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Provision of Non Life Insurance Services.

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)

Larne Borough Council
Smiley Buildings, Victoria Road, Co. Antrim
Contact point(s): c/o Willis Ltd
For the attention of: Nadine Graham
BT40 1RU Larne
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2890242131
E-mail:
Fax: +44 2890895050

Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: The above mentioned contact point(s)

I.2)Type of the contracting authority
Regional or local authority
I.3)Main activity
General public services
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities
The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: no

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
Provision of Non Life Insurance Services.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Services
Service category No 6: Financial services a) Insurances services b) Banking and investment services

NUTS code UKN0

II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
The notice involves a public contract
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
Provision of Non Life Insurance Services.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

66510000, 66513100, 66513200, 66514110, 66514120, 66514150, 66515000, 66515200, 66515410, 66515411, 66516000, 66516400, 66516500, 66519200, 66512000

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes
II.1.8)Lots
This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for one or more lots
II.1.9)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: yes
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
II.2.2)Information about options
II.2.3)Information about renewals
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion
Starting 1.4.2013. Completion 31.3.2014

Information about lots

Lot No: 1 Lot title: Combined Liability
1)Short description
Employers Liability.
Public/Products Liability.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

66510000, 66513100, 66513200, 66514110, 66514120, 66514150, 66515000, 66515200, 66515410, 66515411, 66516000, 66516400, 66516500, 66519200, 66512000

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Please note this Lot will not be offered for tender if the current policy is under Long Term Agreement and the insurer confirms that they are honouring the agreement.
Lot No: 2 Lot title: Commercial Combined
1)Short description
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

66510000, 66513100, 66513200, 66514110, 66514120, 66514150, 66515000, 66515200, 66515410, 66515411, 66516000, 66516400, 66516500, 66519200, 66512000

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Please note this Lot will not be offered for tender if the current policy is under Long Term Agreement and the insurer confirms that they are honouring the agreement.
Lot No: 3 Lot title: Motor Fleet
1)Short description
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

66510000, 66513100, 66513200, 66514110, 66514120, 66514150, 66515000, 66515200, 66515410, 66515411, 66516000, 66516400, 66516500, 66519200, 66512000

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Please note this Lot will not be offered for tender if the current policy is under Long Term Agreement and the insurer confirms that they are honouring the agreement.
Lot No: 4 Lot title: Engineering Combined
1)Short description
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

66510000, 66513100, 66513200, 66514110, 66514120, 66514150, 66515000, 66515200, 66515410, 66515411, 66516000, 66516400, 66516500, 66519200, 66512000

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Please note this Lot will not be offered for tender if the current policy is under Long Term Agreement and the insurer confirms that they are honouring the agreement.
Lot No: 5 Lot title: Engineering Inspection
1)Short description
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

66510000, 66513100, 66513200, 66514110, 66514120, 66514150, 66515000, 66515200, 66515410, 66515411, 66516000, 66516400, 66516500, 66519200, 66512000

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Please note this Lot will not be offered for tender if the current policy is under Long Term Agreement and the insurer confirms that they are honouring the agreement.
Lot No: 6 Lot title: Computers
1)Short description
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

66510000, 66513100, 66513200, 66514110, 66514120, 66514150, 66515000, 66515200, 66515410, 66515411, 66516000, 66516400, 66516500, 66519200, 66512000

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Please note this Lot will not be offered for tender if the current policy is under Long Term Agreement and the insurer confirms that they are honouring the agreement.
Lot No: 7 Lot title: Directors & Officers
1)Short description
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

66510000, 66513100, 66513200, 66514110, 66514120, 66514150, 66515000, 66515200, 66515410, 66515411, 66516000, 66516400, 66516500, 66519200, 66512000

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Please note this Lot will not be offered for tender if the current policy is under Long Term Agreement and the insurer confirms that they are honouring the agreement.
Lot No: 8 Lot title: Employment Practices Liability
1)Short description
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

66510000, 66513100, 66513200, 66514110, 66514120, 66514150, 66515000, 66515200, 66515410, 66515411, 66516000, 66516400, 66516500, 66519200, 66512000

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Please note this Lot will not be offered for tender if the current policy is under Long Term Agreement and the insurer confirms that they are honouring the agreement.
Lot No: 9 Lot title: Marine Liability
1)Short description
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

66510000, 66513100, 66513200, 66514110, 66514120, 66514150, 66515000, 66515200, 66515410, 66515411, 66516000, 66516400, 66516500, 66519200, 66512000

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Please note this Lot will not be offered for tender if the current policy is under Long Term Agreement and the insurer confirms that they are honouring the agreement.
Lot No: 10 Lot title: Fidelity Guarantee
1)Short description
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

66510000, 66513100, 66513200, 66514110, 66514120, 66514150, 66515000, 66515200, 66515410, 66515411, 66516000, 66516400, 66516500, 66519200, 66512000

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Please note this Lot will not be offered for tender if the current policy is under Long Term Agreement and the insurer confirms that they are honouring the agreement.
Lot No: 11 Lot title: Group Personal Accident & Travel
1)Short description
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

66510000, 66513100, 66513200, 66514110, 66514120, 66514150, 66515000, 66515200, 66515410, 66515411, 66516000, 66516400, 66516500, 66519200, 66512000

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Please note this Lot will not be offered for tender if the current policy is under Long Term Agreement and the insurer confirms that they are honouring the agreement.

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
III.1.4)Other particular conditions
The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: no
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: FSA Regulation - Insurers will be required to demonstrate that they are regulated by the appropriate National Regulatory Body such as the UK Financial Services Agency.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Financial strength - Insurers must hold a minimum Credit Rating of BBB stable with Standard & Poors or equivalent with another recognised rating company.
III.2.3)Technical capacity
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
Insurers must be able to provide evidence of their last 3 years' experience and capability of providing Insurance and claims services for contracts of the same nature.
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession
Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession: no
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service
Legal persons should indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff responsible for the execution of the service: no

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Accelerated restricted
Justification for the choice of accelerated procedure: Tender timesscales require use of accelerated procedure.
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate
IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue
IV.2)Award criteria
IV.2.1)Award criteria

The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated below

1. Cost. Weighting 70

2. Claims Handling. Weighting 10

3. Cover Benefits. Weighting 10

4. Added value features. Weighting 10

IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
An electronic auction will be used: no
IV.3)Administrative information
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
no
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document
Time limit for receipt of requests for documents or for accessing documents: 8.3.2013 - 17:00
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
8.3.2013 - 17:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up
English.
IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published: Annual.
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
VI.3)Additional information
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

Larne Borough Council
Smiley Buildings Victoria Road Larne Co. Antrim
BT40 1RU Larne
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail:
Telephone: +44 2828272313
Fax: +44 2828260660

Body responsible for mediation procedures

Larne Borough Council
Smiley Buildings Victoria Road Larne Co. Antrim
BT40 1RU Larne
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail:
Telephone: +44 2828272313
Fax: +44 2828260660

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
21.2.2013