Business and Operational Support Services Contract Cumbria

Business and Operational Support Services Contract Cumbria

Act as the single-entry point to the support and services provided for existing and new entrepreneurs both within the ISH project and elsewhere across the business support community in Cumbria and the north-west.

Opportunity Id
DN422602
Title
Business and Operational Support Services
Categories
151000 – Business
Description
Copeland Borough Council, on behalf of a collaborative partnership, which includes the Council, Sellafield Ltd, Energy Coast West Cumbria Ltd and the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority, is seeking to appoint a provider of the following services to support the further development of the Industrial Solutions Hub (ISH) concept. In summary the services to be provided include; • Act as the single-entry point to the support and services provided for existing and new entrepreneurs both within the ISH project and elsewhere across the business support community in Cumbria and the north-west relating to, for example, business advice and support, funding and training • Support the operational development and activities of the ISH and its partners specifically supporting engagement with existing and new supply chain partners and resourcing business development opportunities from across Cumbria, the rest of the UK and internationally • Act as the operational entity to develop the Watershed and Buzz Station business centre and create an innovative start-up and micro business culture. Further details are provided in the Invitation to Tender documents which will be made available upon registering an interest in this opportunity via The Chest Procurement Portal. All correspondence/clarifications must be made via The Chest (messages area). For support to use the Chest please contact Proactis Help Centre: https://supplierhelp.due-north.com/
Region(s) of supply
West Cumbria
Estimated value
N/A
Keywords
Operational, Funding, Business support

Key dates

Estimated contract dates
Start date
02/09/2019
End date
01/09/2021

Contact details

Buyer
Copeland Borough Council
Contact
Steve Smith
Telephone
01946 598471
Address
Copeland Centre
Whitehaven
Cumbria
CA28 7SJ

Expression of interest window

From 15/07/2019 12:00 to 12/08/2019 12:00