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Doing business with us

Doing business with us

Thank you for your interest in working with Chesterfield Borough Council.

The council, as a local authority, must adhere to the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 and its own procurement processes to ensure budgets are spent compliantly, within the law, and will secure the best value for money for Chesterfield.

For contract opportunities that exceed European thresholds, we are bound to advertise via OJEU (Official Journal of the European Union) although most of our opportunities fall below those thresholds and will be advertised on the Source Derbyshire website.

It is recommended that you register with Source Derbyshire where you will be able to search for opportunities in your sector both at Chesterfield and other organisations in the region.

Where appropriate, we use contractual arrangements that other contracting authorities have, if they have been tendered with this option and are within the scope of our requirements. Some of the arrangements we have accessed in the past have been with:

You may want to contact these organisations to learn more about becoming a supplier for them, which could create more work opportunities for you.

Contract opportunities

Our procurement For any queries, please email who deal with procurement on our behalf. 

General terms and conditions

The council has a set of general procurement terms and conditions for purchase orders.

Procurement Terms and Conditions PDF (PDF 119 KB)

Last updated on 18 March 2020