Report: Northern Powerhouse still snubbing SME suppliers

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FOI research reveals more than 50 per cent of councils are not honouring a government pledge to support smaller businesses when it comes to procurement

More than half of Northern Powerhouse councils are failing to back the government's pledge to spend £1 in every £3 with small businesses, particularly with their IT outsourcing activities. This ...

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