Business Support for the Private / Voluntary and Independent Childcare Sector

Business Support for the Private / Voluntary and Independent Childcare Sector

Contract value:£50,000 – £100,000. Childhood Support Services (CSS) are looking to commission and fund an organisation who can deliver a high quality business support function including an element of training to the Private Voluntary and Independent (PVI) childcare sector in Hertfordshire, including childminders.Reference number: HCC1306004

Deadline date:01/02/2013

This deadline is for… Deadline for Expression of Interest

Contract value:£50,000 – £100,000

Location where the contract is to be carried out: Hertfordshire Hertfordshire,

Is this suitable for smaller suppliers? Yes

Is this contract suitable for a voluntary, community and social enterprise organisations? No

Name of the buying organisation: Hertfordshire County Council

 

Description of the contract

Childhood Support Services (CSS) are looking to commission and fund an organisation who can deliver a high quality business support function including an element of training to the Private Voluntary and Independent (PVI) childcare sector in Hertfordshire, including childminders. To ensure long term sustainability, childcare providers in Hertfordshire are being encouraged to look at their current business models to ensure they remain fit for purpose. To enable CSS to support childcare providers in the most effective ways, this commissioned work will add capacity and experience to its current business support function.

 

Documents

Classification of the contract

72221000 Business analysis consultancy services

80110000 Pre-school education services

80000000 Education and training services

 

Additional information

Contract type: Services – 24

Is it a framework agreement? No

Is this contract related to a programme of funding? No

Contract will be awarded based on: Most economically advantageous tender in terms of: The criteria stated in the contract documents

Estimated length of contract: 01/04/2013 – 31/03/2014

 

Who to contact

Contact name Katie Rooke

Organisation name Hertfordshire County Council

Address Farnham House, Six Hills Way, Stevenage, Herts, SG1 2FQ

Telephone 01438843964

Extension number:

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How to apply

The contracting authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are small or medium enterprises (SMEs). However, any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement, and the contract will be awarded on the basis of the most economically advantageous tender. Suppliers must read through this set of instructions and follow the process to respond to this opportunity. The information and/or documents for this opportunity are available on http://supplyhertfordshire.g2b.info/hpf/ You must register on this site to respond, if you are already registered you will not need to register again, simply use your existing username and password. Please note there is a password reminder link on the homepage. Suppliers must log in, go to your Response Manager (click on Access Codes symbol) and add the following Access Code: BP6492UZA9. Please ensure you follow any instruction provided to you here. The deadline for submitting your response(s) is 01/02/2013 12:00. Please ensure that you allow yourself plenty of time when responding to this invite prior to the closing date and time, especially if you have been asked to upload documents. If you experience any technical difficulties please contact the Delta eSourcing Helpdesk on call 0845 270 7050 or email helpdesk@delta-esourcing.com. Response Address:

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