Business Advice Services for Cumbria Business Growth Hub

Business Advice Services for Cumbria Business Growth Hub

We are refreshing our framework of generalist and specialist business advisers to carry out business reviews/training needs analyses.

United Kingdom-Carlisle: Business and management consultancy and related services

2016/S 081-143396

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Cumbria Chamber of Commerce and Industry Ltd
Broadacre House, 16-20 Lowther Street
Carlisle
CA3 8DA
UNITED KINGDOM
Contact person: Adrian Morris
Telephone: +44 8452260040
E-mail: adrian@cumbriachamber.co.uk
Fax: +44 8452260050
NUTS code: UKD1Internet address(es):Main address: http://www.cumbriachamber.co.ukAddress of the buyer profile: http://www.mytenders.org/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA33669

I.2)Joint procurement

The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: www.mytenders.co.uk
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: www.mytenders.co.uk

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Other type: Chamber of Commerce

I.5)Main activity

Other activity: business support and representation

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Provision of business advice services for BSUS and Cumbria Business Growth Hub.

II.1.2)Main CPV code

79400000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

We are refreshing our framework of generalist and specialist business advisers to carry out business reviews/training needs analyses, develop action plans and deliver advice & coaching to businesses and potential start-ups in Cumbria. This will be a flexible pool of advisers drawn on as needed depending on, e.g., levels of demand, client needs and preferences, experience and specialisms.

Note: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the myTenders Web Site athttp://www.myTenders.org/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=174829.

The buyer has indicated that it will accept electronic responses to this notice via the Postbox facility. A user guide is available athttp://www.myTenders.org/sitehelp/help_guides.aspx.

Suppliers are advised to allow adequate time for uploading documents and to dispatch the electronic response well in advance of the closing time to avoid any last minute problems.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for all lots
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

General — Growth Hub

Lot No: 1

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79411000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKD1

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

General business advice and management consultancy to growing businesses.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 126 000.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Start: 01/07/2016
End: 31/12/2018
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: yes
Identification of the project: OC15R15P00039.
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Marketing — Growth Hub

Lot No: 2

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79413000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKD1

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Provision of marketing advice and consultancy to growing businesses.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 31 500.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Start: 01/07/2016
End: 31/12/2018
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: yes
Identification of the project: OC15R15P00039.
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Sales — Growth Hub

Lot No: 3

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79413000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKD1

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Provision of advice and consultancy for sales improvement to growing businesses.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 31 500.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Start: 01/07/2016
End: 31/12/2018
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: yes
Identification of the project: OC15R15P00039.
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Finance and Accounting — Growth Hub

Lot No: 4

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79412000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKD1

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Provision of advice on finance and accountancy related subjects to growing businesses.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 31 500.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Start: 01/07/2016
End: 31/12/2018
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: yes
Identification of the project: OC15R15P00039.
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

HR — Growth Hub

Lot No: 5

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79414000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKD1

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Provision of Human resources management consultancy services to growing businesses.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 31 500.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Start: 01/07/2016
End: 31/12/2018
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: yes
Identification of the project: OC15R15P00039.
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Production — Growth Hub

Lot No: 6

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79415000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKD1

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Provision of advice on production issues to growing businesses.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 31 500.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Start: 01/07/2016
End: 31/12/2018
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: yes
Identification of the project: OC15R15P00039.
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Business Planning/Strategy — Growth Hub

Lot No: 7

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79411100

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKD1

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Provision of business planning and strategy advice to growing businesses.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 31 500.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Start: 01/07/2016
End: 31/12/2018
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: yes
Identification of the project: OC15R15P00039.
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

ICT and Digital — Growth Hub

Lot No: 8

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

72222000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKD1

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Provision of advice to growing business on the use of ICT and digital technology.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 31 500.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Start: 01/07/2016
End: 31/12/2018
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: yes
Identification of the project: OC15R15P00039.
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Female Led Enterprise — Growth Hub

Lot No: 9

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79400000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKD1

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Provision of business management advice and consultancy to growing female led businesses.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 31 500.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Start: 01/07/2016
End: 31/12/2018
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: yes
Identification of the project: OC15R15P00039.
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

General Start-Up — BSUS

Lot No: 11

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79411000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKD1

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Provision of general business advice to new and recently established businesses.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 125 336.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Start: 01/07/2016
End: 31/12/2018
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: yes
Identification of the project: O7R15P00052.
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Marketing — BSUS

Lot No: 12

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79413000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKD1

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Provision of marketing advice and consultancy to new and recently established businesses.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 31 333.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Start: 01/07/2016
End: 31/12/2018
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: yes
Identification of the project: O7R15P00052.
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Sales — BSUS

Lot No: 13

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79413000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKD1

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Provision of advice to new and recently established businesses to help generate sales growth.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 31 333.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Start: 01/07/2016
End: 31/12/2018
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: yes
Identification of the project: O7R15P00052.
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Finance and Accounting — BSUS

Lot No: 14

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79412000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKD1

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Provision of Financial management consultancy services to new and recently established businesses.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 31 333.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Start: 01/07/2016
End: 31/12/2018
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: yes
Identification of the project: O7R15P00052.
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

HR — BSUS

Lot No: 15

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79414000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKD1

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Provision of Human resources management consultancy services to new and recently established businesses.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 31 333.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Start: 01/07/2016
End: 31/12/2018
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: yes
Identification of the project: O7R15P00052.
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Production — BSUS

Lot No: 16

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79415000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKD1

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Provision of Production management consultancy services to new and recently established businesses.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 31 333.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Start: 01/07/2016
End: 31/12/2018
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: yes
Identification of the project: O7R15P00052.
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Business Planning/Strategy — BSUS

Lot No: 17

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79411100

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKD1

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Provision of business planning and strategy advice to new and recently established businesses.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 31 333.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Start: 01/07/2016
End: 31/12/2018
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: yes
Identification of the project: O7R15P00052.
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Female Led Enterprise — BSUS

Lot No: 19

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79400000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKD1

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Provision of business advice to new and recently establishes female led businesses.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 31 333.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Start: 01/07/2016
End: 31/12/2018
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: yes
Identification of the project: O7R15P00052.
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

ICT and Digital — BSUS

Lot No: 18

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

72222000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKD1

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Provision of advice on use of ICT and digital technology to new and recently established businesses.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 31 333.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Start: 01/07/2016
End: 31/12/2018
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: yes
Identification of the project: O7R15P00052.
II.2.14)Additional information

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation
III.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.1)Information about a particular profession
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Open procedure

IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system

The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
Framework agreement with several operators
IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction

IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: no
IV.2)Administrative information

IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure

Notice number in the OJ S: 2015/S 165-301788

IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

Date: 25/05/2016
Local time: 12:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:

English

IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

Duration in months: 6 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 25/05/2016
Local time: 12:00
Place:

3rd Floor Broadacre House, 16-20 Lowther Street, Carlisle, Cumbria CA3 8DA, UK.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

Electronic payment will be used

VI.3)Additional information:

(MT Ref:174829).

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Cumbria Chamber of Commerce and Industry Ltd
Broadacre House, 16-20 Lowther Street
Carlisle
CA3 8DA
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 8452260040
Fax: +44 8452260050Internet address:http://www.cumbriachamber.co.uk
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

21/04/2016

 

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