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The Merlin Standard was developed over 2 years by the Department for Work & Pensions (DWP), in collaboration with representatives of the welfare sector in response to concerns raised by providers operating as subcontractors over fair treatment by prime providers.
The Merlin Standard is a standard of behaviour which DWP prime providers are expected to adhere to in their relationship with their subcontractors.
Expression of Interest (EOI) template - reminder to Welfare to Work providers of the importance and benefits of using the standard Expression of Interest (EOI) template, in the selection of your delivery partners has been added.