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An insurance framework for district/non-metropolitan borough councils, national park authorities and members of the South West Advantage procurement club.The framework will provide general insurance cover requirements for the above authorities. These ...

Contract award notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Preston City Council
Town Hall, Lancaster Road, Lancashire
For the attention of: Ian Carroll
PR1 2RL Preston
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1772906854
E-mail:
Fax: +44 1772906323

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
Insurance framework for district/non-metropolitan borough council and national park authorities.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Services
Service category No 6: Financial servicesa)Insurances services b)Banking and investment services

NUTS code UKD4

II.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
The notice involves contract(s) based on a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
II.1.4)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
An insurance framework for district/non-metropolitan borough councils, national park authorities and members of the South West Advantage procurement club.
The framework will provide general insurance cover requirements for the above authorities. These requirements will be divided into 9 lots as described under Annex B of this contract notice.
Insurers may apply to be appointed to the framework in respect of one or more lots, or all of the lots listed. The framework will be established for a period of 4 years and the first insurance cover awarded under this framework is likely to incept on 30.9.2010.
It is anticipated that there will be a minimum of 3 and a maximum of 10 insurance companies appointed to the framework in respect of each lot. Once insurance companies have been appointed to the framework, eligible members will be required to seek insurance quotations from all appointed insurers for the lot or lots relating to the cover they require.
This competition does not include any requirements for insurance broking or consultancy services and is open to insurance companies authorised to provide insurance cover in the UK under the lots detailed. It is envisaged that each insurer will provide claims handling services within the premium terms that they submit and that there is no requirement for any separate contracts for claims handling. Where an insurer requires claims handling.
To be provided by a separate organisation the insurer is required to submit a separate application from their selected partner organisation as part of their application.
II.1.5)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

66510000, 66512100, 66514110, 66515200, 66515410, 66516000, 66516100, 66512200, 66513000, 66513200, 66514100, 66515000, 66515100, 66515400, 66515411, 66516400, 66516500, 66519000, 66519200

II.1.6)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no
II.2)Total final value of contract(s)
II.2.1)Total final value of contract(s)

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Open
IV.2)Award criteria
IV.2.1)Award criteria
The most economically advantageous tender in terms of
1. Price and pricing structure. Weighting 40
2. Service standards. Weighting 10
3. Insurance cover. Weighting 30
4. Range of insurer services. Weighting 10
5. Expertise. Weighting 10
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
An electronic auction has been 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

Prior information notice

Notice number in the OJEU: 2010/S 062-092399 of 30.3.2010

Section V: Award of contract

Lot No: 1 - Lot title: Property insurance including general properties, private swellings, leasehold properties, computers, business interruption, works in progress, all risks, money and terrorism.
V.1)Date of contract award decision:
29.2.2012
V.2)Information about offers
Number of offers received: 2
V.3)Name and address of economic operator in favour of whom the contract award decision has been taken

Zurich Municipal
Zurich House 2 Gladiator way Hampshire
GU14 6GB Farnborough
UNITED KINGDOM

V.4)Information on value of contract
Total final value of the contract:
Lowest offer 200 000,00 and highest offer 275 000,00 GBP
Excluding VAT
V.5)Information about subcontracting
The contract is likely to be sub-contracted: no
Lot No: 2 - Lot title: Liability insurance including employers and public liability, libel & slander, officials indemnity, professional negligence and land charges.
V.1)Date of contract award decision:
29.2.2012
V.2)Information about offers
Number of offers received: 2
V.3)Name and address of economic operator in favour of whom the contract award decision has been taken

Zurich Municipal
Zurich House 2 Gladiator way Hampshire
GU14 6GB Farnborough
UNITED KINGDOM

V.4)Information on value of contract
Total final value of the contract:
Lowest offer 310 000,00 and highest offer 710 000,00 GBP
Excluding VAT
V.5)Information about subcontracting
The contract is likely to be sub-contracted: no
Lot No: 3 - Lot title: Motor fleet insurance.
V.1)Date of contract award decision:
29.2.2012
V.2)Information about offers
Number of offers received: 2
V.3)Name and address of economic operator in favour of whom the contract award decision has been taken

Zurich Municipal
Zurich House 2 Gladiator way Hampshire
GU14 6GB Farnborough
UNITED KINGDOM

V.4)Information on value of contract
Total final value of the contract:
Lowest offer 200 000,00 and highest offer 440 000,00 GBP
Excluding VAT
V.5)Information about subcontracting
The contract is likely to be sub-contracted: no
Lot No: 4 - Lot title: Personal accident.
V.1)Date of contract award decision:
29.2.2012
V.2)Information about offers
Number of offers received: 3
V.3)Name and address of economic operator in favour of whom the contract award decision has been taken

Zurich Municipal
Zurich House 2 Gladiator way Hampshire
GU14 6GB Farnborough
UNITED KINGDOM

V.4)Information on value of contract
Total final value of the contract:
Lowest offer 3 200,00 and highest offer 3 500,00 GBP
Excluding VAT
V.5)Information about subcontracting
The contract is likely to be sub-contracted: no
Lot No: 5 - Lot title: Fidelity guarantee.
V.1)Date of contract award decision:
29.2.2012
V.2)Information about offers
Number of offers received: 2
V.3)Name and address of economic operator in favour of whom the contract award decision has been taken

Zurich Municipal
Zurich House 2 Gladiator way Hampshire
GU14 6GB Farnborough
UNITED KINGDOM

V.4)Information on value of contract
Total final value of the contract:
Lowest offer 6 000,00 and highest offer 7 000,00 GBP
Excluding VAT
V.5)Information about subcontracting
The contract is likely to be sub-contracted: no
Lot No: 7 - Lot title: Engineering inspection.
V.1)Date of contract award decision:
29.2.2012
V.2)Information about offers
Number of offers received: 2
V.3)Name and address of economic operator in favour of whom the contract award decision has been taken

Zurich Municipal
Zurich House 2 Gladiator way Hampshire
GU14 6GB Farnborough
UNITED KINGDOM

V.4)Information on value of contract
Total final value of the contract:
Lowest offer 9 200,00 and highest offer 9 500,00 GBP
Excluding VAT
V.5)Information about subcontracting
The contract is likely to be sub-contracted: no
Lot No: 8 - Lot title: Marine insurance.
V.1)Date of contract award decision:
29.2.2012
V.2)Information about offers
Number of offers received: 1
V.3)Name and address of economic operator in favour of whom the contract award decision has been taken

Zurich Municipal
Zurich House 2 Gladiator way Hampshire
GU14 6GB Farnborough
UNITED KINGDOM

V.4)Information on value of contract
Total final value of the contract:
Value: 2 000,00 GBP
Excluding VAT
V.5)Information about subcontracting
The contract is likely to be sub-contracted: no

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about European Union funds
The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
VI.2)Additional information:
VI.3)Procedures for appeal
VI.3.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

Preston City Council
Legal Section Town Hall Lancaster Road Lancashire
PR1 2RL Preston
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail:
Telephone: +44 1772906854

VI.3.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.3.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained
VI.4)Date of dispatch of this notice:
17.5.2012