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
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.
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.
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.
Do you know what the Find a Tender service is, or the role it plays within public procurement?
In this post, we clarify what this service is, and how it affects your tender searches.
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.
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.
In this post we catch up with Robinsons Facilities Services Ltd to find out why they chose to renew their subscription with Tenders Direct.
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.
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.