Business Planning Assignment – Davidson Enterprise Centre

Business Planning Assignment – Davidson Enterprise Centre 

 This will focus on both the project to convert the Davidson Hospital and the medium term operations of Ailsa Horizons as a whole with a particular emphasis on the Enterprise Centre. It may be appropriate to produce the Conversion Project Plan and the Business Plan as two distinct documents.

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1 Authority Details

1.1

Authority Name and Address

 

Ailsa Horizons Ltd

22 Dalrymple Street,

Girvan

KA26 9AE

UK

Lesley Fisher

+44 1465710628
http:// www.ailsahorizons.co.uk
www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk
www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk

1.2

Address from which documentation may be obtained

As in 1.1

1.3

Completed documents must be returned to:

As in 1.1

2 Contract Details

2.1

Title

Davidson Enterprise Centre – Business Planning Assignment

2.2

Description of the goods or services required

Ailsa Horizons wishes to appoint a Consultant(s) to carry out a Business and Project Planning Assignment. This will focus on both the project to convert the Davidson Hospital and the medium term operations of Ailsa Horizons as a whole with a particular emphasis on the Enterprise Centre. It may be appropriate to produce the Conversion Project Plan and the Business Plan as two distinct documents.

NOTE: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the Public Contracts Scotland Web Site at http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=313741.

The buyer has indicated that it will accept electronic responses to this notice via the Postbox facility. A user guide is available at http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/sitehelp/help_guides.aspx.

Suppliers are advised to allow adequate time for uploading documents and to dispatch the electronic response well in advance of the closing time to avoid any last minute problems.

2.3

Notice Coding and Classification

   
  151000   Business Consultancy
  151400   Financial Consultancy
  152000   Management Consultancy
  152011   Management Consultancy – Organisation and Planning
  152200   Strategic Planning Consultancy
  152300   Technical and Feasibility Consultancy
  159999   other Consultancy
  171010   Services – Adult and Further Education
  191500   Market Research

   
  150   Glasgow & Strathclyde

2.4

Total quantity or scope of tender

The maximum budget available for the Project and Business Planning Assignment is GBP10,800 inclusive of VAT and expenses.

3 Conditions for Participation

3.1

Minimum standards and qualification required

Consultant(s) will be expected to demonstrate expertise in the development of business plans relative to similar projects and will have a successful track record in at least some of the following:

* Designing and planning SME development programmes and/or programmes to support the development of businesses in the Creative Industries sector

* Rural regeneration

* Securing Heritage Lottery Fund and other funding support – including local, national and EU programmes

* Projects involving the conversion and management of premises

* Analysis and development of local economies

* Working with Local Authorities and Community Planning Partnerships

* Social Enterprise

4 Administrative Information

4.1

Type of Procedure

Single stage – Any candidate may submit a tender.

4.2

Reference number attributed to the notice by the contracting authority

N/a

4.3

Time Limits

  a) Time-limit for obtaining documentation 08-08-2014

b) Time-limit for receipt of completed tenders
    08-08-2014  Time  12:00

c) Estimated award date 15-08-2014

4.5

Language or languages in which tenders or requests to participate can be drawn up

EN 

4.6

Tender Submission Postbox

The buyer has indicated that it will accept electronic responses to this notice via the Postbox facility. A user guide is available at http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/sitehelp/help_guides.aspx

5 Other Information

5.1

Additional Information

 

(SC Ref:313741)

5.2

Additional Documentation

 
  Ailsa Horizons and the Davidson Enterprise Centre Business Planning Consultant’s brief_HLF

5.3

Publication date of this notice

 24-07-2014

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