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Engineering Inspection Services Including Insurance - 1014

Engineering inspection

Engineering Inspections Services has always, traditionally, been procured as an element of wider insurance portfolio. However, through customer engagement YPO have found that there are many customers who would prefer to procure the inspection on a separate framework with the added benefit of gaining a wider choice of specialist suppliers.

 

This framework is designed to meet the needs of YPO Contracting Authorities by establishing an agreement where the Contracting Authority will place a call off letter of appointment with the provider.

 

This solution has been created so customers can procure an engineering inspection services as a core service, with an option for insurance cover. The Framework Agreement will cover the provision of engineering inspection services which includes but is not limited to the following categories:

 

  • Electrical
  • Lifts
  • Lifting Equipment (Domestic / Non-Domestic)
  • Pressure Systems
  • Local Exhaust Ventilation
  • Power Press
  • General Work Equipment
  • Other Equipment
Period: 05 August 2022 - 04 August 2026
Extension Opportunities: Not applicable
Contract Notice: 2022/S 000-010906
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Geographic Coverage: National

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The route to market for this solution is either a direct award or further competition and our experienced team are on hand to help you through every step of the process – offering practical advice and support when you need it.

Our free support includes:

Direct award support

   • Assessment of your needs and advice on the best approach
   • Market and supplier insights
   • Technical know-how on how to procure specific service, works or product
   • Compliance with the PCR2015
   • Assistance in the completion of the documentation
   • Advice on the call-off terms and conditions
   • Advice on the KPIs
   • Assistance with or management of the supplier pre-engagement

Further competition support

    • Assistance with or management of the supplier pre-engagement
    • Assistance and guidance in the drafting of the documentation, including the provision of template documents
    • Advice on the specification, including the provision of anonymised specifications
    • Advice on the award criteria, including sustainability to ensure compliance
    • Advertising the further competition on YPO’s e-tendering portal – ProContract, and full administration of the process, including clarification log management
             There are three ways to run a further competition via ProContract
                  1. YPO can administer the full end-to-end further competition process
                  2. Request temporary access to ProContract and run the further competition yourself or with our support
                  3. If you're a current user of ProContract you can access and use our solutions directly without our involvement. View the 'How to access YPO’s frameworks directly' user guide.
    • Running or supporting the evaluation process
    • Moderation of the evaluation process
    • Drafting/checking award and rejection letters, including provision of template documents

Standard documents available

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Specification examples
   • Award questions examples
   • Pricing matrix
   • Award and rejection letters
   • Call-off contract terms and conditions

 

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Ashdale Engineering UK Ltd are a medium-sized independent engineering inspections company formed in 1989 who cover the UK and worldwide. They specialise in Public Sector sites ranging from Councils/ Local Authorities, Schools and Academies, Universities and Colleges, NHS Trusts, Care Homes and the MoD.

Ashdale are UKAS Type-A accredited, BSi-9001 registered. They mainly carry out engineering inspection services and workplace risk assessments (including Legionella) and also provide a range of technical advice and guidance concerning your risks and requirements. 

     
 British engineering logo  

Testing, inspections and certification is our core business so that’s what gets 100% of our focus. This is everything we do, and we’ve really set the benchmark high. We cover an extensive range of engineering services. We’ll make sure you get access to the latest technological innovations, along with dedicated ongoing advice and support.

Maybe you’re in the early production stages and need support from our design team to verify your design. Or perhaps you operate machinery and equipment on a daily basis and need a thorough programme of inspections. Or are you looking for the help of our industry leading testing team? Either way, we’ve got it covered. We’ll work with you every step of the way to keep your people safe, your plant and equipment productive and your business legally compliant.

     
 Bureau Veritas logo   Bureau Veritas is a world leader in Testing, Inspection and Certification. Our mission is at the heart of key challenges: quality, health and safety, environmental protection and social responsibility. Through our wide range of expertise, impartiality and independence, we foster confidence between companies, public authorities and clients. Bureau Veritas is a Business to Business to Society company, contributing to transforming the world we live in. Driven by society, we are working even more closely with our clients, addressing today’s crucial challenges and answering society’s aspirations.
     
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RMP and our partner HSB have been delivering engineering inspection and insurance solutions to the public sector for over 25 years as well as offering a range of consultancy services. We understand how important it is to keep your public bodies moving as no one likes uncertainty. HSB are fiercely proud of their UKAS accredited A Body status, their seven RoSPA Gold awards and their SAFed membership.

What sets HSB apart however is 97% customer satisfaction rating that shows how we can adapt and respond to your needs and deliver on our promises. With their multi-skilled team of over 240 engineers across the UK, HSB with RMP are ideally placed to be your engineering partner of choice. Our client bank ranges from county councils to metropolitan authorities, unitary Councils, borough and district councils through to blue light bodies as well as an extensive presence in the higher education sector.

     
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Zurich Engineering is one of the UK’s leading providers of inspection and consultancy services. Part of Zurich Insurance plc we offer a wide range of engineering products, including insurance in both the public sector via Zurich Municipal and the private sector through Zurich Commercial.

We deliver engineering solutions for businesses and organisations of all types and sizes, from small schools to large Local Authorities and automotive manufacturers, Fire & Rescue services to high street store chains, NHS Trusts, Police, Educational establishments and Charities.

     

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