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Created on17/09/2013
Reference numberRM2642 – L0089
Deadline date08/10/2013
This deadline is for...Deadline for submission of a Tender proposal. Please see ‘How to apply instructions to suppliers’ for more information.
Estimated length of contract6 Months
Estimated value£0 - £60,000
Location where the contract is to be carried outSouthampton
The Services will predominantly be performed at City Catering Offices, Southampton City Council, 2nd Floor, Civic Centre, Southampton, SO14 7LP
Is this suitable for smaller suppliers?Yes
Is this contract suitable for a voluntary, community and social enterprise organisations?Yes
Name of the buying organisation Government Procurement Service (on behalf of the Cabinet Office) (see other contracts from this organisation)

Description of the contract

Support is required for due diligence on the Potential PSM‟s existing business plan, competitor analysis and financial model; governance and legal support for due diligence on the Potential PSM‟s preferred governance model and legal form, including, but not limited to, Board development, and; transition support, including but not limited to, Stakeholder engagement and HR/legal support.


RM2642 – L0089; DRAFT ITT v1.0
(RM2642 - L0089 MSP Southampton Catering - DRAFT ITT v1.0.pdf)
Summary Sheet for ITT ref RM2642 – L0089 v1.0
(Summary Sheet - MSP Southampton Catering ref RM2642 – L0089 v1.0.pdf)

Additional information

Additional NotesTo participate in any possible future procurement which results from this RFP, Potential Providers must first be registered on the Government Procurement Service e-Sourcing Suite. If you have not yet registered on the eSourcing Suite, this can be done online at https://gpsesourcing.cabinetoffice.gov.uk by following the link ‘Register for GPS eSourcing’. Please note that, to register, you must have a valid DUNS number (as provided by Dun and Bradstreet) for the organisation which you are registering, who will be entering into a contract if invited to do so at the Invitation to Tender stage. Full instructions for registration and use of the system can be found at http://gps.cabinetoffice.gov.uk/i-am-supplier/respond-tender Once you have registered on the eSourcing Suite, you will need to express and interest for the Mutuals Support Programme - CITY CATERING, SOUTHAMPTON . This is done by emailing ExpressionOfInterest@gps.gsi.gov.uk. Your email must clearly state: • the name of this procurement is Mutuals Support Programme – CITY CATERING, SOUTHAMPTON and the reference number RM2642 – L0089 • the name of the registered supplier; and • the name and contact details for the registered individual sending the email. Government Procurement Service will then process this email and assign your organisation to the opportunity. The registered user will receive a notification email to alert them once this has been done. The Invitation to Tender will be issued by close of play on Tuesday 01 October 2013 and therefore suppliers can register on the e-Sourcing Suite between the issue date of this Contracts Finder advert and the deadline date. The deadline date for receipt of final outstanding requests for clarification will be Monday 23 September 2013 at 18.00 hrs. Tender proposals must be submitted via the eSourcing Suite. It is advised however that Potential Providers register as soon as practically possible in order to receive the Invitation to Tender and have a sufficient amount of time to respond. For technical assistance on use of the eSourcing Suite please contact the Helpdesk: Freephone: 0345 010 3503 Email: supplier@gps.gsi.gov.uk
Is it a framework agreement?No

Who to contact

Contact name Robert Hardman
Email gpsopssouth@gps.gsi.gov.uk
Address 1 Horse Guards Road, Westminster, London, SW1A 2HQ

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