For businesses that are keen to understand how to sell to both government and local authorities, there is a range of support measures available at both local and national levels.

 

Gov.uk information

The Government has some useful information on its website; searching for public contracts above £10,000 in value and guidance on the wider process of procurement.

Find more information on the Contracts Finder tool here: www.gov.uk/contracts-finder

Find more information on the procurement and tendering process here: www.gov.uk/tendering-for-public-sector-contracts/the-procurement-process

 

Source Leicestershire:

Source Leicestershire is a procurement portal to bring buyers and suppliers together; raising awareness of new contracts available for interested parties to bid for.

The portal can be found here: www.sourceleicestershire.co.uk/

Users are also able to register for updates to stay informed of new opportunities

 

Affiliated partners for Source Leicestershire:

 

Keep Trade Local- FSB: The Federation of Small Businesses run a ‘Keep Trade Local’ campaign to support small businesses. Please find more information by visiting: www.fsb.org.uk/ktl