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Lot 1 - Public relations and Public affairs The majority of the PR support will focus on targeting national and trade media (including key house builder titles) with minimal focus on regional media where some ad-hoc support may be ...

Contract award notice

Results of the procurement procedure

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Radian Group
Eastleigh
SO50 6AD
United Kingdom
E-mail:
NUTS code: UKJ

Internet address(es):

Main address: http://www.radian.co.uk

I.2)Joint procurement
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Body governed by public law
I.5)Main activity
Housing and community amenities

Section II: Object

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

Public Affairs and Public Relations.

II.1.2)Main CPV code
79416200
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

Lot 1 - Public relations and Public affairs

The majority of the PR support will focus on targeting national and trade media (including key house builder titles) with minimal focus on regional media where some ad-hoc support may be required. This support should work hand in hand, where relevant, with high level Public Affairs activity to ensure opportunities are maximised. Public Affairs activity should also operate as a standalone function where required and extend to fully align and magnify relevant PR outputs.

II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: yes
II.1.7)Total value of the procurement (excluding VAT)
Lowest offer: 300 000.00 GBP / Highest offer: 400 000.00 GBP taken into consideration
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Public Affairs and Public Relations

Lot No: 1
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
79416000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The majority of the PR support will focus on targeting national and trade media (including key house builder titles) with minimal focus on regional media where some ad-hoc support may be required. This support should work hand in hand, where relevant, with high level Public Affairs activity to ensure opportunities are maximised. Public Affairs activity should also operate as a standalone function where required and extend to fully align and magnify relevant PR outputs.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Quality criterion - Name: Various quality questions / Weighting: 65
Cost criterion - Name: Cost of service / Weighting: 35
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
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Public Consultation

Lot No: 2
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
79416200
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Knowledge and experience of working in the property and housing sectors and who has the ability demonstrate strategic and tactical experience developing effective consultation programmes of activity. Evidence of relationships with the key influencers and media in those sectors and be able to effectively engage and provide the relevant consultation and community engagement materials.

Required to work across the current Radian geography and have the capacity/flexibility to support Radian if this changes over the life of the contract.

Cost management is a critical area of performance in this contract and the successful agency is expected to demonstrate an open, accurate and accountable approach to estimating costs.

An account manager will be required to manage the account along with a dedicated team who will work as an extension of the Development Team. There will be regular contract management reviews with the successful agency to ensure that Radian receives value for money.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Quality criterion - Name: Various quality questions / Weighting: 65
Cost criterion - Name: Sample cost of exhibition / Weighting: 35
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

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Restricted procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: no
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure
IV.2.8)Information about termination of dynamic purchasing system
IV.2.9)Information about termination of call for competition in the form of a prior information notice

Section V: Award of contract

Contract No: Public Affairs and Public Relations
Lot No: 1
A contract/lot is awarded: yes
V.2)Award of contract
V.2.1)Date of conclusion of the contract:
07/08/2017
V.2.2)Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 4
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Newgate Communications Ltd
London
United Kingdom
NUTS code: UK
The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.4)Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
Initial estimated total value of the contract/lot: 150 000.00 GBP
Total value of the contract/lot: 150 000.00 GBP
V.2.5)Information about subcontracting

Section V: Award of contract

Contract No: 2
Lot No: 2
Title:

Public Consultation

A contract/lot is awarded: yes
V.2)Award of contract
V.2.1)Date of conclusion of the contract:
07/08/2017
V.2.2)Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 4
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Connect Communications Ltd
London
United Kingdom
NUTS code: UK
The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.4)Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
Total value of the contract/lot: 150 000.00 EUR
V.2.5)Information about subcontracting

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Chartered Institute of Arbitrators
London
United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
14/08/2017