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Notice Summary

Title:
UK-Birmingham: Highways England Staff Magazine
Document Ref:
GB003ZM333094
Document Type:
Contract Notice - Other
Published By:
Highways England
Date Published:
17 June 2020
Deadline Date:
14 July 2020
Document Source:
Framework/DPS:
No
Alert Profile:
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Notice Abstract

Highways England's Communications directorate are seeking to appoint a single supplier to produce a quarterly internal magazine for both office based and on-road staff. The magazine is expected support the underlying principles of the business' Internal Communications Strategy, which are; - Consistency in messaging - Clear purpose for each channel - Reduce duplication (and channels) - Build in two-way capability - Manager reference library - Measure outcomes not outputs - More targeted comms In addition to this, Highways expect the successful supplier to bring Journalistic inquisitiveness, experience and focus to ensure the magazine appeals to staff who have an interest in internal business topics, infrastructure, construction and engineering. Over the last 3 years Highways England's staff magazine has evolved to the point where its key focus is now on the people who make things happen within the business as opposed to the details of the organisations work. The magazine is to continue representing the culture, diversity and environment of HE employees with content being driven by colleagues telling their story through experiences. The successful supplier is to ensure the magazine focuses on; - Achievements and contributions to the business - HR related content - Corporate training - People related project launches or news In line with both the organisational environmental strategy, Highways England are expecting the magazine to move to a digital format which includes video content, photo galleries, scalability etc meaning the magazine must be accessible across a range of devices, however it is important that the business are able to retain print on demand features.

Notice Details

CONTRACT NOTICE – NATIONAL

SUPPLIES

1 Authority Details

1.1

Authority Name and Address

Highways England
N/A
Birmingham UK
N/A N/A
CorporateServicesProcurement@highwaysengland.co.uk N/A

1.2

Address from which documentation may be obtained

As in 1.1

1.3

Completed documents must be returned to:

As in 1.1

2 Contract Details

2.1

Title

Highways England Staff Magazine

2.2

Description of the goods or services required

Highways England's Communications directorate are seeking to appoint a single supplier to produce a quarterly internal magazine for both office based and on-road staff. The magazine is expected support the underlying principles of the business' Internal Communications Strategy, which are;

- Consistency in messaging

- Clear purpose for each channel

- Reduce duplication (and channels)

- Build in two-way capability

- Manager reference library

- Measure outcomes not outputs

- More targeted comms

In addition to this, Highways expect the successful supplier to bring Journalistic inquisitiveness, experience and focus to ensure the magazine appeals to staff who have an interest in internal business topics, infrastructure, construction and engineering.

Over the last 3 years Highways England's staff magazine has evolved to the point where its key focus is now on the people who make things happen within the business as opposed to the details of the organisations work. The magazine is to continue representing the culture, diversity and environment of HE employees with content being driven by colleagues telling their story through experiences.

The successful supplier is to ensure the magazine focuses on;

- Achievements and contributions to the business

- HR related content

- Corporate training

- People related project launches or news

In line with both the organisational environmental strategy, Highways England are expecting the magazine to move to a digital format which includes video content, photo galleries, scalability etc meaning the magazine must be accessible across a range of devices, however it is important that the business are able to retain print on demand features.

2.3

Notice Coding and Classification

2.4

Total quantity or scope of tender

Location of contract Any region

Value of contract £300,000

Contract start date 01 October 2020

Contract end date 30 September 2022

3 Conditions for Participation

3.1

Minimum standards and qualification required

4 Administrative Information

4.1

Type of Procedure

The procedure type is unknown.

4.2

Reference number attributed to the notice by the contracting authority

n/a

4.3

Time Limits

   14-07-2020  Time 12:00

4.5

Language or languages in which tenders or requests to participate can be drawn up

EN 

4.6

Tender Submission Postbox

5 Other Information

5.1

Additional Information

Please visit the following portal to view this notice:

https://www.contractsfinder.service.gov.uk/Notice/829b0a41-14c5-4b15-8c47-f1b344327ca1?origin=SearchResults&p=3

Closing date 14 July 2020

(MT Ref:333094)

5.2

Additional Documentation

5.3

Publication date of this notice

 17-06-2020

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