Small Business Procurement Programme
Antrim and Newtownabbey Borough Council, Mid and East Antrim Borough Council and Lisburn and Castlereagh City CounciL have secured funding to deliver a Small Business Procurement Mentoring programme to support existing businesses win new contracts. The programme will be funded through the European Regional Development Fund (Investment for Growth and Jobs Fund), Invest NI and the three councils.
The programme will support businesses to use e-tendering processes, offer specialist mentoring to help secure new contracts through public and private sector tenders and provide advice and assistance on the potential to develop supplier chains and clusters.
The programme aims to create more sustainable and competitive businesses, expanding the private sector and creating a world-class business climate in the three council areas.