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Outsourced services re-tender National Savings and Investments (NS&I).

PRIOR INFORMATION NOTICE

Services

SECTION I: CONTRACTING AUTHORITY

I.1)NAME, ADDRESSES AND CONTACT POINT(S)

National Savings and Investments
1 Drummond Gate
Attn: Malcolm Edwards
SW1V 2QX London
UNITED KINGDOM
Tel. +44 2071274545
E-mail:

Further information can be obtained at: As in above-mentioned contact point(s)

I.2)TYPE OF THE CONTRACTING AUTHORITY AND MAIN ACTIVITY OR ACTIVITIES
Ministry or any other national or federal authority, including their regional or local sub-divisions
General public services
The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities No

SECTION II.B: OBJECT OF THE CONTRACT (SUPPLIES OR SERVICES)

II.1)TITLE ATTRIBUTED TO THE CONTRACT BY THE CONTRACTING AUTHORITY
Outsourced services re-tender National Savings and Investments (NS&I).
II.2)TYPE OF CONTRACT AND PLACE OF DELIVERY OR OF PERFORMANCE
Service category: No 27
UNITED KINGDOM.

NUTS code UK

II.3)SHORT DESCRIPTION OF NATURE AND QUANTITY OR VALUE OF SUPPLIES OR SERVICES
NS&I background: NS&I (National Savings and Investments) is a government department and Executive Agency of the Chancellor of the Exchequer. It is one of the UK’s largest retail savings and investments organisations with invested assets of circa £100 billion from around 27 000 000 customers. NS&I’s role is to help reduce the cost to the taxpayer of UK Government borrowing. This is achieved by offering a portfolio of secure retail financial savings and investments products to UK customers, providing a cost effective means of contributing towards the national debt compared with raising funds on the wholesale market. Further background information on NS&I can be found at www.nsandi.com NS&I’s operational services, including all processing of customer interactions and servicing (sales, after sales and repayments) and IT management aspects of our business were outsourced in 1999 to Siemens IT Solutions and Services (SIS). This contract ends on 31.3.2014. SIS employs about 1,750 staff delivering the operational services to NS&I of whom about 400 operate from a subcontracted site in Chennai, India. As a government agency, NS&I is not regulated by the FSA, but NS&I aims to comply with its principles, in so far as they are relevant and appropriate to NS&I’s business. NS&I is also regulated by a range of specific acts and regulations unique to the Agency. The purpose of this PIN to inform the market that a procurement exercise for NS&I’s operational services is planned to start in Q4 2011; to alert the market to the forthcoming Industry Day on 11.7.2011. Industry Day the Industry Day will take place on Monday 11.7.2011, from 10:00 - 13:00 (10:15 start) and will be held in Kensington, London. At the Industry Day NS&I will provide information on its latest thoughts on the scope of requirements, sourcing model, packaging approach and procurement timescales. You will also hear more about NS&I and have a chance to hear from some of NS&I’s executive management team. To attend the Industry Day, you must register in advance at https://nsandi.eu-supply.com. Then follow the below steps:
1. Click on current tender opportunities;
2. Click on Industry Day;
3. Follow the instructions provided. Once registered further details of the day will be sent out. Places for this event are limited to 2 per organisation, with 150 places in total. Places will be allocated on a first come, first served basis. The closing date to apply for a place at the Industry Day is Monday 4.7.2011. Conditions: this PIN is an indication of potential future procurement activity; it is subject to change and makes no commitment to procure any goods or services whatsoever. This PIN is not part of any pre-qualification or selection process.
estimated cost excluding VAT
Range: between 700 000 000 and 1 500 000 000 GBP

Division into lots No

II.4)COMMON PROCUREMENT VOCABULARY (CPV)

22150000, 22140000, 22160000, 22440000, 22813000, 22822000, 30180000, 30200000, 30231000, 30232150, 32520000, 32540000, 32550000, 32551400, 32570000, 32580000, 48440000, 48442000, 48444000, 48460000, 48510000, 48620000, 48700000, 48811000, 48812000, 48990000, 50300000, 51611000, 51611100, 64214000, 66115000, 66172000, 66180000, 70332000, 72000000, 75100000, 79211200, 79421000, 79512000, 79824000, 79993000, 79999000

II.5)SCHEDULED DATE FOR START OF AWARD PROCEDURES
II.6)CONTRACT COVERED BY THE GOVERNMENT PROCUREMENT AGREEMENT (GPA)
No
II.7)ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Please follow the link below to register for the Industry Day. https://uk.eu-supply.com/login.asp?B=NSANDI.

SECTION III: LEGAL, ECONOMIC, FINANCIAL AND TECHNICAL INFORMATION

III.1)CONDITIONS RELATING TO THE CONTRACT
III.1.1)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions regulating them
III.2)CONDITIONS FOR PARTICIPATION
III.2.1)Reserved contracts
No

SECTION VI: COMPLEMENTARY INFORMATION

VI.1)CONTRACT RELATED TO A PROJECT AND/OR PROGRAMME FINANCED BY COMMUNITY FUNDS
No
VI.2)ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
VI.3)INFORMATION ON GENERAL REGULATORY FRAMEWORK
VI.4)DATE OF DISPATCH OF THIS NOTICE:
20.6.2011