Issue details

UKSPF Start Up Provision

To agree to proceed to procurement through the council’s procurement portal to appoint up to two business start-up providers. Providers will provide advice, guidance, training and mentoring to entrepreneurs as part of Herefordshire’s UKSPF Investment Plan – Measure E24: Training hubs, business support offers, incubators & accelerators. This contract is for F/Ys 23/24 & 24/25.

This commission relates to a package of business support to be delivered under E24: Training hubs, business support offers, incubators & accelerators in financial years 23/24 & 24/25 of the UKSPF Investment Plan, in particular supporting entrepreneurs to become enterprise ready and for 25% of those receiving support, to then go on to start up a business.

Decision type: Non-key

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 14/09/2023

Decision due: 11 September 2023 by Corporate Director – Economy & Environment

Contact: Nadine Kinsey, Economic Development Officer Email: