UK-London: Public relations consultancy services.
UK-London: Public relations consultancy services.
This notice is published by:
Section I: Contracting authority/entity
I.1) Name and addresses
Hyde Housing Association
30 Park Street, null, London, SE1 9EQ, United Kingdom
Tel. +44 2032072574, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Main Address: https://www.hyde-housing.co.uk/
NUTS Code: UK
I.4) Type of the contracting authority (in the case of a notice published by a contracting authority)
Body governed by public law
I.5) Main Activity (in the case of a notice published by a contracting authority)
Housing and community amenities
Section II: Object
II.1) Scope of the procurement
II.1.1) Title: Public Affairs Consultancy Services.
Reference number: Not Provided
II.1.2) Main CPV code:
79416200 - Public relations consultancy services.
II.1.3) Type of contract: SERVICES
II.1.4) Short Description: To provide Government relations consultancy support to help Hyde Housing Association influence housing policy decision makers, and to promote social housing and related issues to parliamentarians and local authorities.
II.1.6) Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: No
II.1.7) Total value of the procurement (excluding VAT)
II.2.2) Additional CPV codes:
II.2.3) Place of performance:
II.2.4) Description of the procurement:
To provide Government relations consultancy support to help Hyde Housing Association influence housing policy decision makers, and to promote social housing and related issues to parliamentarians and local authorities.
The contract will be for a 12 month term, with the potential to extend for a further 12 months.
Anticipated spend will be c.£150k p.a.
II.2.5) Award criteria
(Directive 2014/24/EU / Directive 2014/25/EU)
II.2.11) Information about options:
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.1.1) Type of procedure: Negotiated procedure without prior publication (in accordance with Article 32 of Directive 2014/24/EU)
IV.1.3) Information about framework agreement
The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement: No
IV.1.8) Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: No
IV.2.1) Previous publication concerning this procedure:
Notice number in OJ S: Not provided
Section V: Award Of Contract/Concession
Award of Contract/Concession No: 1
Contract No: Not Provided Lot Number: Not Provided Title: Not Provided
V.2) Award of contract/concession
V.2.1) Date of contract award decision: 19/12/2018.
V.2.2) Information about tenders
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: No .
V.2.3) Name and address of the contractor/concessionaire, No. 1:
iNHouse Communications Limited
Ground Floor Four Millbank, London, SW1P 3JA, United Kingdom
NUTS Code: UKI
The contractor/concessionaire will be an SME: Yes
V.2.4) Information on value of the contract/lot/concession:
Initial estimated total value of the contract: Not Provided
Total value of the contract/lot/concession 300,000
V.2.5) Information about subcontracting:
The contract is likely to be subcontracted: No
Section VI: Complementary Information
VI.3) Additional Information:
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VI.4) Procedures for review
VI.4.1) Review Body
Royal Courts of Justice
The Strand, null, London, WC2A 2LL, United Kingdom
V1.4.2) Body responsible for mediation procedures:
Not Provided .
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: 24/12/2018
Annex D1 - General Procurement
Justification for the award of the contract without prior publication of a call for competition in the Official Journal of the European Union
1. Justification for the choice of the negotiated procedure without prior publication of a call for competition in accordance with Article 32 of Directive 2014/24/EU
No tenders or no suitable tenders/requests to participate in response to: Not provided
The works, supplies or services can be provided only by a particular economic operator for the following reason: absence of competition for technical reasons
Extreme urgency brought about by events unforeseeable for the contracting authority and in accordance with the strict conditions stated in the directive: No
Additional deliveries by the original supplier ordered under the strict conditions stated in the directive: No
New works/services, constituting a repetition of existing works/services and ordered in accordance with the strict conditions stated in the directive: No
Service contract to be awarded to the winner or one of winners under the rules of a design contest: No
Purchase of supplies or services on particularly advantageous terms: Not Provided
Please explain in a clear and comprehensive manner why the award of the contract without prior publication in the Official Journal of the European Union is
lawful, by stating the relevant facts and, as appropriate, the conclusions of law in accordance with the directive: (500 words maximum)
iNHouse Communications is uniquely positioned to deliver the service required by Hyde due to the close working relationship that the Chair and Managing Director have with the current Government. No other service provider can offer the level of access within Government circles that these individuals can. The support services they offer are unique and they have an unparalleled track record within the sector.
Hyde’s assessment is that iNHouse Communications is singularly placed to not only design the service but also to execute it in practice. The founding partners provide unique access to senior decision makers, the workings of this Government, and skills to assist Hyde in delivering its objectives.
Hyde is therefore of the view that if it were to seek to procure the Contract in accordance with the Regulations, competition would be absent for technical reasons as no service provider in the market would be able to provide the unique access to policy makers that iNHouse can.