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Procurement Policy Note 11/14: references and public procurement

This note explains how commercial staff in contracting authorities can provide references for suppliers.

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References are important for suppliers, especially for small and medium enterprise (SME) suppliers seeking to grow their businesses. Often a successful contract with the public sector is a valuable potential reference for a small firm, and references can support growth for business.

This note explains how commercial staff in contracting authorities can provide references for their suppliers.

Published 12 December 2014