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Bill Validation, Recovery and Compliance Services

Framework Agreement Description

This framework provides a compliant route to market to access bill validation and cost recovery services for areas such as energy, water, telecommunications and rates. Further details about this framework can be found below.

 

Framework Agreement Information

Bill Validation and Cost Recovery Services [316KB]

Bill Validation and Cost Recovery Services

When does it start?
25th March 2018 to 24th March 2020


Who can take advantage?
NHS and Public Sector organisations

 

About this agreement
The Bill Validation service ensures you are only billed for the
utilities used at the rates agreed with the supplier. Mistakes
are often made through estimated billing and incorrect
contract charges, which means many business overpay by
considerable amounts each year.
This allow budget holders in organisations to plan for the
future with more informed and accurate budgeting and
forecasting, improves cash flow tracking.
Around 3-5% of utility invoices are incorrect, outsource
companies will recover the discrepancies, taking a % as
commission on a no win no fee basis. Time saved at
organisation level chasing these billing errors.
Analysis and recovery offered in Energy, Water,
Telecommunications, Rents/ Rates as well as a One Stop Shop
for bespoke requests.
Framework offers "Pre" and "ongoing" audits to ensure
compliance with organisation specific policies.

Benefits of using this agreement
• GEOGRAHIC COVERAGE
Suppliers able to supply all public sector authorities in the UK.
• BESPOKE SERVICE
Organisations can specify their exact needs and tailor services to get best value and 'fit'.
• AD-HOC CONSULTANCY
A range of additional options available.
• DIRECT AWARD OPTION
Opportunity to directly award to your preferred supplier on the framework using a direct award procedure.
• MINI COMPETITION OPTION
Opportunity to run a mini competition off the main framework agreement to meet any more bespoke requirements and to support with drive down pricing.
• BUNDLED SERVICE EFFICIENCY
Opportunity to bundle service areas together to deliver efficiency and enhance savings.
• COST AVOIDANCE
No need to run complex procurements in-house.
• NO FEES
All Suppliers offer the services as no win no fee taking a small percentage of the recovered figures.
• ONE STOP SHOP
Of all goods and services allowing organisations to directly call off from the framework.
• SUPPLIER SPECIALISATION
LOTS broken down into separate areas to increase specialities of the suppliers.

 

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Supplier Details

 

Lot 1 - Energy

Lot 2 - Water

Lot 3 - Telecommunications

Lot 4 - Estates -
Rents/ Rates

Lot 5 - One Stop Shop

Lot 6 - Compliance Services

 Axiom Utilities Limited

x

 

 

   
 Barcanet Limited

x

x

x

x

x

 

 British Independent Utilities (BIU)

x

x

 

 

  
 Energy Cost Advisors Ltd

x

x

 

 

 

 

 Grant Thornton UK LLP

x

 

x

 

 

 

 Neuven Solutions Limited

 

 

 

 

 

x

 Octego

x

x

 

   
 Salvis Energy Services Ltd

x

x

 

   
 SMS PLC

x

x

 

   
 Inspired Energy PLC

x

x

    
 TEAM (Energy Auditing Agency Ltd)

x

 

 

 

  
 The Monarch Partnership

x

 

 

   

 

Framework Contact Info Telephone

E: NSBS.contractenquiries@nhs.net

For more framework agreements see our  Framework Agreements Portfolio [292KB]

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