Consultants can now click for pipeline of public work

Grant Prior 10 years ago
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Consultants can now access an online pipeline of future government work opportunities.

Cabinet Office minister Francis Maude confirmed today that billions of pounds worth of professional services would now be added to the Contracts Finder website.

Main construction contracts are already listed on the website which now contains £84bn of public work opportunities.

To access the site click here

The government began publishing future public sector contract opportunities in November 2011 to help companies plan ahead effectively and bid competitively for public contracts.

Maude said: “We are determined to make it easier for firms of all sizes to compete for and win government business so we can leverage our spending on suppliers to help the economy grow.

“By providing industry with pipelines showing future opportunities, businesses will have the confidence and time to invest in relevant skills, labour and capabilities to win these contracts.

“These new pipelines will allow UK-based suppliers to plan ahead and win Government contracts – whether they are large-scale country-wide building projects or a contract to provide local authorities with sustainable office supplies.

“We have now published pipelines for up to £84 billion of future Government business, but there is still more to do.

“Future procurement plans need to be more comprehensive and cover more sectors because I want to encourage all businesses, including SMEs to look at these opportunities and plan for the future.”

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