About Supply to Surrey
The following organisations are Supply to Surrey partners, and providers of business support. Use the linked logos to find out more.
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Epsom and Ewell Borough Council
Epsom and Ewell Borough Council aims to encourage a mixed range of suppliers to compete for contracts to help develop a varied and competitive market place. This will include developing the participation by small firms and the voluntary and community sectors where appropriate. The Council procures a wide variety of goods, works and services to support the many front line services that it provides. Find out more on our website.Visit website for Epsom and Ewell Borough Council >
Guildford Borough Council
Guildford Council spends tens of millions of pounds each year on works, goods and services. This is in addition to any developments involving major capital expenditure, which will vary from year to year. Find out more on our website.Visit website for Guildford Borough Council >
Mole Valley District Council
Each year Mole Valley District Council spends over £14 million on a wide range of goods, works and services. A key principle of the council's procurement is to develop a mixed economy of suppliers to create a diverse market which delivers value for money. We are looking to develop the level of participation from SMEs and community organisations. Find out more on our website.Visit website for Mole Valley District Council >
Reigate and Banstead Borough Council
Each year, the council spends millions of pounds on goods, services and works, providing companies of all sizes with a wide range of commercial opportunities. Sustainable procurement supports Reigate & Banstead Borough Council in meeting its needs for goods, services, works and utilities in a way that achieves value for money on a whole life basis; generating benefits for the residents and the economy, whilst minimising damage to the environment. Find out more on our website.Visit website for Reigate and Banstead Borough Council >
Runnymede Borough Council
Runnymede Borough Council purchases millions of pounds worth of goods and services every year providing companies of all sizes with a wide range of commercial opportunities. Typically, each department buys the goods and services it requires on an individual basis, although in certain areas such as IT, the IT department buys hardware and consumables on behalf of all departments. The Council has a statutory duty to ensure that the procurement of supplies, works and services represents the most cost-effective solution and that the best possible value for money has been achieved. Find out more on our website.Visit website for Runnymede Borough Council >
Spelthorne Borough Council
Spelthorne spends over £10m each year on goods, works and services supplied by private sector companies and organisations. One of our key principles is to develop a mixed economy of suppliers and promote partnering arrangements. We are keen to develop participation by small firms and the voluntary and community sectors, and to work with suppliers to deliver community benefits in a way that is consistent with best value, and in compliance with procurement law. For more information about our procurement department visit our website.Visit website for Spelthorne Borough Council >
Surrey County Council
The Procurement team at Surrey County Council is responsible for managing the Council's annual external spend of £650m on goods and services. We are a centre of excellence in Commercial Procurement and have been acknowledged as a 'Best Council to do Business With' (Department for Communities and Local Government, May 2013).
We want to ensure our procurement process is fair, open and transparent and aim to channel 60% of our spend on goods and services through local suppliers.
We are also committed to sustainable procurement and all council contracts consider the impact on the economy, society and environment during the award process and during the life of the contract. If you take part in our opportunities you will see the value we place on these Social Value elements. For more information visit our website.Visit website for Surrey County Council >
Surrey Heath Borough Council
Surrey Heath Borough Council spends approximately £10m a year on goods, works and services from a wide range of suppliers which vary from small one-off purchases to large supplies or service contracts. One of the key principles of the council's procurement is to develop a mixed economy of suppliers, promote partnering arrangements and above all provide value for money. Find out more on our website.Visit website for Surrey Heath Borough Council >
Surrey Police and Sussex Police are collaborating on a single procurement function and a new Joint Procurement Service for the two forces went live on 1 September 2012. For more information about our procurement strategy and opportunities visit our website.Visit website for Surrey Police >
Tandridge District Council
Typically, each department buys the goods and services it requires on an individual basis, although in areas such as IT, the IT department buys hardware and consumables on behalf of all departments. Tandridge still has its council housing stock and this area is by far the largest procurer of goods and services in the council. The council has a statutory duty to ensure that the procurement of supplies, works and services is within the rules of its own constitution and to ensure the procurement represents the most cost-effective solution and that the best possible value for money for the council. For further information visit our website.Visit website for Tandridge District Council >
University of Surrey
The University of Surrey is one of the UK's leading professional, scientific and technological universities and recognizes and values the significant contribution that is made by its suppliers and seeks to work with the most innovative and competitive firms. It spends circa £50m per annum in recurring non-pay spend, across a diverse range of categories and has undertaken a major programme of procurement change. For more information visit our website.Visit website for University of Surrey >
Waverley Borough Council
The Borough of Waverley adjoins the boroughs of Guildford and Mole Valley in Surrey, and the counties of West Sussex and Hampshire. We spend in excess of £20m each year on bought-in goods, works and services. The borough's headquarters are in the town of Godalming, with Farnham, Haslemere and Cranleigh being the other main population centres.
We have a commitment to pay small and/or local businesses within 10 days of the receipt of invoices and to pay all businesses within 30 days. In 2012 Waverley was presented an award by the Forum of Private Businesses as being the third fastest paying council in England.
The Council runs annual 'Meet the Buyer' and 'Ask the Expert' events for local businesses, to provide business advice and networking opportunities. We aim to make our procurement processes as simple as possible, with clear and comprehensible documentation which makes it easier for smaller businesses to respond in an effective way. Further information is available on our websiteVisit website for Waverley Borough Council >
Woking Borough Council
If you are interested in doing business with Woking Borough Council there is the facility for you to register with the council and to give us your details, which will be stored on an internal database. Where the overall value of the supply is likely to exceed £150,000 (goods and services) or £3.5 million (works), Woking Borough Council is required to follow the European Union Public Procurement Regulations. For more information visit our website.Visit website for Woking Borough Council >
Elmbridge Borough Council
Elmbridge Borough Council's procurement strategy aims to promote and guide efficiency and effective procurement. Its primary objectives are to:
- Provide a procurement framework which supports the Council's community strategy 2006-2015.
- Set clear framework for procurement so that it supports the Council's vision and key developments
- Bring corporate focus to procurement, thereby assisting coordination of procurement activity to make the most of our resources
- Ensure procurement of supplies,works and services represent best value for money
The Council buys a wide range of services, supplies and works using framework agreements and tendering. Each department buys the supplies and services it requires on individual basis. Some areas such as the IT department buy on behalf of all departments. Find out more on our website.Visit website for Elmbridge Borough Council >
Follow the links below to find out more about each organisation and what they can do for your business.
Build Surrey is a networking forum for construction and built environment organisations which aims to support the local economy in this sector via the online network as well as through Build Surrey networking events. For more information visit the website.Visit website for Build Surrey >
Coast to Capital
Coast to Capital is the Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) for Brighton and Hove, Croydon, Gatwick Diamond, East Surrey, Lewes and West Sussex. Coast to Capital is focused on delivering growth for one of Britain's most economically important areas which includes the airport economy surrounding London Gatwick. They represent a population of 1.9 million people, more than 85,000 businesses supporting more than 776,000 jobs and 141,000 self employed individuals. Find out more information on Coast to Capital and the support they offer to businesses on their website.Visit website for Coast to Capital >
Shared construction apprentices can painlessly and cost-effectively help your business win work and address skills shortages without taking on any long term liabilities. CoTrain can provide your organisation with construction trade and technician shared apprentices for as long or as short as required – from 12 weeks to 12 months. CoTrain is part of a national network of CITB Shared Apprenticeship Schemes, delivered through a partnership of local authorities, housing associations, leading contractors and suppliers. For further information visit their website.Visit website for CoTrain >
Enterprise Europe South East UK
Enterprise Europe South East UK helps local companies do better business with Europe and other countries in the Network by offering trading advice, linking you with partners to co-develop your technology, or helping you find like-minded innovators to join your funding bid. For more information visit the website.Visit website for Enterprise Europe South East UK >
Enterprise M3 Local Enterprise Partnership
Enterprise M3 is a business-led Local Enterprise Partnership that is working to secure economic growth at sub-national level.
Enterprise M3 brings together leaders from the business, public and not-for-profit sectors and provide the vision, knowledge and strategic leadership needed to drive sustainable private sector growth. Its aim is to create the foundations on which businesses can flourish. It strives to improve business productivity, increase jobs and maximise the number of businesses operating across Enterprise M3.
The Enterprise M3 area stretches from the hinterland of London to the New Forest. It covers four major interconnected urban centres – Woking, Guildford, Farnborough and Basingstoke, the city of Winchester, significant centres such as Camberley and Staines-upon-Thames and areas with growth potential such as Whitehill & Bordon.
For more information on what Enterprise M3 can do for you please take a look at the website.Visit website for Enterprise M3 Local Enterprise Partnership >
Federation of Small BusinessesThe Federation of Small Businesses is the UK's largest campaigning pressure group promoting and protecting the interests of the self-employed and owners of small firms. It now has 200,000 members across 33 regions and 194 branches. To find out more visit the website. Visit website for Federation of Small Businesses >
The FSE GroupThe FSE Group is a Community Interest Company (C.I.C) offering tailored funding solutions and support for ambitious and innovative small and medium enterprises. This includes providing loan and equity funding to high-growth businesses that can contribute to job creation and economic prosperity in Surrey, as well as helping companies secure funding from private investors in our business angel networks and investor clubs, and matching business owners with relevant mentors who can help them achieve their growth plans. Loans and equity investments provided through The FSE Group's Funding Escalators are financed with money from the Coast to Capital and Enterprise M3 Local Enterprise Partnerships (LEPs). For more information visit the website. Visit website for The FSE Group >
Surrey Chambers of Commerce
Surrey is one of the most successful and productive areas for business in the UK. It's a county that embraces innovation and is a fantastic location to run a business. Surrey Chambers of Commerce, with a membership representing every sector of the workforce, works hard to ensure that the continued growth of the area takes into account the needs of business, as well as providing a range of high quality services to help you grow your business and meet new potential customers.
Sitting at the heart of the business community, Surrey Chambers of Commerce acts as a catalyst by connecting you to opportunities, skills, knowledge and valuable contacts. We help you to grow and develop, by promoting you, keeping you informed and representing you locally, regionally and nationally. By joining the Chamber your business has the best chance to thrive and prosper. Find out more by visiting the website.Visit website for Surrey Chambers of Commerce >
Surrey Connects is a business led economic development company working in partnership to stimulate enterprise growth across Surrey. Their aim is to increase the value of the economy and promote Surrey as a world-class economy. For further information about Surrey Connects visit the website.Visit website for Surrey Connects >
ALPS Partnership Limited (ALPS) is a non-profit making organisation dedicated to supporting learning providers and learners to achieve their potential in the field of work based learning. ALPS is a network of work based learning providers comprising of privately owned companies, colleges and national organisations. Members are engaged in the delivery of vocational training leading to NVQ's, Apprenticeships and other qualifications. To find out more visit their website.Visit website for ALPS >