Tender Opportunities for Social Enterprise / SMEs

Posted in: Tenders

Below are some tender opportunities that may be of interest to social enterprise / third sector organisations to apply for either individually or in partnership with each other or private sector organisations. Where possible we will include opportunities that contain a Community Benefits approach. You may be required to register at the linked to websites to view the full information or to register an interest.

Please note that tenders can be added to the Ready for Business site also by registered users. If you have any tenders that you wish to publicise email info@readyforbusiness.org.


Catering Service for Glasgow Kelvin College

Glasgow Kelvin College (hereafter, the College) is seeking expressions of interest from companies with relevant experience who are interested in submitting a Tender for the Provision of Catering services.
The College was formed in November 2013 following the merger of North Glasgow College, John Wheatley College and Stow College. The College has 7,200 full and part-time enrolments and approximately 6750 members of staff.

Further information can be found at www.glasgowkelvin.ac.uk

Currently, the College has three separate outsourced catering contracts at Springburn, West End and East End campuses, all of which are due to expire in summer 2015. The three campuses have different of catering solutions due to the size of location and facilities.

Deadline Date: 13/03/2015


Proposed Skatepark at Wallsgreen Park, Cardenden

The works comprise the extension of the existing skate park at Wallsgreen Park, Cardenden including:

– Formation of new concrete ramps to tie in with existing
– Landscaping and formation of bunds
– Floodlight installations

Deadline Date: 12/03/2015


Making Cycling Mainstream – Content Development Package

Making Cycling Mainstream (MCM) is an educational package which is designed to support good practice in the delivery of cycling projects.

MCM aims to bring together our own expertise and the experiences of other industry professionals and volunteers to provide training opportunities to anyone involved in delivering a cycling project.

This Invitation to Tender is to support the continued development of the MCM modules, focusing on the content and structure of each module to ensure that the package remains relevant and effective.

Deadline Date:16/03/2015


Design Services Framework

Zero Waste Scotland works on behalf of the Scottish Government to deliver interventions that will help Scotland achieve its ambitious waste, energy and carbon reduction targets. From working with local authorities to implement food waste collection services, to working with leading Scottish businesses to tackle packaging waste, Zero Waste Scotland engages a wide and varying audience, each with their own unique needs and barriers to engagement.

The purpose of this invitation to tender is to create a single Design Services contract to provide Zero Waste Scotland with design services to support the development and delivery of effective communications.

The framework will be used by Zero Waste Scotland to procure design services on an ‘as and when required’ basis.

The contractor appointed may be required to work in partnership with other contractors appointed by Zero Waste Scotland to support the development and delivery of communications outputs. This includes the appointed contractors on Zero Waste Scotland’s digital, publishing and fulfilment frameworks.

A contract will be awarded to the successful applicant on the basis of a framework agreement, awarded on an initial 12-month contract basis, with an option to extend for a further 12 months, expiring no later than a maximum of 2 years after commencement, which will set out the general objectives and payment terms.
Tenderers should note that Zero Waste Scotland does not commit to awarding any work under the framework. Any values expressed within this document are not intended to represent a guarantee of the level of work that may ultimately be awarded to the tenderer.

If the tenderer proposes a managed service approach to this contract, a single lead contractor requires to be specified. Where a consortium approach is recommended for this service provision, any specific and/or detailed reliance on sub-contractors requires to be detailed in the proposal as well a clear explanation as to how these relationships will be managed.

Deadline Date: 13/03/2015


Young Peoples Managed Support Service

The Support Service aims to –

Actively engage children, young people and their families in the identified care plan.

Contribute to the assessment, planning and review of children and young people to meet identified outcomes at the request of the Lead Professional.

Engage children and young people in a range of sustainable activities which will enhance life experiences, social skills, self confidence and independence skills.

Support children, young people and their families through crisis periods, particularly at evenings and weekends by reinforcing parenting work, assisting in the identification of kinship care arrangements, and defusing conflict.

Support children and young people to make the transition home or back into the community by enhancing resilience factors, and providing levels of supervision and monitoring that address times of risk.

Deadline Date: 17/04/2015