

Language Empire Limited

Rochdale

Country

United Kingdom

NUTS code
  • UK - United Kingdom
The contractor is an SME

Yes

five.2.3) Name and address of the contractor

Language Line Limited

London

Country

United Kingdom

NUTS code
  • UK - United Kingdom
The contractor is an SME

No

five.2.3) Name and address of the contractor

ONCALL Interpreters Ltd

London

Country

United Kingdom

NUTS code
  • UK - United Kingdom
The contractor is an SME

Yes

five.2.3) Name and address of the contractor

Prestige Network Limited

Berkshire

Country

United Kingdom

NUTS code
  • UK - United Kingdom
The contractor is an SME

No

five.2.3) Name and address of the contractor

Silent Sounds Communications Ltd

High Wycombe

Country

United Kingdom

NUTS code
  • UK - United Kingdom
The contractor is an SME

Yes

five.2.3) Name and address of the contractor

The Language Shop Limited

London

Country

United Kingdom

NUTS code
  • UK - United Kingdom
The contractor is an SME

Yes

five.2.3) Name and address of the contractor

thebigword Group Limited

Leeds

Country

United Kingdom

NUTS code
  • UK - United Kingdom
The contractor is an SME

Yes

five.2.3) Name and address of the contractor

Word360 Ltd

Edgbaston

Country

United Kingdom

NUTS code
  • UK - United Kingdom
The contractor is an SME

Yes

five.2.4) Information on value of contract/lot (excluding VAT)

Total value of the contract/lot: £20,833,333.33


Section five. Award of contract

Lot No

P

Title

Products

A contract/lot is awarded: Yes

five.2) Award of contract

five.2.1) Date of conclusion of the contract

30 April 2021

five.2.2) Information about tenders

Number of tenders received: 1

Number of tenders received from SMEs: 1

Number of tenders received from tenderers from other EU Member States: 0

Number of tenders received from tenderers from non-EU Member States: 1

Number of tenders received by electronic means: 1

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

five.2.3) Name and address of the contractor

Aprobrium Ltd

Banbury

Country

United Kingdom

NUTS code
  • UK - United Kingdom
The contractor is an SME

Yes

five.2.4) Information on value of contract/lot (excluding VAT)

Total value of the contract/lot: £20,833,333.33


Section six. Complementary information

six.3) Additional information

The duration referenced is for the placing of orders.

The value provided is only an estimate. We cannot guarantee to successful suppliers any business through this framework agreement. Spend and volumes may vary throughout the life of the framework agreement from the anticipated levels given in this notice.

The Framework will be for the benefit, and on behalf, of public sector bodies, details of such bodies can be accessed at: https://www.sbs.nhs.uk/proc-framework-agreements-support

In addition, if provided for in the contract documents, NHS SBS may extend the scope and benefit of the Framework Agreement to private sector bodies, subject to the approval of NHS SBS. Whilst NHS SBS is not required by procurement legislation to do so, it has extended the principles of public procurement rules to provide its private sector customers with the best value and open and transparent procurement procedures.

six.4) Procedures for review

six.4.1) Review body

NHS Shared Business Services

Salford

Country

United Kingdom

six.4.2) Body responsible for mediation procedures

NHS Shared Business Services

Salford

Country

United Kingdom

six.4.4) Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

NHS Shared Business Services

Salford

Country

United Kingdom