A bidding guide: public service contracts

by Anne Davis on 04.11.2011 10:31

In a recent open letter to the sector, Nick Hurd stated that one of his key strands for the Big Society is opening up public service delivery to a greater diversity of providers, including charities. In order to support this initiative, details of central government contract opportunities and their agencies are now available on Contracts Finder .

NAVCA, in partnership with the Local Government Association, has published At Your Bidding, a free guide for charity trustees about commissioning and tendering for public services. The guide covers key issues, risks and steps that trustees need to consider when tending for service contracts and signposts to other sources of further information and advice.