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Published 11th May 2011

Business workshop attendees

Middlesbrough Council’s recent series of free procurement workshops have helped a local business to secure new work.

Pet&r LLP is an independent HR and training consultancy based in Middlesbrough and run by Peter and Lynne Hammond.

The company was established in 2003 and has gone from strength to strength, providing a range of services to a number of local authorities as well as work within the NHS with Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust.

Lynne heard about the Council’s workshops through its procurement event e-shot and attended to find out more about the public procurement process.

She said: “The workshops have helped us in a number of ways.

“They helped us save time by focusing our efforts; provided practical tips and in many cases showed us we were already doing the right thing.

“They also allowed us to identify new contacts across different sectors - as a result we have submitted further tenders and quotes and are excited to be able to extend our work with the NHS.”

The workshops aimed to help businesses understand the Council’s procurement process, where to find opportunities and how to prepare for successful tendering.

The sessions were funded through the European Regional Development Fund which helps stimulate economic development and regeneration in the least prosperous regions of the European Union

Further information

The series has now come to a close, but there is still plenty of information on the council’s website at www.middlesbrough.gov.uk/business

Practical guides are also available from the Business Support Team on 01642 729007, while Businesslink runs a number of workshops to support businesses – visit www.eventsnortheast.co.uk for further information.

Useful links

Middlesbrough Council: Business

Middlesbrough Business Forum

Middlesbrough Business Forum on twitter

Tees Valley Unlimited

Business Enterprise North East



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