Provision of Banking Services

by Bournemouth Christchurch and Poole Council

Dorset And Somerset
18 June

Details

Sectors
Financial And Insurance Services, Banking Services, Printed Matter And Related Products
Contract Start
1 April 2022
Contract End
31 March 2027
Contract Value
£1,500,000.00
Location
Dorset And Somerset
Contact Buyer
Bournemouth Christchurch and Poole Council
Contact Name
Mr Procurement Team
Contact Telephone
01202 128989

Reference

DN544189

Description

Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole (BCP) Council requires a supplier for the Provision of Banking Services as outlined in the procurement documentation.

The scope of the contract is for a Supplier to deliver Banking Services for BCP Council, the companies it operates, and the Charter Trustee organisations the Council hosts (including maintained schools and nurseries). The Council currently requires Banking Services to be delivered for the organisations outlined in the procurement documentation but this could be subject to change (both additional bank accounts and a reduction in bank accounts) during the term of the contract:

The length of the contract will be five years with the option to extend for a further five years (5+5).

The intended start date of the contract will be on 1 October 2021. This is to allow sufficient lead time for the start of the financial year commencing on 1 April 2022. The initial five year term will commence from 1 April 2022.

BCP Council came into existence on 1 April 2019 following parliamentary approval for local government reorganisation in Dorset. The Dorset Local Government Reorganisation (LGR) process began back in 2014, with the development of the Local Partnerships report into the financial feasibility of moving from nine local authorities to two. The Case for Change (2016) developed this view from merely transition to also consider the potential financial benefits that could arise from transformation of the two new authorities, while also developing a place-based focus on the benefits expected from the reorganisation. This led to a decision to establish Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole Council (BCP Council) alongside Dorset Council as two new unitary councils.

BCP Council is currently undertaking an organisational design project and is implementing a new operating model. At the centre of the operating model is the use of strategic technology and data to deliver digitally enabled services, including a single digital front door to access council services. The new operating model will be implemented over the next five years.

As the Council is a newly formed unitary authority there will be changes during the life of the contract while there is migration of the three legacy councils internal accounting systems and processes. The Council requires a supplier that can deliver Banking Services flexibly during the term of the delivery in order to support in the transformation being undertaken at the Council.

The Council currently has a variety of bank accounts to deliver its services, which stems from the three legacy councils. As the Council goes through this transformation process, its requirements will change and the supplier must be flexible and innovative to help the Council to continue to deliver its services.

The deadline for submitting your response to this contract opportunity is 30 June 2021 at 14:00.

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A notice was sent to the Find a Tender Service regarding this opportunity on 28 May 2021

Keywords

  • Services
  • Banking
  • BCP Council

Documents

Tender Details

Sectors
Financial And Insurance Services, Banking Services, Printed Matter And Related Products
Contract Start
1 April 2022
Contract End
31 March 2027
Contract Value
£1,500,000.00
Location
Dorset And Somerset
Contact Buyer
Bournemouth Christchurch and Poole Council
Contact Name
Mr Procurement Team
Contact Telephone
01202 128989