Approved List for Direct Payment Support Services
We are looking to establish a list of providers of approved services for: A. Standard Payroll service.
B. Managed Accounts service with Payroll. C. Managed Accounts service without Payroll.
UK-Ashton under Lyne: Payroll management services
Section I: Contracting authority
Tameside Metropolitan Borough Council
Adult Services, Council Offices, Wellington Road
For the attention of: Richard Scarborough
OL6 6DL Ashton under Lyne
Telephone: +44 1613423058
General address of the contracting authority: www.thechest.nwce.gov.uk
Section II: Object of the contract
Service category No 25: Health and social services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: TamesideMetropolitan Borough.
NUTS code UKD3
Direct Payments are an alternative to traditional care and support services. The Council provides cash payments for individual Service Users to purchase services that meet their assessed care needs. This gives the person receiving services more choice and control over how their care needs are met. Recipients of Direct Payments can choose to employ their own care workers known as Personal Assistants (PAs) or to buy services from a provider or a mixture of the two.
In providing Direct Payments, local authorities are also expected to provide an adequate service to support those who need assistance in managing their Direct Payments.
We are looking to establish a list of providers of approved services for:
A. Standard Payroll service.
B. Managed Accounts service with Payroll.
C. Managed Accounts service without Payroll.
There will not be a guaranteed number of accounts but commissioners, care co-ordinators and Service Users and their Representatives will have access to the list of approved services from which to choose services required.
Tameside MBC is inviting organisations, via a completed Organisational Questionnaire (OQ), to be included on the list of approved providers. This will be an open list, re-advertised on an on-going basis.
Providers interested in applying to be placed on the list of approved day services should complete an OQ. All OQ and supporting documentation must be completed and submitted electronically by using Pro Contract through www.thechest.nwce.gov.uk by the due date of 29.7.2013 at 12:00 hrs.
Documents are available via Pro Contract: go to www.thechest.nwce.gov.uk
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
(a) is bankrupt or is being wound up, where his affairs are being administered by the court, where he has entered into an arrangement with creditors, where he has suspended business activities or is in any analogous situation arising from a similar procedure under national laws and regulations;
(b) is the subject of proceedings for a declaration of bankruptcy, for an order compulsory winding up the administration by the court or of an arrangement with creditors or of any other similar proceedings under national laws and regulations;
(c) has been convicted by a judgment which has the force of res judicata in accordance with the legal provisions of the country of any offence concerning his professional conduct;
(d) has been guilty of grave professional misconduct proven by any means which the contract authorities can demonstrate;
(e) has not fulfilled obligations relating to the payment of social security contributions in accordance with the legal provisions of the country in which he is established or with those of the country of the contracting authority;
(f) has not fulfilled obligations relating to the payment of taxes in accordance with the legal provisions of the country in which he is established or with those of the country of the contracting authority;
(g) is guilty of serious misrepresentation in supplying the information required under this Section or has not supplied such information;
(h) has been the subject of a conviction for participation in a criminal organization, as defined in Article 2(1) of Council Joint Action 98/733/JHA;
(i) has been the subject of a conviction for corruption, as defined in Article 3 of the Council Act of 26 May 1972 and Article 3(1) of Council Joint Action 98/742/JHA3 respectively;
(j) has been the subject of a conviction for fraud within the meaning of Article 1 of the Convention relating to the protection of the financial interests of the European Communities;
(k) has been the subject of a conviction for money laundering, as defined in Article 1 of Council Directive 91/308/EEC of 10 June 1991 on prevention of the use of the financial system for the purpose of money laundering.
(b) the presentation of balance-sheets or extracts from the balance-sheets, where publication of the balance-sheet is required under the law of the country in which the economic operator is established;
(c) a statement of the undertaking’s overall turnover and, where appropriate , of turnover in the area covered by the contract for a maximum of the last 3 financial years available, depending on the date on which the undertaking was set up or the economic operator started trading, as far as the information of these turnovers is available.
Section IV: Procedure
Payable documents: no
Section VI: Complementary information
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:4.6.2013