The UK Government wants to spend £1 in every £3 with SMEs by 2022. There are a number of ways for SMEs to find opportunities to work with government. These include:
Contracts Finder – Find all government contract opportunities by region, type and value. Opportunities range from provision of systems through to landscaping, facilities management and more.
Digital Marketplace – The Digital Marketplace lets you provide people, technology and user research services for digital projects in the public sector.
Small Business Research Initiative (SBRI) – SBRI brings together government challenges and ideas from business to create innovative solutions.
Selling to the public sector guide – The guide offers top tips and testimonials from entrepreneurs who’ve been there and done it, in addition to 4 videos featuring advice and guidance for SMEs, from SMEs, wanting to work with government.
Export opportunities – Find export opportunities with the Department of International Trade website. You can also find advice on starting your export journey, with help and advice from DIT’s network of trade advisers.
Selling to Vale of White Horse District Council – All district council opportunities above £5000.00 in value are advertised via the procurement portal. If you are interested in working with the council and need more information. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.