IT and Broadband Support Services Shropshire

IT and Broadband Support Services Shropshire

Applicants are invited to tender for the provision of an Optimising Business Broadband Support Programme to Shropshire Council for a period of up to 15 months commencing April 2014.

Optimising Business Broadband Support Programme

Reference number: BMN 007

Deadline date:14/02/2014

This deadline is for… Return of completed tenders

Contract value:£125,000 – £150,000

Location where the contract is to be carried out: Shropshire

Is this suitable for smaller suppliers? No

Is this contract suitable for a voluntary, community and social enterprise organisations? No

Name of the buying organisation: Shropshire Council

 

Description of the contract

Applicants are invited to tender for the provision of an Optimising Business Broadband Support Programme to Shropshire Council for a period of up to 15 months commencing April 2014. The contract consists of the provision of dedicated business support on broadband and IT issues directly affecting SME’s across Shropshire and Staffordshire for an ERDF funded project. The Estimated Contract Value is between £125,000 and £150,000 The key deliverables of the project are: • To engage 367 small and medium sized enterprises (SME’s) with no or limited understanding of the benefits of fibre based broadband via events that will equip those businesses with a sound appreciation of the ways in which NGA broadband could improve their competitiveness by June 2015 • 73 businesses in receipt of the intensive support will implement actions within their Action Plan and increase business turnover by 4% boosting GVA in the two countries by £10,103,856.

 

Documents

Classification of the contract

72400000 Internet services

 

Additional information

Contract type: Services – Unspecified

Is it a framework agreement? No

Is this contract related to a programme of funding? No

Contract will be awarded based on: Most economically advantageous tender in terms of: The criteria stated in the contract documents

Estimated length of contract: 15 Months

 

Who to contact

Contact name Cathy Bakewell

Organisation name Shropshire Council

Address Shirehall, Abbey Foregate, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, SY2 6ND

Telephone 01743 252993

Extension number:

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How to apply

If you wish to receive tender documents please email procurement@shropshire.gov.uk