The Alchemy Growth Programme will be the Council's main business growth support provision offered to Small and Micro Businesses (including social enterprises) based in the Council area. This support will be tailored to participants needs. The proposed intervention will be designed in such a way as to fit into, and play a key role in, the continuum of business support provided by Council and partner organisations. Actions supported through Alchemy are designed to create a more sustainable base of small businesses in the Borough and increase the levels of employment as a result of this. The key aim of Alchemy is: To support the development of existing and newly established and innovative businesses that have the potential to grow, employ staff and consider opportunities to export. This will be achieved by directly supporting client businesses to take the necessary steps in addressing needs, thereby harnessing the growth of the business.
This contract defines 2 sets of requirements for 2 separate Departments: CAD Additional Support and Autodesk Licencing Services for the Department for Infrastructure. DfI. Northern Ireland which can be summarised below: CAD Additional Support and Autodesk Licencing Services for Central Procurement Directorate. CPD. and Properties Division. PD., which are business areas within the Department of Finance for Northern Ireland. DoF. The Initial Contract Period is 1 year. There is a potential for 3 further annual extensions.
The Procedure to be followed for this procurement process is the Open Procedure (Regulation 27 of the Public Contracts Regulations). Economic Operators should note that the Pre-qualification questionnaire is being used as an Eligibility Document. Therefore, the required documents within the Pre-Qualification Questionnaire Package (Folder 1) are to be completed and returned alongside the required documents of the Invitation to Tender Package (Folder 2).
The Project is for the provision of public realm improvements in the town of Portrush, County Antrim, Northern Ireland. The Public Realm will include the following Streets: Ramore Avenue, Lower Lansdowne Road, Causeway View, Bath Road, Main Street, Bath Street, Bath Terrace, Church Pass, Atlantic Avenue, Causeway Street, Eglinton Street, Mark Street and Dunluce Avenue. The public realm scheme involves the provision of high quality stone kerbs, and provision of high quality stone paving, street tree planting, herbaceous planting and supply and installation of street furniture, signage, street lighting, and installations of new puffin crossings.
Working in a busy seaside town centre. The proposed footpath, carriageway and street lighting are to be adopted at completion by DfI Roads. There are live services on the site. Pedestrian and business access to all premises to be maintained at all times.
The Contract Period is estimated to be 74 weeks.