Tendering for Care

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TfC's New System for tendering pays off

In June 2013 we received the best result ever from a tendering round. Our customer scored 99/100 for an Adult Social Care & Support tender process using TfC's new tendering system. There was a field of 33 applicants. This was followed by two further scores of a similar level. Later in the year a customer was included in a framework of six from a field of 82 tenders. During 2013, with TfC's help tenderers were awarded contracts with a totla volume of £132m. ...

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Legal Challenge to a Council Spending Cap

A legal challenge has been lodged against a council policy to limit social care spending.  A 16-year-old disabled man, known as D, has applied for a judicial review of Worcestershire Council's expenditure cap policy which would, usually, limit council spending on community-based care packages for those aged under 65 to the cost of meeting their needs in residential. Some providers say that this will linit the possibillities for independent living in the community and as a result ...

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Taking Account of Past Performance

The Cabinet Office published a Procurement Policy Note (PPN) - effective 8th November 2012 - setting out new requirements for purchasers to check the performance of tenderers in delivering previous contracts. ...

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