Published date: 8 November 2023

Last edited date: 8 November 2023

This notice was replaced on 8 April 2024

This notice does not contain the most up-to-date information about this procurement. The most recent notice is:

Awarded contract (published 8 April 2024)

Closed opportunity - This means that the contract is currently closed. The buying department may be considering suppliers that have already applied, or no suitable offers were made.

Contract summary


  • Administrative services for business operations - 75112000

  • Business development consultancy services - 79411100

  • Miscellaneous business and business-related services - 79900000

Location of contract


Value of contract

£0 to £300,000

Procurement reference


Published date

8 November 2023

Closing date

8 December 2023

Closing time


Contract start date

1 February 2024

Contract end date

31 March 2025

Contract type

Service contract

Procedure type

Open procedure (above threshold)

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

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

Contract is suitable for SMEs?


Contract is suitable for VCSEs?



Decarbonisation support programme - West Northamptonshire Council is seeking a suitably qualified and experienced Contractor to provide business support services to enable local businesses to reduce their carbon footprint and move towards net zero. The scope of these services to be defined by the applicant but examples might include, provision of business diagnostic services, carbon audits, peer networks, workshops and 1:1 coaching and mentoring services. To support the provision of grants to beneficiary businesses to a maximum value of £20,000 per applicant.

This opportunity is funded by the UK Shared Prosperity Fund (UKSPF).

The UK Shared Prosperity Fund is a central pillar of the UK government's Levelling Up agenda and provides £2.6 billion of funding for local investment by March 2025. The Fund aims to improve pride in place and increase life chances across the UK investing in communities and place, supporting local business, and people and skills. For more information, visit

More information


Additional text

Please visit the West Northamptonshire Council e-Procurement Portal ( to register your interest in this opportunity and to access the documentation.

Is a Recurrent Procurement Type? : No

About the buyer

Contact name

WNC Procurement Team


Angel Street
United Kingdom


0300 126 7000