Public Sector Network Tender Alert

 

The Marches Step Up Programme 2020

Text to be corrected in the original notice: Place of text to be modified: II.2.4 Instead of: This Lot 1 is being awarded by Telford & Wrekin Council on behalf of both Shropshire Council and Telford & Wrekin Council and will operate across the Marches area from 1 November 2020 to 31st December 2022 with outputs being recorded and delivered for ERDF until 28th February 2023. The award is to deliver coaching and mentoring support to aspiring entrepreneurs, start-ups and established/growing businesses. Support may include one to one support, workshops, virtual training sessions, etc. The successful tenderer will develop and deliver the service. The contract value is £255,500 The contract is part-funded by European Regional Development Fund (ERDF). The following link https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/723537/ESIF-GN-1-012_National_ERDF_Eligiblity_Rules_v1.pdf provides information regarding the use of ERDF funding and the requirements attached to this. The contract will provide business support to entrepreneurs, micro, small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and operate under the de-minimus state aid regulation. Further information regarding the reporting requirements attached to this are included in the Specification in the Invitation to Tender. Providers will be expected to demonstrate relevant expertise and experience of providing business support to SME's in rural and urban areas. The contract is part funded by the European Development Fund (ERDF) and the support provided will operate under the de-minimis state aid regulation. Social Value is one of the key themes of the Local Government National Procurement Strategy and the public sector must consider it as part of a procurement exercise. Questions regarding social value are included as part of the award criteria for Lot 1. Lot 1 also requires use of the Social Value Portal's National TOMs calculator. Further details are provided in the Invitation to Tender. Read: This Lot 1 is being awarded by Telford & Wrekin Council on behalf of both Shropshire Council and Telford & Wrekin Council and will operate across the Marches area from 1 November 2020 to 31st December 2022 with outputs being recorded and delivered for ERDF until 28th February 2023. The award is to deliver coaching and mentoring support to aspiring entrepreneurs, start-ups and established/growing businesses. Support may include one to one support, workshops, virtual training sessions, etc. The successful tenderer will develop and deliver the service. The contract value is £255,500 The contract is part-funded by European Regional Development Fund (ERDF). The following link https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/723537/ESIF-GN-1-012_National_ERDF_Eligiblity_Rules_v1.pdf provides information regarding the use of ERDF funding and the requirements attached to this. The contract will

Contact:

mark.tomblin@telford.gov.uk
Darby House
Lawn Central
Telford
TF3 4JA
UK
+447980738520

Contract value: 303000

Published: 27 Jul 2020, Receipt by: 28 Aug 2020