Whatever product or service you supply, understanding a council’s objectives in procuring that product or service is critical to winning a contract with them. You will need to demonstrate that your offer is precisely aligned to their requirements and is better than that of any large corporate that could potentially be better resourced or perceived as lower risk.
Council budgets are under increasing pressure, yet councils still need to deliver a quality service to meet the needs of the local population. Social value is high on the agenda of any council procurement exercise and a key aspect of council tenders; as a result, your offer must deliver outstanding quality, improve the lives of people in the local community and represent excellent value for money.
Council tenders are for a huge range of UK wide products and services, so can be a rich source of opportunities for your business to grow. Just some of the products and services tendered for include: