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.
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.
NEPO provides a strategic collaborative procurement service to North East local authorities and delivers nationally available frameworks available for use by the wider public sector. NEPO’s compliant and value for money agreements cover a wide range of different categories including Specialist Professional Services, Agency Staff and Business Travel.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.