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More Scottish companies winning public contracts

Nicola Sturgeon

Deputy First Minister Nicola Sturgeon confirmed today that more small businesses than ever before are securing public contracts through Public Contracts Scotland (PCS), the national advertising portal, operated by Millstream, the parent company of Tenders Direct.

Nicola Sturgeon

Nicola Sturgeon

PCS figures show that 80 per cent of 13,308 suppliers awarded contracts through the online portal in 2012 were based in Scotland.

The statistics also demonstrate that 68 per cent of contracts were awarded to Scottish based small or medium sized companies (SMEs), a rise of 12 per cent since 2010. Continue reading “More Scottish companies winning public contracts”

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