Feedback Wanted to Help SMEs Win More Public Sector Contracts

The Government has called on small firms to provide feedback on the public sector tender process by taking part in an online consultation on the Office of Government Commerce (OGC) website. According to the OGC, the consultation, which is part of the Government’s Glover Review announced in this year’s Budget, is aimed at helping small businesses win more public sector contracts. “I want to be sure that SMEs enjoy the same access to public sector contracts as their bigger counterparts, and I want to learn from their experiences across small and large contracts in shaping future policies,” said Exchequer Secretary to the Treasury Angela Eagle. The Glover Review will consider issues such as improving the tendering process, and reducing the barriers that SMEs may face w... »