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The Growth Company Call for Expression of Interest: Greater Manchester Combined Authority (GMCA) Multiply

The Growth Company (GC) intends to bid as a Prime contractor for the GMCA Multiply contract opportunity. GC is inviting expressions of interest (EOI) from organisations who wish to deliver GMCA Multiply as part of our supply chain.

Funded through UKSPF, Multiply is targeted at adults aged 19+ who do not already have a Level 2 in Maths. The aim of the service and the interventions are to help improve the ability, understanding and use of maths in daily life, home, and work. GMCA want to increase the number of adults participating in and achieving adult numeracy qualifications up to and including Level 2 (both GCSE C/4 above and Functional Skills qualifications). Proposals need to be complementary to existing schemes such as adult education budget (AEB) and must not displace or duplicate existing numeracy provision.

This EOI is designed to help GC shortlist interested organisations who wish to work with us to deliver GMCA Multiply. The deadline for submission of the required document is: 18:00 Friday 4th November 2022 Your completed EOI must be uploaded to the Panacea portal by the deadline stated. Please note that the closing date and time is set in the system and you will not be able to apply after the closing date and time. We look forward to hearing from you.

Closing: 4 November 2022, 6pm

To access the documents and apply please register on the following portal: 

When you register, make sure you select that you will be a ‘Supplier’

Once you have accessed the site, to view the opportunity you need to navigate to ‘Register Interest’

Click the ‘Participate’ Button

Navigate to ‘My Questionnaires’ where you will be able to download the documents, see Clarification Q&A’s and apply for the opportunity

What our Partners say about working with GC

Massive thank you to you for your continuing hard work - we are currently one of the best prisons in the country for successful further education course applications. This is in no small part down to you so thank you!

Andy Mielczarski Head of Learning & Skills, HMP Buckley Hall

We were pleased to work with the Growth Company on our response to Covid-19. The GC team supported us to think through the likely social and economic implications of Covid-19 for our sector, helping us to get ahead and plan our response.

Brian Robson Executive Director (Policy & Public Affairs), Northern Housing Consortium

The employers attached to the courses are also keen to work with the Growth Company due to the excellent content of the courses.

Christine Smith Employer Adviser, Jobcentre Plus

The Growth Company is proving to be a fantastic addition to our network and we're extremely pleased to see they've hit the ground running. I'm thrilled that so many people in the North West - my homeland! - will benefit from taking part in our life-changing programme that develops character and bridges social divides.

Mark Gifford CEO of NCS Trust

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