Tender for Pre-Start and Start Up Business Support – Essex

Tender for Pre-Start and Start Up Business Support – Essex

To deliver fully funded advice and support to individuals who have ambitions to start a business and to start-up businesses in their first 12 months of trading.

Pre-Start and Start Up Business Support

Essex County Council

Contract summary

 

Industry

  • Business and management consultancy and related services – 79400000

Location of contract

East of England

Value of contract

£140,000

Procurement reference

7591aae4-8a30-4892-80ce-174f3663bcb2

Published date

28 July 2021

Closing date

13 August 2021

Closing time

12pm

Contract start date

11 October 2021

Contract end date

10 October 2022

Contract type

Service contract

Procedure type

Open (non-OJEU)

Contract is suitable for SMEs?

Yes

Contract is suitable for VCSEs?

Yes

 

Description

This tender is for the pre and early stage business start-up support element of the programme, which will add value to existing provision across North and Mid Essex, enabling more capacity into the system and targeted support.

The aim of this tender is to appoint a specialist organisation to deliver fully funded advice and support to individuals who have ambitions to start a business and to start-up businesses in their first 12 months of trading.

This fund is responding directly to the needs of the business community, and it is expected that the programme will be delivered by October 2022.

Bids must demonstrate their ability to build capacity into the programme to continue to deliver business start-up support beyond October 2022. across the NEEB geography.

It is expected that the business start-up support programme will align with the other programmes of support under the Business Support & Skills Programme, covering the six local authority geographies of Braintree, Chelmsford, Colchester, Maldon, Tendring and Uttlesford.

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How to apply

 

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

 

About the buyer

 

Contact name

Katie Elgie

Address

County Hall, Market Road
, ,
Chelmsford
CM1 1LB
England

Telephone

03330320793

Email

katie.elgie@essex.gov.uk