15 SEPTEMBER 2021
In association with
We’re one of the biggest public procurement organisations in Europe. We help organisations across the whole of the public sector find the right commercial solutions covering everything from locum doctors to police cars. Our customers include NHS, local authorities, police forces, schools, colleges, government departments and charities across the UK.
Established in 2007, and wholly owned by the NHS, NHS North of England Commercial Procurement Collaborative (NOE CPC) provides collaborative and bespoke procurement solutions to the NHS and other public sector organisations. Through category expertise and harnessing our collective buying power we deliver comprehensive, compliant and innovative procurement solutions which save the NHS money.
CIPS is the premier global organisation serving the procurement and supply profession, with a community of 118,000 in over 150 countries. Dedicated to promoting best practice, CIPS provides a wide range of services for the benefit of members and the wider business community.
Established in 1976, NEPO undertakes high-value procurement in strategic areas of spend such as agency staff, specialist professional services and business travel. Public sector bodies across the UK utilise NEPO’s portfolio of procurement solutions in order to access compliance, choice and value for money.
For 42 years YPO has supplied the public sector across the UK with products and services to help drive efficiency savings. We use our bulk buying power to achieve the best prices for our customers on supplies and for access to contract services – from everything to energy, insurance, ICT and HR. YPO is the largest formally constituted public sector buying organisation in the UK, with a total of 54 member authorities, meaning all profits go back into the public purse.
ESPO is committed to delivering practical purchasing advice and best value for our customers. We offer a complete procurement service including a market leading product catalogue, a huge range of frameworks compliant with EU and UK procurement regulations and specialist procurement support for your organisation.
Our commercial experience, market insight, category expertise and best practice sourcing helps it respond quickly and effectively to the changing dynamics of service delivery within the public sector.
The MOD’s Doing Business with Defence team facilitates the entry of new innovative and non traditional businesses into the defence supply chain. The team provide advice and guidance to companies on how to become a defence supplier and access MOD tender and contract opportunities through a variety of channels:
– Helpdesk facility
-Attendance at trade exhibitions across the UK where they will deliver presentations on request
-Publication of various sources of useful information via the supplier portal hosted on Defence Contracts Online and their Twitter account @defenceproc
LGA is the national voice of local government. We work with councils to support, promote and improve local government. We are a politically led, cross-party organisation that works on behalf of councils to ensure local government has a strong, credible voice with national government. In total 411 local authorities are members of the LGA.
Innovate UK is part of UK Research and Innovation, a non-departmental public body funded by a grant-in-aid from the UK government.
We drive productivity and economic growth by supporting businesses to develop and realise the potential of new ideas, including those from the UK’s world-class research base.
UKUPC (UK Universities Purchasing Consortia) are the evolved convergence of eight UK Consortia; APUC, HEPCW, LUPC, NEUPC, NWUPC, SUPC, TEC and TUCO who created a formal partnership to support collaborative procurement within Higher Education.
PASS provides expert public procurement training and support for both public and private sector organisations. Whether your goal is to maximise efficiencies or increase your organisation’s chances of tendering success, PASS will ensure you are equipped with the knowledge you need. Discover how you can Learn, Develop and Accomplish with PASS.
Cyber Essentials is a Government-backed and industry-supported scheme that helps businesses protect themselves against the growing threat of cyber attacks and provides a clear statement of the basic controls organisations should have in place to protect them.
Gaining Cyber Essentials certification enables organisations to showcase their credentials as trustworthy and secure when it comes to cyber security.
Tracker is the only end-to-end business development solution with the unique intelligence you need to find, bid for and win more business. With access to Europe’s largest database of opportunities and competitive insights – you can engage earlier to sell more effectively and win more business. And Tracker’s just got even better – now you can also upload opportunity documents and manage your bid responses all in the one place. Focus on winning business – not looking for it.
Delta eSourcing enables efficient, effective and compliant procurement. Utilised by thousands of public sector buyers every day, its Buyer Portal, Tender Manager, Supplier Manager, Contract Manager and eAuctions services can be used independently or else combined to form a comprehensive and effective end-to-end procurement solution. In challenging times, Delta eSourcing delivers transparency, compliance and value for money.
At Supply2Gov, we have one goal – to make business growth simpler for sole traders, micro and small businesses. Powered by the UK and Republic of Ireland’s largest database of public sector contract notices and awards, combined with our daily email alerts sent straight to your inbox, we’ve made it as easy as possible for you to find relevant opportunities as soon as they become available – giving you more time to focus on putting your bids together and growing your business. You can register for a free local area of your choice or take advantage of our flexible monthly payment options – giving you a no risk, scalable, cost effective contract alerts service option.