Business Support Provider for Strategic Business Growth Project in West Yorkshire

Business Support Provider for Strategic Business Growth Project in West Yorkshire

This is a 3-year business support programme for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) in Leeds City Region.

United Kingdom-Leeds: Business and management consultancy services

2017/S 028-049897

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

West Yorkshire Combined Authority
Wellington House, 40-50 Wellington Street
Leeds
LS1 2DE
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1132517237
E-mail: chris.brooks@westyorks-ca.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKE4
Internet address(es):Main address: www.westyorks-ca.gov.uk
I.2)Joint procurement

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at:https://in-tendhost.co.uk/westyorkshireca/aspx/Home
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/westyorkshireca/aspx/Home
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority

I.5)Main activity

Economic and financial affairs

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Strategic Business Growth Project.

Reference number: PROJECT NO. CA0240

II.1.2)Main CPV code

79410000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

The West Yorkshire Combined Authority (WYCA) is delivering a 7 100 000 GBP programme called Strategic Business Growth (SBG). This is a 3-year business support programme for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) in Leeds City Region (LCR).

West Yorkshire Combined Authority (WYCA) is seeking to appoint a business support provider to design and deliver a key element of the SBG programme. This is expected to support the growth of at least 300 SMEs across LCR, which includes the Local Authority districts of Bradford, Calderdale, Craven, Harrogate, Kirklees, Leeds, Selby, Wakefield and York.

Interested parties should go to the e-tendering website https://in-tendhost.co.uk/westyorkshireca/aspx/Home. Hover on and select, ‘Tenders’ followed by, ‘Current’. Select the project and click, ‘View Details’, followed by’ Express Interest’. There is then a registration process, if not already registered. Log in to gain access to the project and documents.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 1 720 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKE4
NUTS code: UKE2

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The West Yorkshire Combined Authority (WYCA) is delivering a 7 100 000 GBP programme called Strategic Business Growth (SBG). This is a three-year business support programme for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) in Leeds City Region (LCR).

West Yorkshire Combined Authority (WYCA) is seeking to appoint a business support provider to design and deliver a key element of the SBG programme. This is expected to support the growth of at least 300 SMEs across LCR, which includes the Local Authority districts of Bradford, Calderdale, Craven, Harrogate, Kirklees, Leeds, Selby, Wakefield and York.

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: 1 720 000.00 GBP

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

Start: 01/04/2017
End: 31/01/2020
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: yes

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: Ugc.
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
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: yes
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure

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

Date: 13/03/2017
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

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 13/03/2017
Local time: 10:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

WYCA
Leeds
United Kingdom
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:

08/02/2017

 

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