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UK-Telford: Education and training services.

Section I: Contracting Authority

I.1) Name, Addresses and Contact Point(s):
Telford & Wrekin Council
Darby House, Lawn Central, Telford, TF3 4JA, United Kingdom
Tel. +44 7980738520, Email: mark.tomblin@telford.gov.uk
Contact: Mark Tomblin
Main Address: https://www.telford.gov.uk/site/
NUTS Code: UKG21

I.2) Joint procurement:
The contract involves joint procurement: Yes
In the case of joint procurement involving different countries, state applicable national procurement law: Not Provided
The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body: No

I.4)Type of the contracting authority:
Regional or local authority

I.5) Main activity:
General public services

Section II: Object Of The Contract

II.1) Scope of the procurement

II.1.1) Title: The Marches Step Up Programme 2020
Reference number: Not Provided

II.1.2) Main CPV code:
80000000 - Education and training services.


II.1.3) Type of contract: SERVICES

II.1.4) Short description: The provision of business support coaching and mentoring to (aspiring) entrepreneurs and SME's in the Marches area. Part funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF).

Bidders can bid for Lot 1 and/or Lot 2.
Both Lots will be evaluated separately.

II.1.6) Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: Yes

II.1.7) Total value of the procurement (excluding VAT)
Value: 255,500

Currency:GBP

II.2) Description (lot no. 1)


II.2.1) Title:Telford & Wrekin and Shropshire (Transition Area)
Lot No:1

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s):
80510000 - Specialist training services.


II.2.3) Place of performance
Nuts code:
UKG21 - Telford and Wrekin

Main site or place of performance:
Telford and Wrekin


II.2.4) Description of the procurement: This Lot 1 is being awarded by Telford & Wrekin Council on behalf of both Shropshire Council and Telford & Wrekin Council and will operate across the Marches area from 1 November 2020 to 31st December 2022 with outputs being recorded and delivered for ERDF until 28th February 2023.

The award is to deliver coaching and mentoring support to aspiring entrepreneurs, start-ups and established/growing businesses. Support may include one to one support, workshops, virtual training sessions, etc. The successful tenderer will develop and deliver the service.

The contract value is £255,500

The contract is part-funded by European Regional Development Fund (ERDF). The following link https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/723537/ESIF-GN-1-012_National_ERDF_Eligiblity_Rules_v1.pdf provides information regarding the use of ERDF funding and the requirements attached to this.

The contract will provide business support to entrepreneurs, micro, small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and operate under the de-minimus state aid regulation.

Further information regarding the reporting requirements attached to this are included in the Specification in the Invitation to Tender. Providers will be expected to demonstrate relevant expertise and experience of providing business support to SME¿s in rural and urban areas.

The contract is part funded by the European Development Fund (ERDF) and the support provided will operate under the de-minimis state aid regulation.

Social Value is one of the key themes of the Local Government National Procurement Strategy and the public sector must consider it as part of a procurement exercise. Questions regarding social value are included as part of the award criteria for Lot 1. Lot 1 also requires use of the Social Value Portal¿s National TOMs calculator. Further details are provided in the Invitation to Tender.

II.2.5) Award criteria:
Not Provided

II.2.11) Information about options
Options: No


II.2.13) Information about European Union funds
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: Yes
Reference to project(s) and/or programme(s): The European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) - The Marches Step Up Programme

II.2.14) Additional information: To respond to this opportunity please click here: https://www.delta-esourcing.com/respond/E454UCT4H5

II.2) Description (lot no. 2)


II.2.1) Title:Herefordshire (More Developed Area)
Lot No:2

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s):
80510000 - Specialist training services.


II.2.3) Place of performance
Nuts code:
UKG11 - Herefordshire, County of

Main site or place of performance:
Herefordshire, County of


II.2.4) Description of the procurement: This Lot 2 is being awarded by Telford & Wrekin Council on behalf of Herefordshire Council and will operate across the Marches area from 1st November 2020 to 31st December 2022 with outputs being recorded and delivered for ERDF until 28th February 2023.

The award is to deliver coaching and mentoring support to aspiring entrepreneurs, start-ups and established/growing businesses. Support may include one to one support, workshops, virtual training sessions, etc. The successful tenderer will develop and deliver the service.

The contract value for Lot 2 is £47,500

The contract is part-funded by European Regional Development Fund (ERDF). The following linkhttps://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/723537/ESIF-GN-1-012_National_ERDF_Eligiblity_Rules_v1.pdf provides information regarding the use of ERDF funding and the requirements attached to this.

The contract will provide business support to entrepreneurs, micro, small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and operate under the de-minimus state aid regulation.

Further information regarding the reporting requirements attached to this are included in the Specification of Requirements in the Invitation to Tender. Providers will be expected to demonstrate relevant expertise and experience of providing business support to SME¿s in rural and urban areas.

The contract is part funded by the European Development Fund (ERDF) and the support provided will operate under the de-minimis state aid regulation.

Social Value is one of the key themes of the Local Government National Procurement Strategy and the public sector must now consider social value as part of a procurement exercise. Questions regarding social value are included as part of the award criteria for Lot 2.

II.2.5) Award criteria:
Not Provided

II.2.11) Information about options
Options: No


II.2.13) Information about European Union funds
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: Yes
Reference to project(s) and/or programme(s): The European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) - The Marches Step Up Programme

II.2.14) Additional information: To respond to this opportunity please click here: https://www.delta-esourcing.com/respond/E454UCT4H5


Section IV: Procedure

IV.1) Description

IV.1.1)Type of procedure: Open


IV.1.3) Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement: No


IV.1.6) Information about electronic auction
An electronic auction has been used: No

IV.1.8) Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: No

IV.2) Administrative information

IV.2.1) Previous publication concerning this procedure
Notice number in the OJEU: 2020/S 144-355988



IV.2.9) Information about termination of call for competition in the form of a prior information notice
The contracting authority will not award any further contracts based on the above prior information notice: No

Section V: Award of contract

Award Of Contract (No.1)

Contract No: Not Provided
Lot Number: 1
Title: Not Provided

A contract/lot is awarded: Yes


V.2) Award of contract

V.2.1) Date of conclusion of the contract: 13/10/2020

V.2.2) Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 6
Number of tenders received from SMEs: 6 (SME - as defined in Commission Recommendation 2003/361/EC)
Number of tenders received from tenderers from other EU Member States: Not Provided
Number of tenders received from tenderers from non-EU Member States: Not Provided
Number of tenders received by electronic means: 6

V.2.3) Name and address of the contractor

The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: No

Contractor (No.1)
Good2Great Ltd, 06097500
First Floor, 15-17 Whitburn Street, Bridgnorth, WV16 4QN, United Kingdom
Tel. +44 1746330730, Email: info@good-2-great.co.uk
NUTS Code: UKG21
The contractor is an SME: Yes

V.2.4) Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
Initial estimated total value of the contract/lot: 255,500
Total value of the contract/lot: 255,500
Currency: GBP

V.2.5) Information about subcontracting
The contract is likely to be subcontracted: No


Award Of Contract (No.2)

Contract No: Not Provided
Lot Number: 2
Title: Not Provided

A contract/lot is awarded: Yes


V.2) Award of contract

V.2.1) Date of conclusion of the contract: 13/10/2020

V.2.2) Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 5
Number of tenders received from SMEs: 5 (SME - as defined in Commission Recommendation 2003/361/EC)
Number of tenders received from tenderers from other EU Member States: Not Provided
Number of tenders received from tenderers from non-EU Member States: Not Provided
Number of tenders received by electronic means: 5

V.2.3) Name and address of the contractor

The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: No

Contractor (No.1)
IBD Group, 05210420
1010 Cambourne Business Park, Cambourne, Cambridge, CB23 6DP, United Kingdom
NUTS Code: UKG11
The contractor is an SME: Yes

V.2.4) Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
Initial estimated total value of the contract/lot: 47,500
Total value of the contract/lot: 47,500
Currency: GBP

V.2.5) Information about subcontracting
The contract is likely to be subcontracted: No

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3) Additional information: To view this notice, please click here:
https://www.delta-esourcing.com/delta/viewNotice.html?noticeId=541427718

VI.4) Procedures for review

VI.4.1) Review body
Telford & Wrekin Council
Darby House, Lawn Central, Telford, TF3 4JA, United Kingdom
Tel. +44 1952380000

VI.4.2) Body responsible for mediation procedures
Telford & Wrekin Council
Darby House, Lawn Central, Telford, TF3 4JA, United Kingdom
Tel. +44 1952380000

VI.4.3) Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures: Not Provided

VI.4.4) Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
Not Provided

VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice: 06/11/2020

ANNEX A

I) Address of the other contracting authority on behalf of which the contracting authority is purchasing
1: Contracting Authority
Shropshire Council
Shirehall, Shrewsbury, Shrewsbury, SY2 6ND, United Kingdom
Email: mark.tomblin@telford.gov.uk
Main Address: https://shropshire.gov.uk/
NUTS Code: UKG22

2: Contracting Authority
Herefordshire Council
11 Corn Square, Leominster, HR6 8AQ, United Kingdom
Email: mark.tomblin@telford.gov.uk
Main Address: https://www.herefordshire.gov.uk/
NUTS Code: UKG11





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