Published date: 1 February 2021

Open opportunity - This means that the contract is currently active, and the buying department is looking for potential suppliers to fulfil the contract.



Closing: 1 March 2021, 12am

Contract summary

Industry

  • Environmental services - 90700000

Location of contract

Any region

Value of contract

£50,000 to £100,000

Procurement reference

BIP564803650

Published date

1 February 2021

Closing date

1 March 2021

Closing time

12am

Contract start date

1 April 2021

Contract end date

31 March 2025

Contract type

Service contract

Procedure type

Open procedure

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

Contract is suitable for SMEs?

Yes

Contract is suitable for VCSEs?

No


Description

Advice Service to act as Environmental Adviser to the Government Indemnity Scheme (GIS).

The Scheme is administered by the Arts Council on behalf of the Secretary of State (DCMS).
It is a high volume application scheme and works on the basis of shared standards and effective risk management. Further details about the scheme: http://www.artscouncil.org.uk/protecting-cultural-objects/government-indemnity-scheme

The aim of this work is to ensure that objects to be covered by the Government Indemnity are managed in line with the environmental conditions set out in the published Guidelines for non national institutions (UK). The assessment of every application by an Environmental Adviser is to ensure that an appropriate environment is being maintained to minimise risk to objects on loan under Government Indemnity.

The contract term is for a maximum 4 years, 2+1+1. Any extension of the contract will be based on the contractor's performance.

The budget available for this contract is £80,000 excluding VAT over a 4-year period, approximately £20,000 excluding VAT per year.

Please note: to access the tender documentation and to bid for the opportunity you must log-in to the e-Sourcing portal.


More information

Links

Additional text

The contracting authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are small or medium enterprises (SMEs). However, any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement.


How to apply

Follow the instructions given in the description or the more information section.


About the buyer

Contact name

Procurement

Address

Bloomsbury Street
Bloomsbury
London
WC1B 3HF
UK

Telephone

01619344317

Email

procurement.services@artscouncil.org.uk


Closing: 1 March 2021, 12am