Public Sector Network Tender Alert


411204-2012: UK-Chester: Tax consultancy services

Establishment of a framework agreement to provide temporary worker direct engagement and payment services. This will involve developing bespoke processes and technology to allow NHS organisations to liaise directly with temporary workers whilst also retaining introductory services of third party temporary worker agencies.

Ref: F/001/HR/12/RB,


Countess of Chester Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Liverpool Road
For the attention of: Richard Burgess
CH2 1UL Chester
Telephone: +44 1244365143
Internet address(es):
General address of the contracting authority:
Address of the buyer profile: NA
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: The establishment of this framework envisages to seek an organisation to work in partnership with NHS authorities to provide a temporary staffing advisory and payroll advisory function. As such the successful organisation can not supply temporary workers but will work in partnership with temporary staff, temporary staffing agencies and NHS authorities to manage the working relationships between all parties and ultimately enable direct payments to be made from NHS authorities and the temporary worker through appropriate and developed systems. In addition to ‘temporary workers' it is envisaged the successful organisation is able to also engage with limited companies, sole traders, umbrella companies as well as PAYE individuals.It is envisaged this framework will be awarded for a period of 4 years from the date of award. The successful organisation will then be encouraged to engage NHS Authorities with regards to their own individual call off requirements within the terms laid down in the Invitation to Tender and Framework award.Estimated value excluding VAT: Range: between 1 000 000 and 500 000 000 GBP

Published: 27 Dec 2012, Receipt by: 21 Jan 2013