Procurement

Procurement is the process of acquiring the goods and services the Council needs, at the best possible quality for the right price, with due regard for full, fair and open competition between suppliers.

Doing business with the Council - Guide for suppliers

How the Council buys goods, works and services - information for suppliers.

View current contracts and expenditure

See current contracts in the borough.

Find tender opportunities

How to find tender opportunities and the tender process.

Procurement in the borough

How the Council buys goods, works and services.

Procurement rules

Includes information on government legislation and internal rules that govern procurement in the borough.

Community Right to Challenge

How voluntary and community groups, parish councils and local authority staff can bid to run a local authority service.

Social value in Procurement

Includes information about the Council's obligation to consider social value in procurement processes, and the Supply Cross River initiative.