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.

East Ayrshire Works Employability Pipeline Framework

* Please note that if you are interested to bid jointly/partner with another organisation for this opportunity there is an organisation in Glasgow that is keen to hear from you. Please contact Elizabeth at the Glasgow Social Enterprise Network for further information.

The contract is to create a Framework of service providers who will deliver tailored solutions to remove barriers and/or vocational training opportunities for unemployed, inactive individuals who are also disadvantaged participants living in workless, lone parent or low income households, from hard to reach demographic groups and participants with health conditions looking to secure employment, self-employment or further education/training. The contract will be in 2 lots with Service Providers able to bid for one or both lots.
The Contract will be awarded in May 2015 with an immediate start date. The contract will be in place for 3 years and 8 months.
All completed documents must be uploaded onto the Public Contracts Scotland Tender portal by 12 noon on 18 May 2015.
CPV: 72224000.

Deadline Date: 18/05/15


Alloa Skatepark Project Contract – Clackmannanshire Council

Clackmannanshire council are requesting submissions to undertake the works of the design and build of a new skatepark within Alloa

Deadline Date: 22/05/15

CPD Connect Website – NHS Education for Scotland

CPD Connect is a national service for General Practitioners (GPs) in Scotland that supports GPs with their continuing professional development (CPD). It provides learning materials and educational events to meet GPs learning needs in their professional practice. The CPD Connect website needs all services and functions to be accessible from various desktop and mobile platforms.

Deadline Date: 22/05/2015
Online Technical Resource Library – Scottish Borders Council

Tenderers are invited to tender for the provision of an externally hosted Online Technical Resource Library.
Externally hosted, live website based database application allowing a maximum of 50 user’s direct access via their portal.

Deadline Date: 06/05/2015

New Horticultural Training & Community Centre  – Inverclyde Association for Mental Health

The project entails a new build horticultural training and community centre with external ancillary buildings (total GIFA of circa 1,055m2), an enclosed courtyard and associated external works and infrastructure. The site is located at the corners of Mearns Street and Dempster Street in Broomhill Greenock on the site of the former Mearns Community Centre and Games Court which has been demolished and cleared by the Local Authority.
The works include the relocation of an existing culvert within the site for the Eastern line of Falls of the Greenock Cuts. The project will be procured following a traditional procurement route utilising Standard Building Contract with Quantities.

Deadline Date: 05/05/2015