Tender 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

Call for Proposals,  Housing Feasibility – Community Renewal 

Deadline Date: 29/03/2018 at 12:00

Community Renewal is seeking a suitably qualified individual /company / organisation to
carry out a Feasibility Study about the barriers and solutions required to support the Roma
community in the Govanhill area of Glasgow to access and retain better quality affordable
housing solutions.

The audience for the work is in the first instance Community Renewal and the People’s
Health Trust who fund the community conversations project in Govanhill and in the longer
term other potential funders, public agencies and other charities who may be interested in
future partnership working.

School and Public Transport 2018 – The Highland Council 

Deadline Date: 23/03/2018 at 12:00

The Highland Council is inviting tenders for the provision of local bus, dial-a-bus/subsidised taxi services and home to school transport for a number of routes.

This invitation takes the form of specific bus, minibus or car services for different routes to or from towns, villages or schools within the Highland area – some Contract Routes will cover a specific defined geographic area.

The Contract Period shall be 07 May 2018 to 31 December 20121 with an option to extend for up to a further 12 month period. (Unless otherwise stated in the Contract Route Specification).
The Council reserves the right to actionn an e-auction for any/all routes being tendered as required.

Therapeutic Listening and Holistic Wellbeing Service – Clackmannanshire Council

Deadline Date: 19/03/2018 at 12:00

Education Services wish to work with suppliers to build children and young people’s resilience through talking, listening and creative work, helping them to cope with wide-ranging and often complex social issues including their own anxiety, distress and issues relating to parental substance misuse, bullying, bereavement, domestic violence, family breakdown, neglect and trauma.

Footway Weed Control – Aberdeenshire Council

Deadline Date: 06/04/2018 at 12:00

Treat all visible growth on the footpaths, kerbs, gutters, roadside paved areas and other pedestrian ways as specified within the contract area

Catering Services at Inverness Museum and Art Gallery –  High Life Highland

Deadline Date: 06/04/2018 at 12:00

High Life Highland is seeking the services of a suitably qualified and experienced company to provide catering services at Inverness Museum and Art Gallery for the period from 1st May 2018 – 30th April 2020 (with the possible extension for a further 12 months).

Social Attitudes Survey Vehicle 2018 – Scottish Government 

Deadline Date: 19/03/2018 at 12:00

The Scottish Government wishes to commission a 2018 social attitudes survey vehicle to generate robust data, including time series data, from a set of 30 question items on attitudes to government, public services and policy issues in Scotland.

Individual Placement and Support (Mental Health) – North Ayrshire Council

Deadline Date: 22/03/2018 at 12:00

The Individual Placement and Support Service (IPS) will be open to adults aged between 18 and 65 who reside in North Ayrshire and are currently engaged with adult community mental health services.
IPS is an evidence based approach that promotes recovery and increases access to paid employment for people with mental health problems through collaborative working with local employers and a range of voluntary and statutory agencies.

Processing of Wood Waste – Tayside Procurement Consortium

Deadline Date: 26/03/2018 at 12:00

Processing of Wood Waste arising from recycling centres, commercial units and construction sites within Angus Council and Dundee City Council

Tune into Tourism – Highlands and Islands Enterprise

Deadline Date: 26/03/2018 at 12:00

Highlands and Islands Enterprise are looking for a supplier with a creative outlook to work with them to deliver the “Tune into Tourism” programme. The supplier will require a range of technical services and expertise whilst offering best value in the expenditure of public funds. The duration of this contract is 2 years with the option to extend for a further 2 x 1 year periods.

Garden Aid Services 2018-20 – Almond Housing Association

Deadline Date: 23/03/2018 at 11:00

Provide grass cutting and landscape garden services for tenants.

Catering Services at Inverness Museum and Art Gallery – High Life Highland

Deadline Date: 06/04/2018 at 12:00

High Life Highland is seeking the services of a suitably qualified and experienced company to provide catering services at Inverness Museum and Art Gallery for the period from 1st May 2018 – 30th April 2020 (with the possible extension for a further 12 months).

Provision of Childminders Early Learning & Childcare for 2-Year-Olds – Fife Council

Deadline Date: 15/06/2018 at 12:00

The Early Years Team (Education) of Fife Council is looking for providers that can provide a flexible solution to allow Fife Council to receive applications from childminders interested in supplying the required services on an ongoing basis. This is to ensure adequate provision of service. This Flexible Framework is a pilot.
This procedure shall be carried out by Fife Council in accordance with the Public Contract (Scotland) Regulations 2015, The Procurement Reform Act, and is covered by the ‘light-touch’ regime.