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

UK-Bristol: Sensors.

Published: 17/12/2020 | Value: Not Disclosed | Buyer: Ministry of Defence, ISTAR, Joint Sensor and Engagement Networks Team (JSENS)

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UK-High Wycombe: Architectural, construction, engineering and inspection services.

Published: 21/01/2021 | Value: Not Disclosed | Buyer: Ministry of Defence, Air Support, Air Systems, Equipment & Training

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UK-Bristol: Sensors.

Published: 18/12/2020 | Value: Not Disclosed | Buyer: Ministry of Defence, Land Equipment, Armoured Vehicles Programmes - Artillery Systems Programme

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UK-Twickenham: Parks maintenance services.

Published: 20/12/2013 | Value: Not Disclosed | Buyer: London Borough of Richmond upon Thames 44 York Street Twickenham TW1 3BZ UK Faye Gould Faye Gould +44 88917846 faye

Parks maintenance services. The London Borough of Richmond upon Thames is seeking a suitable supplier to tender for the provision [...]

Grants to Supports Projects to Influence Values and Attitudes, Promote Equity and Social Justice, and Develop Radical Alternatives to Current Economic and Social Structures

Published: 22/01/2021 | Deadline: 05/02/2021 | Value: Not Disclosed | Buyer: Polden-Puckham Charitable Foundation

Grants of £3,000 – £15,000 a year for up to three years are available to specified location registered charitable non-governmental [...]

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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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