Postponed: Using PCS and Tender Procedures – Fife Health & Social Care Partnership/Fife Council – Care Homes for Adults

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Venue:Business Gateway Glenrothes
Saltire House
Pentland Park
Glenrothes
KY6 2AQ
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Postponed – future date TBC

GlenrothesSDP Event

Status: Cancelled with the aim of rescheduling in the future

In light of the information issued by the Scottish Government and the UK Government regarding additional social distancing measures required from the public surrounding COVID-19, Fife Council and the Supplier Development Programme have taken the decision to cancel this event, with the aim of rescheduling it in the future. SDP apologises for any inconvenience this may cause.

Additional Information

It is important to note that the public sector in Scotland is open for business, and you are encouraged to tender for upcoming opportunities issued through Public Contracts Scotland.

If you are a Scottish-based SME or supported business, there is a host of information and resources available to directly support you on the SDP website. You must register and log in to view these, where you will also be able to view and book upcoming free webinars. You will also be able to view your local authority’s dedicated SDP Representative’s contact details, who you are encouraged to contact if you have any queries.

The Supplier Development Programme has issued guidance regarding our upcoming face-to-face training and events, which can be viewed on the SDP website. This information is updated during normal working hours. The Supplier Development Programme urges all suppliers to follow advice issued by Health Protection Scotland and NHS Scotland.

For Information Only

Fife Council are going out to tender for the following requirement and are working with the Supplier Development Programme to provide training to those interested in bidding for this opportunity.

This Framework Agreement is for a range of adults with various complex needs which can arise due to; learning disabilities, autism spectrum disorder, physical disabilities, sensory impairment, restricted communication and behaviour which challenges services, mental health needs, offending behaviour or a combination of these.

The support required ranges from limited support to a very high level of support. The different characteristics and needs of individuals must be recognised to identify and achieve personalised outcomes through a strengths-based, rather than deficit based, approach. 

Public Contracts Scotland (PCS) is the national public sector tender portal for Scotland. It lists contract opportunities for all public sector bodies and has a “Quick Quote” function for lower value contracts. This workshop will help you ensure you are comfortable using this site for current and new suppliers for Fife’s upcoming Care Homes for Adults Flexible Framework opportunity.

Key topics:

  • Registering for Public Contracts Scotland (PCS)
  • Finding the contract notice
  • Completing tender documents and the European single procurement document (ESPD)
  • Using the Q&A system
  • Submitting the tender

This event is suitable for you if:

  • Are interested in bidding for this opportunity
  • Have never or have limited use of the Public Contracts Scotland (PCS) website
  • Understand what documentation including the European single procurement document (ESPD) will be needed to participate in this opportunity

This free training is available to Scottish-based SMEs, supported businesses and charities.

 

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