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ROUND UP: Surrey adult learning service rated ‘good’ by Ofsted; Former firefighter awarded MBE; More than 100 companies attend Build Surrey event

Surrey adult learning service rated ‘good’ by Ofsted  A Surrey County Council service providing education for adults, including those with disabilities and learning difficulties, is performing well, according to Ofsted. The authority’s adult learning service was judged to be ‘good’ following an inspection last month. Ofsted said “learners make good progress on all courses”, praised … Continue reading

Build Surrey website helps businesses win deals worth more than £70 million

An online initiative launched three years ago offering contracts to local firms has helped businesses win more than £70 million worth of deals. The Build Surrey website was created as part of the authority’s efforts to promote economic growth and ensure more than 50% of its spending on goods and services goes to local businesses. … Continue reading

BuildSurrey website helps local businesses win deals worth more than £34m

Local businesses have won deals worth more than £34million since an online initiative was launched by Surrey County Council two years ago. More than 950 firms have already registered on the BuildSurrey site, which is part of the county council’s pledge to ensure 60% of its spending on goods and services goes to local businesses. … Continue reading

Local businesses win work worth £1.3 million a day from council

Local businesses have benefitted to the tune of nearly £1.3 million a day as part of a Surrey County Council pledge to help drive economic growth. Figures for 2014 reveal that £470m worth of contracts were secured from the council by 3,000 businesses and organisations. That is the equivalent of £1.29m daily, pushing the council’s local spending … Continue reading

Website offering deals worth hundreds of millions launched

A new website has been launched offering firms Surrey public sector contracts worth hundreds of millions of pounds. The SupplytoSurrey site lists deals from the county council, Surrey Police, the University of Surrey and the county’s 11 borough and districts. More than 80 firms registered on the site within 72 hours of its launch. The … Continue reading

Online initiative set to offer firms deals worth hundreds of millions

Deals worth hundreds of millions of pounds a year will be offered to local firms with the launch of a new online initiative. SupplytoSurrey will list contracts being offered by Surrey County Council, Surrey Police, the University of Surrey and the county’s 11 boroughs and districts. The site is being spearheaded by the county council … Continue reading

Local firms win contracts worth £10 million

Contracts worth more than £10 million have been clinched by local firms since Surrey County Council launched an online initiative just over a year ago. Deals totalling £10.3 million have been secured through http://www.buildsurrey.net created as part of the county council’s pledge to ensure 60% of its spending is with local businesses. That is the equivalent … Continue reading

BuildSurrey website helps local businesses win deals worth more than £8m

  Local businesses have won deals worth more than £8million since an online initiative was launched by Surrey County Council a year ago. More than 700 firms have already registered on the BuildSurrey site, which is part of the county council’s pledge to ensure 60% of its spending on goods and services goes to local … Continue reading

Local firms win work worth £1 million a day from county council

Local firms have benefited to the tune of almost £1 million a day as part of a Surrey County Council pledge to back business. Annual figures reveal that 4,300 local companies secured £363m worth of contracts from the council – the equivalent of just under £1m daily. That means that local spending on goods and … Continue reading

Firms win deals worth nearly £4m from new website

Firms have won deals worth nearly £4 million from a new online initiative spearheaded by Surrey County Council. Since launching in February, 31 local companies have been awarded £3.8m through the BuildSurrey website. The site lets firms pitch for construction and repair work that the county council, its main contractors and other public sector organisations … Continue reading

Costs and red tape cut for firms chasing councils’ contracts

A new initiative has been launched to cut red tape and costs for firms chasing millions of pounds of contracts from two South East councils. Surrey and East Sussex county councils have created a new website – which can be found at http://www.sesharedservices.org.uk/esourcing – to make it easier for businesses to bid for deals worth over … Continue reading

Firms win £1.5 million of contracts on new council website

Contracts worth £1.5 million have been clinched by firms from a new online initiative spearheaded by Surrey County Council. Local businesses have won 31 contracts totalling almost £1.57m just six months after the BuildSurrey website’s launch. Surrey created the site to help firms secure work as part of a pledge to ensure 60% of its … Continue reading

Council signs pledge to boost business

Surrey County Council has pledged to work with the Surrey Chambers of Commerce to boost business. Leader David Hodge signed the accord to promote economic growth in the county together. It comes after Mr Hodge made similar agreements with the Federation of Small Businesses and the Institute of Directors. The council has already committed to … Continue reading

Nearly 300 firms register on website to win council contracts

Nearly 300 firms have registered in under a month for a new website designed to help them win council contracts. BuildSurrey was created as part of Surrey County Council’s pledge to ensure 60% of its spending on goods and services is with local businesses. The website – which can be found at http://www.buildsurrey.net – lets … Continue reading

New website to boost apprenticeships and bolster business

A new website is being launched to boost apprenticeships and bolster firms’ chances of winning public sector contracts in Surrey. Supply2Surrey aims to match firms with apprentice hopefuls and list contracts on offer from Surrey County Council, the 11 district and borough authorities and Surrey Police. The launch of the site is being spearheaded by … Continue reading

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