Compared to other EU countries, a smaller percentage of SMEs take part in public procurement contracts – so we rounded up some tips on how you can improve your chances of getting a piece of the action, and help the government achieve its spending goals.
Business process management firm Capita has snapped up the government founded and owned organisation Constructionline for a fee of £35m.
Up to £22bn of government cash intended for the UK economy is being delayed by an inefficient tendering system, research shows.
Smaller firms will finally start winning promised government work as systems fall into place, writes Brian Gannon.
Following a recent announcement by the Cabinet Office, the Government is on track to awarding 25 per cent of central government business to SMEs by 2015.
How can SMEs win more public sector contracts? Stephen Allott, the crown representative for SMEs, gives us the inside story.