Working
together

Buy local

Where possible, we will look to work with local suppliers across a range of services and open up opportunities for SMEs and social enterprises.

We will:

  • Host five 'meet the buyers' events to introduce local businesses and SMEs to live commercial opportunities
  • Ensure 50% of what we spend is with local suppliers
  • Ensure 50% of what we spend is with SMEs
  • Create a dedicated procurement hub, connecting business to opportunities
  • Spend £200k with local social enterprises
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