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UK-Glasgow: Life insurance services.

Section I: Contracting Authority

I.1) Name, Addresses and Contact Point(s):
Student Loans Company
100 Bothwell Street, Glasgow, G2 7JD, United Kingdom
Tel. +44 1412433482, Email:
Contact: Susan Butcher
Main Address:
NUTS Code: UKM82

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.4)Type of the contracting authority:
Body governed by public law

I.5) Main activity:
Other activity: Administration of Student Loans

Section II: Object Of The Contract

II.1) Scope of the procurement

II.1.1) Title: Group Life Assurance Policy
Reference number: 2019-SLC-068

II.1.2) Main CPV code:
66511000 - Life insurance services.

II.1.3) Type of contract: SERVICES

II.1.4) Short description: SLC are looking for an insurer to provide cover for the provision of the SLC┐s death in service requirements,

II.1.6) Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: No

II.1.7) Total value of the procurement (excluding VAT)
Value: 843,322


II.2) Description

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s):
Not Provided

II.2.3) Place of performance
Nuts code:
UKM82 - Glasgow City

Main site or place of performance:
Glasgow City

II.2.4) Description of the procurement: The SLC are reviewing our Group Life Assurance scheme following changes to our various scheme arrangements. Effective from late 2019 the SLC will merge two existing Group Life Assurance Schemes into one and are seeking a provider to assume risk for the new combined scheme. The Scheme will be written under an existing Trust.

II.2.5) Award criteria:
Quality criterion - Name: Service Delivery / Weighting: 10
Quality criterion - Name: Service Levels / Weighting: 10

Price - Weighting: 80

II.2.11) Information about options
Options: Yes
Description of these options:After the initial 36 months there will be 2 x 12 month extension periods subject to satisfactory performance.

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: Not Provided

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1) Description

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

IV.1.6) Information about electronic auction
An electronic auction has been used: No

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 OJEU: 2019/S 135-332611

IV.2.9) Information about termination of call for competition in the form of a prior information notice
The contracting authority will not award any further contracts based on the above prior information notice: No

Section V: Award of contract

Award Of Contract (No.1)

Contract No: 2019-SLC-068
Lot Number: Not Provided
Title: SLC Group Life Insurance Policy

A contract/lot is awarded: Yes

V.2) Award of contract

V.2.1) Date of conclusion of the contract: 16/10/2019

V.2.2) Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 1
Number of tenders received from SMEs: 0 (SME - as defined in Commission Recommendation 2003/361/EC)
Number of tenders received from tenderers from other EU Member States: 0
Number of tenders received from tenderers from non-EU Member States: 0
Number of tenders received by electronic means: 1

V.2.3) Name and address of the contractor

The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: No

Contractor (No.1)
Aviva Life & Pensions UK Limited
Wellington Row, York, YO90 1WR, United Kingdom
Tel. +44 7736699965, Email:
NUTS Code: UKM82
The contractor is an SME: No

V.2.4) Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
Initial estimated total value of the contract/lot: 750,000
Total value of the contract/lot: 843,322
Currency: GBP

V.2.5) Information about subcontracting
The contract is likely to be subcontracted: No

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3) Additional information: 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.
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VI.4) Procedures for review

VI.4.1) Review body
Student Loans Company Limited
100 Bothwell Street, Glasgow, G2 7JD, United Kingdom
Tel. +44 1412433482, Email:
Internet address:

VI.4.2) Body responsible for mediation procedures
Student Loans Company Limited
100 Bothwell Street, Glasgow, G2 7JD, 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 review procedure may be obtained
Student Loans Company Limited
100 Bothwell Street, Glasgow, G2 7JD, United Kingdom

VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice: 28/11/2019

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