Cabinet Office Spot Buy - West Sussex

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Created on20/09/2012
Reference numberRM1131-SB
Deadline date28/09/2012
This deadline is for...Registration of suppliers on website being used for the procurement, under the category described in the ‘How to apply instructions to suppliers’ field within this advertisement.
Estimated length of contract70 Days
Estimated value£1 - £70,000
Location where the contract is to be carried outUnited Kingdom
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

Aspire Sussex Ltd are a new public service mutual providing adult education services, recently spun out from West Sussex County Council. They were incorporated as a charitable company and have been running independently since 1st September 2012. The Cabinet Office requires a Service Provider to provide a number of key deliverables for this project, including, but not limited to: Developing content and a training package to deliver commercial expertise and finance training Providing advice to the executive team and develop new HR policies and practices Developing a change management plan


Draft ITT and eSourcing Guidance
(Draft ITT and eSourcing

Additional information

Additional NotesTo participate in this procurement, 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 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. Full instructions for registration and use of the system can be found at Once you have registered on the eSourcing Suite, you will need to express and interest for this Procurement in order in order to raise any queries and clarifications arising from the draft documentation attached. This is done by emailing Your email must clearly state: • the name of this procurement (Cabinet Office Spot Buy -West Sussex). and the RM reference number (RM1131-SB); • your organisation name; and • the name and contact details for the registered individual sending the email. The Invitation to Tender will be issued to Potential Providers who have successfully registered by the registration deadline on 28 September 2012 AT 9.00am via the eSourcing Suite. For technical assistance on use of the eSourcing Suite please contact the Helpdesk: Freephone: 0345 010 3503 Email:
Is it a framework agreement?No

Who to contact

Contact name Spot Buy Team
Address 9th Floor, The Capital, Old Hall Street, Liverpool, L3 9PP
Telephone 0345 0103503
Web address

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