DfT: actions for improving opportunities for small and medium enterprises

Action plan for improving business opportunities for small and medium enterprises.


DfT actions for improving business opportunities for SMEs

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Action plan showing the activity the Department for Transport is undertaking with small and medium enterprises (SMEs).

The action plan explains how we will contribute towards the government’s aspiration that 33% of procurement spend will be with SMEs by March 2022.

The plan was updated to include how:

  • DfT group are embedding the measures set out in the Procurement Policy Notice (PPN) 0118.
  • the role of the DfT SME lead will coordinate SME activity throughout the department

Contact about improving SME champion about possible business opportunities.

Published 24 May 2011
Last updated 6 August 2018 + show all updates
  1. Plan updated to include how we are embedding procurement policy notice measures and outlining the role of the small and medium enterprise lead.

  2. DfT actions for improving business opportunities for SMEs.

  3. Action plan updated and restructured to accommodate changes made in March 2015.

  4. First published.