BUSINESSEUROPE, CEEP and UEAPME have undertaken to conduct a project on the cost effectiveness of apprenticeships systems in 15 target countries . This project is led by BUSINESSEUROPE on behalf of the EU cross-industry employers’ organisations CEEP, and UEAPME, and requires EU financial support. The following organisations will also participate: European Roundtable of Industrialists, EUROCOMMERCE, CEEMET, Digital Europe, EUproVET, EFVET.
As the lead applicant, BUSINESSEUROPE has therefore applied for funding, on behalf of the EU cross-industry employers’ organisations, to carry out this project as part of the Integrated Projects of the EU social dialogue 2014-2016. A final decision by the European Commission on the allocation of funds is expected in September 2014. Once this is confirmed the project activities would commence in September/October 2014.
In the framework of this call, BUSINESSEUROPE, CEEP and UEAPME express their intention to select a subcontractor.
This call for tender constitutes the subcontracting work needed to carry out the 24-month activity entitled:
“The cost effectiveness of apprenticeship schemes –
making the business case for apprenticeships”
The tender specifications included in this document detail the background, tasks, price, and selection criteria and procedures regarding the subcontractor.
Possible bidders need to be aware that awarding of the subcontracting work is dependent on a Commission’s positive decision to grant financial support to this project. Moreover, changes to the present call for tender may be required, taking into account possible remarks from the European Commission. MORE: Call for tender tender – Project on Apprenticeships