Making public sector contracts easier for smaller organisations

The government has launched a consultation aiming to make it easier for small and medium-sized organisations, including not-for-profits, to bid for public sector contracts.

It includes a proposal to ensure suppliers further down the supply chain benefit from the same standard payment terms that public bodies offer prime contractors – Civil Society Media news item http://www.civilsociety.co.uk/finance/news/content/16094/ or go direct to Gov.uk. Runs to 17th October.