Public Sector Network Tender Alert


Provision of Funeral Services 2017-2020

The Authority wishes to appoint a suitably experienced and professional Funeral Director or Funeral Service provider. The Authority currently provides services via the Court of Protection (COP) Team for those service users who lack mental capacity to deal with their own finances and have no other person to act on their behalf. There are two types of scenarios where the Authority arranges Funerals and the Authority has a statutory requirement to arrange both these types of Funerals and ensure the deceased are cremated or buried whilst including any end of life wishes. The two types of Funerals are identified as A and B below:- A. 'Contract Funeral' These funerals are funded by the Authority. The deceased have no financial assets and no relatives whom can fund/arrange a funeral on their behalf. B. 'Standard Cost Funeral' (or full cost funeral). These funerals are funded from the Assets of the Deceased; however, the invoice must be approved by the Authority prior to the Authority passing the invoice to the Deceased's bank for payment. Deadline for expressing an interest in this opportunity is:- Thursday 6th July 2017. Deadline for TENDER RESPONSES is BEFORE:- 12:00 noon on Friday 7th July 2017


Christine Bordoli
Quadrant, Cobalt Business Park
The Silverlink North
North Tyneside
NE27 0BY

Contract value: 96000

Published: 23 Jun 2017, Receipt by: 6 Jul 2017