Tendering Opportunities for Social Enterprise / SMEs

Posted in: Tenders

Below are some selected  future contract and 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.

If you have any tenders that you wish to publicise please email info@readyforbusiness.org.

Creation of Website, Follow the Vikings Project – Shetland Amenity Trust

Expressions of interest are sought for the creation of a website for “Follow the Vikings” under the Follow the Vikings project.

Application Deadline: 18/03/2016
Deadline Date: 28/03/2016

Adult Employability Services – Renfrewshire Council

Renfrewshire Council seeks to appoint a suitably experienced organisation or consortium to provide an Adult Employability Service in the Renfrewshire area. The service being contracted is to maintain the provision of Client Management Services and the provision of employability support to new and existing clients from Renfrewshire seeking to secure or progress in employment and who are aged 29 years and over with multiple barriers. Within this, the service will have a particular focus on residents aged over 50 years and also those with multiple barriers including health barriers and those longer term unemployed (over 12 months).

Deadline Date: 08/04/2016

Get Into Security 2016-17 – The Princes Trust

Delivery of training programmes centred on youth employment, helping young people to access employment opportunities where there is a proven labour demand and equipping them with the necessary mix of confidence and work experience. all of this is achieved during a three to six week period, using fast-paced and hands-on training methods in partnership with a leading industry training provider.

Application Deadline: 09/03/2016
Deadline Date: 16/03/2016

Construction of a new Adult Learning Disability Centre – North Ayrshire Council

NAC is seeking to appoint suitably qualified contractor to undertake the Construction of a new 1800m2 Adult Learning Disability Centre in Stevenston.
CPV: 45210000, 45200000.

Community Benefits

North Ayrshire Council is committed to maximising Community Benefits from its procurement activities. Under this procurement, the successful applicant, and its supply chain, are required to support the Councils social, economic and environmental objectives relating to participation in skills development, training, employment initiatives, education initiatives, community initiatives, supporting SMEs and third sector organisations. Accordingly, contract performance conditions may relate in particular to social, economic and environmental considerations and Community Benefits may be included as a contractual requirement.

Deadline Date: 11/03/2016

Self Directed Supports for children and families – Moray Council

The Moray Council is seeking expressions of interest from a range of providers who are able to provide supports and services to children and young people with additional support needs through Self Directed Support, across a number of Lots -see below. We are interested in expressions of interest from individuals through to organisations in providing a wide range of supports to children and young people who have additional support needs.
We have tried to capture a wide range of supports that children and families may require:
Lot 1: Day care support in the child’s own home or in the community. This can included 1-1 personal or practical care or support, minding, supporting ch/yp to attend local community and social/recreational events/activities. Pre and after school clubs, holidays clubs and group sessions/opportunities.
Lot 2:Day care in the providers own home,such as child minding or in the providers own premises e.g activity centres.
Lot 3: Residential respite provision,( through the day and overnight) in the providers own home/premises e.g residential activity centres/residential respite foster care.
We recognise that as families needs are diverse and will be subject to change we are looking at a wide spectrum of provision within each of the Lots. Not all detail is covered in here and the number of lots and services covered by each Lot may differ at tender stage.

Supply & Distribution of Fruit and Vegetables (Fresh and pre-prepared) and Fresh Bread

NB This is a future contract opportunity

The Council is seeking suitably qualified suppliers to tender for a range of fresh fruit, vegetables and fresh bread on behalf of both South Lanarkshire Council and North Lanarkshire Council. The value provided is indicative only, the Councils do not warrant or guarantee this level of expenditure shall be realised. The period of contract is up to three years with options to extend for up to 24 months, to be taken up at the sole discretion of the Councils.Full details of the requirements shall be specified in the tender documents.