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The Pensions Regulator (TPR) intends establishing a pan-regulator framework featuring suppliers able to deliver expert services, including expert witness services, to support cases across a number of regulatory bodies. In the case of TPR this might ...

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Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
The Pensions Regulator
Napier House, Trafalgar Place
Brighton
BN1 4DW
United Kingdom
Contact person: Penny Tofield
Telephone: +44 1273627685
E-mail:
NUTS code: UKJ21

Internet address(es):

Main address: www.thepensionsregulator.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.mytenders.org/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA3403

I.1)Name and addresses
Ofgem
9 Millbank
London
SW1P 3GE
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 2079017000
E-mail:
NUTS code: UKI

Internet address(es):

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

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.mytenders.org/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA10021

I.1)Name and addresses
Competition & Markets Authority
Victoria House, 37 Southampton Row
London
WC1B 4AD
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 2037386000
E-mail:
NUTS code: UKI

Internet address(es):

Main address: https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/competition-and-markets-authority

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.mytenders.org/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA30948

I.1)Name and addresses
Pension Protection Fund (PPF)
Renaissance, 12 Dingwall Road
Croydon
CR0 2NA
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 2086336637
E-mail:
Fax: +44 2086334903
NUTS code: UKI22

Internet address(es):

Main address: http://www.pensionprotectionfund.org.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.mytenders.org/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA4941

I.1)Name and addresses
National Employment Savings Trust (NEST Corporation)
Riverside House, 2a Southwark Bridge Road
London
SE1 9HA
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 2030563600
E-mail:
NUTS code: UK

Internet address(es):

Main address: http://www.nestpensions.org.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.mytenders.org/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA27388

I.1)Name and addresses
Northern Ireland Authority for Utility Regulation (Utility Regulator)
Queens House, 14 Queen Street
Belfast
BT1 6ED
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 2890316342
E-mail:
Fax: +44 2890311740
NUTS code: UKN01

Internet address(es):

Main address: www.uregni.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.mytenders.org/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA17601

I.1)Name and addresses
The Equality and Human Rights Commission
Finance Section, 4th Floor, Arndale House,, The Arndale Centre,
Manchester
M4 3AQ
United Kingdom
E-mail:
NUTS code: UKD

Internet address(es):

Main address: https://www.equalityhumanrights.com/en

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.mytenders.org/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA15301

I.1)Name and addresses
Charity Commission
London
United Kingdom
E-mail:
NUTS code: UKI

Internet address(es):

Main address: www.charitycommission.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.mytenders.org/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=

I.1)Name and addresses
Legal Services Board
London
United Kingdom
E-mail:
NUTS code: UKI

Internet address(es):

Main address: http://www.legalservicesboard.org.uk/

I.2)Joint procurement
The contract involves joint procurement
I.3)Communication
Additional information can be obtained from another address:
The Pensions Regulator
Brighton
United Kingdom
E-mail:
NUTS code: UKJ21

Internet address(es):

Main address: www.tpr.gov.uk

I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Body governed by public law
I.5)Main activity
Other activity: regulation

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement
II.1.1)Title:

Pan-Regulator Framework for Expert Services.

Reference number: TPR892
II.1.2)Main CPV code
71319000
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

The Pensions Regulator (TPR) intends establishing a pan-regulator framework featuring suppliers able to deliver expert services, including expert witness services, to support cases across a number of regulatory bodies. In the case of TPR this might be where there is serious governance, investment, funding or other issues associated with pension schemes. The framework is intended to run over four years and the proposed structure is to have multiple lots, which are likely to include: (1) Actuarial (2) Covenant (3) Forensic (4) Investment (5) Lending (6) Property (7) Restructuring (8) Tax (9) Valuation.

Estimated cost for the 4 year period ranges from between 1 and 50 000 000 including VAT

TPR is intending to hold a pre-procurement market engagement event in Brighton with interested suppliers in July.

To express interest please email Penny Tofield: .

II.1.5)Estimated total value
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: yes
The contracting authority reserves the right to award contracts combining the following lots or groups of lots:

Actuarial Expert Services and Investment Expert Services.

II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Actuarial Expert Services

Lot No: 1
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
71319000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Provision of actuarial expert services, including expert witness services, to support regulatory case work.

II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Forensic Expert Services

Lot No: 3
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
71319000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Provision of forensic expert services, including expert witness services, to support regulatory case work.

II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Covenant Expert Services

Lot No: 2
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
71319000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Provision of covenant expert services, including expert witness services, to support regulatory case work.

II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Investment

Lot No: 4
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
71319000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Provision of investment expert services, including expert witness services, to support regulatory case work.

II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Lending Expert

Lot No: 5
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
71319000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Provision of lending expert services, including expert witness services, to support regulatory case work.

II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Property

Lot No: 6
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
71319000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Provision of property expert services, including expert witness services, to support regulatory case work.

II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Restructuring

Lot No: 7
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
71319000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Provision of restructuring expert services, including expert witness services, to support regulatory case work.

II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Tax

Lot No: 8
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
71319000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Provision of tax expert services, including expert witness services, to support regulatory case work.

II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Valuation

Lot No: 9
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
71319000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Provision of valuation expert services, including expert witness services, to support regulatory case work.

II.2.14)Additional information
II.3)Estimated date of publication of contract notice:
24/07/2017

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:

Note: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the myTenders Web Site at http://www.myTenders.org/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=198729.

(MT Ref:198729).

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
19/06/2017