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Lancaster & Morecambe College will work in partnership with a small number (usually less than 5) of high quality partners to deliver its programmes where,
The contractor will at all times comply with the College’s quality standards for teaching and learning and contracts with sub contactors will stipulate financial penalties for any under achievement of quality measures.
The College, through its Curriculum Management Team structure will closely monitor the performance of the contractor throughout the duration of the contact and will address emerging quality issues immediately.
Subcontracted provision will be included in the relevant programme area of the College’s annual SAR.
The College will levy a charge in the region of 15%-20% of the funding received from the Skills Funding Agency. This charges covers,
View table of Subcontractor Funded Provision
The fee applied will be negotiated with the subcontractor before the provision commences. Fees charged may vary according to the following factors,
Payment schedules will be agreed individually with each contractor to reflect the cash flow associated with the type of delivery. Payments will only be made on receipt of all supporting documentation and achievement of minimum quality standards stipulated in the contract.
Payments due will be calculated on the basis of ILR funding returns submitted to the ESFA. The calculations will be provided to the contractor for checking and payments will be made within 30 days of receipt of a valid invoice.
Supply-Chain Fees and Charges Relating to Provision Subcontracting
This policy will be published on the College's website and will be reviewed annually. Contactors will be notified of the policy prior to entering into an agreement.