Part 1: Universal Criteria
Applicants must show that they meet all of the universal criteria (if an applicant fails to do this, their application for Framework membership will be declined):
✓ Sector (third sector organisations, i.e. voluntary and community organisations and social enterprises)✓ Provision of health and wellbeing services and activities in line with the 4 priorities set by the Wakefield Health & Wellbeing Board✓ Local rootedness✓ Commitment to sharing skills, expertise and best practice✓ Commitment to safeguarding
SECTOR (THIRD SECTOR ORGANISATIONS) i.e. VCSE groups
PROVISION OF HEALTH AND WELLBEING SERVICES AND ACTIVITIES IN LINE WITH THE 4 PRIORITIES SET BY THE WAKEFIELD HEALTH & WELLBEING BOARD
COMMITMENT TO SHARING SKILLS, EXPERTISE AND BEST PRACTICE
COMMITMENT TO SAFEGUARDING
Part 2: ‘Contract Readiness’ Criteria
Larger organisations (turnover equal to or in excess of £25,000) need to fulfil certain ‘contract readiness’ criteria:
√ Financial health√ Quality systems√ Suitable organisational policies√ Suitable governance√ Technical capacity
Please note that credit checks may be carried out and a poor credit rating may exclude you from framework membership.
Question 11: Please provide the following to support your application
i) A copy of your most recent audited accounts (for the last three years if this applies)
ii)A statement of your turnover, profit & loss account and cash flow for the most recent year of trading
iii)If you are unable to provide i) and ii) above: a statement of your cash flow forecast for the current year and a bank letter outlining the current cash and credit position
iv)If you are a subsidiary of a group you must also provide the above i), ii) or iii) for the parent company
SUITABLE ORGANISATIONAL POLICIES
Health and Safety
Question 21: Does your organisation's governing document enable your organisation to:
Question 23: Please provide details of 2 contracts or large grant-funded projects (at least £30k in value) you have delivered over the past three years.
These may be used to obtain references. Where possible at least one should be from a Public Sector Organisation.
Question 24: Does your organisation possess each of the following ICT capabilities?
As part of this sub-section on technical capacity we also need to ensure that you meet the basic requirements set out in the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 and Public Contract Directives 2014/24/EU. These requirements are covered off in questions 26 to 31 inclusive:
Question 25a: Please indicate if, within the past five years you, your organisation or any other person who has powers of representation, decision or control in the organisation, has been convicted anywhere in the world of any of the offences within the summary below and listed on this webpage.
Question 25b: If you have answered yes to any of the points in question 25a, please use the space provided to give further details in the form of:
• Date of conviction, specify which of the grounds listed the conviction was for, and the reasons for conviction.
• Identity of who was convicted.
• If the relevant documentation is available electronically, please provide the web address, issuing authority, precise reference of the documents.
Question 27a: Please indicate if, within the past three years, anywhere in the world any of the following situations have applied to you, your organisation or any other person who has powers of representation, decision or control in the organisation.
Question 28a: Please answer the following statements
Question 29: Information Governance - please answer the following questions.
29b. Please confirm that you have the technical facilities and measures (including systems, processes and policies) in place, or will have in place by the time you are awarded any funding through the Framework, to ensure compliance with the Data Protection Legislation and to ensure the protection of the rights of data subjects,specifically:
• To ensure ongoing confidentiality, integrity, availability and resilience of processing systems and services;
• To comply with the rights of data subjects in respect of receiving privacy information, and access, rectification, deletion and portability of personal data;
• To ensure that any consent based processing meets standards of active, informed consent, and that such consents are recorded and auditable;
• To ensure legal safeguards are in place to legitimise transfers of personal dataoutside of the EU (if such transfers will take place); and To maintain records of personal data processing activities
All applicants (irrespective of whether you have completed solely part 1 or both parts of the form) need to complete this declaration.
I, the undersigned:
1. Confirm that I am duly authorised to submit this declaration on behalf of the applicant organisation.2. Confirm that this application has been authorised by the management committee, other governing body or board.3. Certify that the information given in this application is true and confirm that any attachments/enclosures are current, accurate and adopted or approved by our organisation.4. Understand that, if we make any seriously misleading statements (whether deliberate or accidental) at any stage during the application process, or if we knowingly withhold any information, this could make our application invalid.5. Understand that the Framework partners may request additional information from us in support of our application.6. Understand that the decision of the Membership Assessment Panel is final.7. Understand that a copy of this form and any supporting papers, together with the written decision of the Funding and Membership Assessment Panel, will be retained on record by the Framework partners.