UK-Swindon: Company health services.

UK-Swindon: Company health services.
Section I: Contracting Authority
I.1) Name and addresses
UK Research & Innovation
Polaris House, North Star Avenue, Swindon, SN2 1FL, United Kingdom
Tel. +44 7849307911, Email:
Contact: STFC Procurement
Main Address:
NUTS Code: UKK14
I.2) Joint procurement
The contract involves joint procurement: No.
In the case of joint procurement involving different countries, state applicable national procurement law: Not provided
The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body: No.
I.3) Communication
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at:
Additional information can be obtained from: the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to the abovementioned address
Electronic communication requires the use of tools and devices that are not generally available. Unrestricted and full direct access to these tools and devices is possible, free of charge, at: Not provided
I.4) Type of the contracting authority
Body governed by public law
I.5) Main activity
Other activity:

Section II: Object
II.1) Scope of the procurement
II.1.1) Title: UKRI-2079 Occupational Health Services at STFC
Reference Number: UKRI-2079
II.1.2) Main CPV Code:
85147000 - Company health services.

II.1.3) Type of contract: SERVICES
II.1.4) Short description: UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) wishes to establish a Contract for the provision of Occupational Health Services at its Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC) sites.
II.1.5) Estimated total value:
Value excluding VAT: 1,030,000
Currency: GBP
II.1.6) Information about lots:
This contract is divided into lots: No

II.2) Description

II.2.2) Additional CPV codes:
Not Provided
II.2.3) Place of performance:
UKM75 Edinburgh, City of
UKK14 Swindon
UKD61 Warrington
UKJ36 Central Hampshire
UKJ14 Oxfordshire

II.2.4) Description of procurement: It is the Science and Technology Facilities Council’s (STFC) Policy to provide a safe working environment and to employ best practice to ensure the health, safety and welfare of their workforces.

To enable the STFC to fulfil their obligations to employees, professional occupational health advisors are engaged to assist with the prevention of occupational ill health, rehabilitation of employees and health promotion.

UKRI wishes to establish a Contract for the provision of Occupational Health Services at STFC at the following sites:
•Rutherford Appleton Laboratory (RAL) site, near Didcot;
•Daresbury Laboratory (DL) site, near Warrington;
•Royal Observatory Edinburgh (ROE), in Edinburgh city;
•Swindon offices (office estate only); and
•Chilbolton Observatory, in Hampshire..
II.2.5) Award criteria:
Criteria below
Quality criterion - Name: Quality / Weighting: 70

Cost criterion - Name: Price / Weighting: 30

II.2.6) Estimated value:
Value excluding VAT: 1,030,000
Currency: GBP
II.2.7) Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system:
Start: 23/10/2022 / End: 22/10/2026
This contract is subject to renewal: Yes
Description of renewals: The Contract duration shall be for an initial period of 2 years from commencement of the Contract, with an option to extend for a further two periods of 1 year (2+1+1).

II.2.10) Information about variants:
Variants will be accepted: No
II.2.11) Information about options:
Options: Yes
Description of options: The requirement consists of a number of essential services, as well as optional services which STFC may choose to take up during the life of the contract. Full details can be found in the Specification.
II.2.12) Information about electronic catalogues:
Tenders must be presented in the form of electronic catalogues or include an electronic catalogue: 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
Identification of the project: Not provided
II.2.14) Additional information: Not provided

Section III: Legal, Economic, Financial And Technical Information
III.1) Conditions for participation
III.1.1) Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
List and brief description of conditions:
Not Provided
III.1.2) Economic and financial standing
List and brief description of selection criteria:
Not Provided
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required (if applicable) :
Not Provided
III.1.3) Technical and professional ability
List and brief description of selection criteria:
Not Provided
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required (if applicable) :
Not Provided
III.1.5) Information about reserved contracts (if applicable)
The contract is reserved to sheltered workshops and economic operators aiming at the social and professional integration of disabled or disadvantaged persons: No
The execution of the contract is restricted to the framework of sheltered employment programmes: No

III.2) Conditions related to the contract
III.2.1) Information about a particular profession
Reference to the relevant law, regulation or administrative provision:
Not Provided
III.2.2) Contract performance conditions
Not Provided
III.2.3) Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract
Obligation to indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff assigned to performing the contract: No

Section IV: Procedure
IV.1) Description OPEN
IV.1.1) Type of procedure: Open

IV.1.3) Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement - NO
In the case of framework agreements justification for any duration exceeding 4 years: Not Provided

IV.1.6) Information about electronic auction:
An electronic auction will be used: No
Additional information about electronic auction: Not provided
IV.1.8) Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: Yes
IV.2) Administrative information
IV.2.1) Previous publication concerning this procedure:
Notice number in the OJ S: 2022/S 000 - 006814
IV.2.2) Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 02/08/2022 Time: 11:00

IV.2.4) Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted: English,
IV.2.6) Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender:
Duration in month(s): 3

IV.2.7) Conditions for opening of tenders:
Date: 02/08/2022
Time: 11:00

Section VI: Complementary Information
VI.1) Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: Yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published: Not provided
VI.2) Information about electronic workflows
Electronic ordering will be used Yes
Electronic invoicing will be accepted Yes
Electronic payment will be used Yes
VI.3) Additional Information: UKRI is managing this procurement process in accordance with the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (as may be amended from time to time) (the “Regulations”).

UKRI is procuring the Contract for its exclusive use.

UKRI shall utilise the e-sourcing portal Delta and all correspondence and submission of documents must be through that portal. Suppliers are to utilise the messaging system within the e-sourcing tool within the timescales detailed in this document.

If there is any doubt with regard to the ambiguity of any question or content contained in this questionnaire then Suppliers should raise a clarification question via the e-sourcing portal. Suppliers are to note that any requests for clarifications may not be considered by UKRI if they are not articulated by the Supplier within the discussion forum within the e-sourcing tool and received within the specified time.

All Tender Responses MUST be submitted through the portal. Please note, any submission of a Response which is outside of the e-sourcing portal will result in the Response not being considered.

The contracting authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are small or medium enterprises (SMEs). However, any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement.
For more information about this opportunity, please visit the Delta eSourcing portal at:

To respond to this opportunity, please click here:
VI.4) Procedures for review
VI.4.1) Review body:
UK Research & Innovation
Polaris House, North Star Avenue, Swindon, SN2 1FL, United Kingdom
VI.4.2) Body responsible for mediation procedures:
TBC, United Kingdom
VI.4.3) Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:
Not Provided
VI.4.4) Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained:
UK Research & Innovation
Science & Technology Facilities Council, Rutherford Appleton Laboratory, Harwell, Oxford, OX11 0QX, United Kingdom
VI.5) Date Of Dispatch Of This Notice: 27/06/2022

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