Tender 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

Web map of visitor infrastructure in Argyll and the Isles – Argyll and the Isles Coast and Countryside Trust (ACT)

Deadline Date: 07/05/2018 at 12:00

Argyll and the Isles Coast and Countryside Trust (ACT) wishes to issue a contract for the creation of a user-friendly, web map illustrating elements of visitor infrastructure in rural Argyll and the Isles. The map will be used as a visual aid to identify opportunities for improvement and development within the infrastructure network.

Staying Well – Vicarious Trauma Counselling Service for Staff – North Ayrshire Council

Deadline Date: 08/05/2018 at 12:00

North Ayrshire Council requires a mandatory ‘staying well’ counselling service for staff delivering the Moving Forward Making Changes and Caledonian programmes and for the Women’s and Children’s Service Workers for the Caledonian System.
This includes a staff total of 6 programme facilitators and 4 Women and Childrens Service Workers.
Service provider to deliver individual counselling sessions that will reflect on the individuals personal safety plan. This should involve discussion about their personal safety plan at every session.

Early Learning & Childcare Qualifications 2018 – The Highland Council

Deadline Date: 09/05/2018 at 12:00

A framework for the provision of Accredited Training Qualifications to Early Learning and Childcare Workers in the Highland Council Area.
Any successful Contractors will provide candidates accessing the Framework with a range of training courses covering the following:
a) SVQ 2 Social Services (Children & Young People)
b) SVQ 3 Social Services (Children & Young People)
c) BA Childhood Practice
d) PDA Childhood Practice (level 9)

Syrian Refugee English Language Teaching and Cultural Integration Support – The City of Edinburgh Council

Deadline Date: 09/05/2018 at 14:00

English Language Tuition and Cultural Integration Support Service for Syrian Refugees arriving in Edinburgh as part of the Council’s participation in the UK Government’s Syrian Resettlement Programme (SRP).

30 under 30 – Support for Young Entrepreneurs – Highlands and Islands Enterprise

Deadline Date: 09/05/2018 at 12:00

Highlands and Islands Enterprise requires a suitably qualified and experienced supplier to provide support to young entrepreneurs looking to establish successful businesses. The project will help develop a “Start-Up” scene in the HIE area and support young businesses to overcome the risks and challenges faced at an early stage. It will encourage young people who have ambitious business ideas to remain in the Highland Council area or move their enterprise to the area.

Digital Tourism Scotland Programme – Scottish Enterprise

Deadline Date: 11/05/2018 at 11:00

SE is looking to work with a supplier who can demonstrate a real grasp of requirements for a true Digital Tourism Scotland Programme and to build on activity from the current programme of support. SE’s requirements is for delivery of the DTS programme of workshops and awareness raising sessions. It is anticipated that the contract will be for 1 year starting 1st July 2018 with a maximum budget of 100,000GBP. We are carrying out the procurement through the single stage, open procedure.

Research to Estimate the Cost of a Child in Scotland – Scottish Government

Deadline Date: 14/05/2018 at 09:00

The Scottish Government wishes to commission research and data analysis to assess the ‘cost of a child’ following an established methodology and using available data.
The aim of the work is to provide a methodological and analytical understanding of how much a child costs per year to support the potential introduction of a national minimum allowance for carers.

Biomass Fuel (Woodchips) Supply – NHS Grampian

Deadline Date: 21/05/2018 at 13:00

Supply of woodchip fuel to our 1.5 MW steam raising wood chip biomass boiler installed in the Energy Centre at the Foresterhill Health Campus. 2 year contract with option to extend +1 +1 +1

Support Service for Adults Enduring Mental Health Problems – North Ayrshire Council

Deadline Date: 29/05/2018 at 12:00

On behalf of the North Ayrshire Health and Social Care Partnership, North Ayrshire Council requires to appoint an adult service provider to deliver an intensive supported living service to meet the care and support requirements of adults with complex needs arising from their mental illness for a period of 24 months plus an additional 12 months.

Provision of Education Bus Services 2018 –  Falkirk Council

Deadline Date: 01/06/2018 at 12:00

School Bus Transport