Generic guidance for DWP providers
This guidance is for providers of all DWP employment-related programmes. It is also known as the framework generic provider guidance.
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This provider guidance provides requirements and background information for all Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) employment-related programmes.
Guidance about specific programmes can be found in the programme specific provider guidance.
Published: 1 December 2007
Updated: 19 May 2017
- Published a revised version of chapter 6 (version 4 - May 2017), this includes a new version of the provider systems questionnaire.
- Published a revised version of chapter 8 (version 2.7 - 15/03/2017).
- Removed forms PARF1 and PARF2 - DWP no longer requires providers to complete these forms. Further information can be found in chapter 2 of the provider guidance.
- Published a revised version of chapter 2 (version 5, dated 11.8.16) - with updated information about programme accident report forms 1 (PARF1) and 2 (PARF2).
- Published a revised version of chapter 8 (version 2.6), dated 6 June 2016.
- Published a revised version of chapter 9 - version 2.3 (dated 29.2.16).
- Published new chapter 11b: European Social Fund requirements 2014 to 2020 (England only) and revised version of Chapter 12: ESF declaration form.
- Published revised chapter 10 -- Sustainable development (v3).
- Published chapter 11 of Provider Generic Guidance, ESF 2007 – 2013 requirements (England Only).
- Published revised chapters 1 (version 4), 2 (version 4), 5 (version 3.3), 6 (version 3) and 13 (version 3).
- Removed Chapter 11 - guidance is out of date and undergoing revision. A revised version will be published soon.
- Published revised chapters 2 (version 4) and 6 (version 3).
- Published a revised clerical incident report form.
- Published revised chapter 5 – version 3.3 (2 February 2015).
- Revised chapter 5 includes new correspondence address for Provider Payment Validation Team.
- Published revised versions of chapters 2 and 5.
- Published a revised version of chapter 2 - Delivering DWP Provision.
- Published a revised version of chapter 5 - Evidencing/Validating Payments
- Removed the 'Good news participant permission form' - use the 'Good news story template and consent form – annex 1' instead.
- Published revised version of Chapter 2 'Delivering DWP Provision', Framework generic guidance: provider guidance.
- Updated versions of chapters two and five of the DWP framework generic provider guidance now live.
- Revised chapter 13 published.
- Revised version of chapter 5 published.
- Revised chapters 5 and 11 published.
- Chapter 2 - Delivering DWP Provision has been updated.
- First published.