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Tendering for Public Sector Contracts

Friday, June 25th, 2010
Tendering for Public Sector Contracts
It’s not as scary as it first sounds.  Many small business tender for contracts that, In fact the Government actively encourages it.
Contracts come in all shapes and sizes.  They can be something as straight forward as stationary supplies like Manila envelopes, computer equipment or software, or major construction works like the new Dorchester, Dorset Council office in Charles Street.
http://www.dorchesterdorset.com/uncategorized/the-charles-street-development/
One recent example is the Dorset Police force is looking for “fully managed service of an accommodation vessel“ for the Weymouth 2012 Olympics. This particular contract is worth a staggering £3 million
Have at look at Tenders electronic Daily website.
http://ted.europa.eu/udl?uri=TED:NOTICE:168978-2010:TEXT:EN:HTML
But let’s catch our breath here.  Most small business might not be able to support that kind of business.
The Business Link website has some excellent information on how to tender for contracts.
http://www.businesslink.gov.uk/bdotg/action/layer?site=106&r.s=m&r.l1=1073858805&r.lc=en&r.l3=1073900012&r.l2=1073859164&topicId=1073900012&r.i=1073790708&r.t=RESOURCES
Tendering for contracts
Tendering for contracts

Tendering for public sector contracts is not as scary as it first sounds.  Many small business tender for contracts that, In fact the Government actively encourages it.

Public sector contracts come in all shapes and sizes.  They can be something as straight forward as stationary supplies like Manila envelopes, computer equipment or software, or major construction works like the new Dorset Council office,  Charles Street development.

One recent example is the Dorset Police force is looking for “fully managed service of an accommodation vessel“ for the Weymouth 2012 Olympics. This particular contract is worth a staggering £3 million

Have at look at Tenders electronic Daily website.

But let’s catch our breath here.  Most small business might not be able to support that kind of business.

The Business Link website has some excellent information on how to tender for contracts.

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