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Title
HR Service Requirements at Hart District Council - Market Consultation
Description
This procurement is being managed by Capita Business Services Limited (“Capita”) on behalf of the Council under a Strategic Services Outsource. The contract between the Council and Capita provides for tenders and all other information submitted to be treated as confidential by Capita to ensure competition is maintained, value for money is achieved and all bidders are treated equally and in a non-discriminatory way during the tendering and contract award procedures. The Council and Capita shall maintain a system of management processes, barriers, disciplines and confidentiality undertakings to ensure there is no conflict of interest in the procurement process and to prevent any disclosure to any Capita employee involved in submitting a tender for this procurement of any confidential information from other bidders. Information submitted by bidders will not be used by Capita for any other purpose than the provision of services to the Council under the Strategic Services Outsource.

This is not the start of a procurement process.

Organisations interested in participating in the Market Consultation event for Hart DC HR Services should do so by using this system. Hart DC welcome interest from both other local authorities who could provide this service and the private sector, The decision with regard dividing the requirement into lots will be determined by the market consultation exercise.

You should submit your written responses to the Market Consultation Questionnaire no later than the date and time stated on the e-sourcing portal.

On reviewing the written responses Hart DC reserves the right to ask organisations to clarify their submission.

A cross-section of suppliers who respond to the Market Consultation Questionnaire are likely to be invited to discuss their submission with the Council via conference call.

Organisations not participating in this exercise will not be disadvantaged should any tendering process be pursued. Similarly organisations who participate in the market consultation exercise will not be advantaged.

It is anticipated that a separate contract notice relating to the supply of the above specified services will be submitted for publication after the Market Consultation exercise has been completed and a decision has been made with regard to the procurement strategy for this service(s).

All service providers should respond to the contract notice when it is published even if you have participated in the Market Consultation discussions.

Contractors will be expected to deliver services which demonstrate a best value approach.

Hart DC is a public authority within the meaning of the Freedom of Information Act 2000 and all correspondence received will be dealt with in accordance with the Act.
Value of Contract
Estimated Annual Value
Publication Date
23/02/2017
Listing Deadline
06/03/2017
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