All opportunities above either £10,000 (for Central Contracting Authorities) or £25,000 (for Sub-Central Contracting Authorities and NHS Trusts) must be published on the site. These thresholds are significantly lower than their OJEU equivalents, which are £65,000 – £181,000, depending on the Authority and notice type.
Contracts Finder’s lower thresholds mean that a greater range of opportunities are available on the portal, thereby:
- Making procurement more accessible for smaller businesses and voluntary/charitable organisations;
- Playing a critical role in delivering the government’s commitments for transparency in procurement.
Contracts Finder is quite simple to use for basic searches but has some advanced functionality that enables more expert users to refine searches and get better quality results.
Therefore, our NewBusiness.Dev business development team has created a Video Tutorial which demonstrates how to search Contracts Finder, save those searches, and have opportunity notices delivered directly to your inbox, free of charge.
NewBusiness.Dev is one of the leading business development, bid management and copywriting agencies in the UK, and we have an excellent track record for helping companies win tenders.
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