Selling products or services to public sector bodies is a significant opportunity for all businesses.
Public sector organisations can make good customers. They have to employ tendering processes that are transparent, provide essential information to potential suppliers and ensure a fair chance for small businesses.
They also have to be fair and honest in the way they choose suppliers and pay promptly within agreed contract terms.
This guide explains where you can find out about potential contracts in Great Britain and Ireland and outlines the kind of procurement processes you may have to follow.