- Posted: 31/05/2013
Jacobs have been appointed by Birmingham City Council for the collection and enforcement of Parking Warrants.
Following a very comprehensive formal 3 stage procurement exercise which comprised of Pre-Qualification Questionnaire, Invitation to Tender and Interview process Jacobs were selected to work in partnership with the council.
Simon Jacobs, Partner, said "We are extremely delighted to be selected by Birmingham City Council to work in partnership for the collection of their Road Traffic debts. The council is the biggest is the country and therefore being selected proves that Jacobs provide high quality services and we are fit for purpose. Jacobs team look forward to building a very successful partnership with the council"
Jacobs provide comprehensive and modern debt recovery and bailiff services to over 150 councils throughout England & Wales for the collection of all debts.
Leaders in Modern IT for automation and performance management, we are the first bailiff company to create an application called Aneris Perform (PI+) for live performance reporting for our clients, sharing a whole host of graphical information to enable effective case management and informed decisions.
For information on how Jacobs would work in partnership with your service, please contact Alyn Lewis, Business Partnerships Manager, at Al@jacobsbailiffs.co.uk
- Posted: 30/05/2013
Jacobs are very proud to announce that we have been reappointed, through formal procurement exercise, at South Lakeland District Council and Eden District Council.
Both Councils undertook a joint procurement exercise as part of collaborative working initiatives and to save costs and share best practice.
After a very thorough procedure, Jacobs were selected as sole supplier to collect Local Taxation and all corporate debt.
Simon Jacobs, Partner said "We have worked in partnership with both councils in excess of 15 years and very pleased to have been reappointed to continue providing quality services and maximising collections. This reappointment, through open market competition further demonstrates that we put our clients at the centre of all we do and provide the best in quality, performance and value"
- Posted: 30/05/2013
Jacobs continue to build our client base with the latest appointment to Dacorum Council.
Alyn Lewis, Business Partnerships Manager, for Jacobs said " We are delighted to have been selected to provide services for the collection of Local Taxation and all corporate debts, following a comprehensive procurement exercise. Using local employed bailiffs in that area, we can hit the ground running and look forward to building a long term successful partnership with the Revenue teams".
Jacobs work with a number of councils within Hertfordshire, and provide local services that add value and maximise collections
For more information, please contact Alyn Lewis, Business Partnerships Manager at Al@jacobsbailiffs.co.uk or telephone 0151 650 4979
- Posted: 30/05/2013
Jacobs continue to expand our client base in the North East with the latest appointment at South Tyneside Council.
Paul Kelly, Client Services Manager for Jacobs said "We are highly delighted to have been appointed by the council following a recent formal procurement exercise. We have built a strong presence in the North East and can fully deliver the requirements to collect outstanding Council Tax and Business Rate accounts. Jacobs will work in close partnership with the council and stakeholders to ensure we maximise income and bring new initiatives that will add value"
For information on how we can work with your service, please contact Alyn Lewis, Business Partnerships Manager, on 0151 650 4979 or email Al@jacobsbailiffs.co.uk
- Posted: 13/03/2013
Jacobs have been accepted as Organisational Members of the Institute of Revenues, Rating & Valuation (IRRV)
The IRRV is the professional body for all public and private sector organisations delivering services in Local Taxation, Benefits, Property Valuation and all aspects of Revenues administration and collection.
Jacobs are keen supporters of the Institute at both national and regional level with our senior managers holding executive office at both the Lancashire & Cheshire and the North & Mid Wales Associations, in addition to speaking at national and regional conferences and meetings.
Alyn Lewis, Business Partnerships Manager, said "Jacobs are pleased to have been accepted as organisational members of the IRRV meeting the high standards this professional body sets for membership. We are keen supports of the Institute and contribute at both national and local level. Whilst our management team have individual memberships through professional examinations, joining as an organisational member further demonstrates our commitment to raise standards and promote best practice within our profession".
Jacobs - Quality Assured & Fit for Purpose
- Posted: 16/01/2013
The New Year is off to a great start with the arrival of our new Business Development Manager, Bethan Lewis, who started with the firm on 14th January 2013.
Bethan has over 20 years' experience in all aspects of Revenues, Benefits and Financial Systems, and was previously Systems and Compliance Manager for avarto UK & Ireland.
With Qualifications in the Institute of Revenues Rating and Valuation, in addition to holding the Silver Membership with the Institute of Customer Services, Bethan brings a strong and extensive skills base to the company.
Bethan Lewis, Business Development Manager, said "Jacobs has an excellent reputation for service delivery with local government and the enforcement profession and I am thrilled to join the team. My main focus will be business growth through the formal procurement process and identifying opportunities for new business".
Dave Cornes, Partner, Said "We are delighted that Bethan has joined our Business Development and Client Management Team and we welcome her to Jacobs. Bethan has a wealth of experience and a strong skill base and with her dynamic approach, she will certainly assist the company with our continued and sustainable growth plan".
Bethan will be based at our Headquarters but will also work out of our Swansea Office in South Wales, as we develop our Services in the South Wales and South of England Regions.
- Posted: 15/01/2013
Jacobs are keen to build a long term relationship with Watford & Three Rivers Councils having just been appointed to provide Council Tax, Business Rates and Sundry / Housing Benefits Overpayment debt collection.
Appointed as a new provider following open competition, under the ESPO Framework in early December, Jacobs submitted a formal documented response to the information required and attended formal Presentation and Interview.
Watford and Three Rivers revenues teams are working together in a shared service, and therefore a joint procurement exercise to procure services was undertaken.
Simon Jacobs, Partner, said "We are delighted that Watford & Three Rivers Shared Service have selected Jacobs as a new provider of bailiff services. We are very experienced at delivering services in partnership with councils sharing their revenues functions, and we will tailor to their exact requirements".
For more information relating to our services, please call Alyn Lewis, Business Partnerships Manager, on telephone 0151 650 4979 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
- Posted: 14/01/2013
Jacobs enter 2013 with a flying start and are highly delighted to have been appointed by the Isle of Wight Council, for collection of Council Tax, Business Rates and Parking charges outstanding to the council.
Alyn Lewis, Business Partnerships Manager said "Following a robust and comprehensive formal procurement process, Jacobs are very pleased to have been selected as a new provider of services. With local resources on the Island, we can commence the collection process immediately and look forward to building an excellent working relationship with both the Revenues and the Parking Services teams".
Jacobs provide services to over 140 Local Authorities throughout England & Wales, and this new appointment, following a formal process, demonstrates that our quality services stand up to scrutiny and we are fit for purpose.
Simon Jacobs, Partner, said "This award demonstrates Jacobs ability to deliver quality services across the UK, with a strong focus on dedicated local resources, and delivering modern services with the best of performance and customer care".
For more information relating to our services, please call Alyn direct on telephone 0151 650 4979 or email email@example.com
- Posted: 17/12/2012
We are delighted to bring you the 14th edition of Jacobs News. This publication is designed to bring you the latest information from Jacobs and the bailiff profession.
Click on 'Newsletters' to download your copy
In this Winter Edition......
- Welfare Reforms - More debt to collect - smaller balances
- Jacobs Awarded Investor in People (IIP)
- Technology Update - Jacobs roll out the IPAD to bailiffs
- Going the Extra Mile - Report on the annual staff performance awards day
- Parking Debt Recovery & Enforcement - Jacobs have it covered
- Tendering for Services in 2013 - A choice of readymade frameworks
We hope that you find the Newsletter informative.
If you would like to discuss any articles, or have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact Alyn Lewis, Business Partnerships Manager on telephone 0151 650 4949 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
- Posted: 19/11/2012
Jacobs were proud to sponsor, again this year, the IRRV East Midlands Association Dinner.
This year’s event was held in the prestigious Casa Hotel in Chesterfield, last Friday (16th November 2012) which attracted many Revenues & Benefits professionals from both Local Authority and Private Sectors.
With a drinks reception to start the evening, followed by formal dinner, and entertainment, it was an excellent evening.
The Jacobs table even won the Quiz!
Many thanks to the East Midlands Association President, Andrew Solley, and the Executive for organising a great event.