Business Consultancy and Training Framework Agreement
This tender aims to establish a multi-agency framework for the provision of training sessions and/or consultancy to 120 SME companies by December 2015 on behalf of Marketing Birmingham and relevant funding partners for the period.
Business Support for SMEs – Business Consulation and Training Framework Agreement
This deadline is for…no later than 12:00 noon GMT on Tuesday 9th December 2014 for full submission of tender outlined in the tender request document.
Contract value: £0 – £80,000
Location where the contract is to be carried out:West Midlands
Is this suitable for smaller suppliers?Yes
Is this contract suitable for a voluntary, community and social enterprise organisations?Yes
Name of the buying organisation:Marketing Birmingham
Description of the contract
Marketing Birmingham is the area’s strategic marketing partnership and operates the leisure and business tourism programmes Visit and Meet Birmingham, as well as its inward investment programme, Business Birmingham. These programmes promote the Greater Birmingham and Solihull Local Enterprise Partnership area (Birmingham, Solihull, southern Staffordshire (Cannock Chase, Lichfield, Tamworth and East Staffordshire) and northern Worcestershire (Bromsgrove, Redditch and Wyre Forest)) and the Black Country Local Enterprise Partnership area (Dudley, Sandwell, Walsall and Wolverhampton) as a place to visit, meet and invest. The company is public/private funded by (i) Birmingham City Council; (ii) the European Regional Development Fund and (iii) private sector partners from across the area’s business community. Marketing Birmingham and ERDF partners, as detailed above, have been awarded European Regional Development Funding for the period to December 2015. This tender aims to establish a multi-agency framework for the provision of training sessions and/or consultancy to 120 SME companies by December 2015 on behalf of Marketing Birmingham and relevant funding partners for the period. The purpose of this contract is to deliver a total of 9 hours of training sessions and/or consultancy to 120 SME companies by December 2015. It is envisaged, at this stage, that this may take the form of: • Bespoke consultation, and/or staff training • Brokerage services • Final evaluation discussion & recommendations Please refer to the tender brief for full requirements, process and timescales. To access the full tender brief, all suppliers MUST visit the Marketing Birmingham e-Procurement system to register interest and submit a tender bid. e-Procurement https://in-tendhost.co.uk/marketingbirmingham/aspx/Home Please note the deadline for full submission as outlined in the attached brief is no later than 12:00 noon GMT on Tuesday 9th December 2014.
Classification of the contract
72221000Business analysis consultancy services
80531200Technical training services
80521000Training programme services
80511000Staff training services
80510000Specialist training services
80000000Education and training services
79900000Miscellaneous business and business-related services
79411100Business development consultancy services
79410000Business and management consultancy services
79400000Business and management consultancy and related services
Contract type:Services – Unspecified
Is it a framework agreement?Yes
Framework agreement details:setting up a framework agreement
Is this contract related to a programme of funding?Yes : This opportunity is partially funded by the European Regional Development Fund through its Investing in the City Region project managed by Marketing Birmingham.
Contract will be awarded based on:Most economically advantageous tender in terms of: The criteria stated in the contract documents
Estimated length of contract:12 Months
Who to contact
Contact nameLaura Hadley-Hall
Organisation nameMarketing Birmingham
Address, Birmingham, B1 2ND