TEN523 Invitation to Tender – Specialist Import/Export Related Advice Service

Cornwall Development Company is seeking to commission an appropriately qualified company with specific expertise in advising SMEs on import/export related taxation, employment and import and export process requirements post UK withdrawal from the EU on 31st December 2020.

The services are required from the period of contact award until 31st March 2022.

The services will be an integral part of the wider support coordinated by the Cornwall& Isles of Scilly (CIoS) Growth Hub. As a consequence, the contractor will receive referrals from the CIoS Growth Hub. The contractor will be expected to quote for the ‘package’ of work for each SME which will be drawn down against the overall total budget available.

The contractor will be required to provide ‘packages’ of advice to SMEs regarding implications of the changes that came into effect following UK withdrawal on 31st December 2021 in the following areas as required:

  • Taxation (VAT)
  • Employment
  • Import and export regulation
  • Supply Chain

The contractor will be required to provide sector-specific advice with a focus on businesses in key sectors including, but not limited to, agriculture, fisheries and food and drink.

It is anticipated that each SME will have access of up to £2,500 of advice.

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Application closing date - 5:00pm - 8th November 2021