Published date: 15 October 2018

Last edited date: 15 October 2018

Closed opportunity - This means that the contract is currently closed. The buying department may be considering suppliers that have already applied, or no suitable offers were made.

Closing: 19 October 2018

Contract summary


  • Business services: law, marketing, consulting, recruitment, printing and security - 79000000

  • Marketing services - 79342000

  • Business and management consultancy and related services - 79400000

    • Crisis management services - 79430000

Location of contract

RG31 7SD

Value of contract


Procurement reference

RBFA 00000055

Published date

15 October 2018

Closing date

19 October 2018

Contract start date

1 November 2018

Contract end date

31 October 2021

Contract type

Service contract

Procedure type

Open (non-OJEU)

Any interested supplier may submit a tender in response to an opportunity notice.

Non-OJEU (Official Journal of the European Union) procedures are valued below a certain financial threshold.

Contract is suitable for SMEs?


Contract is suitable for VCSEs?



Royal Berkshire Fire Authority (the \"Authority\") is seeking to award a contract to for the provision of professional, high quality communications, media campaigns and PR support to provide additional capacity and guidance to the in-house professional communications team and senior leadership team. This contract will also include the option of providing crisis and reputation management media support for major incidents.

The Authority is therefore seeking to award up to two contracts (Lot 1 - Professional Communications, Media and PR support and Lot 2 - Media Crisis and Reputation Management Communications). RBFA recognises that providing crisis and reputation media management support is a specialist area and may need to be provided by a separate supplier. Interested organisations are able to apply for one or both Lots.

More information


Additional text

Please apply through In-Tend portal. If you are not registered on the site you will need to do this. The link for this is

Is a Recurrent Procurement Type? : No

About the buyer

Contact name

Jane Lubbock


Pincents Kiln
Calcot, Reading
RG31 7SD
United Kingdom


07585 991613


Closing: 19 October 2018