Provision of Work for Yourself Start-Up Support

Provision of Work for Yourself Start-Up Support

Devon and Cornwall Jobcentre Plus District wishes to use FSF to promote more business start-up activity amongst Jobcentre Plus Claimants in areas where this type of support is not available through the Outset Programme. Department for Work and Pensions.

Reference number: UI_DWP_100452

Deadline date:18/07/2012

This deadline is for… Receipt of Completed Tenders

Contract value:£1 – £150,000

Location where the contract is to be carried out: South West Devon and Cornwall Jobcentre Plus District – Devon Local Authority Area

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: Department for Work and Pensions (CD Sourcing)

 

Description of the contract

Devon and Cornwall Jobcentre Plus District wishes to use FSF to promote more business start-up activity amongst Jobcentre Plus Claimants in areas where this type of support is not available through the Outset Programme (Outset is delivered by YTKO through the European Regional Development Fund). The aim this provision is to help more people to move from out of work benefits to self-employment either directly or through progression onto the New Enterprise Allowance (NEA) Programme. Details of the NEA programme can be found at: http://www.dwp.gov.uk/policy/welfare-reform/get-britain-working/#nea

 

Classification of the contract

80000000 Education and training services

 

Additional information

Contract type: Services – Unspecified

Is it a framework agreement? No

Is this contract related to a programme of funding? Yes : Flexible Support Fund

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

Estimated length of contract: 03/09/2012 – 30/06/2013

 

Who to contact

Contact name Linda Rodgers

Organisation name Department for Work and Pensions (CD Sourcing)

Address , S1 4EP

Telephone 0131 310 1145

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How to apply

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