Accountancy Services Tender London
Accountancy Services for Independent Business Reviews and Consultancy.
United Kingdom-London: Accounting and auditing services
Social and other specific services – public contracts
Section I: Contracting authority
I.1)Name and addresses
151 Buckingham Palace Road
NUTS code: UK
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Section II: Object
Accountancy Services for Independent Business Reviews and Consultancy
II.1.2)Main CPV code
II.1.3)Type of contract
The purpose of the scheme is to protect people using care services and their families and carers from the anxiety and distress that may be caused by the failure of a major care provider and to minimise any disruption to their care. This is done by monitoring the performance and finances of the most significant social care providers in England and will give local authorities an early warning where we think one of these is at risk of failure and the delivery of services is going to be affected.
II.1.5)Estimated total value
II.1.6)Information about lots
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
II.2.3)Place of performance
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:
As of 6.4.2015, the Care Quality Commission (CQC) has had a statutory duty to operate a market oversight scheme to assess the financial sustainability of the most difficult to replace providers of Adult Social Care (ASC). The purpose of the scheme is to protect people using care services and their families and carers from the anxiety and distress that may be caused by the failure of a major care provider and to minimise any disruption to their care. We do this by monitoring the performance and finances of the most significant social care providers in England and will give local authorities an early warning where we think one of these is at risk of failure and the delivery of services is going to be affected. The scheme will identify where failure is likely, allowing the right people (providers, shareholders, lenders and other stakeholders) to take the right action to potentially avoid failure and to support Local Authorities to plan in case failure does happen. Through its operation, the Scheme aims not to pre-empt or precipitate provider failure and market exit, nor will the CQC or government bailout failing providers or act as a lender of last resort.
Based on eligibility criteria agreed in Parliament, there are currently 60 providers in this market place who are in the Market Oversight Scheme (MOS).
The purpose of the future procurement is to establish a framework of 6 contractors who may be requested to provide external expertise, when required, for the following types of service:
1) independent business reviews;
2) consultancy service to supplement the skills of the market oversight team;
3) Potential secondments into the CQC market oversight team; and
4) Training relating to Continuing Professional Development (CPD).
II.2.7)Duration of the contract or the framework agreement
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
The framework will be for an initial period of 3 years starting on 1.1.2020 with the option to extend for a further year.
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Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
Section IV: Procedure
IV.1.1)Form of procedure
IV.1.3)Information about framework agreement
IV.1.11)Main features of the award procedure:
The Restricted Procedure as defined in Regulation 28 of the Public Contract Regulations 2015 will be used.
Following an initial compliance check of documents submitted, a standard selection questionnaire and a financial capability and capacity assessment will be undertaken to determine which tenderers qualify for the invitation to tender phase whereby tender submissions in response to the statement of requirements will be invited.
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate / Time limit for receipt of expressions of interest
IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:
Section VI: Complementary information
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: