Business Support Services – Warwickshire – Dynamic Purchasing System

Business Support Services – Warwickshire – Dynamic Purchasing System

13 Lots: Start-Up Support. Business Support. Innovation Support. Access to Finance.

Business Support Services DPS

Contract summary



  • Business services: law, marketing, consulting, recruitment, printing and security – 79000000

Location of contract

West Midlands

Value of contract

£0 to £30,000,000

Procurement reference

WCC – 10481

Published date

22 April 2021

Closing date

20 April 2026

Closing time


Contract start date

21 April 2026

Contract end date

21 April 2026

Contract type

Service contract

Procedure type

Restricted procedure (OJEU)

Contract is suitable for SMEs?


Contract is suitable for VCSEs?




This notice involves the setting up of a Dynamic Purchasing System. Warwickshire County Council invites applications for admission to their Dynamic Purchasing System (DPS) for the provision of Business Support Services. The DPS comprises of 13 Lots, further information in relation to the Lots is contained in the tender documentation and the additional information section of this notice.


More information


Additional text
Warwickshire County Council will be using its e-tendering system (In-Tend) for the administration of this procurement process and providers must register with the system to be able to express an interest. The web address is:

Registration and use of In-Tend is free. Once registered, all correspondence for this procurement process must be via the in-tend correspondence function. However, if you are unable to register with the website please email us at

This notice involves the setting up of a dynamic purchasing system.

Some of the individual calls for competition via this DPS may include European Regional Development Fund funding.

Details of the Lots can be found below:

Contract Lot:
Start-Up Support
Business Support
Innovation Support
Access to Finance
Resource Efficiency
Employment & Skills
Sector Support (Automotive & Manufacturing)
Sector Support (Digital & Creative)
Sector Support (Low Carbon Economy)
Sector Support (Retail, Hospitality & Personal Care)
Sector Support (Rural Economy)
Sector Support (Social Care)
Sector Support (Visitor Economy)

The period of validity for the DPS is five years initially.

During the course of the contract the range and scope of these services may be subject to modification/variation as necessary to meet the changing needs/requirements of the Council and the changing demands placed on the Council by its customers. These changes may include (but are not limited to) increases/decreases in funding, necessary additional services not identified at the time of tendering.

Successful applicants in each Lot will be advised of the opportunities available in the relevant Lot as and when they arise – successful applicants can then choose whether they want to bid for the requirement or not. (It is not compulsory to bid for every opportunity offered).

The period of validity of the DPS is five years initially and this is reflected in the closing date published for this notice (20/04/2026). WCC anticipates the first call for competition via the DPS will be conducted in June 2021. The contract start and end dates published in this notice (21/4/26) are provided to enable the notice to remain open for the period of validity and do not reflect the actual contract start and end dates. Individual calls for competition via the DPS will have independent contract start and end dates and these will be provided within the individual call for competition documentation.


How to apply

Follow the instructions given in the description or the more information section.


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