Identifying new tender opportunities

Identifying new tender opportunities  

Sources of Local and National Opportunities

Please note that many of the services listed below may require a fee or membership whilst some are freely available online to search.

Local Supply Chain (LSC)  is a collaborative online portal which allows public sector organisations, including local authorities, to highlight their upcoming building projects. Construction and property sector firms can then access that information and know what they need to do to bid for the contracts.

Contracts Finder lets you search for information about contracts worth over £10,000 with the government and its agencies.

East Midlands Chamber Tenders Alerting Service 

Source East Midlands 

YORtender, the procurement portal for the Yorkshire & Humber Region

North West UK opportunities on the The Chest, the North West's Local Authority Procurement Portal

Stoke-on-Trent and Staffordshire Authorities e-tendering service


Sources of International Opportunities

Business Co-operation Database 

East Midlands Chamber Tenders Alerting Service 

Department for International Trade 


Useful Information

Doing business with government: a guide for SMEs  provides guidance on bidding for Government contracts

Winning public procurement contracts tools and resources to help your business compete more effectively



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