How do I apply?

Each year the public sector in Wales buys a vast amount of goods and services from external sources - this is currently estimated at £5 billion plus per annum. This may include basic supplies to specialist services or paying contractors to provide services to customers on its behalf.

However only 45% of this money is spent in Wales. Welsh public sector bodies are being encouraged to spend more in Wales - can the third sector afford not to look for these opportunities?

In how to apply, we outline some of the issues you need to consider when tendering for contracts including the tender process, maximising contracting opportunities, preparing a tender and some top tips for increasing your chances of success.