Business Consultancy and Training Framework Agreement

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

Reference number:2014-BB-BS01

Deadline date:09/12/2014

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.

 

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Classification of the contract

72221000Business analysis consultancy services

80531200Technical training services

80521000Training programme services

80511000Staff training services

80510000Specialist training services

80500000Training 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

Additional information

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

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How to apply

To enable tender submission, all suppliers MUST visit the Marketing Birmingham e-Procurement system to register and access the full tender document for complete specification, process and deadlines. e-Procurement https://in-tendhost.co.uk/marketingbirmingham/aspx/Home. Please note the deadline for full submission as outlined in the tender brief is no later than 12:00 noon GMT on Tuesday 9th December 2014.