C&W Access to Finance & Grant Programme – Tender Opportunities

All Cheshire & Warrington Access to Finance & SME Grant programme applicants will be required to post any tender opportunities for the provision of services to implement the projects for which they have been awarded a grant will be advertised on this webpage.

PLEASE NOTE: Whilst the Blue Orchid supports tender opportunities on behalf of its clients, all correspondence regarding any procurement opportunities listed below should be directed towards the contracting business named on the individual document.

Current Opportunities

To submit a quotation for the delivery of the services requested by our grant clients please review the documentation below and submit the required quotation form and pricing information directly to the tendering business.

Blue Orchid will not be able to enter into any correspondence in relation to the procurement below.

Project – Support to prepare for ISO 9001 accreditation

Company Name – Inventya Ltd


Seeking specialist external support to assist Inventya to undertake preparatory work required to meet the requirements of ISO 9001. Planned activities to include:

  • Review and gap analysis of existing Inventya documents, processes, and procedures
  • Generation of an action plan
  • Development of appropriate QMS documentation
  • Review/produce system registers
  • Deliver ISO 9001 awareness training to the management team
  • Deliver internal audit training for selected auditors
  • Review internal (mock) audit
  • Assist with stage one external audit

Expected Start Date –  September 2022

Expected End Date – November 2022

Date of Issue   – 05/08/2022

Submission Deadline 19/08/2022 @ 5pm

Budget – £4,000

For full details and instructions on how to apply, download the specification here

Project – Development of a Digital Marketing and Sales Strategy

Company Name – RED Jam Ltd

Summary As experts in continuous improvement, process transformation and change management, RED Jam’s goal is to support organisations to improve efficiency, eliminate waste and increase customer satisfaction, whilst developing client capability for sustained future growth.

Website link – RED Jam – Process Transformation Specialists

 Requirements of the Brief

Creation of a digital marketing/sales strategy and implementation of associated campaign/s supported by the creation of a clear sales and marketing strategy roadmap highlighting possible opportunities for the brand

Stage 1

Assess the current position of the brand through our existing sales and marketing channels; comparing these alongside our competitors and making recommendations to support the creation and implementation of a new Digital Marketing and Sales strategy to improve business performance –

 Activities to include 

  1. Social Media platforms currently used
  2. Number of followers across platforms
  3. Visitors to platforms each month
  4. Geographic regions customers are visiting from
  5. Social media contribution relevance and frequency

(Please note this list is not exhaustive and the proposal should include further considerations to support the initial assessment)

Stage 2

Upon completion of stage one, there will be a requirement to implement the recommendations to support business growth focussed on driving traction across all of the business’s social media platforms and increasing our digital presence with a view to having a digital marketing strategy in place to support business growth over the next 2-3 years

Key outputs to include: –

  1. Recommend and advise on social platforms to be used in the business
  2. Increased exposure on social platforms improving levels of online engagement
  3. Create and implement associated campaigns to support business growth
  4. Increased level of Lead generation and enquiries into the business

Expected Start Date – August 2022

Expected End Date – November 2022

Date of Issue   – 04/08/2022

Submission Deadline 18/08/2022 @ 5pm

Budget – £5,000

For full details and instructions on how to apply, download the specification here