£30m 4-year Digital Skills Training Framework

Published date – Friday 10th June 2022 Deadline date – Monday 11th July 2022 at 12 noon Opportunity Overview The West Yorkshire Employment and Skills Framework and West Yorkshire Economic Recovery Plan forms part of a holistic approach to regional recovery and growth, alongside plans for the five local authority areas of Bradford, Calderdale, Kirklees, Leeds and Wakefield. They are

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£50m 2-year Student Management Systems and Associated Services Framework

Published date – Wednesday 8th June 2022 Deadline date – Wednesday 20th July 2022 at 5pm Buyer Overview APUC was formed in 2007 and is owned by Scotland’s universities and colleges and operates entirely in the interests of these Institutional stakeholders. APUC conducts procurement processes on their behalf for the collaborative commodities for which it is responsible and enters into

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£25m 5-year Construction Works Framework

Published date – Monday 16th May 2022 1st Stage Deadline date – Friday 17th June 2022 2nd Stage Commencement date – Friday 8th July 2022 2nd Stage Deadline date – Tuesday 9th August 2022 Buyer Overview HS1 Limited holds the concession on behalf of the Department for Transport (‘DfT’) until 2040 to operate, manage and maintain ‘High Speed 1’ the

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SMEs warned to ready themselves for public procurement changes

SMEs need to prepare now for the UK government’s anticipated move from Most Economically Advantageous Tender to Most Advantageous Tender evaluations, to avoid missing out to larger businesses on their share of the £290bn the public sector spends annually. The move, outlined in the government’s response to the Transforming Public Procurement Green Paper, would allow elements other than cost to

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£50m 4-year Land, Design and Build Social Housing Framework

Published date – Monday 31st January 2022 Deadline date – Friday 1st April 2022 Buyer Overview Radius Housing provide housing, care and support to over 33,000 homes. They employ over 1,000 people and manage 12,500 properties across Northern Ireland. Radius maintains social housing properties in all 11 council areas throughout Northern Ireland, with regional offices across Belfast, Holywood, Ballymena, Newry

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£100m 10-year Repairs, Maintenance, Voids and Planned Works Framework

Published date – Wednesday 2nd February 2022 Deadline date – Tuesday 22nd March 2022 Buyer Overview Home Group is one of the UK’s largest housing associations. They were founded in 1935 and were created om the north east of England, however, now have properties throughout England and Scotland. Home Group supports over 113k customers, throughout 55k properties. Home Group supports

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UK Government Publishes Response to Transforming Public Procurement Green Paper Consultation

In December 2021, the UK Government published its response to the consultation process that followed its 2020 Green Paper on transforming public procurement in the UK. The consultation received over six hundred submissions, demonstrating strong interest and engagement from bidding and procurement stakeholders alike. The subsequent government response shows broad support for a number of key proposals which will change the way

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£153m 4-year Safety Improvement Works Framework

Published date – 17th January 2022 1st Stage Deadline date – Friday 18th February 2022 2nd Stage Commencement – April 2022 2nd Stage Deadline – May 2022 Buyer Overview Guinness is one of the leading providers of social housing and affordable home ownership in England. Guinness currently own and manage around 65,000 homes spanning most parts of the country. Around

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The Civil Engineering Sector – A Presidential View

Civil engineering is extremely important within any large-scale project. Surveyors play an integral role in land development – generally being the first people to scout and measure the land. Afterwards, civil engineers and architects use these measurements to understand the area. This helps them design the structures correctly and safely. Alongside them would be commercial colleagues who ensure that construction

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Sustainable Housebuilding: Using Timber Frame and MMC

The UK Government has set the target for housebuilding to reach 300,000 homes per year. This provides suppliers with a number of issues, none more so than to provide a balance of affordable homes, whilst doing so sustainably. Timber frames and Modern Methods of Construction (MMC) provide a sustainable solution for developers to construct houses in a controlled environment. Benefits

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