Assessment and Selection Questionnaire by Parliament

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To be considered further, applicants must complete all the questions. Refer to the separate Assessment Criteria for guidance about the approach to evaluation. 1 1.1 Organisation identity Name of the Company in whose name this application is being made and who will perform any contract awarded under this framework arrangement: Contact: Address: Position:

Telephone No: Registration No: 1.2

Fax No:

E-mail: Date of Registration:

Registered Address if different from above:

2 2.1 i) ii) iii) iv) 2.2 2.3

Organisation information: general Is your organisation: a public limited company? a limited company? a sole trader? a partnership? Date of organisation’s formation: Is your organisation registered under the Data Protection Act 1998? If so, name your controller and state your DPA registration number: Name: No: Yes Yes Yes Yes No No No No

2.4

Are there any court actions and/or industrial tribunal hearings outstanding against your organisation? If so please give details on separate sheet. Is your company a subsidiary (as understood by the Inland Revenue) of another company? If so, please provide the name and registered office address of the holding or parent company and the ultimate parent (if applicable):

Yes

No

2.5

Yes

No

3 3.1 3.2 3.3

Quality assurance Do you have a company quality assurance accreditation? Is it independently assessed? To what standard and by whom: Yes Yes No No

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Do you have professional indemnity insurance? If YES, to what value?

Yes £ Yes

No

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Do you have a company equal opportunities policy? If YES please attach a copy

No

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Do you have an Investors in People accreditation? If YES please attach a copy

Yes

No

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Do you have a company environmental policy? If YES please attach a copy

Yes

No

For each of the separate skills area (outlined under 8, 9 and 10 below) that you are making an application, you must indicate the nature of your experience in providing that service: Notes: 1. Any failure to provide evidence of experience WILL result in your application (for that particular skills area) being rejected. 2. The awarding Authority reserves the right to seek further proof of an applicant’s experience. 3. Where asked to cite three contracts as proof of experience, at least one must be a public sector authority; preference will be given to applicants who can cite two public sector contracts. 8 Recruitment of Staff, Specialists, Senior Managers, Senior Specialists and Directors, on a Permanent Basis 8.1 Permanent Recruitment of Office Support (Clerical) Grades B-E Give details of three previous contracts stating - Names of awarding authority, dates of award, duration of contracts, approximate number of staff employed by awarding authorities, numbers of similar staff recruited under the contracts per annum, range of staff skills recruited under the contracts and value of the contracts (private sector - optional; public sector - mandatory). Permanent Recruitment of Office Support (IT/IS) Grades B-E Give details as per 8.1 above. Permanent Recruitment of Specialist Operatives (Catering) Give details as per 8.1 above. Indicate which of the following functions you have recruited under the contracts:- Waiter/ess, Kitchen support, Storekeepers, Cashiers and Counter staff, Bar Attendant, Linen Keepers, Porters and Other. Permanent Recruitment of Specialist Operatives (Works) Give details as per 8.1 above. Indicate which of the following functions you have recruited under the contracts:- Driver, Mechanic, Electrician, Plumber, Janitor/Handyman, Warehouseman, Grounds Keeper and Other. Permanent Recruitment of Specialist Operatives (Print & Publishing) Give details as per 8.1 above. Indicate which of the following functions you have recruited under the contracts:- Printer, Buyer, Despatcher, Stock Keeper and Other. Permanent Recruitment of Senior Management Staff (Grade A) Give details as per 8.1 above. Indicate which of the following functions you have recruited under the contracts:- Accountant, Administrators, HR, Purchasing, IT/IS, Project Manager, Press/PR, Librarian, Other Permanent Recruitment of Senior Specialists: Catering Give details as per 8.1 above. Indicate which of the following functions you have recruited under the contracts:- Chef, Butcher, Steward, Head Waiter/ess, Restaurant/Cafeteria Supervisor/Manager, Retail Manager, Other

8.2

8.3

8.4

8.5

8.6

8.7

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8.8

Permanent Recruitment of Senior Specialists: Works Give details as per 8.1 above. Indicate which of the following functions you have recruited under the contracts:- Civil Engineer, M&E Engineer, QS, Facilities/Estates Manager, Project Manager, Other Permanent Recruitment of Senior Specialists: Print & Publishing Give details as per 8.1 above. Indicate which of the following functions you have recruited under the contracts:- Editor, Designer, Print Manager, Other Permanent Recruitment of Directors (SCS Grades) Give details as per 8.1 above. Recruitment of Staff, Specialists, Senior Managers, Senior Specialists and Directors, on a Shortterm Contract Basis

8.9

8.10

9

9.1

Recruitment of Short-term Contract Staff; Office Support (Clerical) Grades B-E Give details as per 8.1 above. Recruitment of Short-term Contract Staff; Office Support (IT/IS) Grades B-E Give details as per 8.1 above. Recruitment of Short-term Contract Staff; Specialist Operatives (Catering) Give details as per 8.3 above. Recruitment of Short-term Contract Staff; Specialist Operatives (Works) Give details as per 8.4 above. Recruitment of Short-term Contract Staff; Specialist Operatives (Print & Publishing) Give details as per 8.5 above. Recruitment of Senior Managers (Grade A) under Short-term Contract Arrangements Give details as per 8.6 above. Recruitment of Senior Specialists under Short-term Contract Arrangements: Catering Give details as per 8.7 above. Recruitment of Senior Specialists under Short-term Contract Arrangements: Works Give details as per 8.8 above. Recruitment of Senior Specialists under Short-term Contract Arrangements: Print & Publishing Give details as per 8.9 above. Recruitment of Directors (SCS Grades) under Short-term Contract Arrangements Give details as per 8.1 above. Inclusive Services In addition to information provided under parts 8 and 9 above applicants must demonstrate, by reference to the same contracts or others, that they have experience in carrying out the following duties (which will be mandatory for those applying for skills under parts 8 and 9):

9.2

9.3

9.4

9.5

9.6

9.7

9.8

9.9

9.10

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10.1

Campaign Management (including)  the negotiating and placing of advertisement items with the media;  Advertising (setting);  Advising on potentially discriminatory criteria;  Collating application packs; and Operating websites for on-line applications.
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10.2

Response Handling (including)  Handling first-level applications (written, on-line and/or telephone);  Immediate (within 24 hours) issue of application packs (on-line and hard-copy);  Correspondence with applicants (acknowledging applications and rejecting late applicants);  Collating completed application forms and questionnaires;  Conducting initial eligibility checks; and  Providing response analysis reports. Provision of Agency Staff, Specialists and Senior Specialists

11 11.1

Provision of Agency Staff; Office Support (Clerical) Grades B-E Give details as per 8.1 above. Provision of Agency Staff; Office Support (IT/IS) Grades B-E Give details as per 8.1 above. Provision of Agency Staff; Specialist Operatives (Catering) Give details as per 8.3 above. Provision of Agency Staff; Specialist Operatives (Works) Give details as per 8.4 above. Provision of Agency Staff; Specialist Operatives (Print & Publishing) Give details as per 8.5 above. Provision of Agency Staff at Senior Specialist Levels: Catering Give details as per 8.7 above. Provision of Agency Staff at Senior Specialist Levels: Works Give details as per 8.8 above. Provision of Agency Staff at Senior Specialist Levels: Print & Publishing Give details as per 8.9 above. Optional Services Applicants applying to provide optional services must demonstrate they have experience and, where appropriate, qualifications to perform the following duties:

11.2

11.3

11.4

11.5

11.6

11.7

11.8

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12.1

Campaign Management - indicate which of the following:  Advising on advertising strategies;  Advertising (design);  Copywriting and art direction for brochures, posters and other printed materials;  Running audio-visual presentations; and  Running bespoke recruitment events. Response Handling (meaning)  Correspondence with applicants (interview arrangements, “keep warm” and rejection letters). Screening - indicate which of the following:  Arranging and administering recruitment centres (including management of all paperwork);  Assessing applicants and assessment reports;  CV checks  Testing candidates (psychometric, personality and intelligence);  Technical interviewing;  Providing selection panel expertise and questions; and  Conducting interviews.

12.2

12.3

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12.4 12.5 12.6 12.7

Executive Searches (meaning)  Sourcing and screening of candidates. Graduate/Fast Stream Recruitment (meaning)  Sourcing and screening of candidates. 24-Hour Searches (All Grades) (meaning)  Conducting immediate/same day/24-hour sourcing and initial screening of candidates. Pre-employment Checks (meaning)  Candidate reference checks;  Checks to confirm candidate identity and right to work in UK; and  CRB checking. Advisory Services - indicate which of the following:  Providing market intelligence on wage rates and salary levels;  Providing market/industry trend information;  Providing labour pool information;  Providing advice on recruitment options; and  Conducting recruitment research/studies. Procurecard

12.8

13 13.1

Are you Procurecard-enabled?

Yes

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No

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