Issue details

Procurement of the Digital Knowledge Exchange Service

To gain approval to permit the commencement of the procurement process to procure a sub-contractor to deliver the Digital Knowledge Exchange, which forms a key component of the Digital Enterprise business support programme.

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Financial Impact>£500K;

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Notice of proposed decision first published: 04/07/2019

Decision due: Not before 2nd Aug 2019 by Director of City Development

Lead director: Director of City Development

Department: City Development

Contact: Muz Mumtaz, West Yorkshire Demand Stimulation Coordinator 0113 378 7606 Email:

Consultation process

Evaluation of previous contract has included survey of beneficiaries on services and benefits received.

Funders consulted, via process to secure funding for programme and Project Board consulted via Project Board meetings.


MHCLG (Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government)

Local Authority representatives on Board and West Yorkshire Combined Authority + Chief Officer Economic Development