The change will come into force at 00:01 Saturday 24 October. Find out more details about Slough going into tier 2 and what it means.
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Please see Coronavirus and support for our suppliers for details.
Procurement describes the way we aquire the goods, services and works it needs to provide services to the people of Slough. This can be anything from buying pens and paper to financing major construction projects or commissioning social care services.
We are keen to make sure our suppliers reflect the area’s diversity and encourage as many businesses as possible to apply for our contracts. We have developed a guide for those businesses that have no prior experience of contact with the council as a purchasing organisation and want to know how they can do business with us:
We have also signed up to the National Procurement Concordat for Small and Medium sized Enterprises (SME's). This will give you an understanding of our committment to working with local small and medium sized businesses:
Our standard payment terms for suppliers is 28 days. Small and Medium Sized businesses (SME's) and suppliers with an SL postcode are processed within 7 days.
The council has a standard set of terms and conditions for its suppliers: