We have an online portal where we run our tender processes at www.surrey.bravosolution.co.uk. You can view our current opportunities on that site.
It's easy. If you register on the portal you can take part in any of our contract opportunities that interest you.
For companies new to the public sector, Gov.uk provide a wealth of information to support and inform you, including a free online procurement course, Winning The Business, that provides an overview of the public sector tendering process.
Yes. Anyone wishing to become a supplier to Surrey County Council, regardless of size, must take part in the tender process. We have a responsibility to comply to both UK and EU procurement regulations. Find out more about our tender process.
From Summer 2012 we are beginning to work with local SME suppliers to open up more opportunities for business with the Council. We have created a webpage where we will be putting more information on what is happening and how to get involved.
Take a look at our Information for local SMEs on working with the council page.
No. For smaller value purchases we will approach suppliers for quotations. This means that by registering on the portal we know about you and may approach you this way. When registering you can include details of the categories of work (goods and services) you are interested in.
We pay by BACS. If you have any queries about payment you can call our Suppliers' help line on 0300 200 1011
Read more about receiving orders and payment
Read more about e-invoicing and how we use technology in our tender process on our e-procurement page
We evaluate suppliers during the tender process, not only on environmental issues, but also equality and diversity and SMEs.
Read more about this on our sustainability page.
You can now view details of all payments we have made over £500 as part of our commitment to opening the book on our Council Spending over £500 page.