Environmental Consultancy Services Manchester
The Business Growth Hub wishes to appoint multiple consultants to enter into a Consultancy Bank Framework Contract for the Provision of Environmental Consultancy Services.
United Kingdom-Manchester: Business and management consultancy and related services
Section I: Contracting authority
I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)
GM Business Support Ltd
Lee House, 90 Great Bridgewater St
For the attention of: Nick Batty
M1 5JW Manchester
Telephone: +44 1612374044
General address of the contracting authority: http://www.businessgrowthhub.com/
Address of the buyer profile: http://www.businessgrowthhub.com/
Electronic access to information: http://www.businessgrowthhub.com/tenders
Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)
Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)
Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: GM Business Support Ltd
Churchgate House, 56 Oxford Street
M1 6EU Manchester
Internet address: http://www.businessgrowthhub.com/tenders
I.2)Type of the contracting authority
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities
Section II: Object of the contract
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Service category No 11: Management consulting services  and related services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: UKD3.
II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement
maximum number of participants to the framework agreement envisaged: 30
Duration of the framework agreement
Duration in months: 31
Estimated total value of purchases for the entire duration of the framework agreement
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 100 000 and 350 000 GBP
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
The objectives of the environmental support from consultants will be to improve the competitiveness of recipient businesses through:
— Advising on eco design and development of new products and packaging;
— Recommending innovative improvements to processes;
— Identifying ways to reduce use of natural resources;
— Identifying new or improved ways to manage and reduce use of energy;
— Identifying opportunities to implement or utilise renewable energy sources;
— Supporting businesses to implement renewable energy and other measures resulting in achieved cost and carbon savings.
Services will be delivered to SMEs in Greater Manchester across a range of business sectors and technical specialisms that may include but are not limited to 1 or more of the following areas:
— Process Efficiency;
— Product/ Packaging Eco-design;
— Water Efficiency and Effluent Management;
— Energy Efficiency;
— Renewable Energy;
— Carbon Management and Reporting.
This contract has an option to extend for a further 6 months (until 30.6.2019) if required.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)
79400000, 71314300, 90713000, 90714000, 80540000
II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
II.1.9)Information about variants
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
Range: between 100 000 and 350 000 GBP
II.2.2)Information about options
II.2.3)Information about renewals
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
III.1.4)Other particular conditions
Description of particular conditions: In compliance with European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) conditions.
III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
The tender must be completed and returned in accordance with the instructions, by the deadline listed in Section IV.3.4) of this contract notice and as defined in the Tender Documentation.
Section IV: Procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up
IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
Section VI: Complementary information
VI.1)Information about recurrence
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
Reference to project(s) and/or programme(s): European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) 2014 — 2020.
Project Name: Business Growth Hub Innovation Service.
Priority Axis 1: Promoting Research and Innovation.
(Subject to successful application: ERDF Priority Axis 4).
The Business Growth Hub service is offered by GM Business Support Limited, which is part of the Manchester Growth Company. The group employs over 1 000 staff and delivers more than 60 000 000 GBP of business support services annually and is accountable to the Greater Manchester Local Enterprise Partnership and Greater Manchester Combined Authority (GMCA).
The Business Growth Hub’s Green Growth service (formerly ENWORKS) provides eco innovation, energy efficiency and low carbon sector development support to Greater Manchester SMEs.
For more information about Business Growth Hub, which is a trading name of GM Business Support Limited, please visit us at:http://www.businessgrowthhub.com
Tenders can be accessed and downloaded via the Business Growth Hub Website: http://www.businessgrowthhub.com/tenders.
VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: