Ensuring financial efficiencies

J Taylor made this Freedom of Information request to University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust

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Dear Plymouth Hospitals NHS Trust,
I am researching the financial efficiency of the NHS. Under the FOI act, please provide all of the information that you are able to supply:

1. Which VAT advisor does the trust use? (E.g. Berthold Bauer, CRS, Liaison, EY, KPMG, etc.)
2. When did the contract start, and when does it end?
3. What % fee or day rate do you pay?
4. How much did you pay for VAT advisory services in 2014/15?
5. Do you use a provider for VAT re-reviews? If so, which one?
6. What % fee or day rate do you pay for a re-review service?
7. How much did you pay for this service in 2014/15?

8. Do you use any external provider to identify payments for duplicated invoices (please state name)?
9. When did the contract start, and when does it end?
What % fee or rates do you pay for the service?
10. How much did they invoice the trust in 2014/15?

11. How much bad debt (UK) was written off in 2014/15?
12. How much overseas debt was written off in 2014/15?
13. Do you use any external provider to assist with debt collection (please state name)?
14. What % fee or rates do you pay for the service?
15. How much did they invoice the trust in 2014/15?

16. Do you use any external provider to ensure invoices correlate to the contract charges i.e. checking volume discounts have been applied (please state name)?
17. What % fee or rates does the trust pay for this service?

Yours faithfully,

J Taylor

FOI-requests (PLYMOUTH HOSPITALS NHS TRUST - RK9), University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust

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[1]Plymouth Hospitals NHS Trust

 

Plymouth Hospitals

NHS Trust Central Records Library

Bush Park

Plymouth

PL6 7RG

 

[2][Plymouth Hospitals NHS Trust request email]

 

                                                                                   
22/07/2015

Our ref: 15FoI339

Your ref:  Email received 22/07/2015

 

[3][FOI #281792 email]

 

Dear J Taylor

 

Re: Freedom of Information Act 2000 - Acknowledgement

 

I have received your request for information under the terms of the
Freedom of Information Act 2000 and will endeavour to respond to your
request at the earliest opportunity. 

 

The demand for Freedom of Information Act request information continues to
increase.  If at any point in the process you no longer require any of the
information requested, can you please let me know and I will cancel those
parts accordingly?

 

Yours faithfully

 

 

Freedom of Information Manager

 

 

 

 

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Dear FOI-requests (PLYMOUTH HOSPITALS NHS TRUST - RK9),

I would like to withdraw my FOI request as the information requested is no longer required from this organisation.

Thank you.

Yours sincerely,

J Taylor

FOI-requests (PLYMOUTH HOSPITALS NHS TRUST - RK9), University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust

Dear J Taylor

Thank you for letting us know. I have cancelled your request.

Yours faithfully

Freedom of Information Manager
Plymouth Hospitals NHS Trust
Tel: 01752 431058

[Plymouth Hospitals NHS Trust request email]

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