8. Engaging with SMEs and Local Businesses
The District authorities will maximise opportunities for local Small, Medium Enterprises (SME’s), voluntary and community sector organisations and social enterprises to become our suppliers.
Improve engagement with SMEs and local business
Widen the advertising of contract opportunities through such means as the Councils communication networks and social media - low priority
Increase/ maintain percentage of local suppliers delivering our contracts - annually
Continue to support and attend annual Meet the Buyer event - annually