Delegates attending the HS2 Supply Chain Conference on July 13th gained plenty of information on how to access and prepare for HS2 supply chain opportunities.
Whether you were at the event or not, there is support and funding available to help you get contract ready, especially in regards to training and growth. Visit the quick links below to get started:
- Complete our Virtual Adviser to uncover the strengths and weaknesses in your business and claim £150 towards workplace training
- Up to £5,000 towards energy efficiency solutions
- Enquire about support to grow from our business support team
HS2 Conference presentation
Delegates attending the HS2 Supply Chain Conference on July 13th gained plenty of information on how to access and prepare for HS2 supply chain opportunities. View the presentation from the event here, familiarise yourself with the steps below and keep an eye out for future events aimed at getting your business contract ready.
For those wanting to take advantage themselves of these opportunities, the following ways can help:
View supply chain resources
Take the time to familiarise yourself with the business section of the HS2 website by searching for ‘HS2 business’ at www.gov.uk/hs2. In particular, download the HS2 Supplier Guide and FAQs to find out what HS2 is buying, when, how they are engaging with the supply chain, and where you can access opportunities.
Register to access HS2 supply chain opportunities:
Visit the HS2 Contract Opportunities Table to identify those organisations at Tier 1 who are directly bidding for work on HS2 or have been awarded contracts. You can proactively seek contract opportunities by making contact with the relevant Tier 1 organisations using the email addresses provided.
Register on CompeteFor. CompeteFor acts as a brokerage service, matching buyers and potential suppliers. Registration is free, quick and simple and once published, your business profile will be used to match your business with contract opportunities you can then apply for.
For details on what HS2 is buying directly, please visit the UK Government’s Contracts Finder. Where appropriate, some direct opportunities will also be sourced through existing public sector frameworks. To find out how to join an existing framework, visit the Crown Commercial Services website.