External Review of the National Carers Organisations in Scotland

External Review of the National Carers Organisations in Scotland

The Scottish Government Adult Care and Support Division is seeking a suitably qualified and experienced research organisation/management consultancy to undertake a review of the current and future composition, as well as funding of Scottish National Carers Organisations (NCOs).

External Review of the National Carers Organisations (NCOs) in Scotland

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1 Authority Details

1.1

Authority Name and Address


The Scottish Ministers acting through the Scottish Government

3F North Victoria Quay,

Edinburgh

EH6 6QQ

UK

Tony Cruickshank

+44 1312447167
http://www.scotland.gov.uk

1.2

Address from which documentation may be obtained


The Scottish Ministers acting through the Scottish Government

SPCD, 3F North Victoria Quay,

Edinburgh

EH6 6QQ

UK

Tony Cruickshank

+44 1312447167
http://www.scotland.gov.uk

1.3

Completed documents must be returned to:


The Scottish Ministers acting through the Scottish Government

SPCD, 3F North Victoria Quay,

Edinburgh

EH6 6QQ

UK

Tony Cruickshank

+44 1312447167
http://www.scotland.gov.uk

2 Contract Details

2.1

Title

External Review of the National Carers Organisations (NCOs) in Scotland

2.2

Description of the goods or services required

The Scottish Government Adult Care and Support Division is seeking a suitably qualified and experienced research organisation/management consultancy to undertake a review of the current and future composition, as well as funding of Scottish National Carers Organisations (NCOs).

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=277059.

The awarding authority has indicated that it will accept electronic responses to this notice via a ‘Tender Submission Postbox’ facility. Further details of this facility are available at http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/PostBox/Postbox_Explain.aspx?ID=277059.

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. The postbox closes precisely at the time stated.

2.3

Notice Coding and Classification

151500 Healthcare
151510 Healthcare – Public Health
151512 Healthcare – Service Provision
151511 Healthcare – Social Policy

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

This contract has a budget range of between £40,000 and £50,000.

3 Conditions for Participation

3.1

Minimum standards and qualification required

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

CASE/204923

4.3

Time Limits

a) Time-limit for obtaining documentation

b) Time-limit for receipt of completed tenders
14-10-2013  Time  12:00

c) Estimated award date 31-10-2013

4.5

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

EN

4.6

Tender Submission Postbox

The awarding authority has indicated that it will accept electronic responses to this notice via the Tender Submission Postbox facility. Further details are available at http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/PostBox/Postbox_Explain.aspx?ID=277059

5 Other Information

5.1

Additional Information

(SC Ref:277059)

5.2

Additional Documentation

External Review of National Carers Organisations (NCOs) in Scotland – Invitation to Tender

5.3

Publication date of this notice

06-09-2013