Public Sector Network Tender Alert


388909-2012: UK-Prescot: personnel and payroll services

Bridgewater Community Healthcare NHS Trust is seeking to contract out the provision of a payroll and pension service for the payment of approximately 3 400 employees and 200 bank workers on a monthly basis. The main requirement expected of the Contractor is to ensure that employees of the Trust are paid accurately and on time using the national NHS integrated HR and payroll system ESR (Electronic Staff Record). The Contractor shall be expected to provide a flexible and responsive service, which will meet the ongoing needs of the Trust. The Trust operates exception reporting, staff are paid basic pay and any additional hours are claimed through the completion of electronic SVLs.
In addition, expenses are paid monthly, through salary to staff and to bank staff via the ESR & BACS system.

Ref: 12-951T-AG,


St Helens and Knowsley Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
Whiston Hospital, Warrington Road, Merseyside
For the attention of: Angela Gaskell
L35 5DR Prescot
Telephone: +44 1516765945
Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)
Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)
Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Contract value: Contract Duration: 24 months with the option to extend for 12 months.Estimated value: 245 000 GBP per annum.Estimated value excluding VAT: 245 000 GBP

Published: 7 Dec 2012, Receipt by: 9 Jan 2013