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1. Title: UK-Basildon: Leasing Consultancy Service
2. Awarding Authority: Official name: Basildon District Council, Postal Address: The Basildon Centre, St. Martins Square, Town: Basildon, Telephone: 01268 294339, E-mail:, Contact Point(s): , For the attention of: , Postal Code: SS14 1DL, Country: UNITED KINGDOM, Fax: 01268 294451, General address of the contracting authority (URL): , Address of the Buyer Profile (URL):
3. Contract type: Services
4. Description: Basildon Council has a varied portfolio of leases with 1.5million GBP of plant, vehicles and equipment purchased through finance leases and a further 330,000 GBP spent each year on operating lease payments. The Council is seeking Expressions of Interest from corporate bodies in the contract for provision of support and advice on its leasing activities. The successful tenderer will be expected to provide professional advice on all aspects of leasing, including decisions on the most appropriate funding method, evaluation of lease bids received and assistance with negotiations for lease extensions and terminations. In consultation with the Council's Solicitor,liaison with the Council's Procurement team (and where appropriate with the Council's Head of Finance) they will draw up leasing tender documentation on the Council's behalf, review the current lease portfolio and comment on the potential impact of any relevant new or revised legislation on the leasing function. The contract is envisaged to last for three years from 1 October 2009, with the option to extend under the same terms for a further two years.
5. CPV code:
Main Object: 66171000.
6. NUTS code: UKH3.
7. Main site or location of works, main place of delivery or main place of performance: UKH3.
8. Reference attributed by awarding authority: CP20090011
9. Estimated Value of Requirement: Category I: 50K to 100K
Currency: GBP
10. Deadline for expression of interest: 24/07/2009
Time: 12:00
11. Address to which they must be sent: As in I.1.
12. Other information: The Council will not be obliged to accept any proposal. You will not be entitled to claim from the Authority any costs or expenses which you may incur in preparing your tender whether or not it should be successful. To register your Expression of Interest please email before the closing date of 12noon Friday 24 July 2009 including your company profile detailing relevant experience on no more than one A4 single sided sheet of paper. A Pre Qualification Questionnaire will then be emailed to you. The closing date for return of completed Pre Qualification Questionnaires will be 12noon Friday 31 July 2009. For any technical questions please contact Julie Bissell, Telephone 01268 294698.
13. Submitted date: 14/07/2009


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