Flying Start Refresh Tender 1Carmarthenshire County Council is re-commissioning the Flying Start childcare service and seeking to procure childcare providers to deliver high quality funded childcare to all eligible 2-3-year-old children, from local authority venues and from providers’ own venues from 1st January 2021, in the following areas;Burry Port, Pwll, Llanerch, Trimsaran.The Flying Start childcare is being commissioned on a fixed price model, in line with Flying Start programmes across Wales. The rate has been set at GBP13.80 for Lots 8 and 9 and GBP14.80 for Lots 13, 17, 21, 23 and 24.A discretionary sustainability grant will be made available for providers against a set list of eligibility criteria.Carmarthenshire County Council will be conducting this procurement exercise through the Value Wales e-Tendering portal. This can befound at www.etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk , all information may be downloaded and returned though this channel.The Services to which this Notice relates fall within the Regulation 74 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (Regulations). Althoughthe Contracting Authority may voluntarily adopt certain provisions in the Regulations neither the employment of any particular terminology nor any other indication shall be taken to mean that the Contracting Authority intends to hold itself bound by any of the Regulations save those applicable to services falling within Regulation 74. The Contracting Authority may, from time to time, at its absolute discretion, undertake a renewal (Renewal) of this Framework Agreement during the Term. The Renewal may include, but shall not be limited to, varying the number, scope, extent and description of the Lots, Services and/or Charges (as the case may be), together with theappointment of additional (new) Providers onto the Framework Agreement.