Published date: 9 December 2022

Last edited date: 27 January 2023

This notice was replaced on 9 March 2023

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Awarded contract (published 9 March 2023)

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Contract summary


  • Human resources management consultancy services - 79414000

Location of contract

TR14 8SL

Value of contract

£35,000 to £42,000

Procurement reference


Published date

9 December 2022

Closing date

31 January 2023

Closing time


Contract start date

1 April 2023

Contract end date

31 March 2028

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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Camborne Town Council is seeking a partner provider for the provision of retained professional human resources (HR) and staffing advisory services as a single prime contractor, or a consortium with a lead supplier acting as prime contractor, to work with the Council on an on-call basis to provide a range of high-quality HR services and people solutions.

The retained nature of the arrangement would be based on a framework contract with calling off support services as and when required. Costs would be recharged on the basis to time spent on the project based against the hourly rate. Based on previous years 2 / 2.5 days a month on average.

No guarantees on overall spend per annum but the estimated overall maximum budget for the tender is in the region of £42,000 over 3 years (excluding VAT).

Full details around the Tender can be found in the accompanying documentation, in particular Volume 2 - Applicant Response (Tender) and Schedule 1 - Price Schedule

More information


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About the buyer

Contact name

Samantha Hughes


Cross Street


01209 612406