We have launched a procurement to refresh our pool of current business advisers working on our European Regional Development Fund projects – Cumbria Business Growth Hub and Business Start-Up Support programme.
Both projects offer business advice and support to start-ups, young and existing businesses. We’re keen to expand our current adviser pool to meet the high demand for both projects and ensure sufficient coverage across the whole of the county. There are a number of lots available covering areas such as general business advice, marketing, digital marketing, sales & pricing, business planning, people and productivity, funding sources and submissions, supply chain, and finance.
Details of the tender, documents and the tender submission requirements are all available through MyTenders – you need to register (this is FREE) then, once verified, you can click on the notice search tab for our tender.
Reference No: JUN159968
The deadline for all submissions is 12 noon on 29th July.
You must submit via MyTenders, tenders received any other way will not be reviewed.
The funding that supports the Growth Hub comes from a range of sources including Cumbria Chamber of Commerce, the European Regional Development Fund, Sellafield Ltd., Carlisle City Council, South Lakeland District Council, Penrith Industrial BID and Cumbria LEP. The Growth Hub is receiving up to £2,528,767 of funding from the England European Regional Development Fund as part of the European Structural and Investment Funds Growth Programme 2014-2020. The BSUS project is receiving up to £1,112,686 of funding from the England European Regional Development Fund as part of the European Structural and Investment Funds Growth Programme 2014-2020. The Ministry for Housing Communities and Local Government is the Managing Authority for European Regional Development Fund. Established by the European Union, the European Regional Development Fund helps local areas stimulate their economic development by investing in projects which will support innovation, businesses, create jobs and local community regenerations. For more information, click here.