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Public Sector Round-Up 09.07.21

Public Sector Round up

In the news this week:
◆ Melton Borough Council submits £9.9m bid to fund town centre development projects
◆ Stockport begins work on new Local Plan
◆ £45 million Oswestry Innovation Park’s first phase approved
◆ Brighton council agrees to £2.7 million toilet refurbishment
◆ Building Safety Bill finally starts its passage

Our top high value award notices for the week:
◆ £3.5m housing construction in Glenrothes
◆ £3.3m street lighting in Leicester
◆ £2m land management services in Cardiff
◆ £732k e-learning services in Hamilton
◆ £5m catering services in Tooting

Tender Publishing Update:
◆ 795 low value tenders
◆ 363 high value tenders
◆ 122 frameworks or DPS

What is a Carbon Reduction Plan, and do I need one?

Suppliers bidding for major government contracts may have to demonstrate their commitment to achieving ‘Net Zero’ by including a Carbon Reduction Plan within their bids.

How does the National Procurement Policy Statement (NPPS) affect suppliers?

A greater focus is being put on how public spending can better support economic growth, Covid-19 recovery and net zero carbon emissions. We recommend suppliers familiarise themselves with these priorities to support future bids.

December Round-up and Observations from 2020

The events of 2020 had an impact on public procurement. We saw a dip in opportunities with the first lockdown, but as the year drew to a close, we saw a significant number of new opportunities being created.

How do I find government contracts?

Did you know the UK Government spends over £290 billion on procurement each year?
In this post we look at how to find the contracts the government advertise to source goods, works, and services.

Improved public sector opportunities for SMEs

Public sector buyers are being encouraged to reserve low value tenders for Small and Medium sized Enterprises (SMEs) – making more opportunities available to them, and increasing their chances of securing work with the public sector.

What is a public tender?

Whenever the public sector has a need for goods, works, or services, they are required to publicly advertise these contracts – which have become commonly known as tenders.

In this post, we look at the various types of tender and their processes.

Brexit and Public Procurement

The Brexit transition period comes to an end this year, and from 1 January 2021 there will be changes to public procurement.
In this post we will look at what these changes are, and the impact they will have on finding public contracts.

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