Lancashire Peer Network Delivery Services

Publication reference: 2021/S 000-021562
Publication date: 1 September 2021

F03: Contract award notice

Section one: Contracting authority

one.1) Name and addresses

Lancashire County Council

Fishergate

Preston

PR18XJ

Contact

LCC Corporate

Email

contractscorporate@lancashire.gov.uk

Telephone

+44 1772538207

Country

United Kingdom

NUTS code

UKD4 - Lancashire

Internet address(es)
Main address

www.lancashire.gov.uk

one.4) Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority

one.5) Main activity

Other activity

Business Development


Section two: Object

two.1) Scope of the procurement

two.1.1) Title

Lancashire Peer Network Delivery Services

two.1.2) Main CPV code
  • 79411100 - Business development consultancy services
two.1.3) Type of contract

Services

two.1.4) Short description

The Council, as Accountable Body for the Lancashire Growth Hub (Boost) was seeking to appoint suitably experienced Service Providers to deliver the Contracts for cohorts of Peer Networks between July 2021 and 31st March 2022 with a potential extension option available.

The Service Provider will deliver a Peer Network programme through the delivery of Action Learning Sessions, One to One Support and the associated administration, reporting, monitoring and delivery required for these.

Peer Networks is a national initiative that is being delivered locally in England through the LEP network and their respective Growth Hubs. The programme's longer-term aims are focused on reducing the UK productivity gap by helping business leaders find practical solutions to strategic and operational challenges. It also forms part of the Government's response to the COVID-19 pandemic and the ongoing EU transition, seeking to improve the resilience of SMEs, their capability to adapt their business models to the "new normal" and position themselves for future success, driving longer-term productivity gains.

two.1.6) Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: No

two.1.7) Total value of the procurement (excluding VAT)

Value excluding VAT: £821,000

two.2) Description

two.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)
  • 79411100 - Business development consultancy services
two.2.3) Place of performance
NUTS codes
  • UKD4 - Lancashire
two.2.4) Description of the procurement

The Council, as Accountable Body for the Lancashire Growth Hub (Boost) is seeking to appoint suitably experienced Service Providers to deliver the Contracts for cohorts of Peer Networks between July 2021 and 31st March 2022 with a potential extension option available of up to a further 12 months.

two.2.5) Award criteria

Quality criterion - Name: Compliance to Specification / Weighting: 0

Quality criterion - Name: Acceptance of Terms and Conditions / Weighting: 0

Quality criterion - Name: Business Engagement / Weighting: 20

Quality criterion - Name: Approach / Content / Weighting: 25

Quality criterion - Name: Delivery Team / Capabilities / Weighting: 15

Quality criterion - Name: Data Management & Record Keeping / Weighting: 15

Quality criterion - Name: Social Value / Weighting: 5

Price - Weighting: 20

two.2.11) Information about options

Options: Yes

Description of options

Option to extend the contract is included.


Section four. Procedure

four.1) Description

four.1.1) Type of procedure

Open procedure

four.1.8) Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: Yes

four.2) Administrative information

four.2.1) Previous publication concerning this procedure

Notice number: 2021/S 000-011518


Section five. Award of contract

Contract No

1

A contract/lot is awarded: Yes

five.2) Award of contract

five.2.1) Date of conclusion of the contract

10 August 2021

five.2.2) Information about tenders

Number of tenders received: 22

Number of tenders received from SMEs: 20

Number of tenders received by electronic means: 22

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

five.2.3) Name and address of the contractor

Asesoria Group Limited

The Ivy House, 1 Folly Lane

Petersfield

GU31 4AU

Country

United Kingdom

NUTS code
  • UKJ3 - Hampshire and Isle of Wight
The contractor is an SME

Yes

five.2.4) Information on value of contract/lot (excluding VAT)

Initial estimated total value of the contract/lot: £78,000

Total value of the contract/lot: £22,500


Section five. Award of contract

Contract No

2

A contract/lot is awarded: Yes

five.2) Award of contract

five.2.1) Date of conclusion of the contract

10 August 2021

five.2.2) Information about tenders

Number of tenders received: 22

Number of tenders received from SMEs: 20

Number of tenders received by electronic means: 22

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

five.2.3) Name and address of the contractor

Biz Smarts Ltd

The Lobin, 53 Monument Lane, Lickey

Worcestershire

B45 9QQ

Country

United Kingdom

NUTS code
  • UKG1 - Herefordshire, Worcestershire and Warwickshire
The contractor is an SME

Yes

five.2.4) Information on value of contract/lot (excluding VAT)

Initial estimated total value of the contract/lot: £78,000

Total value of the contract/lot: £43,000


Section five. Award of contract

Contract No

3

A contract/lot is awarded: Yes

five.2) Award of contract

five.2.1) Date of conclusion of the contract

10 August 2021

five.2.2) Information about tenders

Number of tenders received: 22

Number of tenders received from SMEs: 20

Number of tenders received by electronic means: 22

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

five.2.3) Name and address of the contractor

Business Information Group Ltd

Back Lane House

Burnley

BB11 5BH

Country

United Kingdom

NUTS code
  • UKD4 - Lancashire
The contractor is an SME

Yes

five.2.4) Information on value of contract/lot (excluding VAT)

Initial estimated total value of the contract/lot: £78,000

Total value of the contract/lot: £75,000


Section five. Award of contract

Contract No

4

A contract/lot is awarded: Yes

five.2) Award of contract

five.2.1) Date of conclusion of the contract

10 August 2021

five.2.2) Information about tenders

Number of tenders received: 22

Number of tenders received from SMEs: 20

Number of tenders received by electronic means: 22

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

five.2.3) Name and address of the contractor

Community & Business Partners CIC

Energy Zone, Newfield Drive

Blackburn

BB2 4UA

Country

United Kingdom

NUTS code
  • UKD4 - Lancashire
The contractor is an SME

Yes

five.2.4) Information on value of contract/lot (excluding VAT)

Initial estimated total value of the contract/lot: £78,000

Total value of the contract/lot: £76,494


Section five. Award of contract

Contract No

5

A contract/lot is awarded: Yes

five.2) Award of contract

five.2.1) Date of conclusion of the contract

10 August 2021

five.2.2) Information about tenders

Number of tenders received: 22

Number of tenders received from SMEs: 20

Number of tenders received by electronic means: 22

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

five.2.3) Name and address of the contractor

Elementas

Ploughmans Court,

Grimsargh, Nr Preston

PR2 5HZ

Country

United Kingdom

NUTS code
  • UKD4 - Lancashire
The contractor is an SME

Yes

five.2.4) Information on value of contract/lot (excluding VAT)

Initial estimated total value of the contract/lot: £78,000

Total value of the contract/lot: £25,600


Section five. Award of contract

Contract No

6

A contract/lot is awarded: Yes

five.2) Award of contract

five.2.1) Date of conclusion of the contract

10 August 2021

five.2.2) Information about tenders

Number of tenders received: 22

Number of tenders received from SMEs: 20

Number of tenders received by electronic means: 22

The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: Yes

five.2.3) Name and address of the contractor

Essentialise Imperative Solutions

Ribbleton Lane

Preston

PR1 5EZ

Country

United Kingdom

NUTS code
  • UKD4 - Lancashire
The contractor is an SME

Yes

five.2.3) Name and address of the contractor

Imperative Solutions

Preston

Country

United Kingdom

NUTS code
  • UKD4 - Lancashire
The contractor is an SME

Yes

five.2.4) Information on value of contract/lot (excluding VAT)

Initial estimated total value of the contract/lot: £78,000

Total value of the contract/lot: £21,350


Section five. Award of contract

Contract No

7

A contract/lot is awarded: Yes

five.2) Award of contract

five.2.1) Date of conclusion of the contract

10 August 2021

five.2.2) Information about tenders

Number of tenders received: 22

Number of tenders received from SMEs: 20

Number of tenders received by electronic means: 22

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

five.2.3) Name and address of the contractor

Growth Lancashire Ltd

C/O Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council, The Globe Centre

Accrington

BB5 0RE

Country

United Kingdom

NUTS code
  • UKD4 - Lancashire
The contractor is an SME

No

five.2.4) Information on value of contract/lot (excluding VAT)

Initial estimated total value of the contract/lot: £78,000

Total value of the contract/lot: £23,950


Section five. Award of contract

Contract No

8

A contract/lot is awarded: Yes

five.2) Award of contract

five.2.1) Date of conclusion of the contract

10 August 2021

five.2.2) Information about tenders

Number of tenders received: 22

Number of tenders received from SMEs: 20

Number of tenders received by electronic means: 22

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

five.2.3) Name and address of the contractor

IBD Business Advice Group Ltd

Cambourne Business Park

Cambourne

CB34 6DP

Country

United Kingdom

NUTS code
  • UKH1 - East Anglia
The contractor is an SME

Yes

five.2.4) Information on value of contract/lot (excluding VAT)

Initial estimated total value of the contract/lot: £78,000

Total value of the contract/lot: £71,940.12


Section five. Award of contract

Contract No

9

A contract/lot is awarded: Yes

five.2) Award of contract

five.2.1) Date of conclusion of the contract

10 August 2021

five.2.2) Information about tenders

Number of tenders received: 22

Number of tenders received from SMEs: 20

Number of tenders received by electronic means: 22

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

five.2.3) Name and address of the contractor

Marketing Lancashire Ltd

County Hall

Preston

PR1 0LD

Country

United Kingdom

NUTS code
  • UKD4 - Lancashire
The contractor is an SME

Yes

five.2.4) Information on value of contract/lot (excluding VAT)

Initial estimated total value of the contract/lot: £78,000

Total value of the contract/lot: £25,500


Section five. Award of contract

Contract No

10

A contract/lot is awarded: Yes

five.2) Award of contract

five.2.1) Date of conclusion of the contract

10 August 2021

five.2.2) Information about tenders

Number of tenders received: 22

Number of tenders received from SMEs: 20

Number of tenders received by electronic means: 22

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

five.2.3) Name and address of the contractor

North & Western Lancashire Chamber of Commerce

Eastway Business Village,

Fullwood

PR2 9WT

Country

United Kingdom

NUTS code
  • UKD4 - Lancashire
The contractor is an SME

Yes

five.2.4) Information on value of contract/lot (excluding VAT)

Initial estimated total value of the contract/lot: £7,800

Total value of the contract/lot: £75,000


Section five. Award of contract

Contract No

11

A contract/lot is awarded: Yes

five.2) Award of contract

five.2.1) Date of conclusion of the contract

10 August 2021

five.2.2) Information about tenders

Number of tenders received: 22

Number of tenders received from SMEs: 20

Number of tenders received by electronic means: 22

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

five.2.3) Name and address of the contractor

North West Aerospace Alliance

Pendle Business Centre

Nelson

BB9 9BT

Country

United Kingdom

NUTS code
  • UKD4 - Lancashire
The contractor is an SME

Yes

five.2.4) Information on value of contract/lot (excluding VAT)

Initial estimated total value of the contract/lot: £78,000

Total value of the contract/lot: £51,994.28


Section five. Award of contract

Contract No

12

A contract/lot is awarded: Yes

five.2) Award of contract

five.2.1) Date of conclusion of the contract

10 August 2021

five.2.2) Information about tenders

Number of tenders received: 22

Number of tenders received from SMEs: 20

Number of tenders received by electronic means: 22

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

five.2.3) Name and address of the contractor

Northern Automotive Alliance

Gower Court

Leyland

PR26 7DP

Country

United Kingdom

NUTS code
  • UKD4 - Lancashire
The contractor is an SME

Yes

five.2.4) Information on value of contract/lot (excluding VAT)

Initial estimated total value of the contract/lot: £78,000

Total value of the contract/lot: £25,900


Section five. Award of contract

Contract No

13

A contract/lot is awarded: Yes

five.2) Award of contract

five.2.1) Date of conclusion of the contract

10 August 2021

five.2.2) Information about tenders

Number of tenders received: 22

Number of tenders received from SMEs: 20

Number of tenders received by electronic means: 22

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

five.2.3) Name and address of the contractor

Events First Ltd T/A Northern Power Women

Bridle Way

Liverpool

L30 4UA

Country

United Kingdom

NUTS code
  • UKD7 - Merseyside
The contractor is an SME

Yes

five.2.4) Information on value of contract/lot (excluding VAT)

Initial estimated total value of the contract/lot: £78,000

Total value of the contract/lot: £26,000


Section five. Award of contract

Contract No

14

A contract/lot is awarded: Yes

five.2) Award of contract

five.2.1) Date of conclusion of the contract

10 August 2021

five.2.2) Information about tenders

Number of tenders received: 22

Number of tenders received from SMEs: 20

Number of tenders received by electronic means: 22

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

five.2.3) Name and address of the contractor

The Growing Club CIC

Alston House, WhiteCross

Lancaster

LA1 4XQ

Country

United Kingdom

NUTS code
  • UKD4 - Lancashire
The contractor is an SME

Yes

five.2.4) Information on value of contract/lot (excluding VAT)

Initial estimated total value of the contract/lot: £78,000

Total value of the contract/lot: £32,400


Section five. Award of contract

Contract No

15

A contract/lot is awarded: Yes

five.2) Award of contract

five.2.1) Date of conclusion of the contract

10 August 2021

five.2.2) Information about tenders

Number of tenders received: 22

Number of tenders received from SMEs: 20

Number of tenders received by electronic means: 22

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

five.2.3) Name and address of the contractor

Scale-Ability Ltd

Dalton Square

Lancaster

LA1 1PP

Country

United Kingdom

NUTS code
  • UKD4 - Lancashire
The contractor is an SME

Yes

five.2.4) Information on value of contract/lot (excluding VAT)

Initial estimated total value of the contract/lot: £78,000

Total value of the contract/lot: £65,970


Section five. Award of contract

Contract No

16

A contract/lot is awarded: Yes

five.2) Award of contract

five.2.1) Date of conclusion of the contract

10 August 2021

five.2.2) Information about tenders

Number of tenders received: 22

Number of tenders received from SMEs: 20

Number of tenders received by electronic means: 22

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

five.2.3) Name and address of the contractor

Shout Network Limited

Cottom Lane, Ashton

Preston

PR2 1JR

Country

United Kingdom

NUTS code
  • UKD4 - Lancashire
The contractor is an SME

Yes

five.2.4) Information on value of contract/lot (excluding VAT)

Initial estimated total value of the contract/lot: £78,000

Total value of the contract/lot: £21,050


Section five. Award of contract

Contract No

17

A contract/lot is awarded: Yes

five.2) Award of contract

five.2.1) Date of conclusion of the contract

10 August 2021

five.2.2) Information about tenders

Number of tenders received: 22

Number of tenders received from SMEs: 20

Number of tenders received by electronic means: 22

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

five.2.3) Name and address of the contractor

Vedas Recruitment & Training Limited

St James Row

Burnley

BB11 1DR

Country

United Kingdom

NUTS code
  • UKD4 - Lancashire
The contractor is an SME

Yes

five.2.4) Information on value of contract/lot (excluding VAT)

Initial estimated total value of the contract/lot: £78,000

Total value of the contract/lot: £78,000


Section five. Award of contract

Contract No

18

A contract/lot is awarded: Yes

five.2) Award of contract

five.2.1) Date of conclusion of the contract

10 August 2021

five.2.2) Information about tenders

Number of tenders received: 22

Number of tenders received from SMEs: 20

Number of tenders received by electronic means: 22

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

five.2.3) Name and address of the contractor

Winning Pitch Trading Limited

Lees Street

Swinton

M27 5DB

Country

United Kingdom

NUTS code
  • UKD3 - Greater Manchester
The contractor is an SME

No

five.2.4) Information on value of contract/lot (excluding VAT)

Initial estimated total value of the contract/lot: £78,000

Total value of the contract/lot: £58,500


Section six. Complementary information

six.4) Procedures for review

six.4.1) Review body

Royal Courts of Justice - The High Court

London

WC2A 2LL

Telephone

+44 2079476000

Country

United Kingdom

Internet address

https://courttribunalfinder.service.gov.uk/courts/royal-courts-of-justice

six.4.4) Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

Lancashire County Council

Preston

PR1 8XJ

Country

United Kingdom

Internet address

www.lancashire.gov.uk