United Kingdom-London: Mutuals Support Programme 2

Notice Abstract
DCMS is looknig for up to 2 bidders to provide services to the Mutuals Support Programme 2.

Notice Details
Contract notice
Directive 2014/24/EU - Public Sector Directive

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting Change entity
I.1) Name and addresses
Department for Digital Culture Media and Sport

100 Parliament Street




Contact person: Colin Blackwood

E-mail: colin.blackwood@culture.gov.uk


Internet address(es)

Main address: http://www.gov.uk

I.3) Communication
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge at:


Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to the abovementioned address

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
II.1) Scope of the procurement
II.1.1) Title
101351 — Mutuals Support Programme 2

Reference number: 101351

II.1.2) Main CPV code

II.1.3) Type of contract

II.1.4) Short description
DCMS is looknig for up to 2 bidders to provide services to the Mutuals Support Programme 2.

II.1.5) Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 6 000 000.00 GBP

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

II.2) Description
II.2.3) Place of performance
NUTS code:


Main site or place of performance:

United Kingdom.

II.2.4) Description of the procurement
DCMS is looking for up to 2 bidders to provide services to the Mutuals Support Programme 2. A fuller description is provided in the tender documentation.

II.2.5) Award criteria
Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.6) Estimated value
Value excluding VAT: 6 000 000.00 GBP

II.2.7) Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Start: 16/01/2019

End: 31/03/2020

This contract is subject to renewal: No

II.2.9) Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited
II.2.10) Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: No

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
The value range of this contract will be between 500 000 GBP and up to 6 000 000 GBP. This is indicative only as funding is not guaranteed but will not exceed the higher amount. The contract may be extended at the sole discretion of DCMS for a further 2 years in 12 months periods. All additional extensions or funds will be added via the variation form to the contract.

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
III.1) Conditions for participation
III.1.2) Economic and financial standing
Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

III.1.3) Technical and professional ability
Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

III.2) Conditions related to the contract
Section IV: Procedure
IV.1) Description
IV.1.1) Type of procedure
Open procedure - Accelerated procedure


The contract needs to start in January and the retender needs to start now and be conducted in a shortened timescale to ensure the work can be undertaken on time.

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

IV.2) Administrative information
IV.2.2) Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 12/12/2018

Local time: 17:00

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

IV.2.6) Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
Duration in months: 3 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7) Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 12/12/2018

Local time: 17:00

Section VI: Complementary information
VI.1) Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: No

VI.2) Information about electronic workflows
Electronic payment will be used

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.

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


To respond to this opportunity, please click here:


GO Reference: GO-20181119-PRO-13577847

VI.4) Procedures for review
VI.4.1) Review body
Department for Digital Culture Media and Sport

100 Parliament Street




E-mail: colin.blackwood@culture.gov.uk

VI.4.2) Body responsible for mediation procedures
Centre for Dispute Resolution

100 Parliament Street



E-mail: colin.blackwood@culture.gov.uk

Internet address(es)

URL: https://www.cedr.com/

VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice