Research Contract – Literature Sector Review for Creative Scotland

Research Contract – Literature Sector Review for Creative Scotland

The study is intended to provide an overview of contemporary literature and publishing provision in Scotland; identify areas of strength and gaps in provision, and to make recommendations to help inform Creative Scotland’s future funding policy and strategic approach to literature, languages and publishing.

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1 Authority Details

1.1

Authority Name and Address


Creative Scotland

Business Affairs, Waverley Gate, 2-4 Waterloo Place,

Edinburgh

EH1 3EG

UK

Gordon Cosh

+44 3303332000
http://www.creativescotland.com
www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk
www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk

1.2

Address from which documentation may be obtained


Creative Scotland

Business Affairs, Waverley Gate, 2-4 Waterloo Place,

Edinburgh

EH1 3EG

UK

Gordon Cosh

+44 3303332000
http://www.creativescotland.com

1.3

Completed documents must be returned to:


Creative Scotland

Business Affairs, Waverley Gate, 2-4 Waterloo Place,

Edinburgh

EH1 3EG

UK

Gordon Cosh

+44 3303332000
http://www.creativescotland.com

2 Contract Details

2.1

Title

Literature Sector Review

2.2

Description of the goods or services required

Creative Scotland is to carry out a review of the Literature Sector in Scotland. The study is intended to provide an overview of contemporary literature and publishing provision in Scotland; identify areas of strength and gaps in provision, and to make recommendations to help inform Creative Scotland’s future funding policy and strategic approach to literature, languages and publishing.

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=306649.

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

159999 other Consultancy
191100 Design and Photography
291300 Performing Arts

100 All Scotland
120 Highlands and Islands
130 Aberdeen & North-East
140 Tayside, Central & Fife
150 Glasgow & Strathclyde
160 Edinburgh & Lothians
170 Scotland South

2.4

Total quantity or scope of tender

We are expecting proposals in the range of £25,000 to £35,000 inclusive of VAT.

3 Conditions for Participation

3.1

Minimum standards and qualification required

None.

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 12-06-2014

b) Time-limit for receipt of completed tenders
    13-06-2014  Time  12:00

c) Estimated award date 04-07-2014

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

See attached brief document.

(SC Ref:306649)

5.2

Additional Documentation

Literature Sector Review Tender Document FINAL (3)

5.3

Publication date of this notice

 28-05-2014

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