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Title: Provision of a Revenues and Benefits System
Published by: Powys County Council
Publication Date: 05/08/2016
Deadline Date: 02/09/2016
Deadline Time: 12:00
Notice Type: 02 Contract Notice
Has Documents: No
Has ESPD: No
Abstract: The Council is seeking Tenders from suitably qualified suppliers for the provision of an IT system for Revenues and Benefits Collections. To incorporate functions:
Council tax calculation and billing;
Manage council tax discounts and exemptions;
NNDR calculation and billing;
Manage discounts and exemptions;
Awards claim processing and payments including housing benefit, council tax benefit, council tax reduction, discretionary housing payments and universal credit;
Collection and recovery of Council Tax, NNDR and overpaid Housing Benefit invoices
Integration with DWP; VOA; RTI; BACS; Finance; Housing management system; Local Land and Property Gazetteer; Revenues and Benefits workflow; EDRM;
Support for self-service enquiries and payments.
In the case of Council Tax and Business Rates there is an expectation that the supplied system will be open and capable of sharing and interoperating with other IT systems
CPV: 48000000, 72000000, 80533000, 75112000, 50324100, 48300000, 48444100, 48211000.

Contract notice

Directive 2014/24/EU - Public Sector Directive

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1) Name and addresses

Powys County Council

County Hall

Llandrindod Wells

LD1 5LG

UK

Contact person: Mary Salmon

Telephone: +44 01597826244

E-mail: mary.salmon@powys.gov.uk

NUTS: UKL

Internet address(es)

Main address: www.entenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.sell2wales.gov.wales/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA0354

I.3) Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge at:

https://etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk


Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address


Tenders or requests to participate must be sent electronically to:

https://etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk


I.4) Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority

I.5) Main activity

General public services

Section II: Object

II.1) Scope of the procurement

II.1.1) Title

Provision of a Revenues and Benefits System

Reference number: ITT_55476

II.1.2) Main CPV code

48000000

 

II.1.3) Type of contract

Services

II.1.4) Short description

The Council is seeking Tenders from suitably qualified suppliers for the provision of an IT system for Revenues and Benefits Collections. To incorporate functions:

Council tax calculation and billing;

Manage council tax discounts and exemptions;

NNDR calculation and billing;

Manage discounts and exemptions;

Awards claim processing and payments including housing benefit, council tax benefit, council tax reduction, discretionary housing payments and universal credit;

Collection and recovery of Council Tax, NNDR and overpaid Housing Benefit invoices

Integration with DWP; VOA; RTI; BACS; Finance; Housing management system; Local Land and Property Gazetteer; Revenues and Benefits workflow; EDRM;

Support for self-service enquiries and payments.

In the case of Council Tax and Business Rates there is an expectation that the supplied system will be open and capable of sharing and interoperating with other IT systems

II.1.6) Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: No

II.2) Description

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

72000000

80533000

75112000

50324100

48300000

48444100

48211000

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UKL24

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

Provision of Revenues and Benefits System

II.2.5) Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.7) Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 60

This contract is subject to renewal: Yes

Description of renewals:

up to a further 36 months

II.2.9) Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

II.2.10) Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: No

II.2.11) Information about options

Options: Yes

Description of options:

Please refer to Tender Documentation

II.2.13) Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: No

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1) Conditions for participation

III.1.2) Economic and financial standing

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents


III.1.3) Technical and professional ability

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents


III.2) Conditions related to the contract

III.2.2) Contract performance conditions

Please refer to Tender Documentation

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1) Description

IV.1.1) Type of procedure

Open procedure

IV.1.8) Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: Yes

IV.2) Administrative information

IV.2.2) Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

Date: 02/09/2016

Local time: 12:00

IV.2.4) Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted

EN

IV.2.6) Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

Duration in months: 3 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7) Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 02/09/2016

Local time: 12:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1) Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: No

VI.3) Additional information

Instructions for Suppliers – Registration on etenderwales

Powys County Council will be conducting this procurement exercise through the Value Wales e-Tendering portal. This can be found at www.etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk, all information may be downloaded and returned through this channel.

Internet address(es): http://etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk

Suppliers Instructions How to Express Interest in this Tender

1. Register your company on the eTenderwales portal (this is only required once)

- Browse to the eSourcing Portal: www.etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk

- Click the “Click here to register” link

- Accept the terms and conditions and click “continue”

- Enter your correct business and user details

- Note the username you chose and click “Save” when complete

- You will shortly receive an email with your unique password (please keep this secure)

2. Express an Interest in the tender

- Login to the portal with the username/password

- Click the “Open Access ITTs” link.

- Click on the relevant ITT to access the content.

- Click the “Express Interest” button in the “Actions” box on the left-hand side of the page.

- This will move the ITT into your “My ITTs” page. (This is a secure area reserved for your projects only)

- Click on the ITT code, you can now access any attachments by clicking the “Settings and Buyer Attachments” in the

“Actions” box

3. Responding to the tender

- You can now choose to “Reply” or “Reject” (please give a reason if rejecting)

- You can now use the ‘Messages’ function to communicate with the buyer and seek any clarification

- Note the deadline for completion, then follow the onscreen instructions to complete the ITT

- There may be a mixture of online & offline actions for you to perform (there is detailed online help available)

If you require any further assistance use the online help, or the BravoSolution help desk is available Mon – Fri (8am – 6pm) on:

- eMail: help@bravosolution.co.uk

- Phone: 0800 368 4850 / Fax: 020 7080 0480

NOTE: The authority is using eTenderwales to carry out this procurement process. To obtain further information record your interest on Sell2Wales at http://www.sell2wales.gov.wales/search/search_switch.aspx?ID=50553

(WA Ref:50553)

VI.4) Procedures for review

VI.4.1) Review body

Powys County Council

County Hall

Llandrindod Wells

LD1 5LG

UK

Telephone: +44 01597826000

VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice

03/08/2016


Information added to the notice since publication.

Additional information added to the notice since it's publication.
No further information has been uploaded.
Main Contact: mary.salmon@powys.gov.uk
Admin Contact: N/a
Technical Contact: N/a
Other Contact: N/a

Commodity Categories

Commodity Categories
IDTitleParent Category
75112000Administrative services for business operationsGeneral public services
48444100Billing systemAccounting system
80533000Computer-user familiarisation and training servicesVocational training services
48300000Document creation, drawing, imaging, scheduling and productivity software packageSoftware package and information systems
72000000IT services: consulting, software development, Internet and supportComputer and Related Services
48211000Platform interconnectivity software packageNetworking software package
48000000Software package and information systemsComputer and Related Services
50324100System maintenance servicesSupport services of personal computers

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Delivery Locations
IDDescription
1024Powys

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