Procurement

Procurement is the act of buying goods, services or works from an external source. It is favourable that the goods, services or works are appropriate and that they are procured at the best possible cost to meet the needs of the acquirer in terms of quality and quantity, time, and location. Corporations and public bodies (for public procurement) often define processes intended to promote fair and open competition for their business while minimizing exposure to fraud and collusion.

From small to large scale business activities there are tens of thousands of processes that are technology based without which a business would definitely not be able to cope with the current industry trend. A survey that was conducted a few years ago by the US Small Business Administration revealed that almost 75% of small businesses made significant investment in new technologies to meet burgeoning markets and consumer demands. 

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Did you know  that small companies have created 66% of the two million jobs in the economy since 2010?

 

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Today I spent two hours browsing a freelancer site looking for someone who can help me with formulating key words. All I need is someone to explain how keywords work and improve my own knowledge of SEO. 

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On the 27th August 2015 Matt Hancock, the Minister for the Cabinet Office announced a new target for small business’ to work in the public sector: 33% of government spending should go to small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs).

The government definition of an SME is those employing 250 employees or less. In IT, this would be a pretty sizeable company. Currently Company Connecting only has detailed figures for Scotland and our figures show that 97% of IT tech companies registered in Scotland have less than 250 employees.

 

How can IT micro SMEs get contracts in the public sector?

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We have reviewed thousands of companies. How does the Web Development or IT Support company with growth ambitions differentiate itself from the other pebbles on the beach?

 

How do Web Development or IT Support companies differentiate themselves:

Company Connecting Launches A Platform For B2B To Source Professional IT Companies

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Company Connecting Launches A Platform For B2B To Source Professional IT Companies

We launched mid July 2015 with almost 2,500 IT tech companies mainly in Scotland. Over the next few months we will continue to develop the site, review and add to the information we hold about companies.

Company Connecting expands into the rest of the UK and overseas.

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