Adult Skills and Training Research

Adult Skills and Training Research

Open invitation for proposals to investigate external benefits from investment in adult skills and training. Reference number: BIS/RBU/002/2012

Deadline date:27/06/2012

This deadline is for… Closing date for submitting Expressions of Interest

Contract value:£0 – £80,000

Location where the contract is to be carried out: Sheffield The work can be carried out anywhere in the UK, however the Project Manager is based in Sheffield.

Is this suitable for smaller suppliers? Yes

Is this contract suitable for a voluntary, community and social enterprise organisations? Yes

Name of the buying organisation: Business, Innovation and Skills


Description of the contract

BIS has recently commissioned a literature review on external benefits from innovation and skills. We are interested in building on that and commissioning new analysis to extend our knowledge and understanding. We would also be interested in proposals for new data collection or creation.


Classification of the contract

73000000 Research and development services and related consultancy services


Additional information

Contract type: Services – Unspecified

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: 01/08/2012 – 29/03/2013


Who to contact

Contact name Carole Hobson

Organisation name Business, Innovation and Skills

Address 2 St Pauls’ Place, 125 Norfolk Street, London, Sheffield, S1 2FJ

Telephone 0114 2075120

Extension number:


Web address


How to apply

All queries should be addressed to Expressions of interest must be submitted to