Mutuals Support Programme – People2People

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Created on29/08/2012
Reference numberRM1116-SB
Deadline date04/09/2012
This deadline is for...Potential Suppliers to express interest in the opportunity. Details on how to express interest can be found in the ‘How to apply instructions to suppliers’ field within this advertisement.
Estimated length of contract4 Months
Estimated value£20,000 - £20,000
Location where the contract is to be carried outUnited Kingdom
Is this suitable for smaller suppliers?Yes
Is this contract suitable for a voluntary, community and social enterprise organisations?Yes
Name of the buying organisation Government Procurement Service (on behalf of Cabinet Office) (see other contracts from this organisation)

Description of the contract

People2People (P2P) has been operational as a CIC since January 2012, as part of the social work practice pilot programme run by the Department of Health and at present 9 local authority staff are seconded to the Potential PSM. P2P will deliver statutory social work services for approximately 1300 people over 18 months under contract back to Shropshire Council. The pilot comes to an end in August 2013 and the P2P and the Shropshire are currently exploring whether to continue with the delivery model from this point. A business case has been discussed with the support of a P2P Task Group. This effectively consists of members of the staff Board and requires external assistance to determine how to grow the P2P model county-wide with the support of a robust business plan. Support is required for exploring financial sustainability, legal structures and models, and the cultural change and leadership requirements of how to replicate P2P across the whole countywide service. The objective of the Contract is to enable P2P to develop a robust business plan to include a re-usable financial model, to understand their financial sustainability, and to adopt legal structures and governance models that meet their needs. A Supplier will be appointed to deliver services to P2P in the following areas: • Business Planning • Legal Structure • Governance Structure Potential Suppliers who have expressed interest in this opportunity will be sent the Invitation to Tender on 5 September 2012.


Draft Invitation to Tender
(People2People MSP Draft ITT.docx)

Additional information

Additional NotesPotential Suppliers interested in this opportunity are required to send an expression of interest by email to In the subject field of the email please include the reference “RM1116-SB People2People MSP Expression of Interest” In the body of the email please include the following details: Company name, registered Company address, contact name and contact email address. The deadline for submitting an expression of interest is 4 September 2012. A draft requirement document (in the form of a draft Invitation to Tender) has been attached to this Contracts Finder Advert to allow any interested suppliers to seek clarification before the final Invitation to Tender is issued. Once suppliers have emailed their Expression of Interest to the Spot Buy Mailbox, they will be provided with the additional annexes of the draft requirement. These annexes will be issued to Potential Suppliers (on request) on the basis that they are maintained in the strictest of confidence. Potential Suppliers must destroy any electronic and/or hard copies if either you do not wish to tender or after the Contract has been awarded to the successful supplier. Final Tender documentation will be sent to all parties (that have expressed interest in this opportunity by 4 September 2012) on 5 September 2012.
Is it a framework agreement?No

Who to contact

Contact name Spot Buy Team
Address 9th Floor, The Capital, Old Hall Street, Liverpool, L3 9PP
Telephone 0345 410 2222
Web address

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