Tag: low value tenders

Why is it difficult to find low value tenders?

Before you start searching for low value tenders, you will want to know about the challenges you are going to face and what you can do to make your life easier.

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.

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.

Public Sector Round-Up 06.11.20

Public Sector Round up

In the news this week:
◆ New Epsom and St Helier hospital in Sutton given green light
◆ £228m Mottram bypass goes out to consultation
◆ £2bn Technology Services 3 framework

Our top OJEU award notices for the week:
◆ £1.3m to supply and install a floating vessel in the form of a pontoon at the Port of Ramsgate.
◆ £8.4m to develop 55 residential units in Lancashire.
◆ £1.7m to supply a variety of crime reduction products to Greater Manchester Police.

Tender Update
◆ 999 new notices were published across the UK between 30.10.20 & 05.11.20.
◆ In total 5152 notices were published in October, 68% of which were low-value opportunities.

Public Sector Round-Up 25.09.20

Public Sector Round up

In the news this week: a new PPN puts a focus on social value, £80m boost to towns across England, and £8.7m to introduce digital records and e-prescribing capabilities to seven NHS trusts.
Our top OJEU notices for the week feature a 3 year kitchen and bathroom installation contract in Birmingham, a building materials and associated services framework in Preston, and a framework for information technology services in Chester.
Our stand out PIN this week is a £670,000,000 Building Safety and Compliance Framework from Fusion 21.
This week we saw 887 notices published across the UK, with 678 of those being low value opportunities.

A Closer Look: The Challenge

All businesses exist to overcome some sort of challenge on behalf of their clients. At Tenders Direct, we specialise in helping suppliers find – and win – public sector contracts. But aren’t public […]

Why we love low value tenders

Low value tenders are those which aren’t published in the Official Journal of the European Union (OJEU) as they are below the EU threshold set at £122,976. More information can be found […]

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