The Litmus Partnership: Trinity Catholic School ~ Catering Services tender

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Notice Summary
Title: Trinity Catholic School ~ Catering Services tender
Notice type: Contract Notice
Authority: The Litmus Partnership
Nature of contract: Services
Procedure: Restricted
Short Description: The successful Supplier will be required to provide catering services for Trinity Catholic School (the Client). The contract covers the scope for the provision of all catering services within the school, which also includes the provision for all hospitality and free issue requirements. The current contract offered a return to the Client but all free school meals and hospitality are inclusive of a gross margin. Within the this contract all free school meals and hospitality are recharged at net food cost only. The current budgeted cost of catering is £25,000 for this contractual year.
Published: 17/07/2020 14:27
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UK-Leamington Spa: School catering services.
Section I: Contracting Authority
      I.1) Name and addresses
             Trinity Catholic School
             Guy's Cliffe Avenue, Leamington Spa, CV32 6NB, United Kingdom
             Tel. +44 1276673880, Email: tenders@litmuspartnership.co.uk
             Main Address: http://www.trinity-school.org.uk/
             NUTS Code: UKG13
      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.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-Leamington-Spa:-School-catering-services./CZ2SN89TTV
      Additional information can be obtained from: the abovementioned address
      Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to the abovementioned address       
      Electronic communication requires the use of tools and devices that are not generally available. Unrestricted and full direct access to these tools and devices is possible, free of charge, at: Not provided
      I.4) Type of the contracting authority
            Body governed by public law
      I.5) Main activity
            Education

Section II: Object
II.1) Scope of the procurement
      II.1.1) Title: Trinity Catholic School ~ Catering Services tender       
      Reference Number: Not provided
      II.1.2) Main CPV Code:
      55524000 - School catering services.

      II.1.3) Type of contract: SERVICES
      II.1.4) Short description: The successful Supplier will be required to provide catering services for Trinity Catholic School (the Client).

The contract covers the scope for the provision of all catering services within the school, which also includes the provision for all hospitality and free issue requirements.

The current contract offered a return to the Client but all free school meals and hospitality are inclusive of a gross margin. Within the this contract all free school meals and hospitality are recharged at net food cost only.

The current budgeted cost of catering is £25,000 for this contractual year.       
      II.1.5) Estimated total value:
      Value excluding VAT: 150,000       
      Currency: GBP
      II.1.6) Information about lots:
      This contract is divided into lots: No       
   
II.2) Description
      
      II.2.2) Additional CPV codes:
      Not Provided       
      II.2.3) Place of performance:
      UKG13 Warwickshire
      
      II.2.4) Description of procurement: The successful Supplier will be required to provide catering services for Trinity Catholic School (the Client).

The contract covers the scope for the provision of all catering services within the school, which also includes the provision for all hospitality and free issue requirements.

The current contract offered a return to the Client but all free school meals and hospitality are inclusive of a gross margin. Within the this contract all free school meals and hospitality are recharged at net food cost only.

The current budgeted cost of catering is £25,000 for this contractual year.

The duration of the contract being offered is three years commencing on 21 October 2020 and concluding on 31 October 2023, with the potential for an extension of up to a further three years. The contract being offered is based on a guaranteed performance basis.

It is expected that the successful Supplier will work very closely with the Client and engage with the school curriculum moving forwards into this contract term.

The Client wishes for the successful Supplier to be able to offer innovation and to make some changes to the service provision within the school during the course of the new contract term.

Inward investment is sought as part of your tender return to help facilitate your service offer and is to be depreciated over the contract term.
For the avoidance of doubt TUPE Regulations including pension rights will apply to this contract where applicable.

The successful Supplier will be expected to deliver a concise and detailed method of management reporting at the end of each month, thus updating the Client on the contract performance. It is imperative that an open book policy is offered to ensure that the School has total clarity on financial performance of the contract

The Client is seeking both innovation and the application of current food trends within the tender submissions and would expect as a result of this to be able to identify ‘Best Value’ in both financial and qualitative terms and work in partnership with the chosen Supplier moving into this contract term.
      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: 150,000       
      Currency: GBP       
      II.2.7) Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system:
      Start: 21/10/2020 / End: 30/09/2026       
      This contract is subject to renewal: No       
      Description of renewals: Not provided
      II.2.9) Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited:
             Envisaged minimum number: 5
            / Maximum number: 10       
      Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: Where less than 5 suppliers meet the minimum standards, only those that meet the minimum standards will be taken through to the tender stage. Where more than 5 suppliers meet the minimum standard, those suppliers with the highest scores will proceed to the tender stage.
      II.2.10) Information about variants:
      Variants will be accepted: Yes
      II.2.11) Information about options:
      Options:       No             
      Description of options: Not provided
      II.2.12) Information about electronic catalogues:
      Tenders must be presented in the form of electronic catalogues or include an electronic catalogue: 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       
      Identification of the project: Not provided             
      II.2.14) Additional information: To respond to this opportunity please click here: http://litmustms.co.uk/respond/CZ2SN89TTV       


Section III: Legal, Economic, Financial And Technical Information
   III.1) Conditions for participation
      III.1.1) Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
      List and brief description of conditions:          
      Not Provided       
      III.1.2) Economic and financial standing          
      Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents       
      List and brief description of selection criteria:       
      Not Provided    
      Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required (if applicable) :       
      Not Provided    
      III.1.3) Technical and professional ability    
      Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
      List and brief description of selection criteria:       
      Not Provided      
      Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required (if applicable) :          
      Not Provided   
      III.1.5) Information about reserved contracts (if applicable)   
      The contract is reserved to sheltered workshops and economic operators aiming at the social and professional integration of disabled or disadvantaged persons: No       
      The execution of the contract is restricted to the framework of sheltered employment programmes: No    
      
   III.2) Conditions related to the contract
      III.2.1) Information about a particular profession    
      Reference to the relevant law, regulation or administrative provision:          
      Not Provided    
      III.2.2) Contract performance conditions          
      Not Provided          
      III.2.3) Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract
      Obligation to indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff assigned to performing the contract: No

Section IV: Procedure
   IV.1) Description RESTRICTED
      IV.1.1) Type of procedure: Restricted Acclerated   
      Justification for the choice of accelerated procedure: Current catering contract finishes in October 2020   
   IV.1.3) Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system    
         The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement - NO        
         The procurement involves the setting up of a dynamic purchasing system - NO    
         In the case of framework agreements justification for any duration exceeding 4 years: Not Provided    
   
   
   IV.1.6) Information about electronic auction:
      An electronic auction will be used: No
      Additional information about electronic auction: Not provided
   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:
         Notice number in the OJ S: Not provided       
      IV.2.2) Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
       Date: 03/08/2020 Time: 12:00
      IV.2.3) Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates: 14/08/2020       
      IV.2.4) Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted: English,       
      IV.2.6) Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender: Not Provided      
      

Section VI: Complementary Information
   VI.1) Information about recurrence
   This is a recurrent procurement: No    
   Estimated timing for further notices to be published: Not provided
   VI.2) Information about electronic workflows
   Electronic ordering will be used No       
   Electronic invoicing will be accepted No       
   Electronic payment will be used 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.
It will be the supplier's responsibility to obtain any necessary documents in order to submit a response by the closing date and time.
The contracting authority reserves the right not to award any or part of the contract which is the subject of this contract notice and reserves the right to terminate the procurement process at any time. The contracting authority will not be liable for any costs incurred by those expressing an interest in tendering for this contract opportunity. The contracting authority will consider variant bids, evaluating them (so far as the variant or the evaluation of the variant is in the opinion of the contracting authority practicable) on the same basis as a conforming bid, but shall not be obliged to accept any such bid in preference to a conforming bid even if the variant bid scores more highly. No variant will be considered unless the bidder simultaneously submits a conforming bid.
For more information about this opportunity, please visit the Delta eSourcing portal at:
https://litmustms.co.uk/tenders/UK-UK-Leamington-Spa:-School-catering-services./CZ2SN89TTV

To respond to this opportunity, please click here:
https://litmustms.co.uk/respond/CZ2SN89TTV
   VI.4) Procedures for review
   VI.4.1) Review body:
             Trinity Catholic School
       Guy's Cliffe Avenue, Leamington Spa, CV32 6NB, United Kingdom
       Tel. +44 1276673880, Email: tenders@litmuspartnership.co.uk
   VI.4.2) Body responsible for mediation procedures:
Not provided
   VI.4.3) Review procedure
   Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:    
    Not Provided    
   VI.4.4) Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained:
Not provided
   VI.5) Date Of Dispatch Of This Notice: 17/07/2020

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