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The Scottish Government is seeking offers from service providers to provide Employability Support Services in Scotland. This exercise will be split into 8 geographical lots. The service will be known as Fair Start Scotland. The Scottish Government ...

Corrigendum

Notice for changes or additional information

Services

(Supplement to the Official Journal of the European Union, 2017/S 048-088157)

Section I: Contracting authority/entity

I.1)Name and addresses
Scottish Government
Atlantic Quay
Glasgow
G2 8LU
United Kingdom
Contact person: Gary Crombie
Telephone: +44 1412425914
E-mail:
NUTS code: UKM

Internet address(es):

Main address: http://www.scotland.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA10482

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement
II.1.1)Title:

Fair Start Scotland Employability Services 2018.

Reference number: SP-17-005
II.1.2)Main CPV code
85000000
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

The Scottish Government is seeking offers from service providers to provide Employability Support Services in Scotland. This exercise will be split into 8 geographical lots. The service will be known as Fair Start Scotland. The Scottish Government will require the Service Provider to deliver the services as part of the devolution of employment support under section 31 of the Scotland Act 2016. Namely, it will provide support for unemployed disabled people and people claiming reserved benefits who are at risk of long-term unemployment. The aim is to provide a tailored, coherent range of support which can respond flexibly to the individual needs of unemployed people and their employers and make best use of resources. The programme will deliver high quality employment support to unemployed people, including those with complex issues who want to work and need help to enter and/or remain in the labour market.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
10/03/2017
VI.6)Original notice reference
Notice number in the OJ S: 2017/S 048-088157

Section VII: Changes

VII.1)Information to be changed or added
VII.1.2)Text to be corrected in the original notice
Section number: II.1.1)
Place of text to be modified: Title:
Instead of:

Fair Start Scotland Employability Services 2018.

Read:

Fair Start Scotland Employability Support Services 2018.

Section number: II.2.5)
Place of text to be modified: Award criteria:
Instead of:

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

Read:

Quality criterion - Name: Technical Criteria / Weighting: 70

Price - Weighting: 30.

Section number: VI.3)
Place of text to be modified: Additional information:
Instead of:
Read:

Award Criteria Questions can be found within the ITT together with the weightings and applied Price Quality Ratio, as detailed in II.2.5).

Award Criteria (Technical Response questions) responses will be evaluated using the following methodology:

0 - Unacceptable Nil or inadequate response. Fails to demonstrate an ability to meet the requirement.

1 - Poor Response is partially relevant but generally poor. The response addresses some elements of the requirement but contains insufficient/limited detail or explanation to demonstrate how the requirement will be fulfilled.

2 - Acceptable Response is relevant and acceptable. The response addresses a broad understanding of the requirement but may lack details on how the requirement will be fulfilled in certain areas.

3 - Good Response is relevant and good. The response is sufficiently detailed to demonstrate a good understanding and provides details on how the requirements will be fulfilled.

4 - Excellent Response is completely relevant and excellent overall. The response is comprehensive, unambiguous and demonstrates a thorough understanding of the requirement and provides details of how the requirement will be met in full.

VII.2)Other additional information:

All other information contained within VI.3) remains valid.