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Doing business with us

Introduction to supplying products, services and works to Basildon Council.

Each year, Basildon Council procures a wide variety of goods, works, and services. Many of those contract opportunities are advertised through these pages allowing businesses from across the Borough and beyond to bid for Council business. This page contains information and links that will assist you in learning more about the opportunities to work with the Council.


Understanding how we do business

When sourcing goods, works, and services, the Council looks for solutions that are both cost-effective and the most advantageous in other aspects, such as quality and performance. The Council also works within applicable procurement regulations. To help your organisation better understand our processes, the Council has prepared pdf icon A suppliers guide - Doing business with Basildon Council [95kb] If you would like a hard copy of this booklet, please contact us.


Contract Opportunities and Registration

For information on the Council's contract opportunities, please see the links below:

For information on how to register your company information and allow the Council and other local authorities Essex to see your company details and to gain one-stop access to contract opportunities from local authorities across Essex, visit the Council's supplier portal. The supplier portal is a hub of information from and for members of the Procurement Agency for Essex. More information about Council procurement can be found on Basildon District Council's buyer profile Basildon Council's Buyer Profile and Procurement Portal.


Business Continuity

The Council encourages businesses in the district and businesses with which it works to maintain an up-to-date business continuity management plan. Business continuity is the process of preventing, surviving, and recovering from a crisis. Would your business survive a crisis? To find out more, review the Council's business continuity advice Business Continuity Advice and  pdf icon A guide to Business Continuity Planning, would your business survive a crisis? [477kb].


PAE - The Procurement Agency for Essex This link opens in a new browser windowProcurement Agency for Essex ("PAE")

The Council is a member of the Procurement Agency for Essex (PAE).The PAE has transformed procurement amongst its 14 Essex local authority members through the promotion and use of collaboration in their procurement of products and services from business. The supplier portal combines procurement information from member authorities and allows interested suppliers to see opportunities from multiple local authorities on one convenient site.


Contact

The Council's procurement team is always interested in hearing from potential and existing suppliers. If you would like to discuss the information on these pages or require further information, please contact us at procurement@basildon.gov.uk or call us on 01268 533333 and ask for a member of the Corporate Procurement Team

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