Deprivation of Liberty Safeguarding Framework – Soft Market Testing
The Commissioner would like to test to see if providers of the DoLS Assessments would be responsive to applying to a Flexible Purchasing System.
PLEASE NOTE – THIS IS NOT A CALL FOR COMPETITION This soft market test aims to outline the requirements for Tameside MBC to deliver the Deprivation of Liberty Safeguarding (DoLS) Framework effectively and within procurement regulations. The Commissioner would like to test to see if providers of the DoLS Assessments would be responsive to applying to a Flexible Purchasing System (FPS). An FPS would be similar to the existing process, but would ensure the council is compliant with Procurement Regulations. The commissioners are aware there are imminent changes to the current system as a result of changing legislation would not come in until April 2022. Please see the attached soft market testing document for return by the specified date.
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From 05/03/2021 09:00 to 26/03/2021 12:00