Even small businesses can take advantage of expanding their customer base. This can be done by seeing what opportunities are available to supply larger businesses or local government sectors.
Most large businesses and public bodies like councils use tenders for sourcing suppliers for goods and services. The range and type of opportunities on offer is often much broader than you would imagine. It is therefore worth keeping your eye out to see if there is anything that may suit your business.
There are some useful links to help you source tenders in the local area;
- Take a look at the Growth Hub pages on tenders.
- Source East Midlands is the one-stop shop for tender opportunities in the East Midlands area
- Information on Government Contracts can be found on the government website, as can specific information about how to bid successfully for work within the Education sector.