Published date: 23 January 2019

This notice was replaced on 29 May 2019

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Awarded contract (published 29 May 2019)

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Contract summary


  • Training services - 80500000

Location of contract

North West

Value of contract

£40,000 to £160,000

Procurement reference


Published date

23 January 2019

Closing date

7 February 2019

Contract start date

11 February 2019

Contract end date

13 March 2021

Contract type

Service contract

Procedure type

Open procedure (below threshold)

Any interested supplier may submit a tender in response to an opportunity notice.

This procedure can be used for procurements below the relevant contract value threshold.

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The GC Business Growth Hub wishes to appoint a number of service providers to enter into a Framework Agreement for the delivery of digital themed workshops; the opportunity has been divided into eleven lots as detailed below.

This Framework Agreement shall comprise eleven lots as follows; service providers are invited to tender for one or more lots.
Lot 1 - Specialist Workshop Delivery - Digital Marketing - Beginner and Advanced
Lot 2 - Specialist Workshop Delivery - Digital Marketing - Brand Transformation
Lot 3 - Specialist Workshop Delivery - B2B eCommerce
Lot 4 - Specialist Workshop Delivery - Email Marketing
Lot 5 - Specialist Workshop Delivery - Content Marketing
Lot 6 - Specialist Workshop Delivery - PPC, Adwords and Analytics
Lot 7 - Specialist Workshop Delivery - SEO
Lot 8 - Specialist Workshop Delivery - Social Media for Business
Lot 9 - Specialist Workshop Delivery - WordPress - Beginner and Advanced
Lot 10 - Specialist Workshop Delivery - LinkedIn for Business
Lot 11 - Specialist Workshop Delivery - Photography/Video for Social Media

We plan to run each Workshop every two months and bookings will be taken for up to 16 delegates, made up of people in the process of establishing a business. The frequency of each individual Workshop is subject to change and will be based on the demand of our clients. It is the responsibility of the GC Business Growth Hub to recruit delegates to the course.
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More information


About the buyer

Contact name

Nick Batty


Lee House,
90 Great Bridgewater St
M1 5JW


0161 237 4044