Tender Opportunities

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.


Employability Fund 2015-16 – The Skills Development Scotland Co. Limited

Skills Development Scotland will contract on behalf of Scottish Government for the Employability Fund as a key investment in the economic recovery of Scotland.
The Employability Fund will support pre-employment and vocational training for stages 2-4 of the Strategic Skills Pipeline.

Deadline date: 08/12/14

Provision of Web Technology Guidance, Consultancy, Project Management and technical services – Edinburgh Napier University

The University wishes to appoint a full service digital consultancy company who has the capacity to strategically advise the University of the range of opportunities and benefits that a significant investment in the development of an advanced online presence can deliver for our business and our stakeholders.
Secondly the chosen provider would then develop a well-defined series of recommendations that will be the blueprint for our future online presence.
And finally the chosen bidder will then provide a range of deliverables, principally project management and some technical support to ensure the successful delivery of our new online presence.

Deadline date: 12/12/14


Youth Counselling in Schools West Dunbartonshire – Aberdeenshire Council

To provide confidential counselling for young people aged 11-18 in all 5 secondary schools within West Dunbartonshire.

Deadline date: 16/12/14


One to One Day Service for Older People – Non Centre Based – City Of Edinburgh Council

‘Live Well in Later Life’, Edinburgh’s Joint Commissioning Plan for Older People, sets out a commitment “to support people to live independently in their own homes for as long as possible” and “deliver day services that support people to continue to live in the community”.

The One to One Day Service for Older People – Non Centre Based will provide a support service for older people, either delivered in their own home or providing opportunities for the individual to
be accompanied to activities and interests. The service is for older people not using centre-based day services, due to health or other reasons, and is subject to eligibility criteria and assessment and referral. The service provider must be registered with the Care Inspectorate to provide Care at Home services, as some personal care may also be required, due to the personal circumstances or frailty of people using the service.

Deadline date: 22/12/14

Homelessness Support Services – North Ayrshire Council

Housing Support Services has a statutory duty to provide support to people at risk of, or experiencing, homelessness. A number of contracts are currently in place to support this and these contracts are due to expire on 31 March 2015. The current service specifications have been reviewed and streamlined to take into account the budgetary constraints of the department and consequently, the following services are being tendered:
– Advocacy and Early Intervention Education
– Housing Support and Children’s Integration
– Support Provision – Temporary Accommodation
CPV: 98341000, 85311000, 70333000.

Deadline date: 05/01/15

Citizens and Money Advice Services 2015 – Comhairle nan Eilean Siar

The provision of comprehensive Citizen and Money Advice for the Western Isles.
CPV: 98000000.

Deadline date: 12/01/15