The Public Sector Market

Every year, the governments in Ireland and UK spend a combined £242 billion (€270 billion) on goods and services.

Even better news is that giving SMEs (including sole traders, small and micro businesses) more of this revenue is a key priority for the UK government – by 2020 they intend over a third of public sector spend by value to go to small businesses.

This objective includes direct tenders with SMEs as well as subcontracting spend.

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Why should I do business with the public sector?

So, we know that the Irish and UK Governments are focused on giving more business to SMEs (including sole traders, micro and small businesses) but what are the other benefits of becoming a supplier to the public sector market?

  • A wide range of requirements – the public sector is constantly looking for help in all sorts of industries from construction to cleaning, information technology to health and safety
  • Potential for ongoing work – often steady, reliable business once contract is awarded
  • Responsibility to provide services irrespective of economic conditions
  • Strong references and interesting work – supplying to the public sector market can open doors to other potential customers
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Super powered public sector opportunities

Super powered by Ireland and UK’s largest database of public sector tenders, awards and marker information. Supply2Gov makes it even simpler than ever to do business with the public sector.

Larger contracts split into smaller lots to create even more opportunities

Public bodies now have the legal duty to pay supplier invoices within 30 days

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To make your life easier, we search over 3,000 sources not covered by national government tender portals, which means we provide many more opportunities than any other provider!

In partnership with CompeteFor, Supply2Gov also delivers exclusive FREE supply chain opportunities from major public and private sector buyers across Ireland and the UK, giving access to major infrastructure projects such as HS2.

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S2G award notices has compared to National Government Portals*?

* Source: Business Intelligence Research Team Jan 2017 – December 2017

Matching Contracts

Geographical Information Systems - Exporting Opportunity

Published: 10/09/2019 | Deadline: 31/01/2020 | Value: Not Disclosed | Buyer: Secretary of State for Business, Innovation & Skills acting on behalf of UK Trade & Investment (UKTI)

Opportunity type Private Sector Industry Business & Consumer Services, Electronics & IT Hardware, Software & Computer Services A business solution company needs geographical information [...]

Meet the Buyer Event:Design and construction works for GAIA Project

Published: 24/06/2019 | Value: Not Disclosed | Buyer: Renfrewshire Council

Wills Bros Civil Engineering Limited are holding the drop-in event from 3pm to 7pm on Wednesday 26 June at the [...]

United Kingdom-East Kilbride: PO 8295 — Strengthening the Use of Evidence for Development Impact

Published: 14/08/2019 | Value: Not Disclosed | Buyer: Department for International Development

SEDI will support selected bilateral DFID programmes to better meet their objectives by strengthening how related partner government institutions use [...]

Meet the Buyer Event:Design and construction works for GAIA Project

Published: 24/06/2019 | Value: Not Disclosed | Buyer: Renfrewshire Council

Wills Bros Civil Engineering Limited are holding the drop-in event from 3pm to 7pm on Wednesday 26 June at the [...]

United Kingdom-Maidenhead: Supply of Lease Cars and Vans

Published: 06/09/2019 | Deadline: 02/10/2019 | Value: Not Disclosed | Buyer: Commonwealth War Graves Commission

The Common Wealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) is seeking to find a leasing and fleet management supplier to help us [...]

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Take out one of our country plans and you can add another country for 30% discount, add 2 more for 35%, add 3 for 40% or add 4 for 45%!

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