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Introduction to Procurement

If you are new to procurement and want to find out more about doing business with us, you may benefit from reading the below handout from the session 'Introduction to Procurement'.

The public sector in Sheffield and throughout the country spends a huge amount each year and whatever size your business, there may be many opportunities to supply this market. This handout aims to help you in three ways.

  • Firstly, it will help you understand what procurement is and the basic procurement processes and principles;

  • Secondly, it will explain what is involved in bidding for work and how you go about this;

  • Thirdly, it will help you to decide whether bidding for public sector contracts is right for your organisation.

Please note: The information in this document is for guidance only. No responsibility can be accepted by Sheffield City Council or its employees for any action taken as a result of the information contained therein.


  • Modified: Dec 3, 2008 11:34:54 AM