Tendering Opportunities for Social Enterprise / SMEs

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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.

Provision and Operation of a Community Recycling Centre – South Ayrshire Council

Community benefits are included in this requirement.

The Council has a Contract in place for Provision and Operation of a Community Recycling centre suitably located for the residents of Ayr, Prestwick and its immediate surrounding areas. This Contract is due to expire on the 31st March 2017 therefore the Council is required to re-tender this opportunity seeking a Service Provider to provide this service.

As part of your response to the Quality criteria, Tenderers are requested to provide an outline of all community benefits you can offer for this contract.

Deadline Date: 11/01/17 at 12:00

Integrated Stock and Sales System for the Scottish Re-use Sector – Zero Waste Scotland

Zero Waste Scotland wishes to explore the potential to use technology to help the re-use sector to innovate with the introduction of integrated stock and sales management systems; thereby supporting re-use businesses to grow and collaborate by automating and streamlining stock, sales, collection and delivery processes; improving the capture, management and reporting of information and enhancing the capabilities and professionalism of the sector.

Deadline Date: 16/01/17 at 12:00

Volunteer Provision, Training and Management Service – Scottish Canals

Community benefits are included in this requirement.

Scottish Canals is seeking a service provider to attract, train and manage the provision of volunteers in the Falkirk area of the Forth and Clyde Canal.
The main duty of the service is to be able to provide volunteers to help facilitate up to 2,000 boat movements per annum. In times where there are lower numbers of boat movements, it is expected that the volunteers would help with other duties such as litter picking and light maintenance tasks such as painting. The provision of this service will allow for the safe transit of boats through the area within a set number of hours of a request being made to Scottish Canals.
The provision of this service will allow Scottish Canals staff to focus on other key tasks in this area.
It is essential that the service provider is able to show relevant experience in delivering this type of contract within the public sector

A summary of the expected community benefits has been provided as follows:watch The Mummy 2017 movie now

Social Outputs / Community Benefits (15%)

Although the primary aim of this contract is to provide a level of service to Scottish Canals customers, it is apparent that the contract can be used to provide a significant benefit through the Social, Economic and Environmental impact that this contract would have. Please explain how you will use this contract to help address each of these areas with particular reference to the Social impact of this contract.

Deadline Date: 16/01/17 at 12:00

Open Space Landscaping Maintenance – Maryhill Housing Association

Community Benefits/Initiatives equivalent to 1% of the contract value are included in this requirement.

The Main Contractor or their sub contractors must hold membership and accreditations with the following or equivalent organisations: CHAS/British Association of Landscape Industries.

Deadline Date: 13/01/17 at 12:00

Patient Opinion Website – NHS National Services Scotland

NB This is a Prior Information Notice

NHS National Services Scotland wishes to procure a Patient/Carer Online Feedback Service under a single supplier framework on behalf of all NHS Boards in Scotland. This framework can be used by any Board at that Board’s choice. We are looking for an off the shelf solution that will require a minimum of development from a company which has experience in deploying, interfacing and maintaining such systems.

NHS National Services Scotland has provided a request for information and ask you complete and return by 16th Jan 2017