How CCS can help you support your local supply chain

Published 13 May 2020

Last updated 13 May 2020

Updated: August 2023

Smaller suppliers serve your community and drive local economies across the UK. They need fair and easy access to government and public sector business. There are a number of ways that CCS can help you support your local supply chain. These include: 

We encourage all our customers to talk with their local supply chain and show them the range of opportunities now available to them through CCS.

By registering on a suitable DPS, your suppliers may win new contracts, further boosting your local economy and helping to strengthen supply chains across the UK.

And don’t forget, guidance on public procurement regulations and responding to the coronavirus outbreak, including paying contingent workers, supplier relief and model interim payment terms, is available in procurement policy note 02/20: Supplier relief due to COVID-19.

Tackling modern slavery in our supply chains

Stamping out modern slavery in supply chains is one of the UK government’s top priorities. We have a key national role to play in order to help public and third sector organisations play their part. Watch our webinar to find out more. You can also view questions and answers from the session.

Learn more about social value

Visit our social value webpage or get in touch with our expert team to find out more about social value and how it’s embedded into our agreements.

More: You can now find all of our Procurement Essentials articles in one place on our website.