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Hampshire County Council

Information for Small and Medium Sized Enterprises

Small Business Friendly Concordat

This is a voluntary non-statutory code of practice designed to make it easier for Small and Medium Sized Enterprises (SMEs) to do business with local authorities. By signing the Concordat Hampshire County Council pledges to make contracts accessible to SMEs and to encourage a mixed range of suppliers to stimulate a varied supply market.

Economic Development Office

A unique support service for Hampshire's business community aimed at continuing to increase the reputation of Hampshire as a business-friendly location.

South East Business Portal

The South East Business Portal provides further contracting opportunities for suppliers to engage with other local authorities across the South East region. It is free to register as a supplier and the portal has an alert service to let you know when new contract opportunities are posted which relate to the product/service areas you provide.

Business Link

Business Link is a free business advice and support service, available online and through local advisers.