The Olympic Contracts Won 2012
With less than 35 days to go the start of the Olympics, businesses across Sussex have won 97 contracts worth millions of pounds through the Games.
The Brighton & Hove Business Show with LOCOG – The huge organising body behind the Games provided presentations on two occassions at The Brighton & Hove Business Show, which resulted in directly, more than 2.5 million worth of business being awarded to those firms that applied.
The London Games 2012 Business Tendering
CompeteFor is a free service that enables businesses to compete for contract opportunities linked to the London 2012 Games and other major public and private sector buying organisations, such as Transport for London (TfL), Crossrail and the Metropolitan Police.
Even though most of the tendering is now closed for the London Games 2012, there are still opportunities available for other government departments at COMPETEFOR.
With a particular focus on supply chain opportunities, CompeteFor acts as a brokerage service, matching buyers with potential suppliers. It also facilitates access to focused business support, through the national Business Link network, helping to boost the long–term competitiveness of your business.
Registering on CompeteFor will bring you closer to accessing new business opportunities relevant to your sector. This service is delivered through a partnership between public and private sector organisations, working closely with The London Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games (LOCOG), and the Olympic Delivery Authority (ODA) and other public sector organisations.
Government Procurement Service Government Procurement Service is an executive agency of the Cabinet Office. Their role is to deliver centralised procurement of common goods and services for central government departments..
Contracts Finder Contracts Finder is a free service to find live opportunities and tender and contract documents from government. It allows businesses to find opportunities to supply goods and services to government departments and agencies and provides information for those interested in how government spends public money.
Buy 4 Wales Buy 4 Wales has been put in place by Value Wales (Procurement) and contains a number of contracts that are available for Contracting Authorities to engage suppliers.
BiP Solutions BIP Solutions is a leading provider of public sector procurement solutions offering buyers and suppliers access to probably the world’s largest database of current open opportunities.
Government Opportunities Government Opportunities are the leading authority on all issues relating to public procurement,
Public Sector Tenders
The Department for Business, Innovation & Skills (BIS) publishes a complete list of websites, contact details and links to published tenders in its guide to public sector tenders for small businesses.
Government Procurement and Contracting
May 2010 the coalition government set out the need to be more transparent across its operations. A number of changes and commitments were made. These included a specific commitment for central government to publish details of all new contracts worth over £10,000.
The South East Business Portal
The South East Business Portal was developed, and is managed by, Improvement and Efficiency South East (IESE). IESE is one of nine Regional Improvement and Efficiency Partnerships (RIEPs) which was established to work with the southeast’s 74 local authorities and 9 fire authorities to facilitate and fund projects that will drive efficiencies and service improvements across the region.
PublicTenders.net brings you all of the latest public sector tender announcements – access to UK tenders is FREE of charge. Click on either categories or regions on this page, or use the free-text search above to find more specific terms.
Each year the public sector spends around £236 billion buying a huge array of goods and services. The government needs to be able to purchase the most innovative, flexible and cost effective solutions to meet its needs and to ensure that taxpayers get value for their money. Small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) are often best placed to offer such solutions but, at the same time, the government is aware that smaller companies can find it difficult to win public sector contracts. On 11 February 2011, the government announced a broad package of reforms designed to significantly open up the public marketplace to SMEs.
Full details of these measures are available on the Cabinet Office website
learndirect eCourses is offering the ‘Winning the Contract’ course free of charge.
To get access to this course, just register, allowing you up to 6 months to complete the course. You will need to re-register after this time. Read more > LearnDirect
Public tenders and contract opportunities represent a fantastic opportunity for your business. Third party spend in the UK alone is forecast to be around £220 billion in 2010-2011.
Selected Brighton & Hove Public Tendering
Brighton & Hove Business cannot be held responsible for third party links