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Assessing and Developing Aspiring Executive Directors for the Bedfordshire Hertfordshire and West Essex Accelerated Director Development Scheme (ADDS) Hertfordshire NHS Procurement Closes 14th January 2019

Proposals are sought from experienced, credible and reputable provider(s) in the field of Talent Management and senior leader development to design and deliver; the assessment and development process and 12-month aspirant director development component of the Bedfordshire, Hertfordshire and West Essex Accelerated director Development Scheme (ADDS). Proposals are requested for a delivery partner(s) to design and delivery DDS Cohorts 4 and Cohort 5 for up to 16 participants per cohort.

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Armed Forces Covenant – We’re signed up, are you?

With the Armistice Day 100th anniversary and Remembrance Day coinciding this Sunday millions of people across the nation will be thinking of loved ones who gave their lives in those terrible conflicts in far off lands and closer to home.

But what about those who didn’t die but are forever changed by the mental and physical scars of war?

It is thought that up to 80% of those who we find homeless, sleeping on our streets are ex military who find it impossible to settle down to civilian life when they return home.

armed forces covenantAs a business we felt we wanted to try and do our bit to help and show our respect so we have signed the Armed Forces Covenant. This aims to create more awareness of the returning soldiers’ plight and simply asks that we try and help where we can. We are committed to doing just that.

Please download the pdf and read what we have signed up to – then ask yourself, could you sign up too?

If so, contact the Armed Forces Covenant team and they will get their local representative to make contact.

Thank you.

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Request for Quotation for Provision of Level 3 Certificate in Housing: Managing Housing Services Pathway (Apprenticeship) Eastbourne Borough Council Closes 26th November

Eastbourne Borough Council is looking to contract with a training provider who can provide full training for 7 members of our staff in Level 3 Certificate in Housing: Managing Housing Services Pathway (Apprenticeship), commencing in January 2019. Quotation returns will be evaluated on the basis of 70% Quality 30% Price. Further information is held in the Quotation Pack attached to this opportunity.

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Procurement of Cambridgeshire & Peterborough Combined Authority’s Devolved Adult Education Budget Closes 8th February 2019

We are issuing an update to the previous notice regarding a change to the procurement timescales and to invite interested suppliers to register an interest to attend our second Market Engagement Workshop. We anticipate that this will be held in early December. Please see attached document for contact details and update.

The purpose of the Market Engagement Workshop is to test principles and seek provider input ahead of the issue of tender documents. It forms part of a wider stakeholder engagement; including a consultation process with members of the Cambridgeshire & Peterborough Combined Authority Provider Forum.

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Conversion Therapy among Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender people – Evidence Review and Qualitative Study DEPARTMENT FOR EDUCATION Closes 19th November

In order to inform the development of potential policy options to end the practice of conversion therapy with lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people in the UK, the Government Equalities Office (GEO) is seeking expressions of interest to carry out a research project to include a rapid evidence review around conversion therapy, and qualitative research involving LGBT participants who have directly experienced conversion therapies in the UK.

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The provision of a technical audit of domestic chargepoints for OLEV Department Of Transport closes 21st November

For OLEV-funded domestic chargepoint installations, an audit is required to give a level of independent and objective assurance of compliance by the installers and customers – this is to be done through on-site visits to installations for the domestic charging infrastructure grant schemes which are in scope of this requirement.

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Grant Competition For Provision Of Support To Victims Of Rape Or Sexual Abuse In England And Wales Ministry of Justice Closes 5th December

Between 1 April 2019 and 31 March 2022, the Authority will seek to explore the potential benefits of full local commissioning of rape and sexual abuse support services with the above five PCC test areas. Rape and sexual abuse support services in these areas will be directly commissioned by their respective local PCC based on local needs.

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3D Printing of Spare Parts for Consumer Appliances UK SHARED BUSINESS SERVICES LIMITED Closes 7th December

This project aims to provide a comprehensive understanding of the safety issues and chain of responsibility, due to the manufacture of 3D printed spare parts for consumer appliances by unauthorised 3rd party manufacturers.

The results of this project will provide the Office with a well-researched evidence base for this subject area, that will be used to inform our views on this subject. The report will be published, and is likely to also be of interest to equipment manufacturers and others involved in the supply of spare parts.

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Online Tests and Assessments Platform Crown Commercial Service Closes 3rd December

Crown Commercial Service are acting as an “Agent” and will be conducting this procurement on before of Cabinet Office the “Authority”.

The purpose of the contract is to provide Civil Service HR (CSHR) ‘the Customer’, a test platform responsible for the delivery of online tests and assessments for recruitment across all Civil Service departments (circa 400,000 staff). The requirement is to provide a platform for authoring, assembling and delivering online tests and assessments.

The platform will be provided as software-as-a-service including the support to manage and maintain the platform.

The test platform is required to allow independent access to the client’s users instead of this work being handed to the supplier.

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