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Tender for the Delivery of Print Services: T19010

The GC Business Growth Hub (the Hub) wishes to appoint a single service supplier to enter into a Contract for the Delivery of Print services. To support the marketing activities of the Hub, the appointed Print Services supplier will be required to supply printed matter to the specifications in the Pricing Schedule, within the timescales agreed for each order. It should also be noted that, because the majority of the orders will be used for marketing purposes, the quality of the finish is of equal importance to the price and timescales are also of vital importance. All paper stock used in pursuance of this contract must be 100% recycled, recyclable wherever possible and eco-friendly ink must be used. There may be a requirement to work with other Hub agencies, suppliers and third party partners, including contracted suppliers for full service marketing, media and public relations, direct mail, and events. This Contract is being commissioned by the Hub but the Growth Company (the Hub’s parent organisation) will on occasion need to utilise these Print services, where it benefits the aims of the Hub and the wider Group. Resource will be drawn upon as and when required. This Contract will assist the Hub in helping ambitious business people to realise their growth potential, by offering access to a range of practical services, from assessing growth options to unlocking finance or accessing experienced business mentors.

Duration and Budget 

The contract period will be from the award date for a period of one year, with an option, to be exercised at GM Business Support Limited sole discretion for two additional period of 12 months each, subject to satisfactory performance reviews. Please be aware that the current ERDF funding ends on the 31st December 2021. The likely value of activity under this framework will be between £60,000 and £70,000 with a maximum value of £90,000 excluding VAT

Receipt of Tender:  Tenders must be submitted in the required format and be returned by 13:00, Monday 24th June 2019.

ITT Documents: You are required to make your ITT submission via The Growth Company In-tend e-tendering platform.  You are required to complete a basic registration as a supplier on the In-tend Supplier Platform at the following web address: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/manchestergrowthcompany/aspx/Home.