Tender for contracts in the Northern Ireland public sector

Introduction

Tendering for contracts in the Northern Ireland public sector could allow your business to tap into a rewarding market. Public sector organisations need a wide range of goods and services, from large construction and maintenance contracts to furniture and fittings, catering and clothing.

The public sector is made up of organisations such as departments, their executive agencies and district councils. The Northern Ireland public sector buys a huge variety of products and services and provides a customer base that is stable and pays on time.

The Northern Ireland public sector spends an estimated £1.6 billion each year on a wide range of goods services - it is likely your business has something to offer. The work the public sector is looking to place is offered via contract and tender.

Public sector tenders can be accessed through various websites and tender alert services. Invest Northern Ireland provides a tender alert service. For further information on this service call Tel 028 9069 8134 or email tenders@investni.com.

This guide will show you information on the procedures and rules when you tender for Northern Ireland government contracts, and where to find the latest public sector tender opportunities.

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