Public sector contracts
Public Sector Procurement
There are many opportunities for you and your business to win contracts in the Public Sector in both the UK and Europe. This service will raise your awareness of what the Public Sector is, the types of opportunities and what you need to do to be ‘Fit to Supply’, including:
- What the Public Sector is
- The rules of Public Sector Procurement (UK and European)
- Where to find these opportunities
- The typical criteria that businesses have to meet to be ‘Fit to Supply’
- Promote live opportunities from the UK and Europe
How will winning a Public Sector Contract benefit you?
- A wider marketplace for your existing offer
- Spreads the risk if economic problems in one market
- Security and speed of payment
- Credibility for your business
- Exposure to new ideas and technology
- Greater awareness of other products/services to import and sell in the UK
So what is Public Sector Procurement?
Public Sector organisations include Central and Local Governments, Councils and their European counterparts, Hospitals, Schools, Universities, Defence, Emergency Services, other Publically owned services e.g. French Railways, CERN… and many more.
We can give you advice and guidance on the rules of Public Sector procurement through our enquiry service helpline Tel 0844 725 2244, by email firstname.lastname@example.org and by offering you free or low cost events and workshops across the South East on the how to understand and benefit from Public Sector procurement. View upcoming events.
We can provide information and guidance on how to register on and use the UK and European procurement portals like Tenders Electronic Daily , Contracts Finder, South East Business Portal and the London 2012 portal CompeteFor plus the various privately operated Tender search organisations. For further National and regional portals see our useful links section.
The free or low cost events and workshops on Public Sector procurement that are available to you will help you understand the criteria you have to meet to be ‘Fit to Supply’; things like having all the required policies and insurances in place, up to date financial accounts, case studies to demonstrate your capabilities, understanding which are the best opportunities for you to bid for and more.
Are you an innovative small business new to the Public Sector in Europe then why not participate in the ‘PRISME’ programme? Visit http://www.prismeprocurement.eu for more information.
Please call us on Tel 0844 725 2244 if you have any questions or want to have a general chat about Public Sector procurement.