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Organisation details Information

Organisation Legal name

Registered address

Contact name for enquiries

Contact job title

Contact telephone number

Contact email address

Organisation website

Company registration number and date registered

Legal Status of Organisation

ESFA Compliance

UKPRN number issued by UK Register of Learning Providers

Are we on the Skills Funding Agency’s Register of Training Organisations (RTO)?

Our Data Protection Registration Number as held by the Information Commissioner’s Office 

Date that our organisation gained the matrix standard for Information Advice and Guidance

Economic and Financial Standing

Do we have any county court judgments (CCJs) or other legally binding financial rulings (such as Scottish decrees) against our organisation in the past 3 years


Has our company (or owners/directors) ever traded under any other trading names in the past 3 years and not completed its obligations to creditors?


Can we provide details of our organisations statutory financial statements for the last 3 years?


Turnover                                                                          2016/2017  




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Insurance Details

Insurance policy                                                         Value (£m)  

Employer’s Liability                                                                £10m

Public Liability                                                                         £10m

Professional Indemnity                                                                         £5m

Core Policies

Equal Opportunities and Anti-Harassment & Bullying Policy

Safeguarding Policy

Prevent Policy

Health & Safety Policy

Data Protection and Retention Policy

Information, Advice & Guidance policy

Environmental & Sustainability Policy

Complaints Policy & Procedures

Observation of Teaching and Learning Policy

Quality Assurance and Monitoring Policy

Continual Professional Development Policy

Self-Assessment & QIP

Do we undertake an annual self-assessment of our organisation’s programme management and delivery performance?


Details from our most recent annual self-assessment report

Latest Academic Year                           Provision:

2018/2019                                                Adult Education Budget

2018/2019                                                European Social Fund

2018/2019                                                European Social Fund

Can you provide copies of our most recent

Self-Assessment Report if requested?

Disputes / Incidents

In the last 3 years (or since trading began if sooner), have we...

Failed to complete a contract on time or at all, or had a contract terminated; or

Been party to a contract where there have been claims for damages or where damages have been deducted, recovered, or been involved in any court action?

Are there any court actions and/or significant employment tribunal hearings outstanding or pending against us

During the last 3 years has our organisation been involved (or is currently involved) in any legal challenges for the policies listed above?

Have we had to notify the Health and Safety Executive of

any incidents / accidents covered by the RIDDOR

regulations in the last 3 years?

During the last 3 years has our organisation been involved (or is currently involved) in any civil, statutory or industrial tribunals relating to Health and Safety matters?

Contractual Compliance

Within the past five years, has our organisation, directors or partner or any other person who has powers of representation, decision or control been convicted of any

of the following offences

conspiracy within the meaning of section 1 or 1A of the Criminal Law Act 1977 or article 9 or 9A of the Criminal Attempts and Conspiracy (Northern Ireland) Order 1983 where that conspiracy relates to participation in a criminal organisation as defined in Article 2 of Council Framework Decision 2008/841/JHA on the fight against organised crime;

corruption within the meaning of section 1(2) of the Public Bodies Corrupt Practices Act 1889 or section 1 of the Prevention of Corruption Act 1906

the common law offence of bribery

bribery within the meaning of sections 1, 2 or 6 of the Bribery Act 2010; or section 113 of the Representation of the People Act 1983

any of the following offences, where the offence relates to fraud affecting the European communities’ financial interests as defined by Article 1 of the Convention on the protection of the Financial interests of the European Communities:

  • the offence of cheating the Revenue

  • the offence of conspiracy to defraud;

  • fraud or theft within the meaning of the Theft Act 1968, the Theft Act (Northern Ireland) 1969, the Theft Act 1978 or the Theft (Northern Ireland) Order 1978;

  • fraudulent trading within the meaning of section 458 of the Companies Act 1985, article 451 of the Companies (Northern Ireland) Order 1986 or section 993 of the Companies Act 2006;

  • fraudulent evasion within the meaning of section 170 of the Customs and Excise Management Act 1979 or section 72 of the Value Added Tax Act 1994;

  • an offence in connection with taxation in the European Union within the meaning of section 71 of the Criminal Justice Act 1993;

  • destroying, defacing or concealing of documents or procuring the execution of a valuable security within the meaning of section 20 of the Theft Act 1968 or section 19 of the Theft Act (Northern Ireland) 1969;

  • fraud within the meaning of section 2, 3 or 4 of the Fraud Act 2006; or

  • the possession of articles for use in frauds within the meaning of section 6 of the Fraud Act 2006, or the making, adapting, supplying or offering to supply articles for use in frauds within the meaning of section 7 of that Act;

any offence listed in section 41 of the Counter Terrorism Act 2008; or Schedule 2 to that Act where the court has determined that there is a terrorist connection

any offence under sections 44 to 46 of the Serious Crime Act 2007 which relates to an offence covered by subparagraph (f);

money laundering within the meaning of sections 340(11) and 415 of the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002;

an offence in connection with the proceeds of criminal conduct within the meaning of section 93A, 93B or 93C of the Criminal Justice Act 1988 or article 45, 46 or 47 of the Proceeds of Crime (Northern Ireland) Order 1996;

an offence under section 4 of the Asylum and Immigration (Treatment of Claimants etc.) Act 2004

an offence under section 59A of the Sexual Offences Act 2003

an offence under section 71 of the Coroners and Justice Act 2009

an offence in connection with the proceeds of drug trafficking within the meaning of section 49, 50 or 51 of the Drug Trafficking Act 1994; or

any other offence within the meaning of Article 57(1) of the Public Contracts Directive

as defined by the law of any jurisdiction outside England and Wales and Northern Ireland; or

created, after the day on which these Regulations were made, in the law of England and Wales or Northern Ireland.

Non payment of taxes - Has it been established by a judicial or administrative decision having final and binding effect in accordance with the legal provisions of any part of the United Kingdom or the legal provisions of the country in which our organisation is established (if outside the UK), that our organisation is in breach of obligations related to the payment of tax or social security contributions?

Within the past three years, have any of the following situations have applied, or currently apply, to our organisation:

our organisation has violated applicable obligations referred to in regulation 56 (2) of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 in the fields of environmental, social and labour law established by EU law, national law, collective agreements or by the international environmental, social and labour law provisions listed in Annex X to the Public Contracts Directive as amended from time to time;

our organisation is bankrupt or is the subject of insolvency

or winding-up proceedings, where our assets are being administered by a liquidator or by the court, where it is in an arrangement with creditors, where its business activities are suspended or it is in any analogous situation arising from a similar procedure under the laws and regulations of any State;

our organisation is guilty of grave professional misconduct, which renders its integrity questionable;

our organisation has entered into agreements with other economic operators aimed at distorting competition;

our organisation has a conflict of interest within the meaning of regulation 24 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 that cannot be effectively remedied by other, less intrusive, measures;

the prior involvement of our organisation in the preparation of the procurement procedure has resulted in a distortion

of competition, as referred to in regulation 41, that cannot

be remedied by other, less intrusive, measures

our organisation has shown significant or persistent deficiencies in the performance of a substantive requirement under a prior public contract, a prior contract with a contracting entity, or a prior concession contract, which led to early termination of that prior contract, damages or other comparable sanctions;

our organisation—

has been guilty of serious misrepresentation in supplying

the information required for the verification of the absence of grounds for exclusion or the fulfilment of the selection criteria; or

has withheld such information or is not able to submit supporting documents required under regulation 59 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015; or

our organisation has undertaken to

unduly influence the decision-making process of the contracting authority, or

obtain confidential information that may confer upon our organisation undue advantages in the procurement procedure; or

our organisation has negligently provided misleading information that may have a material influence on

decisions concerning exclusion, selection or award

Best Practice People Limited

Pinnacle House

Station Way


West Sussex

RH10 1JD

Grant Basson

Founder & CEO

07807 058006



Number:                          Date:

07776242                         16/09/11

Limited Company




December 2017







Insurer                               Policy Reference

Hiscox                                PL-PSC10000289595/00

Hiscox                                        PL-PSC10000289595/00

Hiscox                                PL-PSC10000289595/00

Awarding Bodies

Details of current awarding body that the organisation works with.

Awarding Body




Details of any current sanctions from any awarding body that our organisation works with.


Details of any awarding body suspension or withdrawal of approval status within the last 3 academic years by any awarding body that the organisation works with.



Aspect:                                                       Grade:

Programmes for Unemployed          2

Skills Support for Unemployed           2

Skills Support for the Workforce         2































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