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Commissioning and procurement

Introduction

We publish opportunities for businesses and other organisations to supply services and carry out work on our behalf.

We apply standard sets of terms and conditions to most of our contracts. We also follow our commissioning and procurement policy (PDF 395kb). For more information, you can download the:

You can download our timescales for commissioning and procurement (PDF 128kb).

Applying

When you apply for a contract you must have a clear business plan and provide certain information which shows that you have:

  • the capacity to deliver the contract
  • sound finances

You must also comply with any appropriate health and safety and legal requirements we may set.

You can apply for opportunities online. You'll be able to:

  • register as a potential supplier for council opportunities, free of charge
  • register against your expertise, based on the ProClass system
  • receive automated email alerts for tender opportunities
  • search for contract details and download selected information